Beach Clean on Isay

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Gordon and Aileen MacKay of Divers Eye Boat Trips organised, on behalf of Surfers Against Sewage, a beach clean of Isay Island. A post for volunteers was put on Facebook and received over 40 offers of help for possible beach cleans around Waternish, of which this was the first. The first of two boatloads of

Ben Geary.

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A walk up Ben Geary This walk up Ben Geary is a lovely local walk giving extensive views to the East and the West of Waternish. Location: Head to Geary – What Three Words ( scarecrow.little.student) PARKING: To access the walk go to the gate just above Knockbreck Primary School.  It is possible for a

Charity Barbecue

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Last night there was a charity barbecue at Waternish Hall with Michael Smith of Lochbay Restaurant in charge of the cooking. & what a success. See below for the posting Ian & Gill Williams made on Face Book. Congratulations to all involved. “Dear All. With a great sense of amazement I can tell you that

Christmas Shopping On Waternish

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CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN WATERNISH, ISLE OF SKYE: Why not do your festive shopping in Waternish – from the comfort of your chair. What would be on your Christmas List? Here’s a few ideas to get you started. Flick through the pictures and descriptions and be inspired…….. 1. Cuckoo Tree Studio     CUCKOO TREE: Stunning

Congratulations Again Loch Bay Restaurant

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Well the autumn certainly has been a really busy time for attending award ceremonies, and succeeding, for Loch Bay Restaurant First of all Laurence and Michael Smith travelled to the AA Hospitality Awards in London where they were awarded 3 AA Rosettes in the 2020 Guide. The AA Guide goes on to comment ‘’Loch Bay

Greshornish & Waternish Forests Walk

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Summary Greshornish and Waternish Forests Walk is basically a one way (or there and back) walk through the forests of Greshornish and Waternish. Winding its way through the forest, the undulating track offers great views of the Trotternish Ridge and  Uig to the north east and the Western Isles to the west. Views of the

Springtime in Waternish

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It only takes a few sunny days to forget the long winter months and feel the joys of spring. The days are getting longer, wild flowers add splashes of colour to the stunning views, birds start singing as a prelude to nesting and, of course, the first lambs are born on Waternish crofts.   Spring

The Shore at Carnach

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Just a stroll To access the Shore at Carnach: on the B886 (which goes from Fairy Bridge to Trumpan) head to Halistra, go past the turning to Geary on the right. Shortly after this is a left hand turn for Cranach. This is an even more minor road. Continue to the bottom. This is deemed

We’re Good to Go Scheme

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Last year all the governments of the United Kingdom, in the form of their respective tourism bodies, such as Visit Scotland, collaborated together and developed the We’re Good to Go Scheme. All tourism and hospitality businesses could apply to the scheme and be certified. In order to do this a business had to have “adapted

Welcome to the Cuckoo Tree Studio

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Cuckoo Tree Studio is where Denise Huddleston makes her distinctive art. Crisp, contemporary graphic images from an artist and designer with a lifelong passion for wild places, wildlife and waterscapes. Her creative career as art college lecturer, exhibiting textile artist and interior designer, resulted in her work featuring regularly in national magazines and on television.

Wow – the Milky Way

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In late October and early November, Waternish experienced the perfect sky watching time. The skies were clear. There was no moon or a very small one. It was cold so clarity in the skies. And so the Milky Way was spectacular as can be seen in the photos taken by Roger Shan of Hazelbank. Absolutely