We are always happy to help you arrange your activities during your stay. Just ask at Reception and we can make bookings or enquiries for you.
Flodigarry offers an excellent base from which to enjoy Skye with numerous visitor attractions and activities close to hand. Wildlife is rich and varied whilst our Weekend House Party night life is very Highland and much fun. The following gives you a flavour:
Walking – spoilt for choice you can be up on the Quiraing where eagles soar within minutes from the hotel. Capture the breathtaking views, Jurassic scenery and fresh air. Walk the coast – see whales, sharks, seals, otters and puffins.
Climbing – towering sea cliffs and Quiraing at hand – much virgin rock – a complete range of climbs to test your skills.
Swimming – in the sea at Staffin beach; volcanic sand with sea urchin shells in a beautiful sheltered bay – no candy floss, only seals and otters. Follow real dinosaur footprints embedded in the rocks – see the fossils – the Jurassic landscape – go back in time millions of years ago …… but do not forget dinner at Flodigarry.
Cycling – quiet coast roads around Trotternish are ideal for safe exhilarating runs.
Diving, windsurfing and sailing on hand locally. You call we arrange.
Fishing - Skye's unique angling & wild walks guiding service. Whether it's to catch wild Scottish Salmon, spot a golden eagle or simply experience Skye's rugged beauty, venture off the beaten track with Skye Ghillie. Book your guide and discover the Misty isle's beautiful rivers, remote lochs & stunning scenery. tel 01470 532 690 / 07909 947 849.
Pony Trekking & Horse Riding – Treks can be booked through the Skye Riding Centre – both pony trekking and horse riding for the entire family together with visitors.
Golf – can be played on 9 hole course at Sconser.
Wildlife – look out for porpoises, dolphins, seals, whales, sharks and otters; all can be seen in and around Flodigarry Island which is home to a seal colony. Otters play in and about the Flodigarry foreshore. Eagles, fulmars, hawks, puffins and cormorants are close by – keep a camera to hand to capture the magic.
Naval Gazing – look out for submarines and warships on exercise out in the Minch.
1. Water Line Dancer, Staffin Harbour, 07775 884 977 / 01470 562 714. Cruise Trips - 1 hr 30 - £13.00. Fishing Trips - £12.00 per hour: Staffin Bay Cruising and Fishing.
2. Caledonian MacBrayne –– island hopping ferry sail from Uig - only thirty minutes up coast - to Harris, Lewis and Uist. A wonderful day out with a chance to go ashore and explore.
Arts and Crafts
Local arts and crafts include the Trotternish Art Gallery, Uig Pottery, TouchWood where waste wood is recycled into furniture and craft items, Skyelight Candles and the Isle of Skye Brewery, all of which are open to visitors.
A brief guide summarising what can be seen from the main road around Trotternish as one heads north from Portree indicates some of the attractions. The West Highland Free Press provide a downloadable visitor guide and map.
Nightlife - Non hectic: Music nights are a key feature of our Weekend House Parties and may include a ceilidh band, pipers and box players - all great fun so if this is your thing then please do come along to a special weekend break - at all other times, Flodigarry remains in peace and quiet!
Midges - Flodigarry has installed 'midge eaters' in and around the grounds. These new machines - on 24 hours a day - are proving to be most effective in eliminating the midge menace – enjoy a candlelit supper on the terrace!