Young lambs, Sleat, Skye, Scotland

This morning, benefiting from dry and sunny weather, we undertook a three hour hike around the southermost point of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Key features:

  • Sweeping views of the Small Isles and Knoydart Peninsula.

View of Mallaig and Knoydart from S;leat, Skye

  • Green crofts (farms) and white houses of Aird of Sleat.

Aird of Sleat, Skye, Scotland

  • Featureless moorland landscape.

Moorland scenery, Sleat, Skye

  • Sheep with young lambs.
  • Cows with calves,

Cow with calf, Sleat, Skye

  • Spring flowers: primroses and violets.

Primrose flowers, Sleat, Skye

Violet, Sleat, Skye

  • Hidden sandy bay with white, silica like sand.

Sandy Bay, Sleat, Skye, Scotland

  • Interesting rock formations.

Interesting rock face at Sandy Bay, Sleat, Scotland

  • Memorial to ex-R.A.F. member from WW2.

William Taylor Memorial, Sleat, Skye,

  • Midden (dump) of shellfish in small cave.

Shellfish midden, Sleat, Skye

  • Remote, self-service cafe with honesty box.

Competition for Starbucks at Sleat, Skye, Scotland, but no WiFi!

Tonight, we are back at Arisaig on the mainland.

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