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Far reaching countryside views
View of the nearby River Cannich
Entrance gate to the lodge
One of the lodges on site with stunning countryside views
Spacious open-plan living
Cook up a meal in the kitchen area
Dining area
Enjoy a morning cuppa in bed
Shower room
Bunk bedroom
1 / 10  Far reaching countryside views
2 / 10  View of the nearby River Cannich
3 / 10  Entrance gate to the lodge
4 / 10  One of the lodges on site with stunning countryside views
5 / 10  Spacious open-plan living
6 / 10  Cook up a meal in the kitchen area
7 / 10  Dining area
8 / 10  Enjoy a morning cuppa in bed
9 / 10  Shower room
10 / 10  Bunk bedroom

Affric Lodge

Loch Ness (12.5mls W), The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Tranquil and peaceful retreat in the heart of the Highlands
  • Ideally situated with enclosed garden offering stunning far-reaching views
  • Located in the beautiful scenic village of Cannich, close to the town of Beauly
  • A perfect spot for trout and salmon fishing, cycling and country walks
  • Explore beautiful Glen Affric, Plodda falls and Loch Ness
Property code: AFFRI

This beautiful lodge offers stunning far-reaching Highland views and is ideally situated for visiting Inverness, Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle and many other fantastic attractions.

Set in beautiful surroundings, this cosy and welcoming lodge is an ideal base for a couple or a family seeking a tranquil hideaway in a peaceful part of the Highlands. With Loch Ness within 15 miles, and within easy reach of Inverness, this delightful hideaway makes a wonderful getaway, with stunning views and fantastic opportunities for long rural walks. The lodge is one of three traditional properties on-site and makes a perfect bolthole for keen walkers, nature lovers and cyclists.

Providing ample accommodation for up to four guests, this attractive and stylish lodge is spacious, lovingly furnished and features beautiful pine panelling throughout. With far-reaching views, this is an idyllic spot to relax in at the end of a great day.

Entering into this light, fresh and inviting holiday property you will find the spacious and relaxing open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The comfortable and welcoming lounge is a perfect space to snuggle up together and spend the evening with a good book or a favourite TV show. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need during your stay, and the delightful dining area is perfect for gathering round and chatting late into the night. Exploring further, there are two cosy bedrooms – a lovely king-size room and a bunk bedroom. The lodge also features a stylish shower room.

Heading outside, you can unwind in the charming enclosed garden. Here you can relax with a morning coffee, a glass of wine in the evening or an alfresco meal as the sun goes down. You will also be just a short walk from the pub/restaurant and a couple of local shops.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Part of a complex of 3 properties
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 bunk bedroom
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and washer/dryer
  • Dining area with table and chairs
  • Lounge with TV/DVD Shower room with WC
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture
  • Pub/restaurant, shop and Post Office within easy walking distance
  • Electricity and heating payable by card meter available from the owner
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Arrival: 4pm

Set in the picturesque village of Cannich this delightful lodge makes a fantastic base for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. The village is situated at the meeting point of Glen Cannich, Glen Affric and Glen Urquhart, with the historic Urquhart Castle (14.5 miles) sitting on the shores of Loch Ness. There are breathtaking walking opportunities right from the doorstep, as well as a choice of cycle trails and forest paths. Nearby are the beautiful Loch Beinn a'Mheadhoin (8 miles) and Loch Affric (14 miles), or you can visit the stunning Dog Falls (4.5 miles) and Plodda Falls (6.5 miles). The area is also noted for its trout and salmon fishing. There's a host of activities to pursue including pony trekking, birdwatching, photography, Munro bagging and mountain biking. When you need to relax you can head to the pretty town of Beauly (17.5 miles) where you will find a number of great places to eat and drink. Other local attractions include Glen Ord Distillery (20.5 miles), Aigas Golf Course (12.5 miles) and the Loch Ness Visitor Centre (12.5 miles). Heading north you can visit the vibrant and bustling city of Inverness (28 miles) which offers a variety of great restaurants, pubs, art galleries and independent shops, with plenty of popular attractions to visit including Inverness Castle, St Andrew's Cathedral, the Eden Court Theatre and Cinema and the Hall of Names. From Inverness you can also take boat trips out into Moray Firth in search of dolphins.

Fiona MacDonald

This property is personally managed by Fiona.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Lynne 11th September 2020

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If you want peace and quiet this property ticks all the boxes. So many picturesque walks and drives within the area.

Reviewed by Robert 27th December 2019

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Reviewed by Philip 30th August 2019

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Excellent TV and internet coverage at all times. Fully equipped.

Reviewed by John 16th August 2019

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The lodge was very clean and tidy and very dog friendly the best we have stayed at. And the food at the slaters arms is very very good, and all the staff make you feel at home. I would like to thank Angie scot and staff for making this a very good holiday. Thank you all

Reviewed by Patricia 12th July 2019

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Reviewed by Joseph 21st June 2019

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The owners were very friendly and helpful. The location was excellent. The lochs and scenery was out of the world. Our dog was made very welcome and she made lots of friends. We'll worth a visit

Reviewed by Duncan 7th June 2019

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Comfortable well equipped lodge, ideal for a break with the dogs. Best suited for walkers / explorers looking for a base camp rather than a residential holiday, ideally located for Glen Affric walks. Owners are very helpful and dog lovers, they also own the adjacent pub which is dog friendly and very convenient.

Reviewed by Philip 31st May 2019

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Lovely cottage with fabulous views, situated at the back of the Slaters Arms which has a restaurant with lovely food (highly recommend the shin of beef) and also does takeaways. We were made to feel welcome, good walks from the cottage which was really clean on arrival

Reviewed by R A L 10th May 2019

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Reviewed by Leanne 28th April 2019

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We had a lovely stay and the cabin felt like a home from home. Very clean, lovely views and within a short drive of many stunning scenic walks.

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Location

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With so many beautiful places to visit and things to experience, a break to Scotland should not be missed. Our fantastic Scottish holiday cottages will ensure a truly memorable getaway. Whether it’s a dog-friendly countryside cottage for two, or a vast and resplendent castle for the entire clan on a tranquil island, we have a holiday in Scotland to suit everyone.

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