A not uncommon site this time of year to see the Sea Eagles passing overhead. This Sea Eagle was seen from our conservatory where guests enjoy their breakfast with a view.
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We have very warm and sunny weather here at Seacroft Cottage on the Isle of Skye at the moment, we are well into 4 weeks of it now including a few days that were the hottest in the UK. This is our dog Jess relaxing and enjoying the view amongst the bluebells that are a bit late this year.
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Seacroft Cottage Bed and Breakfast is in Treaslane, a small remote scattered crofting hamlet in the Isle of Skye, Scotland, and not far from the islands capital Portree. Treaslane overlooks the western entrance to Loch Treaslane and also Loch Snizort Beag to the north. The Isle of Skye (An t-Eilean Sgitheanach or Eilean a’ Cheò) is the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The island’s peninsulas radiate out from a mountainous centre dominated by the […]
Rhubha Hunish the most northerly part of Skye is one of my favourite walks starting from Duntulm Castle. It’s not a long walk and you soon arrive at the top of the cliffs above the Hunish with spectacular views all the way round. This is a good location to spot Whales, Dolphins, etc. also you can scramble down the cliffs onto the Humish itself and explore the coastline.
Dun Beag broch is the most intact broch on the Isle of Skye probably dating back a few hundred years BC. The views from the broch over Loch Bracadale are very good, it is worth walking a few hundred metres inland to higher ground and get a photo of the broch with Loch Bracadale in the background.
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Had a great day out from Seacroft today, we saw a Minke Whale at Kilt Rock and watched it surfacing close in for half an hour. Later the same day at Uig we heard a single Corncrake calling, it was close to Uig Wood strangely on the shore side of the wood, this was our first calling bird of the year.