Learn about Skye's history


Discover the small village of Kyleakin, a village that looks peaceful but that has however an important strategic past dating back to the Vikings. 

This activity is an excellent introduction to the Isle of Skye, its history and culture. It is best done on your arrival on the island.

Adults / Young Adults (over 16 year-olds): £13
Children (between 5-16 years old): £9
Babies / Toddlers (under 5): Free
Seniors (over 50 years): £13
Private Group (1-12 people - all ages): £55

1h-1.5 hours

All year around and 7 days a week

Carole or Alyson


English, French & Spanish

About this  activity:

Gentle walk and guided tour, perfect to do with toddlers or people who are not looking for something too physical!

This activity will give you an in-depth presentation of Kyleakin, a small traditional fishing village on the South of the Isle of Skye. It will also allow you to learn about Skye's general history : who were the 1st settlers, the viking invasions, the local clans, the economy during the industrial revolution...

Our guides Carole & Alyson live in this village and are very knowledgeable.

This gem of a village has so much history and personnality that you will fall in love. 

If the tide allows it, you'll also get the opportunity to climb the ruins of Castle Moil - a 15th century castle.

This activity is available in English, French and Spanish. Please confirm your preferred language when booking.

You can book this activity online (6% booking fee), by email at (bank transfer or Paypal) or if you wish to book at the very last minute pop up at the following address: Kyleakin Village Shop, IV41 8PL or call us at 00447 596 917 486 or 00447 972 30 36 60. Last minute bookings will only accept cash payments.

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