Skye Strawbale Bothy

Source: Nicola Macbride

Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland
Timeframe: Built in 2017
Our Involvement: Design
Floor area: 34m2
Construction Method: Loadbearing

This simple but beautiful holiday cottage in Isleornsay on Skye was completed in 2017.

It is a loadbearing building with car tyre foundations. It was lovingly crafted by owner Nicola Macbride, with help from Emma Appleton and James Wilson – both of whom specialise in sustainable building. Clay plaster walls and local larch wood give the bothy a warm organic feel.

Get in touch with Nicola to book a stay at the Strawbale Bothy here.

Source: Images from Nicola Macbride