Good to be home

Christmas is over and the new year is here. We are back at Higher Crochail after nearly a month away. It is lovely to be home. We were lucky enough to have various sheep sitters looking after our girls. The most shocking thing about our return, was a gift from our resident Pine Marten. She … read more…

Winter Newsletter 2012

As Autumn gives way to winter up here we have started to get organised for the months ahead.  Alex has been busy building up our log stack, we have taken down and dried out the Ger that we had up over the summer and we have picked as many berries as we could find. Unfortunately, … read more…

Autumn Retreats

The very first snow arrived today, marking the end of our Summer and Autumn season.  We ended with our September and October relaxation retreats, both were lovely weeks that Joany and I enjoyed running.  We met some great people, who had lots of interesting and inspiring stories to tell. The weeks combined morning yoga, walking, … read more…

Fleece to Felt Week

Mongolian style felt-making We have just finished our fleece to felt week for this year. We had an excellent group of people and a lovely week. We had a great dyeing session making nearly 30 shades of colour, we visited Nathalie on her farm, where we saw her beautiful Shetland sheep, we also had a … read more…

The Guardian Review

It is here! Our review in the Guardian, or you can click on this link Relaxation Retreat. More information about our relaxation retreats is here. Scotland for the soul: a relaxation retreat in the Highlands A new relaxation retreat in northern Scotland strips life back to the simple pleasures of being creative in one of the … read more…

New! yoga & walking retreat

This May, we are running a new week. Our yoga and walking week combines a little bit of everything. We are taking elements of our Naturally Wild week and some from our Autumnal Relaxation Retreat and creating something really special for the spring. Our Spring Relaxation Week combines, morning yoga with afternoon walks to beautiful … read more…