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 Waternish4 days ago
This morning's "Moonset over the Hebrides". What a way to start the day!
(photo courtesy if Angus McGhie)
#moonset #visitwaternish #IsleofSkye
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Visit Waternish shared a post.4 days ago
Michael and the Team are incredibly busy so best to really plan ahead. Book your visit to Loch Bay Restaurant in 2020 and stay locally at one of our great accommodation providers on Visit Waternish, whether it be Self Catering or Bed and Breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you.
#lochbayskye #VisitWaternish #IsleofSkye
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Visit Waternish shared a post.1 week ago
PLASTIC POLLUTION and the BIRD BREEDING COLONIES of the Island of Isay. Our BIG BEACH CLEAN kicking off this month will start to tackle this #plasticpollutioncrisis. Tomorrow we will be posting news of how you can participate in this and a series of beach cleans around the Waternish coast over this winter. Divers Eye Boat Trips will be working in collaboration with Gill Houlsby and Surfers Against Sewage. #watchthisspace.
Scottish Natural Heritage, RSPB Scotland, RSPB Highlands & Islands Marine Conservation Society
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Visit Waternish shared a post.1 week ago
Brilliant again guys. You are having a busy time at the moment!
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Visit Waternish shared a post.2 weeks ago
I remember the amount of plastic from the shore at Stein, so heaven knows what Isay must be like. Looking forward to helping out if the weather allows!
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Visit Waternish2 weeks ago

"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... "