SPECIAL OFFER FOR CHRISTMAS; STAY IN KELPIE COTTAGE FROM THE 18TH TO THE 28TH OF DEC 2013 10 DAYS FOR THE PRICE OF 7.IF YOU ARE INTERESTED THEN PLEASE GIVE ME A RING OR VISIT MY HOME PAGE FOR DETAILS. Autumn has started with golden bracken and beautiful sunsets, the basking sharks and minky whales are still being seen off Neist point, Sea eagles seem to be taking the place of our resident golden eagles, not sure what is happening but certainly its the sea eagles that are flying above the cottage most days, the golden eagles haven't been successful in raising any chicks this year after having 2 chicks in 2012. The roads are nice and quiet again and the scenery just stunning. You'll want to take a photo around every corner. What can be nicer than walking all day to some of the most stunning places on Skye and coming back to a cosy beautiful cottage for a relaxing evening in Kelpie. Once you have stayed you will want to come back again and again. Luxury accommodation at affordable prices. Crafting holidays, I now have over 30 different crafts selling in my craft shop, a wide variety of choice, I am offering crafting holidays throughout the winter in Kelpie cottage, You choose your craft and we will decide together how much time you would like to spend , learning the craft, be it painting, knitting, needle felting etc. there will be plenty of time to explore the island too, if you are interested please ring me on 01470511384, Beautiful long nights, summer has arrived and the long summer nights and beautiful sunsets are awsome. It doesn't get dark now till after 11pm and light again by 3am. Sun sets about 10.30pm and the colours are fantastic, only a 5 minute walk takes you to view the sun setting over the outer isles, The sea has warmed up enough to welcome our summer visitors back to our waters, blue mink whales, dolphins and basking sharks can be seen around Neist Point Lighthouse, only 5 mins from Kelpie. The Red Roof Cafe are offering some amazing entertainment on a friday night, last week I was lucky enough to hear the Budapest Cafe Orchestra with a couple staying from London in Kelpie, and they said they hadn't heard better in London. A fantastic night. Please check their website.If you would like to eat out at the Three Chimneys Restaurant on your visit remember to book well ahead, and I will be taxi for your night out. My gardens are in full bloom now and are stunning again.nothing nicer than sitting by the pond in amongst the flowers with a glass of wine in hand.Magic!
August 2013; Autumn breaks;I offer crafting holidays throughout the autumn and winter months, if you would like to learn how to paint , learn to knit, or any of the 30 crafts that I sell in my shop then book in now, From Oct to March you can stay in Kelpie and still enjoy exploring the beautiful island and when you want to spend a couple of hours crafting then we will fit it in with your day.You only pay for the cottage plus any materials you use, I can supply everything you need in my well equipped work shop.You chose how much time you want to spend crafting.Give me a ring for more details. Autumn and winter months can be the best choice for your holiday if your looking for peace and quiet, the island is much quieter, the bird life is amazing, including seeing the resident golden eagles, sunsets and photography to die for, so if you need a break have a look at my web site, and wether you would like to have a try at something in the crafting world or just relax and enjoy your holiday, then Kelpie cottage won't let you down.