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'''Rassay''' [http://www.raasay.com] is an island of the coast of [[Skye]] in the [[Inner Hebrides]] on the West coast of [[Scotland]].
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'''Rassay''' [http://www.raasay.com] is an island off the coast of [[Skye]]. It is one of the [[Inner Hebrides]] of [[Scotland]].
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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The island is about 14 miles by 5 miles wide, and is home to around 200 people.
 
The island is about 14 miles by 5 miles wide, and is home to around 200 people.
  
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A Calmac [http://www.calmac.co.uk] car ferry operates from [[Sconser]] on [[Skye]] to Inverarish on Raasay. In summer there are 9 nine sailings per day Mon-Sat (first 08.25, last 18.45) and two on Sundays.   
 
A Calmac [http://www.calmac.co.uk] car ferry operates from [[Sconser]] on [[Skye]] to Inverarish on Raasay. In summer there are 9 nine sailings per day Mon-Sat (first 08.25, last 18.45) and two on Sundays.   
  
At Sconser there are connections with Citylink buses to [[Glasgow]] and [[Inverness]], and local services to [[Broadford]] and [[Portree]].
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At Sconser there are connections with Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk] buses to [[Glasgow]] and [[Inverness]], and local Stagecoach [http://www.stagecoachbus.com] services to [[Broadford]] and [[Portree]].
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 16:30, 29 April 2013

Rassay [1] is an island off the coast of Skye. It is one of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

Contents

Understand

The island is about 14 miles by 5 miles wide, and is home to around 200 people.

Get in

By ferry

A Calmac [2] car ferry operates from Sconser on Skye to Inverarish on Raasay. In summer there are 9 nine sailings per day Mon-Sat (first 08.25, last 18.45) and two on Sundays.

At Sconser there are connections with Citylink [3] buses to Glasgow and Inverness, and local Stagecoach [4] services to Broadford and Portree.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Raasay Youth Hostel, Creachan Cottage, Raasay, IV40 8NT, 01478 660 240 [5]. A basic hostel with breathtaking views. Open from Mid-May to early Sept. Hostel is 3 miles from the ferry.
  • Borodale House, IV40 8PB +44 1478 660222 [6]. Hotel with rooms from £40.
  • Raasay House, IV40 8PB +44 1478 660266 [7]. Outdoor centre - currently being rebuilt after a fire in 2009.

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