The Island

The Storr and the 'Old Man of Storr'

The Old Man of Storr is one of Skye's many natural wonders. The area in front of the cliffs of the Storr is known as the Sanctuary. This has a number of weirdly shaped rock pinnacles, the remains of ancient volcanic plugs. One of the most famous of these is known as the 'Old Man of Storr'.

Trotternish and the Quiraing

The Quiraing is a landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish Ridge. The whole of the Trotternish Ridge escarpment was formed by a great series of landslips; the Quiraing is the only part of the slip still moving, the road at its base near Flodigarry requires repairs each year.

Other attractions of the island

A selection of pictures further emphasizing the beauty and tranquillity of Skye.

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