This page covers some useful local information and basic details about geologywildlife and plants, for people visiting the area for the first time.  Notable bird sightings are recorded on the Skye birds website.

It also includes brief descriptions of a number of recognised walks at Braes and others that need a bit of planning.

Aird stoneswThere is more to uncover in the archaeology of Braes.  Recorded sites are few in number but stone remains are very obvious.  The area includes two duns, cairns, building footings and boundaries of different age, shape and size.  An Aird is a good place to explore.


The following links take you to other websites that cover a range of topics if you are exploring Skye.  Braes is well-known for its range of holiday accommodation and these sites can help to begin the search.