Staffin Island

A small uninhabited island off the east coast of the Trotternish Peninsula in Skye, Staffin Island lies at the eastern end of Staffin Bay, a quarter-mile (0.4 km) offshore and a half-mile (1 km) north of Garafad. The island rises to 21m (68 feet) and has a particularly rocky southeast coast. The island is used for summer grazing for cattle, which are swum across the shallow channel to the island at low tide, said to be the last place in Scotland where this tradition continues (2011).

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