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Love is in the Air

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Photos, Skye |

Over recent years, Skye has gained the rightful reputation of being one of the “must see” locations in Scotland. Visitors flock to the island to experience the dramatic scenery and diverse wildlife the island has to offer. There are also a growing number of visitors who come to the island for a different reason. They may also enjoy the unique...

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Larchside in Ink

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in News, Skye |

In June, we had the pleasure of hosting the Van Patter family from Pennsylvania for a couple of days. Bruce, the father of the family, is a professional illustrator who decided to depict the sights, experiences and thoughts of their tour of Scotland in a journal. We so enjoyed viewing his work before we started preparing breakfast each morning. Thank you...

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Happy Ever After (in Fairy Glen)

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Events, News, Skye |

In 2013, we had the pleasure of hosting a charming couple from Germany, Karin and Paul, who, it would seem, fell in love with the Isle of Skye. We were delighted when we received a reservation request from them at the beginning of this year detailing their desire to get married on the island. After a few emails planning the event, we were reacquainted with...

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Old Man of Storr

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Places to visit, Skye |

Following the recent bout of stormy weather, we (Kasia, Charlie the dog and myself) took advantage of the first sunny day in a while and decided to climb up to the Old Man of Storr. Located just a five minutes drive from the house, the hike to the Storr Sanctuary is probably the most popular walk on Skye. The climb from the car park is both steep and...

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Sunsets

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in Photos, Skye |

Following an article published by Travel magazine naming a self-catering cottage in Skye as the top destination in the world for a “sunset-view stay” (beating places in the Maldives, Thailand and Italy to the coveted title), we decided to take a look back at some of the photographs of sunsets we have taken from our garden this year. Here are a...

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Skye’s Tropical Paradise

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Photos, Places to visit, Skye |

  When the opportunity arises, which is not very often now the B&B is up and running, we have found an amazing place where we can go for a walk and relax for an hour or two. The Coral Beach at Claigan (not far from Dunvegan Castle) is Skye’s very own tropical paradise. The first time we visited the beach we were mesmerised by the brilliant white...

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