Extra Craft Course Dates for 2017

Due to a busy start to the year we have added a few extra dates for 2017. Dye to Spin, Eco-printing & Felting Our July Dye to Spin week is now full so we have added a shorter spinning course in August. Our August course will be running from 14th-19th August. Guests will have a … read more…

Wild Rose News & Course Dates

Wild Rose News & Course Dates It feels as if the Spring is creeping up on us slowly, even though this morning it was still -5 degrees. We did see the first Primroses and we have even started having the occasional lunch outside, a sure sign! We have had a busy old winter…After our courses … read more…

Wool & Sheep Day

Teaching wool crafts to school children We had a great day last Thursday running our wool and sheep day at Glen Urquhart High school. We managed to get children from all of the three local primary schools, Cannich, Balnain and Glen Urquhart schools. We had 55 children all P6’s and P7’s. We worked in collaboration … 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…

Last Minute Offer on our Yoga Relaxation Retreat!

We have a couple of spaces left on our Spring Relaxation retreat.. if you are interested in joining us for a week of yoga, walking, craft, music, meditation, massage and more…get in touch. Offer £200 off per person or 2 for 1 (2 people for the price of one) May 2nd-9th 2015 Yoga Joanie teaches … read more…

Needle Felting Kits

Wild Rose Makes We have just finished, washing, dyeing and drying the wool for our new needle felting kits. They will contain our own naturally dyed wool, Shetland, Hebridian, Cheviot fleece, two felting needles, a sponge and instructions. We are starting off with Blue-tit and Robin kits. The kits contain everything needed to make a … read more…

Gorse in the Highlands

The Gorse is coming out everywhere up here now, looking really beautiful, the yellow is so vibrant. I have just returned from a week in Wiltshire where the fields are covered with oil seed rape a different kind of yellow compared to up here, but both looking and smelling good. I love the smell of … read more…

Hand-made Felted Aga Covers

Thank-you Cath for sending this picture of the Aga covers she made while on one of our felt-making weekends last summer. It was a beautiful sunny day and we managed to spend the whole weekend outside felting, we even had to reapply sun cream and wear hats it was so hot – feels unimaginable at the moment! … read more…

The Tourism Awards -short film

We were recently runners up at the Highlands and Islands Tourism awards. Shortlisted for  “Best nature based experience”. The short film below (less than 30 seconds) shows a few of the things we do in the woods, including a little of our prehistoric cookery, the Shetland sheep and wool! Just click on the link below Tourism … read more…