Kyleakin is a village on the east coast of the Isle of Skye. Its name comes from the Norwegian, as they ruled the island until 1263. It is also known as the gateway to Skye as it lies just the other side of the Skye Bridge. The bridge takes you across the narrow strait of Loch Alsh, from Kyleakin to the Scottish mainland.
In Kyleakin you can visit Caisteal Moal the ancient ruined castle from the 15th century. The village of Broadford is also close to Kyleakin, lying a few miles north.
The village has two general stores, as well as pubs and eateries to cater for visitors.
Kyleakin 7 day weather forecast, weather in Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SE)
Isle of Skye weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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