What to See
Uig is an ideal location from which to explore the Isle of Skye and especially the famous Trotternish Ridge, with its spectacular scenery, museums, wildlife and walks.
North End (Trotternish)
Trotternish (Tròdairnis) is the northernmost peninsula of the Isle of Skye. We are located in one of the three major settlements on this Peninsula (Uig), the other two being Staffin over on the east, and Portree to the south.
Some of the north end highlights that are perfect to explore from the Ferry Inn can be found below (all within 5 – 45 minutes):
Things to Visit/Do: Uig Pottery, Uig Brewery, Flora MacDonald’s Grave, Museum of Island Life, Duntulm Castle, Staffin Beach Dinosaur Footprints & Dinosaur Museum, North End Galleries.
Things to Walk/Explore: The Fairy Glen, Rha Falls, Idrigill Point, Cave of Gold, Kilvaxter Souterrain, Rubha Hunish (Most Northerly Point of Skye), Balmaqueen/Kilmaluag Bay, Flodigarry, The Quiraing, Kilt Rock/ Mealt Falls, Lealt Falls, Rubha nam Brathairean, The Old Man of Storr, Bearreraig Bay.
The Uig ferry terminal to the Outer Isles is less than a mile away, with daily sailings to Lochmaddy, North Uist and Tarbet, Isle of Harris.
South & West Skye
We’re also within 45-90 minutes drive of some of the other popular places on the island:
Neist Point, Dunvegan Castle, The Coral Beach, The Fairy Pools, Talisker Distillery, Talisker Bay, Sligichan Old Bridge, The Cuillin Mountains, Raasay (Ferry Terminal Sconser).
And around 90 minutes drive to some of these spots:
Torrin, Elgol (Boat Trips to Loch Coruisk), Sound of Sleat, Armadale Castle & Gardens, Torabhaig Distillery, Eilean Donan Castle (Mainland).
If you would like any recommendations before your trip to help you plan, please let us know and we’ll send you over our guide to Skye.