Smiddy House

“Engaging hosts deliver high quality service in rooms and restaurant” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SPEAN BRIDGE, HIGHLAND

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Our Inspector's view

Set in the Great Glen which stretches from Fort William to Inverness, this was once the village smithy and is now a very friendly restaurant with rooms. The attractive bedrooms, named after places in Scotland, are comfortably furnished and well equipped. A relaxing garden room is available for guests' use. Delicious evening meals are served in the award-winning Russell's restaurant.

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4 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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Breakfast Award
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2-Rosette restaurant
Smiddy House
Roy Bridge Road, SPEAN BRIDGE, PH34 4EU
Phone : 01397 712335

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms ground: 1
Children
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Lounge without TV
  • Open parking
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Highland

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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