Frequently Asked Questions

Monday, 19 January 2015 by

We spend a lot of time chatting to our customers and guests at Raasay House. We get lots of questions about the house itself  as well as all the things we offer and of course how life works on this little island.  Here are a few of questions and answers that pop up in conversation. They are in

Dolphin Video from Raasay Ferry

Monday, 01 December 2014 by

A busy wee weekend

Sunday, 30 November 2014 by

Friday 28th November On Friday night it was all about the moon. The stars were out but the moon was really bright and turned really red before appearing to drop down behind Portree. I nipped in the early evening for a little more experimentation with night time pictures. I took these from the top of

Today in pictures

Friday, 28 November 2014 by

The general vibe of today in snapshot format. Click on one image and use the arrows to move through the gallery.

B.U.G doing it for themselves!

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 by

Travel in the Highlands can be rather tricky especially for those of us who rely on public transport to get from A to B. You can find more often that not that unless you drive a car then there are just certain places you can’t visit without staying away overnight. This is especially true in the

Lovely weekend

Saturday, 22 November 2014 by

Lots of lovely guests this weekend enjoying a yoga course here at Raasay House. Here are a few snaps of random bits and bobs. With groups the size of this one we generally provide meals in our ‘Big Dining Room’. At times this room can be full of school children on residential activity breaks, but this weekend

I went on absolutely lovely walk yesterday and I thought I would map it out for those of you who are looking for a new route that combines some of the main forestry routes.   The main points are: Start – Inverarish Mine Buildings & Waterfall SYHA Hostel Shortcut from the top road to Oskaig Oskaig Raasay House

Raasay by star light!

Thursday, 20 November 2014 by

I snuck outdoors for a few more nocturnal photos last night. I got some interesting images but half way through the session Ruby (my dog) decided to go A.W.O.L! I thought she was following right behind me, but she had padded off into the pitch dark in the opposite direction from ‘the village’. She turned up at Raasay


Wednesday, 19 November 2014 by

Quite a quiet day ‘customer wise’ but a busy day for me website and channel managing wise. (a day of ‘geekery’ basically!). What a beautiful day though, with barely a cloud in the sky. The situation was much the same as yesterday and seemed to last throughout the night. We have such great conditions for stargazing here due