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Raasay

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

Contact

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