Staffin is a large and friendly village with some wonderful places to visit. There are some amazing sites to visit close to the cottages. Click here to go to our Things To Do page. As well as that there are some great hotels located within a few miles drive of Staffin Bay Holiday Homes and these will provide you with excellent dining opportunities. Columba 1400 Community Centre is a great place for a reasonably priced cup of coffee, internet access or a meal.
Take in the view at Kilt Rock viewpoint with its famous waterfall. There are amazing views of nesting seabirds and many species of birds. Pack a picnic and hopefully you will spot one of the three pairs of sea eagles along Totternish Ridge.
Totternish Ridge is a 20 mile stretch of inland cliff. Dolphins, Minke Whales and Basking Sharks (second largest living shark) can often be seen in the waters around this area. Keep your eyes open for seals and otters basking in the sun along the shore. Along with your picnic basket it is worth packing a pair of binoculars. Furthermore there is a wealth of sea and loch fishing available around Staffin.
Skye is known for its superb fossil hunting. The beaches of Brogaig and Staffin offer wonderful opportunities to search for fossil remains. Many of these local finds are on display at the Staffin Museum.
The island’s capital Portree is some 16 miles to the south of Staffin Bay. Here here you will find all the facilities you would expect of a thriving town.