One of the major centers of Gaelic tradition and cult, Staffin is one of those lands where the dinosaurs left their evidence of existence in the form of footprints. This small town is also an archeological site with the remains of colonies structures built by its first settlers during the Mesolithic era of human history. Situated in an aloof and secluded part of the Isle of Skye, this beautiful place has large open meadows and camping grounds. Staffin Beach, which is the major tourist puller in Staffin is also known for its high altitude rock climbing zone. The populace of Staffin has a major proportion of Gaelic speakers with 61% of inhabitants speaking Scottish -Gaelic language. Staffin, historically and culturally, is an integral part of Skye because it is in here that the great Jacobit martyr, Flora MacDonald married and lived with her husband.
Step into this small Scottish town and see the convergence of past and present. Do add Staffin to your Isle of Skye itinerary.
Essential travel information and Staffin tips for your visit
- Carry light comfortable clothes while in the place.
- Passport is necessary as an identity proof during check in and checkout in hotels.
- Carry your rain gear and woollen clothes as necessary.
- Try to take candle-making sessions while in the place.