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 is perfectly placed to discover all that this magnificent Island has to offer. Here are some ideas on what you can do…..

Skye Photography Academy

Explore Skye's best scenery and improve your photography. Skye Photo Academy offers private 1-to-1 photography sessions all year round. From half day tuition sessions, to multi day workshops, this is a great way to see the best locations on Skye and learn how to capture them with a camera. Catering for all levels of photographer, from complete beginner to experienced pro, Skye Photo Academy also hire out complete camera kits, so you don't even need your own camera! Prints of Skye and other local gifts are also available.

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Skye’s Outdoor Centre, a small but busy family run centre offering outdoor activities and experiences just next door to Monkstadt 1745.

They offer kayaking, canoeing, climbing and abseiling, mountain boarding, hill walking, crating and archery!

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Seaflower Skye

Take off from our capital village of Portree on a luxury day trip around the seas of Skye, Raasay and the beautiful island of Rona aboard Seaflower Skye. Serving fresh local seafood and other refreshments for a truly unique dining experience at sea.

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