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Monkstadt 1745 is perched on the Trotternish Peninsula, on the North-west coast of the Isle of Skye. With a backdrop of sea views, Skye’s west coastline and the Outer Hebrides. 

Monkstadt 1745 - Trotternish - Isle of Skye

Monkstadt is situated in the pretty township of Linicro in the Isle of Skye. Close to the village of Uig from where the ferry service runs between Skye and the Outer Hebrides. Portree, the main town on the Island is 20 miles away with a range of shops, restaurants, pubs and varied leisure pursuits.

The wider area of Kilmuir is steeped in history. It is home to the grave of Flora MacDonald, just a 15 minute drive away, and the shore where Bonnie Prince Charlie landed in 1746 is just below Monkstadt 1745. For those interested in the history of the area, have a look at our “Historic Itinerary” for some inspiration and ideas on what historic attractions Skye has to offer.

Outer Hebrides - Monkstadt 1745

You can access the magnificent Trotternish coastline easily from where we are. It boasts a unique geology of sea stacks, giant sea cliffs, caves and hidden beaches for you to explore. Have a look at our “Things to Do” page to find out more.

We are only a 20 minute drive away from the Island’s capital village of Portree, if you drive via Uig.

We are 5 miles from Uig which has ferry links to the Outer Isles and 53 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh where you can access train links to the rest of the UK.

Inverness is the nearest airport to us on Skye, about 2.5 hours drive away. It is very easy to arrange a rental car from Inverness Airport. Alternatively there is Morrison Car Hire a local hire car company.

Visit our “How to Find Us” page for directions.

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