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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Loch Diubaig today with Waternish to the left, Greshornish to the right and Uig straight in front. #Visitwaternish #visitscotland
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Visit Waternish2 days ago
Continuing on our journey we head along passed Dunhallin. There is an ancient, iron age, broch or dun visible from the road on the hill on the left. On the right is the spectacular coastal scene so reminiscent of Waternish. In front of you is the view of the head of Loch Bay. At the end of the straight road we come to The Smiddy, an open plan studio apartment with a mezzanine bedroom, with wonderful views. https://www.visit-waternish.co.uk/listings/the-smiddy/
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Visit Waternish2 days ago
Lovely view and words.
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Visit Waternish4 days ago
Scented Bluebells and an Ocean View from The Lookout Skye. .
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The Lookout Skye
Scented Bluebells and an Ocean View from The Lookout Skye. . . . #skye #OnlyInScotland #plansmatter #waternish
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Visit Waternish6 days ago
Today's the day! We hope you're looking forward to this afternoon's #FrontRoomFest as much as we are. Here's a quick guide explaining how to tune in.

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"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... "