Craft for relaxation!

I have always found focusing on art and craft has been a brilliant way for me to unwind, concentrating on a project relaxes me and helps me to de-stress; it doesn’t really matter what it is..carding fleece, washing fleece, spinning, wet felting, needle felting or sewing, they all clear my mind. Some of them because … read more…

Learn to hand-spin (£150 off per person)

Calling all crafters with an interest in learning to hand-spin….We have a couple of places left on our dye to hand spin course left and we are currently offering £150 off per person. It will be a wonderful craft holiday, with time to relax, be creative and learn or improve on a skill. We are … read more…

Dye to Hand Spin course

Wild Rose Escapes Dye to Hand Spin week July 9th-16th £50 off if you book before the end of April 2016! Enjoy a relaxing week of craft, learn a new skill  and have a wonderful holiday at the same time. Over the week watch our Shetland sheep being hand-sheared, wash and sort fleece, forage for … read more…

Craft holidays -Special April Offer!

Special Offer £50 off one of our week long retreats before the end of April 2016. Join us on our Fleece to Felt week (May 21st-28th), our new Dye to Hand Spin week or our Craft Retreat and get £50 off. Unique craft holidays and courses in the Scottish Highlands! Come to the Highlands of Scotland … read more…

Our craft in France

Press Release Craftswomen from Inverness-shire chosen to represent Scotland in France Two women from Strathglass have been working flat out to get ready for the Montbeliard Christmas market, in Eastern France. Each year, Montbeliard hosts a month-long Christmas market and invites craftsmen of a new country as ‘guests of honour’ to sell their wares and … read more…

Hen Party Activities in the Highlands

Hen party ideas with Wild Rose Escapes  If you are looking for a beautiful place for your Hen weekend, our area of the Highlands has so much to offer, with Glen Affric on our doorstep and Loch Ness just down the road. This year we have had great fun running our hen weekends and groups … read more…

May Relaxation Retreat, Special offer!

£50 off per person Wild Rose Escapes Spring Relaxation Retreat We have a couple places available on our spring relaxation retreat if you feel like escaping in May. The retreat is running from May 18th-25th and is based at Polmaily steading; beautiful accommodation in a stunning area. We have glen Affric and loch Ness on our doorstep and … read more…

Our first hen weekend of the year

Last weekend we ran our first Hen Party of the year for a group of 7, from all over Britain, some flew, some came by train and others drove. We picked half the group up from Inverness and met the rest at their accommodation for the weekend, Kerrow House. I had prepared and left supper for them … read more…

Spring Relaxation Retreat

After a busy winter I can’t believe we are edging closer to spring, the last few weeks have been absolutely beautiful up here, two weeks of sunshine in February  quite wonderful! Alex and I are now getting ready for the coming season. Our weekend and day courses start in April and our first Relaxation Retreat is … read more…