Raasay has a range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets
Raasay House is a 20-bedroom family hotel and outdoor activity centre. Both the accommodation and the activity centre at Raasay House are rated 4 Stars by VisitScotland.
The hotel has a range of room styles from deluxe to economy, with a large selection of family rooms making it the ideal place for a family stay; you can even bring the family dog!
Raasay House is only a short walk from the ferry and enjoys fabulous views over to the Cuillin mountains on Skye.
ISLE OF RAASAY DISTILLERY
Raasay Distillery started producing spirit in 2017, based around the historic Borodale House overlooking the Sound of Raasay.
As well as offering guided tours which end with a whisky tasting, this is perhaps the only place in Scotland providing luxury accommodation within the same building as a working distillery.
Three of the six ensuite bedrooms are blessed with stunning views of the Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye, while the others overlook the distillery’s production yard.
Bed & Breakfasts
Allt Arais provides luxury bed and breakfast accommodation and is centrally located on the island, just outside the main village of Inverarish.
Allt Arais is easily accessible from the ferry terminal, is on the doorstep of local amenities and offers easy access to walking routes, tourist attractions, Raasay House with its bar and restaurant and the Isle of Raasay Distillery.
A B&B with a difference: wonderful views outside and and art inside. The Gallery features paintings by local artists Gordon Cheape and Judy Evans, pottery by Patricia Shone, plus craft/souvenir items, posters and postcards and occasional exhibitions.
The large ensuite guestroom has a king-size bed, with breakfast served in the gallery.
Minimum stay is two nights.
THE OLD FREE CHURCH MANSE
The Old Free Church Manse is a large, elegant and comfortable family house. Ideal for families or friends wanting to holiday together in comfort and style. Great base from which to explore Raasay and Skye. Sleeps 13, tennis court, large garden and games room – perfect for children of all ages.
Kilima sits in a quiet spot down a shared driveway less than five minutes’ drive from ferry. This large detached house with its three ensuite bedrooms (sleeping six), close to the main village of Inverarish, is perfect for those who love the outdoors and exploring the natural beauty of the charming Isle of Raasay.
Curlews’ Nest is an idyllic self catering island retreat only a few minutes’ drive from the ferry. This traditional crofter’s style cottage, fully refurbished to modern standards, has two bedrooms (sleeping four). Located next to the main village of Inverarish, Curlew’s Nest is a great base from which to explore all Raasay has to offer.
This traditional croft cottage, with many original features, is situated in Balchuirn and can sleep five in three bedrooms (there is also a futon for a sixth person). The sunroom faces west and offers a panorama of Skye, from the Cuillin mountains up towards Trotternish. The walks to Inver beach and Dun Caan can be done directly from the cottage.
EYRE POINT COTTAGE
Eyre Point Cottage, which sleeps 6/7 in four bedrooms, occupies a glorious position on the south west coast of the island, about four miles south of the ferry terminal.
Standing at the water’s edge and reached by a well-tended drive with a sheep gate, it looks out across the Sound of Raasay with breathtaking views of the Cuillin.
Inverarish Cottage is one of a small terrace of traditional dwellings which once housed prisoners of war sent here during the First World War. This centrally located cottage (just a few doors down from the island’s shop and post office) sleeps three in two bedrooms and has a modern shower room and smart fully appointed kitchen/diner.
Located just outside the main village of Inverarish, this seven-bedroom house, which sleeps up to 15, is only a five-minute drive from the ferry. This large traditional farmhouse, sitting in eight acres of grounds, is ideal for large groups wanting to explore all the island has to offer.
An-Airidh is a detached bungalow which offers quality accommodation in beautiful surroundings.
An excellent base from which to enjoy this beautiful, unspoilt island with its stunning scenery, varied wildlife and it’s depth of history.