The best sandy beach is Staffin slipway beach (An Corran Beach) which is best reached by car and is a 5 minute drive – there is ample car parking spaces and this is also where the Dinosaur footprint is.
Staffin bay (Brogaig) Beach is the beach you can see from the kitchen at Driftwood cottage. When the tide is out there is a long sandy section and often you will be the only people on the beach. This is approx a 15- 20 minute walk.
The Quiraing is a spectacular land slip and series of unique rock formations just a 5 minute drive from driftwood cottage. Why not walk the whole Quiraing loop or just pop up for a photo
The Old Man of Storr
The Old Man of Storr is an iconic landmark between Portree and Staffin just 20 minutes drive from Driftwood Cottage.
The Isle of Skye boasts some of the finest restaurants in Scotland, most of which offer wonderfully fresh seafood and wild sea views.
There are a few restaurants within a 10-15 minute drive of Driftwood Cottage, with many more located in Portree (25 minute drive away) and in other parts of the island.
Driftwood cottage distance to following Skye attractions;
Kilt Rock – 1 mile (2 km) – 5 minute drive
Dinosaur Footprint at brothers point –7 miles (11km) 10 minute drive
Lealt Falls Viewing platform –7 miles (11km) 10 minute drive
Fairy Glen at Uig –10 miles (16km) 30 minute drive
Skye Museum of island life -8 miles (13km) 25 min drive
Talisker Whiskey Distillery – 35 miles (56km) 1 hr drive
Fairy Pools – 39 miles (62km) 1hr drive
Sligachan – for Marsco walk & ‘Sgùrr nan Gillean’ climb – 28 miles (45km) 50min drive
Elgol – for boat trips 58 miles (93km) 1hr 45min
Dunvegan Castle – 47 Miles (75km) 1hour drive
Coral Beach – 47 Miles (75km) 1hour drive
Clan Donald (Armadale) Castle & Gardens -60 miles (96km) 1hr 30 min drive
Neist Point (Lighthouse) 48 miles (78km) 1hr 30min drive
Portree – 18 miles (28km) 25 minute drive
UIG – 9 miles (14km) 25 minute drive