Portnalong - Local Attractions Near Your Glamping Site
Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours
Skye is paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, with golden eagles soaring above mountain tops and otters hunting along the shoreline. Seals, whales, dolphins, and red deer are just some of the other incredible creatures that inhabit the island. Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours offer day trips through Skye’s incredibly diverse ecosystem nestled among the mountain ranges and lochs.
Seafari Boat Trips
To catch a glimpse of Skye’s impressive ocean residents, hop on board a SeaSkye seafari RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) departing from a pontoon 200m past the Talisker Distillery. You could see the UK’s largest bird of prey - the white-tailed sea eagle, cruising over an ocean inhabiting basking sharks, dolphins, seals, porpoises and more.
Taste the local sweet, full-bodied single malt produced in the oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye. Talisker Distillery is set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins.
Bring your camera and enjoy a family-friendly walk to a grey sandy beach engulfed by dramatic cliffs. Talisker Beach is sometimes suitable for surfing, and the walk there takes 20 minutes.
Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery
Cath Waters creates award winning Scottish landscape digital art inspired by the wide open spaces, vast heavy skies and low light of the Scottish West Coast. She works from her studio and gallery in Carbost, where visitors can view work and purchase prints and other Scottish gifts.
Enjoy a short walk up a grassy track to reach an Iron Age stone tower native to Scotland. This is Dun Beag, or "little fort", built around 2000-2500 years ago. At the summit, take in the stunning views overlooking Loch Bracadale and the Cuillin Hills.
The Oyster Shed
Dine alfresco around a barrel with spectacular views of the loch. Enjoy fresh oysters harvested daily, cooked lobster and other fresh Skye seafood from The Oyster Shed in Carbost.
Old Man of Storr (50 min drive)
Venture a little further to visit one of the most iconic landscapes in Scotland. The ‘Old Man’ is a dramatic pinnacle of rock that stands tall and can be seen for miles, the Storr was created by a huge ancient landside.