The Three Chimneys on the Isle of Skye has been sold by current
owners Shirley and Eddie Spear after 34 years to hotelier Gordon
Scots-born Gray has returned to live in Scotland permanently to
create a new Scottish hotel and restaurant collection, The Wee
Hotel Company, The Wee Hotel Company, and aims to carry on
business at The Three Chimneys as it has always been run, with
the introduction of additional investment over time.
All jobs are secure and all current staff will remain in position,
including head chef, Scott Davies.
Gordon Campbell Gray, Founder of Campbell Gray Hotels and The
Wee Hotel Company said, “I cannot tell you how privileged I feel
to have been given the opportunity to buy somewhere as iconic
as The Three Chimneys. I have admired Shirley and Eddie for so
many years, and when we were chatting on one occasion and
Shirley hinted that perhaps they might consider selling, it was a
“I am very flattered that they would allow me take over the reins
of their amazing achievement and the simply outstanding team.
For the past few years, I have wanted to come home to apply the
skills and knowledge I’ve developed across my career. I have been
lucky enough to live in and travel to many countries but, at the end
of the day, Scotland is simply one of the most stunning countries
in the world; the best!
Gordon Campbell Gray’s Wee Hotel Company plans to develop and
invest in special properties around Scotland and will be looking for
suitable opportunities. As well as The Three Chimneys, it also
counts The Pierhouse Hotel and Seafood Restaurant at Port
Appin in Argyll in its portfolio.
Gordon Campbell Gray added, “For several years I’ve wanted to
come home to Scotland. The Wee Hotel Company is the result of
this ambition and the start of an exciting new chapter in my life.”