Small village a few miles north of Uig on the Trotternish Peninsula
A few miles north of Uig, on the A855 at Linicro, is Whitewave Activities see below, where you can try windsurfing and sea kayaking. There's also a café specializing in vegetarian, seafood and celtic music, and a B&B, Tel. 542414, Further north, at Kilmuir, is The Skye Museum of Island Life. The group of thatched houses give a fascinating insight into the way of life of a crofting community at the end of the last century, and is the most authentic of several such museums on Skye. Info Easter to Oct Mon-Sat 0930-1700.
Behind the museum, at the end of the road, is Flora MacDonald's Monument, which marks the grave of Skye's most famous daughter, with her husband buried alongside. The rather austere memorial is inscribed with Dr Johnson's poignant tribute.