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 Waternish2 days ago
Wild Sea . . Wild Skye . .
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Remembering honey scented Heather !
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Visit Waternish1 week ago
💙 Introducing Head For Heights as my latest painting in this month's 30 Day Creative Gathering 💙 Click here to read my journal post: https://buff.ly/3bia2qX
And here to shop: https://buff.ly/3blKqt4 💙
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Visit Waternish2 weeks ago
It's competition time!
We'd like to invite you to join our February Challenge and show your home some love. We've spent more time than usual in our homes lately so it's time to rekindle the romance!

All you need to do is take a picture of your favourite corner at home (sheepskin included would be great) and send it to us explaining why you love it so much. You have until 20th February and all the details, where to send the photo, T&Cs, etc, are at the link below. The best photo/corner will get a £100 Skyeskyns voucher and a fab COCO Chocolate gift set, perfect for a winter's night in. We hope to see many entries!

https://www.skyeskyns.co.uk/blog/join-our-february-challenge/

#februarychallenge #lovemonth #loveyourhome #showyourhomesome❤️ #showyourhomestyle #homedecor #homestyle #sheepskin #skyeskyns #competition
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Visit Waternish2 weeks ago
A quick trip to drop an order at the Post Office in Dunvegan, turned into a beautiful and inspirational, late afternoon walk. During lockdown, we can safely walk on the road from the Castle towards the Coral Beach . . not that we are lacking beautiful walking routes on NW Skye . . .
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Visit Waternish3 weeks ago
A lovely view on a walk to Coral Beach today, one of the popular walks in north west Skye, not far from Waternish, but a must if you are visiting Waternish. #staysafe #staycation #visitwaternish

"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... "