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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.

Food and Drink on Skye

2015 has been officially designated as Scotland’s year of Food and Drink. Read all about what Skye has to offer.

Marine adventures

Ever wondered what lies under the seas around Skye? We’ve been trying to capture it on camera.


Vanessa reveals her aquatic tendencies.

How to make tattie scones

Here’s our first attempt at a video blog. Find out how to make tattie scones!

Martin’s Bread Blog

This month’s blog is all about how Martin makes his sourdough.

A winter paddle to Inver Dalavil

We head off to the deep south of Skye for some winter paddling and find some very shy otters.

Our highlights of 2014

All the highlights of our second year on Skye.

A Skye Boat Trip

We take a trip from Elgol and head for breath-taking Loch Coruisk

The Spar Cave

Otter Lodge goes underground.

Our big, green B&B machine.

How green are we? Have a read of our latest blog and find out.

A blog about us

What brought us to Skye? Find out here!

Neist Point

We check out the most westerly point on Skye – great spot for whale watching, rock climbing and views of the Outer Hebrides.

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