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Coronavirus Awareness

The Isle of Skye welcomes friendly visitors – Tips for our guests Scotland’s route of lockdown has been much slower than in other parts of the UK and Europe. Consequently, the residents of Skye are extremely nervous about the reopening of the tourist industry on the Isle of Skye and in the Highlands. A large proportion of our residents are elderly, much more than in other parts of the country, and our close-knit community was deeply affected by 10 Covid-19 deaths in one of our care homes. Tourism is vital part of our economy and many of our livelihoods depend […]

Snowy views

The last week has brought snowy conditions to Skye. The red telephone box is more noticeable than ever.

Winter keeps delivering

Our cold, clear winter keeps bringing us gems! A lovely sunrise with the promise of clear, crisp day ahead.

The snow arrives

A northerly wind brings a covering of snow to decorate the bird table.

Winter moon rises

As the evenings draw in, there is a chance to see a good moon rise from the let.

Autumn Acers

Autumn is here on Skye with of the many Acer trees performing at their best in our garden.

Trig Point Views

Our daughter has used her school holidays to walk some of the trig points on Skye and Raasay. Glorious views await her as you can see. This photo is taken at the top of Sithean Chumhaing looking south over Portree and Ben Tianavaig with the Cuillins in the distance.

Lovely flowers from our current guests

Some beautiful flowers from our current guests thanking us for our hospitality. Lovely!

Home grown strawberries

The harvest from polytunnel has begun this month. There’s nothing better than freshly picked and quickly eaten strawberries.

The lambs arrive

Bathed in spring sunshine on our croft, our first Herdwick lambs arrive.