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Raasay

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Rassay [1] is an island of the coast of Skye in the Inner Hebrides on the West coast of Scotland.

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 buses to Glasgow and Inverness, and local services to Broadford and Portree.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Raasay Youth Hostel, Creachan Cottage, Raasay, IV40 8NT, 01478 660 240 [3]. 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 [4]. Hotel with rooms from £40.
  • Raasay House, IV40 8PB +44 1478 660266 [5]. Outdoor centre - currently being rebuilt after a fire in 2009.

Contact

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