Attractions

What's close to Mackinnon House and Restaurant


Dunvegan Castle

For nearly 800 years this beautiful castle has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod. Open all year round. A real treat is get married here and then come to the MacKinnon Country House Hotel for your wedding breakfast!

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The Uig Pottery, Uig

Run by Alan and Margaret Freestone, the Uig Pottery is based in the north west of the island. The workshops are laid out in an open plan format so that you can see potters at work, either throwing pots on a traditional potter's wheel or on semi-automatic machines.

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Skye Riding Centre, Suladale

Horse riding and pony trekking –the choice is yours! Treks last from between half an hour and up to three hours and provide the perfect means to discover the beautiful island of Skye.

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Over the Rainbow, Island of Skye Knitwear

For over twenty five years Over the Rainbow has been making beautiful traditional knitwear only using local materials and techniques. Overlooking the harbour at stunning Loch Portree, Over the Rainbow produces the very best in locally produced knitwear and tweed clothing as well as an excellent array of country and casual clothing.

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Isle of Skye Golf Club, Sconser

Established back in 1964, this excellent course provides a great day out for golfers of all ages. With superb sea-views this nine-hole course has been cleverly designed so that there are in fact eighteen tees. A must for golf fans!

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Skyeskins Tanneryand Showroom, Waternish

Surrounded by a traditional crofting community, a visit to the Skyeskins should not be missed. Especially if you like snuggling up with high quality hand-combed Highland lambskins and sheepskin fleeces!

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Talisker Distillery, Carbost

Talisker House takes its name from the Norse name for the mountain Thalas Gair or Sloping Rock. Founded in 1830, one of its greatest fans was Robert Louis Stevenson. If you fancy tasting a forty-year-old, 102°proof malt, then this trip should not be missed.

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Eilean Donan Castle

This century Eilean Donan Castle has become one of Scotland's most photographed castles thanks to its picturesque setting on an islet in Loch Duich by the main road to Kyle of Lochalsh, as well as being featured in the
1984 movie Highlander.

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