An old croft house situated on a working croft by the shore and a five minute walk to the ruins of Dunscaith Castle. Here, you can watch the sun setting over the Cuillin with the Isles of Rum, Canna and Soay on the horizon.
You will be sharing your garden with the local deer population, sheep grazing the croft, pine martens, bats and otters. If you are patient, you may see seals and dolphins offshore.
You can explore our croft - walk through the woodland, see the fresh water spring from where we get our water or explore the wetland area. From the high area, you can see the old drainage system, the crumbling walls which marked the boundary of the croft and one or two old one room croft houses. Maybe on your evening stroll to the Castle, you might be able to spot the ruins of the old corn kiln. Or just sit and relax while you watch our resident heron, the visiting greylag geese and the playful lambs. In the evenings, the bats take flight and the deer will make their appearance.
Walking, canoeing, bird watching, archeology, geology- cycling and sight seeing. Sitting by the ruins of Dunscaith Castle and thinking about the legends from the mists of time. The witch who built the castle in a single night. “All night long she sang. Round and round the walls grew. And in the morning, it was done”. The warrior queen Scaith who taught the men the arts of war - including the Irish warrior Cucullain.
Keep an eye on the tide. Sometimes, it can cover the track and cut us off for an hour or so.