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Rafting is a great recreational outdoor activities!

Water Activities

Kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting and tours around Loch Ness are some of the activities you can organise nearby. Search online for the activity you wish to do to see if there is a provider (Tripadvisor link in button below). This way you will be sure of finding a company’s information that is current. You are welcome to use the playpark for any land based activity. Loch Duntelchaig is a water reservoir so we can’t promote any swimming activities but have noticed others using it for various non motorised water sports. Always check with your insurer or activity company before using the loch as the weather can change quickly.

Rafting is a great recreational outdoor activities!



The Loch Ness monster, fondly known as Nessie has made Loch Ness not just the most famous lochs in Scotland but one of the countries most popular sites. The Loch itself is twenty-three miles login and is the second largest lake (don’t call it that here though) in Britain by area. The great depth of the Loch means it holds more water than any of the lakes in England and Wales put together. There are many gorgeous woodland walks on either side of the loch, short and long! Further north, there is Glen Affric often described as the most beautiful glen in Scotland. Picture a vast Highland loch stretching out into the distance with rugged mountains fanning out from either side of the water. The foothills are blanketed in pine, birch and oak trees, all remnants of the ancient Caledonian forest. The button below takes you to the Walk Highland website where you can find the ideal walk for you.

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This compact Scottish city is perfect for exploration by foot — travellers can easily find their way from the lovely River Ness to historic Inverness Castle and St. Andrews Cathedral, and beyond to the events at Eden Court Theatre and the busy Victorian Market. The city is only a short 15-minute drive from the House making the location an ideal spot to explore historical sites such as Culloden Battlefield and the Bronze Age Clava Cairns. Inverness also has various restaurants, shopping outlets, ice rink, Aquadome Leisure Centre and much more.  




The north of Scotland is home to a wide variety of golf courses, including some of the top clubs in the world. Inverness is the perfect base for a golfing holiday there are several local clubs such Kings Golf Club and Inverness Golf Club. It’s also within easy reach of big names like Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart and Nairn Golf Club. Click the button below to access Golf Now and see the best deals in the local area.  


Nairn Beach

Nairn Central beach is a sandy, accessible beach fringed by dunes with a hinterland of an open, grassy links area. It has beautiful views across the Moray Firth to the Black Isles. The coastline is home to a resident school of dolphins.  There are first aid provisions provided by the leisure centre at the west end of the beach.  Nearby there is a small cafe and an excellent play area.


What People Says About Their Stay

The location is simply beautiful and the owner is the perfect host. This holiday let has to be seen to be believed!!

Diane Marriott

The house is so well equipped and stunning. The views are breath taking. Worth every penny.

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