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Exploring the shore

A scramble down at the shore near Torrin – we found sea caves, secret waterfalls and fossils.

Young artists on Skye

A bit about a great local club that’s inspiring Skye’s future artists

What’s been happening in 2017?

Here’s a round-up of our news and pics from 2017. Many thanks to all our guests who have stayed throughout the year.

More scuba diving training!

Things are a bit quieter on Skye just now, so it’s a great chance for us to do some marine surveys.

K2K Swim 2017

Vanessa recently participated in the annual swim from Skye to the mainland. Read all about it!

Vanessa’s really wild weekend

Find out more about our scuba diving for the Seasearch marine conservation scheme here.

Walks in Lochalsh – Sgurr an Airgid

If you’re staying on Skye, don’t forget there are some fantastic places to visit a short hop across on the mainland.

Otter Lodge Blog: Skye seasons

Find out why the seasons on Skye are so special in our midsummer blog

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

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