“The perfect getaway set amid loch and mountain scenery” - 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
We are using FLOW training - on-line training for the team in addition as in-house training. Refresher training will also be in place.
Our Inspector's view
Delightfully set amid inspiring loch and mountain scenery, this elegant Victorian shooting lodge has been beautifully appointed to make the most of its many original features, and the 58 acres of surrounding parkland make it a perfect getaway destination. The attractive bedrooms are individually furnished and most enjoy stunning Highland views; expect to find Egyptian cotton sheets, duck down duvets, satellite TVs, iPod docks plus Victorian-style bathrooms; for complete privacy choose The Boathouse on the loch shore. Comfortable day rooms feature fine wood panelling, and roaring fires in cooler months. The kitchen team creates menus based as much as possible on locally sourced ingredients; the hotel has its own herd of cattle. The whisky bar is aptly named, boasting over 300 malts and in-depth tasting notes. Outdoor activities include shooting, cycling and walking.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 18
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 2
- Satellite TV available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Babysitting service
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Private fishing
- Croquet Available
- cycle hire
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 20
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Single room, minimum price: £305
- Double room, minimum price: £305
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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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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