The blissful light of Oran Mor

Oran Mor at sunset

Oran Mor at sunset

If you are looking for a peaceful break in Scotland, I highly recommend a week at Oran Mor. The modern architect designed property overlooking Loch Fleet will not disappoint, located in the small settlement of Skelbo, it is a feast for the senses.  Oran Mor’s vast open views are often inhabited by the local wildlife; red kites soaring on the thermals, seals basking on the sandbanks, rabbits in the hedgerows and the fox wandering through the garden at dusk.

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Oran Mor’s location, a few miles from Dornoch, is ideal for fishing the Helmsdale and many other rivers and lochs.

It’s also a perfect place for a relaxing break, the air is clean, and the light is incredible day and night. The sunsets are spectacularly colourful, and during the summer months, the light rarely fades.  Don’t close the bedroom curtains. Lie in bed, and let the sunrise welcome you to a new day as the early morning pink and orange hues stretch across the skies and flood the house.

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Oran Mor is a spacious, comfortable property, well equipped with all mod-cons and with ample parking. The light in the house and surrounding landscape is fantastic, it has an uplifting, healing quality, and should be on prescription! Perfect for artists, photographers and those in need of a re-charge.

oran_mor_toyota_viewFor information and booking availability visit: Oran Mor Booking Page.

Transport: Toyota Land Cruiser @ToyotaGB

Young Owl

Young Owl in the woods

I took this photograph about 2 years ago. I was out walking the dogs on our regular route through the woods when they stopped to look at something in the undergrowth with great interest. I moved them away and there it was, a young Owl sitting on some low branches. I put the dogs on their leads and took them home then I went back to the woods to photograph the young Owl.

The young Owl looked drowsy, I could hear one of the parents in the trees above, I took some photographs and left the youngster in peace. I returned to the woods later that day and he’d flown.

It was such a privilege to photograph the Owl.