Welcome to Visit Waternish, the website for the Waternish peninsula on the Isle of Skye

The magic of Waternish begins with Fairy Bridge, just as you leave the road from Portree to Dunvegan. The spellbinding panorama of Loch Bay leads your eyes to Dunvegan Head, and round to the Minch and to North and South Uist on the horizon. From Trumpan and Geary the views move further north to Harris and Lewis – all these islands being part of the Outer Hebrides or the Western Isles.

Waternish offers more than beautiful views and landscapes. Enjoy the taste of Skye with some of the best fresh local food and drink the island has to offer, as well as some of its leading tourist attractions. Waternish boasts some of the best sunset and night sky gazing locations in Scotland, all of which you can do from the comfort of one of the many Self Catering and Bed and Breakfast accommodations within the area.

Step in and discover the magic… #visitwaternish

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Visit Waternish

The magic of Waternish begins with Fairy Bridge, just as you leave the road from Portree to Dunvegan. The spellbinding panorama of Loch Bay leads your eyes to Dunvegan Head, and round to the Minch and to North and South Uist on the horizon. From Trumpan and Geary the views move further north to Harris and Lewis - all these islands being part of the Outer Hebrides or Western Isles. This north-western corner of the Isle of Skye epitomises Scotland at its most rugged, beautiful & breath-taking. There are so many Things to Do from exploring the rich history & wildlife of the area, to visiting the many local shops (tucked away where you least expect them) - seeing artists and craftspeople at work. You may also stay awhile and have a meal at the reknowned sea food restaurant or at the Isle of Skye's oldest inn (pub). We have a variety of accommodation to offer, from Bed and Breakfasts to Self Catering Cottages. Scotland's only working Tannery, shopping galore and stunning sea views. A visit to Scotland is not complete without the Isle of Skye and a visit to the Isle of Skye is not complete without a visit to Waternish
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Visit Waternish3 days ago
Stunning colours over Waternish during recent sunsets. It's staying light until much later now which is always a welcome sign of Spring.
We've also enjoyed some beautifully clear nights lately ๐ŸŒŒ When it's safe to travel again, we highly recommend a spot of winter /very early Spring stargazing ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Visit Waternish3 days ago
๐ŸŒธ Here a snapshot of all the mixed media paintings I've been painting as part of the 30 Day Creative Gathering ๐ŸŒธ and these mark the start of my new Shop Fronts painting series ๐ŸŒธ
Click here to read my journal post: https://buff.ly/383SZZ2
And here to shop: https://buff.ly/2MGcwXM ๐ŸŒธ
๐Ÿ’ž Thank you for following my progress with me ๐Ÿ’ž
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Visit Waternish3 days ago
An early morning walk today before I get on with packaging up all your lovely gift boxes and hampers for Motherโ€™s Day. Lots and lots of tablet made yesterday. Still time to place your order www.highlandfavours.co.uk
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Visit Waternish6 days ago
19:35 GMT : Rays and nice aurora cutting through the twilight @ ISO 6400 F2.8 20s.
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Visit Waternish2 weeks ago
Wild Sea . . Wild Skye . .
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Visit Waternish2 weeks ago
Remembering honey scented Heather !

"We came by the Fairy Bridge upon Waternish and I set down in my journal that we are entered into this enchanted world where land and sea and sky conspire to steal your heart and take your breath away... "