New local addition to the bird of prey population


New addition nearby at Seacroft Cottage, a baby Buzzard sat in it’s nest with not a care in the world.  A few pictures taken in passing over the last few weeks showing it’s progression from chick.

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Warm and sunny weather at Seacroft


isle of skye bed and breakfast

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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B&B Isle of Skye


View of cottage

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


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.

Kilt Rock


  Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye is a sea cliff in the shape of a kilt with vertical columns of basalt. There are panoramic views out to Rassay and we have spotted Minke Whale here too.

Dun Beag broch


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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Minke Whale and Corncrake at Uig


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.

Guest Feedback – Emma and Gerry


Emma and Gerry “We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Seacroft Cottage. Mick and Wendy are delightful hosts, making us feel very welcome and going out of their way to ensure we were comfortable and had everything we need. The location is super, perfectly located for exploring Skye, with lovely views and beautiful gardens leading down to the loch. The accommodation and facilities are great, with a delicious hearty breakfast. We will definitely stay again if we return to visit Skye. […]

Dolphins on Skye…


The Isle of Skye was great for dolphins this past month with reports of up to 80 seen at one time.  We had a few at Seacroft, a pod of four playing as shown in the picture from the bottom of our garden where I normally go fishing, about 40ft from the shore at one stage.

Dolphins at Seacroft


This morning we were having a cup of tea in the conservatory when we saw a pod of four dolphins swimming in Loch Snizort, they were playing and jumping out of the water. I walked down to lochside and got a photo of one on its way back out to sea.