Working Croft on the Isle of Skye

Traditional Crofts are part of community heritage on the Isle of Skye yet have increasingly become financially unviable to run. Now they are considered more a 'labour of love.'

Richard and Fiona Gazeley moved from London to Skye and were bequeathed the running of this working croft by an elderly woman who was unable to keep it going herself - although not native Scots she could see this couple's heart was in the right place. The main income from the croft derives from the chicken, duck and goose eggs that are laid when the strong winds don't disturb their laying pattern too much. This couples' joy derives from caring for a menagerie of domestic, farm and non-native animals.

 
Working Croft on the Isle of Skye

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