We would like to thank Aaron Sneddon for his excellent drone work to capture Boleskine House in its most recent incarnation in June 2021. Well done Aaron and Aerial Scotland!
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Updates to our charitable aims get regulatory approval! The Boleskine House Foundation has sought ways in which it can help with Covid-19 relief in the UK. With lockdown measures finally easing, we intend on holding events that will assist these efforts. When the Boleskine House Foundation SCIO was incorporated in 2019 it established two charitable
We are delighted to announce that after a long period of time being closed due to Covid 19 we are now able to open up Boleskine House to visitors again from 30 April 2021! We will provide guided tours of Boleskine House and its estate, sharing with you the story of the project so far
We are happy to release our first instalment our informative “Heritage Skills” videos. Join the Trustees in a discussion with Stonemasons Harper and Allan for a closer look into the traditional buildings skills behind stone conservation!
The Boleskine House Foundation has launched its “Sponsor a Stone” fundraiser, which gives our supporters the unique opportunity to help rebuild Boleskine House and have their support memorialised on the estate. Each sponsor will choose a numbered decorative stone that will replace the irreparable fire-damaged stone. For their kind sponsorship, The Boleskine House Foundation will
As of late January 2021, the first haulage of Whittonfell sandstone has arrived at our contracted mason’s workshop. It was sourced from AD Calverts quarry, which has historically provided Whittonfell sandstone since the medieval period. Jervaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire was built in stone sourced from this quarry in 1152. Winter months are often very
Trustees Elin and Keith were given a wonderful opportunity by Dr. Justin Sledge to speak about Boleskine House on his Youtube channel, Esoterica. Boleskine’s past, its future, its controversy and the vision for its future were some of several topics discussed. Thank you Dr. Sledge for a wonderful experience! We encourage all our supporters to
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The South Planning Applications Committee for the Highland Council met on 8 December and granted The Boleskine House Foundation planning permission to enter into its next stage of restoration. The permission granted gives the go-ahead to restore Boleskine House’s external envelope, including roofing the building and installing the very impressive Georgian-style timber sash windows