The name ‘Kilmuir’ instantly brings before the eyes a picture of open green grasslands and waving fields, remotely situated homes and a blissful peace one always look for. Like a classic village, the homes are either in shape of huts or cottages with the appealing smell of Scottish food and milk products coming out of the windows and chimneys. Around half of the people in Kilmuir speak Scottish –Gaelic language and also know English, altogether making the place more rustic and interesting. One can see vegetation and greenery spread profusely all over the Kilmuir land. Another intriguing aspect of this beautiful dale is Kilmuir cemetery situated in the outskirts of Kilmuir, wherein lies the final resting place of Flora MacDonald, a synonym for Scots’ patriotism and bravery.
A small village with a huge wealth of history; Kilmuir is a must visit place for nature lovers. Do add Kilmuir to your Isle of Skye trip itinerary.
Essential travel information and Kilmuir tips for your visit
- Prior booking for taxis and private cars is recommended.
- Carry light linens and clothes if travelling during seasons other than winter.
- Carry woollen clothes as necessary if travelling in winter season.
- Advance booking for wigwams is suggested.
- Please do not manhandle any of the things kept in the museum.
- There are accommodations available in the nearby towns of Kilmuir and can be easily reached from this place.