Updates from the estate

Cathra and Adam Kelliher. Taransay.

Owning Taransay… ten years on

It’s ten years since Adam and Cathra Kelliher, the owners of Borve Lodge Estate, bought the beautiful Hebridean island of Taransay. Taransay – Britain’s largest uninhabited island First made famous by the BBC’s ‘Castaway 2000’ series – the UK’s first reality TV show – Taransay is Britain’s largest uninhabited island; people are believed to have lived there since around 300 AD, but there have been no permanent human residents on the island since 1974. Effectively two smaller islands connected by

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Borve Lodge Estate supports local businesses in Outer Hebrides

Supporting businesses in Isle of Harris and Lewis

The Borve Lodge Estate is an important part of the community on the Isle of Harris – as well as providing employment for local people, the money our guests spend while they’re enjoying a self-catering holiday with us is vital income for other businesses too. But our commitment to ‘do more’ for our island community doesn’t stop there: we take our responsibilities seriously and, wherever possible, we love to work with local suppliers and to promote their goods and services

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luxury accommodation isle of harris

Welcome, to Springtime in Harris!

Winter is over… and we’re very excited to be able welcome guests back to Borve Lodge Estate once more! From 26 April, Scottish Coronavirus regulations permitted unrestricted travel within Scotland and between Scotland and England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. After so many months of lockdown, the return of holidaymakers to our beloved Hebridean home has given us all a reason to celebrate… the sun is shining (sometimes… this is Scotland, remember!) and there’s

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Boat trips to the Isle of Taransay

Taransay – owning a remote Scottish island

The isle of Taransay became part of Borve Lodge Estate in 2011, when it was advertised for sale and bought by our owners, Adam and Cathra Kelliher. The remote Scottish island is one of the most stunning locations in the Outer Hebrides, made famous by the BBC show ‘Castaway 2000’. Britain’s first reality TV show transformed it from a little-known holiday destination to one of the most recognised names in the Hebrides, and up to nine million viewers watched for

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