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 Waternish1 week ago
Good Morning from sunny Waternish - yes, the sun is still overhead! We have just received our famous Tea Towel in the new colour! Purple. Both the original blue (for the sky) and the purple (for the heather) can be purchased at various places on Waternish - Dandelion Designs and Skyeskyns. Also at the new Skyeskyns shop in Portree.
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Visit Waternish shared a post.2 weeks ago
Gooood morning from sunny Skye! It's looking lovely out there over Stein and Waternish this morning, with a little game of shadows and light as the sun starts warming us up.

Portree shop and Waternish tannery and showroom open all weekend, as is the Yurt.

Hope to see you soon! 🙂

#waternish #skye #isleofskye #fabulousweather
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Visit Waternish shared a post.2 weeks ago
It's so lovely outside and just about warm enough to enjoy it in the outdoors.
Bakes, soup, cakes, hot drinks, all ready and waiting for you 😊

#yurtea_skye #coffeetime #ourview #cakeanyone
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Visit Waternish shared a post.2 months ago
It's true - not an April Fools
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Visit Waternish shared a photo.2 months ago
We are open for lunch!

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from today.
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Visit Waternish2 months ago
Our new Visitor Attraction member is SeaSkye Adventures – Boat Trips leaving from Stein. The link https://www.visit-waternish.co.uk/listings/seaskyeadventures/ will give you more information.

"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... "