The Northern Highlands and the Western Isles Sights


Tigh na Coille: Aros

Tigh na Coille: Aros Review

On the outskirts of town is Tigh na Coille: Aros (tigh na coille is Gaelic for "house of the forest," and aros means "home" or "homestead"), a visitor center that screens occasional films and exhibits local artworks. An exhibit by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds lets you observe the eagles via a live webcam (it costs extra, which isn't clear as you enter). The café is spacious but on the expensive side.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Viewfield Rd., Portree, IV51 9EU
  • Phone: 01478/613649
  • Cost: Free; eagle exhibit £4.75
  • Hours: Daily 10–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Portree
Updated: 10-11-2013

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