Category: Blog

Bits and pieces about daily life in the far North of Scotland, living next to a working Lighthouse, trying to be green, and welcoming guests (and their dogs) to our holiday cottage

Home schooling and holidays at the Lighthouse

We are a family that travels full time world schooling our children… our stay has by far been the most knowledgeable and wonderful stay we’ve had to date. My favorite was the books and information provided, alot of time went into this cottage and providing details, and history. My …
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If you succeed, I succeed

Joy (who manages the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage) and I went to a conference on Monday about Tourism in the Northern Highlands. It’s not all changing sheets and admiring the views here at Noss Head. We have jollies too. The themes that came through were collaboration and sustainability and …
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Shining a Light on Caithness’ Arts and Crafts

We found it so easy to fall in love with this corner of the world. The people, the scenery, and the way that the scenery inspires the people were all huge reasons that we threw open the doors of the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage to the world. The north …
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Spinning plates at the lighthouse

Lots on the go at the moment! The summer is in full swing, so we have new guests as often as twice a week which is exactly what we are here for. We do like being busy. Sadly, I was down south when our most exciting visitors, a …
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