Isle of Skye -
Trotternish or Tr˛ndairnis is the northernmost peninsula of the
Isle of Skye, in Scotland.
One of its more well-known features is the Trotternish landslip, a
massive landslide that runs almost the full length of the peninsula,
some 30 kilometres (19 mi). The landslip contains two of Skye's most
famous landmarks: the Old Man of Storr, an isolated rocky pinnacle,
and the Quiraing, an area of dramatic and unusual rock formations.
The summit of The Storr, on whose slopes the Old Man of Storr is
located, is the highest point of the peninsula. While boasting many
vertical heights, the area is mainly unsuitable for rock-climbing
due to the friable rock.
The most northerly point of Trotternish, Rubha H¨inis, is also the
most northerly point of Skye. The three major settlements on
Trotternish are Portree (generally regarded as the capital of Skye),
Uig and Staffin.
Trotternish is one of 40 National Scenic Areas in Scotland.
In terms of number of speakers, Troddernish is the strongest
Gaelic-speaking area of Skye. In the 2001 census, 61% of the
population returned as Gaelic speakers, there are Gaelic-medium
units in the Staffin and Kilmuir primary schools, and the area is
the focus of one of Comunn na GÓidhlig's Gaelic development
initiatives, Lasair. In 2010, Comunn na GÓidhlig named Staffin as
their Gaelic Community of the Year.
Taigh Agnes Holiday Cottage
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luxury self catering holiday cottage is situated on the Trotternish
Peninsula on the north east area of the island. Set within half an
acre of private ground, with local amenities available a few minutes
drive away in Staffin village the cottage provides an ideal base for
touring this magical island.
Offering uninterrupted view to the south, of the sound of Raasay,
Isle of Rona and the mainland mountains of Wester Ross our holiday
cottage can accommodate 6 persons in two double and one twin
the hillwalking enthusiast the Trotternish Peninsula is a truly
magnificent array of mountain scenery which includes the Quirang and
the Old Man of Storr. Skye is renowned for its spectacular scenery
and heritage as well as its abundant wildlife. A short sail on a
local pleasure boat will often guarantee sightings of birds
including sea eagle, great skua and puffin. Neist Point is a great
place to spot seals, minke whales and basking sharks. Staffin is a
long established township with one of the most beautiful bays on
Skye. The coastline reveals dramatic rock formations and dinosaur
footprints can be seen at Staffin bay or take a trip to the local
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