Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.
The island has been occupied since the Mesolithic period and has a colorful history including a time of Norse rule.
The Gaelic name for the “Isle of Skye” is An t-Eilean Sgitheanach (or Sgiathanach, a more recent and less common spelling). The meaning of this name is unknown.
Skye is the second-largest island in Scotland.
Portree in the north at the base of Trotternish is the largest settlement, and main service centre on the island, with a population of 1,960.
Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland.