Skye may charge to allieve congestion

World Heritage status could be sought for the Isle of Skye and charging may begin at some of the most popular sites as part of new plans to improve infrastructure and tourism.

Highland Council has published a paper setting out ways of easing pressure on tourist hotspots and upgrading services such as car parks.

It sets out a range of short to long-term projects to ease pressure on the island, which has seen a significant increase in visitors in recent years.

Among the suggestions is to seek dual World Heritage site listing to recognise its landscape and wildlife and also its culture.

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