Sea Life near the Isle of Scalpay Self Catering Holiday Accommodation on Skye in Scotland

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Isle of Scalpay, Scalpay House, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9BS

The Isle of Skye, Scotland

Sea Life on the West Coast of Scotland

How can one ever begin to describe the Sea life in Scotland that plays such a huge part in the life of its people?

Sea Life around the Isle of Skye in Scotland

Sea Life around the Isle of Skye in Scotland

The rugged shores & pure waters support a huge diversity of life. Sea anemones, brittle stars, urchins, sponges & sea squirts thrive amongst the coral.

On the rocky slopes grow kelp & seaweeds with winkles stubbornly sticking to their surface. In the deeps, dolphin, porpoise & seals, bottle nose whales & even orca. Octopus, salmon, herring, cod, haddock, mackerel & all the shellfish you can imagine: Lobster, crab, prawns, scallops, oysters & mussels.

Sadly the fish stocks are low & Mallaig, once the largest herring port in the Western Hemisphere, a shadow of its former self.

And what about all the breeding birds? The list is endless; gannet, razorbill, puffin, petrel, shag, cormorant, heronÂ…

Keen fishermen or women on holiday in these parts can try their hand at catching mackerel, sathe or pollock & fresh water trout in the hill lochans.

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Contact Us for Skye Accommodation

  • Scalpay House, Broadford,
  • Isle of Skye, IV49 9BS

  • +44 (0) 1471 822 276

"Just a wonderful holiday, glad I showed my children where I used to go on holiday as a child." Guest Comment from the Garden Holiday Cottage in 2008

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