Rona Lodge - Isle of Rona

Rona Lodge – Isle of Rona

 

How do I get to Rona?   If you are staying on the island, you will be collected from Portree on Skye by a chartered boat.  Otherwise, there are day trips available through MV Stardust Boat Trips and Spindrift Boat Trips from Portree.  These are usually run once a week in high season.  Also, if you are staying at the Borodale House Hotel on Raasay, they offer day trips to Rona.

 

How do I get around Rona?   On foot!  But at least you will have virtually all of Rona to yourself!

 

Rona - Rona Lodge
Rona - Rona Lodge
Rona - Church Cave
Rona - Church Cave

 

What’s worth visiting on Rona?  If you are staying in one of the cottages for a week or more, you will have the island to yourself (if no-one else is staying).  Rona’s highest peak, Meall Acairseid, is 125m high.  It is worth climbing for the spectacular panoramic views.  Church cave is a natural cavern on the eastern side of Rona.  Even after a church was built on the island it was a tradition to have babies baptised in the cave

 

Where can I stay on Rona?  Rona has three self-catering cottages on the island.  They are Escape Cottage that sleeps 4 and Seascape and Skyescape Cottages that sleep 2.  There is also Bed and Breakfast occasionally available at Rona Lodge and there is a Bunkhouse with Camping facilities behind.

 

Are there any books/DVD’s about Rona?

 

Any other information on Rona?  Visitors to Rona are now able to send their postcards via a new weekly postal service which has been negotiated with the Royal Mail.

 

Other islands around Skye (including Skye): Canna, Eigg, Muck, Raasay, Rum, Skye and Summer Isles