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Discover the flowers of Scotland

Summer on Skye brings some lovely wild flowers. Find out about the beautiful, rare and iconic species that grow here.

Skye Weather

Read our blog, then find out what the weather is doing right now here on Skye

Guide to the Fairy Pools

How to get there, what you might find and just how cold that water is!

The Quiraing

A visit to Skye’s famous Quiraing.

A wee trip to a ring of bright water

Our latest blog takes us across to the mainland

What’s been happening in 2016

Seasons greetings to all from Otter Lodge. 2016 has been an exciting year – we’ve been remembering the highlights in our end-of-year blog.

Our favourite local walks

Looking for some easily accessible walks close to our village? Here are a some of our favourites.

Seasearch: exploring the undersea world around Skye

We’ve been doing a bit of scuba diving recently. Discover what we’ve encountered in our latest blog.

In praise of the Calmac Ferry

We give the low-down on one of our favourite ways of getting to Skye.

Festivals and events

If it’s music and culture you’re after, Skye has it in spades. The summer-long Skye festival has sadly ended, but there are still many delights to be had at venues around the island.

Jurassic Skye

Find dinosaur footprints and more on the Isle of Skye.

What is Skye Coral?

Find out about Skye’s Coral Beach

A family visit to Dunvegan Castle

We recently took a trip north to the famous Dunvegan Castle. Read our blog to find out more about this fascinating Skye attraction.

Foraging on Skye

There are some delicious wild foods to be found on Skye. We reveal the ones we love and the ones best used for fishing bait.

Winter weather on Skye

For a peek at what the weather can be like here in winter, take a look at our video.

Breakfast Whisky?

Martin’s personal reflections on uisge beatha.

What’s been happening in 2015?

We’ve been looking back at 2015 in our latest blog.

What is a broch?

There is some amazing Iron Age architecture not too far from Otter Lodge. Find out more here.

Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness

Looking for an interesting place to stop on your way to Skye?

The walk to Camas Darach

If you fancy a nice walk to a beach that is a bit off the beaten track, check out our blog.