Arguably the most famous and picturesque spot on the Scottish coast, the Isle of Skye is home to truly breathtaking landscapes and views. Take a look at some of these images that were captured in this glorious territory, and just try to resist booking a retreat in these spectacular surroundings.

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With a view like this, its no surprise that the Isle of Skye takes its name from the Norse term Cloud Island. Stand atop this mountain range and you’ll feel as close to the sun as Icarus.

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The rugged terrain of the Isle of Skye is a hiker’s paradise, with plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs in the never-ending green spaces. Clamber atop the stone structures of the island and breathe in some deep lungfuls of unspoiled air.

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The Isle of Skye has some of the most glorious unspoiled landscape throughout Scotland, as this aerial shot will establish.

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Can you think of a more enchanting way to spend a Sunday afternoon than with a drive or cycle through these magnificent green surroundings? It feels as though the moorland never ends.

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The Scottish Highlands are aptly named; this is not a territory for those with vertigo. If your stomach can bear the heights, however, it’s impossible not to be swept away by the unsullied beauty of the Isle of Skye’s surroundings.

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Don’t be fooled into thinking that the Isle of Skye consists entirely of lush greenery; this ancient territory has a range of other hills that are simply waiting to be explored and conquered.

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It probably isn’t advisable to turn your hand to cliff diving from these astonishing ranges, but that’s just as well; money cannot buy the tranquillity you would find atop this cliff range.

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There is plenty to love for humans at the Isle of Skye, so just imagine how amazing the experience will be for your four-legged family members. With acres of open space and more to sniff and climb than any animal could squeeze into several lifetimes, this is heaven for hounds.

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It’s not just the sea that provides water features at the Isle of Skye – visitors will find access to Lochs throughout the territory. Pack a net and see if Nessie is taking a holiday in a new terrain.

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Camping in the Highlands is a glorious experience, and one that you will surely never forget. Embrace nature like never before in this awe-inspiring environment.

If you have visited the Isle of Skye we’d love to see any photographs that you may have captured on your excursion, or if you’re now convinced to make a visit simply comment below – our community will be sure to have some suggestions to make your trip unforgettable.

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