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Colbost and the Duirnish Peninsula is in the north-west of Skye.


Get in[edit]

On the B884 5 mile north-west of Lonemore (A836 Dunvegan).

Get around[edit]


  • 1 MacLeod's Maidens. Skye's magnificent coast off the Dunvegan road is often forgotten in the allure of the Cuillin. The UK's highest cliffs are to be found here. The 'Maidens' are very striking sea stacks and give a target for a walk. See Walkhighlands for a description of the hike.
  • 2 Neist Point Lighthouse. Neist Point Lighthouse (Q15261568) on Wikidata Neist Point Lighthouse on Wikipedia
  • 3 Colbost Croft Museum, Colbost (4 miles from Dunvegan), +44 1470 521296. Daily (Easter - end Oct) 9.30am - 6.00pm. £1.50.



  • 1 Skye Silver, Colbost, Dunvegan, IV55 8ZT (7 miles from Dunvegan on the B884 to Glendale), +44 1470 511 263. Go to the Skye Silver shop in the north.





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