“A very special place (and lots of space!!)”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2018

The Space is an experience! It's a lovely accomodation. A beatifully restored kirk on Rousay with a lots of ground around it, along the coast of Rousay. We spent most of our time on the rocks in … More

Owner's reply: Hi Emilie, thank you very much for your lovely review. So glad you all had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back at the Space in the future, Graham and Miriam

“A Unique Place. Thoroughly Enjoyable”

Reviewed 16 Jul 2018

My family spent 4 days at The Space and it was a real highlight of our trip to Scotland. I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect when I booked so I thought it might be useful to spend time in this … More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review. Your points about tidying outside are noted. Sometimes this is due to storms blowing debris around, but improvements in this respect will be in place for 2019, including finishing the patio wall and having a barbecue. Thanks again! Graham and Miriam

“Quirky, musical magic.”

Reviewed 4 Jun 2018

The Space is a wonderfully quirky and relaxing place to enjoy the tranquility and friendliness of Rousay. Our teenagers loved the feeling of freedom The Space gave them with the chance to play the won… More

Owner's reply: Thanks Rachel for your lovely review. I’m delighted you had an enjoyable stay at the Space in all its different areas. Do come again!

“Fabulous stay on Rousay... and the piano!”

Reviewed 20 Apr 2017

We spent two fabulous weeks at The Space in August 2016. We were actually planning on going to the Outer Hebrides, but once I had shown the photo of the main hall with the piano to my son there was no… More

Owner's reply: Thanks Richard, delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay at the Space. Not sure why this review has only just arrived in April 17 ! but it is most welcome, and we hope to welcome you back here another time

“A month in the Space on Rousay”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2016

We have stayed in the Space from mid july till mid august. So 4 weeks. And a great 4 weeks. Of course you have to consider the weather (rain, winds but also amazing sunny days and on a clear day you c… More

Owner's reply: Thankyou, Paula. We're delighted you had a good time at the Space. Wheelchair users are able to access all areas of the ground floor and we're working on making the place even more disabled friendly for 2017. Come back again soon! Graham

“All shades of brilliant. Bring time.”

Reviewed 18 Jul 2016

This place is an absolute gem. So much attention to detail and creativity went into creating this very unique property. I felt at home the minute I walked through the door and never stopped exploring … More

“We want to go back!”

Reviewed 13 Nov 2015

"At the end of October we stayed for a week at the Space - and we didn't want to go back home. I can't recommend it highly enough - the only drawback is how far away it is. If it were c… More

“Peaceful, homely and perfectly suited.”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2015

As a party of musicians looking to record, our use of The Space was two-fold. We got to appreciate it's excellent natural acoustics and expanding musical facilities, but also we were hugely impre… More

“Wish I could live there”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2015

We had a fantastic fortnight staying at the Space - seven of us arrived by ferry and had a wonderful time enjoying the scenery, silence, wildlife, sites and views - life on Rousay is different to any… More

“Unique and beautiful island retreat”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2015

This is an extraordinary, unique property. Beautifully restored old church with all mod cons, in an idyllic setting right beside the sea. Extremely comfortable for 6. For a party of 8, the small upsta… More

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