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local history

The Trotternish peninsula, the north east corner of Skye, is an area rich in archaeological interest. There are numerous remains of archaeological significance in the area. Watch this page; more information will be added soon.

A fascinating collection of artefacts and restored thatched cottages can be viewed at the Skye Museum of Island Life in Kilmuir, a small village north of Uig. Nearby is Duntulm Castle, the remains of which are also of historical interest.

Investigate the archaeology of Trotternish at the local Staffin Museum. The museum’s paleontology collection includes dinosaur fossils unearthed on the Trotternish peninsula. Also the Trotternish peninsula is notable for its fossils. They can be found and examined all along the foreshore from Bearreraig up to Flodigarry Bay by the Flodigarry country house hotel.

Kilmaluag bay B&B is located on a historic site. Details of the archaeological survey can be found here.