|The Isle of Skye being designated a world class destination has much interest of a historic, cultural and leisure nature and deserves time to explore. Within ten minutes of Point Piper is Dunvegan Castle Seat of Clan MacLeod and their ancestral home for 800 years. Every four years, the MacLeod Parliament meet on Skye and Clan Members from all over the world congregate in Dunvegan to discuss Clan business.
The Cuillins are a magnet for mountaineers and hill walkers and there are also facilities all over the island for fishing, water sports on fresh and salt water and items of interest for archaeologists and historians. Neist Point the most westerly point on Skye and is an area where whales, dolphins, porpoises and a wide variety of seabirds can be seen and you'll also find rare and unusual alpine plants. Boat trips can be taken from Elgol to one of the most beautiful and stunning lochs - Loch Coruisk. Don't forget the beautiful sunsets that you can see, especially from the windows of Point Piper.
Craft industries are well catered for and superb restaurants are to be found including the world class Three Chimneys Restaurant, the Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan and any more.
Sited some two miles from Point Piper are Skye’s only significant beaches, the Coral Beaches which involve a walk of approximately 30 minutes from the car park and is a perfect place for a summer picnic.