Shieldaig News, May 2019

Sheildaig News May 2019


Late Availability at An Cos – 28th June and 30th August

A very busy year at the house, these are the only weeks left during the summer.

We are also taking bookings for 2020 so if you have specific dates in mind don’t leave it too late to avoid disappointment.

Check availability.


The West Coast has more than its fair share of talented artists and entrepreneurs and Shieldaig is particularly blessed in this respect. 

Lisa Fenton, a long established artist with a BA(Hons) from Brighton Polytechnic and more recently Master Fine Art at Robert Gordon University, has recently opened a studio in the garden of her Shieldaig house.S he sells a selection of fantastic oil paintings, watercolours, prints and cards.  Originally from Yorkshire, so not one for grandiose statements, Lisa has simply named her gallery Blue Roof Studio. She still exhibits in Torridon Hall, where she has been selling her work for several years, as well as galleries in Scotland and the UK. Pop along and see her whenever the Open sign is displayed or contact her to arrange a viewing.


Entrepreneurial resident Peter Fenton (husband of Lisa) set up Little Swallows last year and it continues to grow from strength to strength. A teacher by profession, Peter is also a great cook. He has been baking bread & quiches and making chutneys and preserves which he sells in his Little Swallows cabin in the village. Using an honesty box system, you can pick up your goodies and, with sufficient notice, he will also make food to order. enterprising incomer who has settled in Shieldaig, Mya, who hails from Thailand, is serving takeaway Thai and Asian food at the village hall. Check locally for times. She will also create full-blown Thai meals to order which are truly authentic and delicious. Call Mya at 07963 702224

In addition, there is the ever-popular Nanny’s cafe with its scrummy home-made cakes and the Coastal Kitchen & Shieldaig Bar for great meals. And not forgetting Loch Torridon Smokehouse for locally smoked salmon and Susan’s Seafood Shack on the pier. This is where to go for freshly caught lobster, langoustine, scallops and cockles. There are now plenty of options for eating out or takeaway food in the village, so you definitely won’t go hungry!


For those who want to cook, An Cos Shieldaig has a well-equipped kitchen with everything for simple or gourmet meals and a BBQ for outdoor dining on those balmy long summer nights. With stunning views, even the best restaurants would be hard pressed to compete with this dining backdrop!
0207 096 1893

Relax in style and comfort at An Cos Shieldaig.