We are an eco-friendly B&B operating on the following principles:

  • offering food which is organic, fair trade and cruelty-free
  • striving to produce our energy from renewable sources
  • encouraging connection with nature and with the self.

This blog shows some of the things we do, or have done, to live a more eco-friendly life.

Rudha Glas Blog

A journey to living a greener life


Keeping bees

20 August 2022 Helen inspects the hive, which is positioned in a sheltered place at the bottom of our garden We decided this year to start keeping honey bees. Our motives for doing so were threefold: to bring pollinators to our garden to help our fruit and vegetable crops to have a supply of honey

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One of the hillwalks that’s been on our bucket list since moving to the Outer Hebrides is the ‘Postman’s Walk’ on Harris. This map shows the location of the walk in relation to our home, and the second map shows the topography of the path in more detail. Rhenigidale is a little over an hour’s

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Birds of the Hebrides

15 May 2022 The majestic white-tailed eagle is often seen soaring above our house The Outer Hebrides is an amazingly diverse and interesting place for birdwatching, and species rarely seen in other locations can often be spotted here. Our islands are on the migratory routes of many seabirds, which means we get to observe an

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St Kilda

Boreray is one of four islands making up the St Kilda archipelago By Helen I recently had the great pleasure of ticking a longstanding wish off my bucket list, made possible by the suggestion of my good friend Jen and some superb autumn weather. On 5 October 2021, Jen and I took a day trip

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