Crepigill is a small crofting hamlet situated approximately five miles northwest
of Portree the capital of Skye.
Taigh na h-aibhne is surrounded by rolling hills and tranquil countryside where
you can expect to see cattle and sheep plus a good variety of wild flora and
The River Snizort at the bottom of the Croft, leads to Loch
Snizort, where you can walk along the shore and on the way visit St Columba's
Isle. On it are the ruins of the ancient chapel. Its precise origins are still
debated, but the site clearly had major religious significance. It became the
Metropolitan Church of the Isles until its move to Iona in 1498.
Within walking distance is Skeabost Countryhouse Hotel where you can arrange
golf, fishing and many more activities.
The magnificent Cuillin Mountain range can be seen from the sun deck, and on a
clear day you can count ten peaks. The jagged Cuillins form what is
undisputedly the most impressive ridge on the British Isles.
Dunvegan Castle, the ancient seat of Clan MacLeod and one of the most famous
landmarks on Skye, is 15 miles from the house. As well as touring the castle
you can explore the gardens and take a boat trip to see the seals.
The Trotternish Peninsula, an area of land 20 miles long and 8 miles wide, is
famous for its spectacular geological features.
The extraordinary rock formations of the Old Man of Storr and
the Quiraing on Skye's north-west coast are a breathtaking sight. If you are
touring around the Trotternish peninsula, there is the opportunity to visit the
famous Flora MacDonald monument and the Skye Museum of Island Life at Kilmuir.
Uig, the Ferry Port for the Western Isles is 10 miles from Crepigill. You can
take a day trip on the M.V. Hebrides to explore the Outer Isles.