Raasay Distillery


Raasay's first ever (legal!) distillery opened in 2017, and comes with a twist – you can stay the night here, in one of the six designer bedrooms in the Victorian hotel that has been incorporated into the modern building.

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1. Aros Centre

5.89 MILES

On the southern edge of Portree, the Aros Centre is a combined visitor centre, book and gift shop, restaurant, theatre and cinema. The St Kilda Exhibition…

2. Talisker Distillery

11.09 MILES

Skye's oldest distillery (established 1830) produces smooth, sweet and smoky Talisker single malt whisky. The guided tour includes a free dram.

3. Old Man of Storr

11.36 MILES

The 50m-high, pot-bellied pinnacle of crumbling basalt known as the Old Man of Storr is prominent above the road 6 miles north of Portree. Walk up to its…

4. Applecross Heritage Centre

11.67 MILES

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5. Bright Water Visitor Centre

14.12 MILES

The community-run visitor centre serves as a base for tours of Eilean Ban – the island used as a stepping stone by the Skye Bridge – where Gavin Maxwell …

6. Kyle Line Museum

14.38 MILES

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7. Spar Cave

14.62 MILES

Just east of Elgol is the Spar Cave, famously visited by Sir Walter Scott in 1814 and mentioned in his poem 'Lord of the Isles'. The 80m-deep cave is wild…

8. Gallery An Talla Dearg

17.6 MILES

This gallery exhibits the works of artists who have been inspired by Scottish landscapes, wildlife and culture.