Category Archive for: ‘Isle Of Skye Accommodation’

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    Rescue Labrador finds new home at Allt a Choire B&B-Skye

    Those of you who have stayed at the B&B will know that Andy and I both love black Labradors.  Since our last Lab Cuillin passed away in 2012 we have found it very difficult to have the courage to have another one.  A lot of …

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    Isle of Skye Cuckoos

    Isle of Skye Cuckoos. I was minding my own business yesterday morning, when I heard a cuckoo close by. I opened the window to see if I could see this very reclusive bird,  no luck.  Just as I was finishing off cleaning one of the bedrooms, I …

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    Celebrating International Women’s Day on the Isle of Skye

    What do you do on a wet windy afternoon in March on Skye, not much you might think.  There is always something going on in Skye, the local branch of Women’s Aid had organized an event in the Breakish Hall to celebrate International Women’s Day. …

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    New movie Macbeth started filming on Skye

    Sean Harris, in the photograph  who plays Macduff in the new production of ‘Macbeth’, during filming on Skye this week. Local extras take a break in the background during the shoot at the Quiraing. The film stars Michael Fassbender in the lead role, with Oscar …

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  • Isle Ornsay Long View

    New malt whisky distillery planned for Skye

      The Isle of Skye is to have a new  malt whisky distillery.  The new distillery only the second on the Hebredian   island will be created within a listed early 19th century farm steading at Torabhaig  in the Sleat Pennisula.  It will cost around  …

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    Isle of Skye Burns Supper

    Isle of Skye Burns Supper 25th January, the birthday of Robert Burns, a date celebrated throughout the world, with Burns Suppers. Where is there a better place to have one than in the picturesque village of Plockton  I attended the 11th annual Burns Supper at …

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  • Garrison

    More than a shed

      The Garrison, some people think its an office, another guest thought is was a bakery! or even an extra bedroom for guests. The name is a bit of a giveaway, those of you who have had the grand tour of the green shed, it is the resting …

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    Walking and Climbing on Skye

    Skye must be one of the most popular places in the world to attract people who are interested in walking and climbing.  We are very fortunate at Allt a Choire  bed and breakfast to have our very own mountain Beinn Na Cailliach 732 meters high, situated …

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    Chasing the Aurora on Skye

    What do you do when there is nothing on the telly? why set off on an adventure, chasing the Aurora Borealis of course.  It is always something I have wanted to see, you stand a better chance of seeing it the further north you go. Thursday night …

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    Happening on Skye

    We must apologise for our lack of blogging activity recently, the bed and breakfast season is in full swing now and we don’t get a lot of free time. During the past few weeks we have been welcoming people from all over the world. Tonight …

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