“Charming owners show a real commitment to guest wellbeing” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Gloves and disposable masks are available to anyone who request them although we do encourage guests to bring their own for when they are shopping and travelling in the area. I would like to point out that I make my wishes known to the professional cleaning agency we employ and they deal with all staff training. In addition we have advised our guests that we are no longer able to provide our much loved turn down service while covid measurements are in force. We have reduced our room numbers from 7 to 4 to allow for social distancing in our public rooms.
Our Inspector's view
Standing in 80 acres of peaceful pastureland, Daviot Lodge is an impressive establishment that offers attractive, well-appointed and well-equipped bedrooms. The master bedroom is furnished with a four-poster bed. There is a tranquil lounge with deep sofas and a real fire, and a peaceful dining room where hearty breakfasts featuring the best of local produce are served. Full disabled access for wheelchairs is provided.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 7
- Bedrooms ground: 1
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
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About the area
Apart from the Orkneys and the Shetlands, Highland is Scotland’s northernmost county. Probably its most famous feature is the mysterious and evocative Loch Ness, allegedly home to an ancient monster that has embedded itself in the world’s modern mythology, and the region’s tourist industry. Monster or no, Loch Ness is beautiful and it contains more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. The loch is 24 miles long, one mile wide and 750 feet deep, making it one of the largest bodies of fresh water in Europe.
At the very tip of the Highlands is John o’ Groats, said to be named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot, who lived here in the early 16th century and operated a ferry service across the stormy Pentland Firth to Orkney. In fact, the real northernmost point of the British mainland is Dunnet Head, whose great cliffs rise imposingly above the Pentland Firth some two miles further north than John o’ Groats.
The Isle of Skye is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Its name is Norse, meaning ‘isle of clouds’, and the southwestern part of the island has some of the heaviest rainfall on the whole of the British coast. Despite this, it’s the most visited of all the islands of the Inner Hebrides. It’s dominated from every view by the high peaks of the Cuillins, which were only conquered towards the end of the 19th century.
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