Milovaig is your perfect getaway, amazing hill and cliff walks can be accessed directly from the front door. Alternatively, enjoy a day exploring or fishing along the coast – mackerel are abundant in the summer months and you can fish for pollock, which are most plentiful from January to April.
At the heart of Glendale is the post office and village shop, together with a community centre. Two local cafes are also in the Village, newly opened Cafe Lephin, and The Red Roof
Two of the Scotlands finest restaurants are a taxi ride away. The Three Chimneys , which is amongst the top 100 in the UK, is to be found just four miles away. The Michelin starred Lochbay Restaurant is a little further, but certainly worth the journey
The popular Old School House restaurant at Dunvegan is just at 20 minute drive away.
Fresh sea-food can be bought directly from the local fishermen who operate out of Meanish Pier which is just a short walk down the hill from The Wooden House .
Dolphins and whales are occasional visitors to the loch, seals and otters can often be seen from the house. Sea eagles will regularly be seen above the house, and deer are often morning and evening visitors to the croft.
Further afield seek out more exceptional views with fairly gentle walking along the Quirang, Trotternish Ridge and the glens of the Cuillin mountains. Go it alone at low level or hire one of the island’s many guides to get up high in the mountains.
In the winter amazing starry skies and aurora borealis are a feature of the area, in the summer these are replaced by the amazing sunsets over the western isles.
As an average rule of thumb, we are 5.5 – 6 hours driving from Glasgow, (a little longer from Edinburgh), 3 – 3.5 hours from Inverness, 3 hours from Fort William and 1.5 hours from the Skye Bridge.
The Wooden House is accessed by a fairly steep track, cars are fine, however it is not suitable for vans or heavy vehicles. Alternative parking spaces are available.