Today, Balcraggie House is a centre for many different activities: Eddie is one of Scotland’s leading playwrights and a well-known writer and lecturer in Scottish Theatre and Scottish Cultural Studies; Donna is an entrepeneur and cook; their son Calum has returned to Glenelg after studying abroad to work on the ferry.

The house also hosts study and activity holidays and courses, from three days to a full semester. The most popular lasts for two weeks and explores the history and culture of the area.

sound of sleat at sunset