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Heather Lodge

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome

Heather Lodge at The Great Glen Lodges is set in a wonderful, Spectacular Scenic Location in the heart of The Great Glen and Lochaber, the centre for Out Door Activities in Great Britain.

To the rear Ben Tee, one of the many Mountains over 3000ft in the area rises steeply and is ideal for walking and climbing. Heather Lodge is our One Storey Full Log South facing Timber 4 Berth lodge with "Breath Taking" Views of Loch Lochy and the Mountain Range beyond. On site purpose built Loch Side Access with Free Fishing on the shores of Loch Lochy just a minutes walk from the lodge.

Heather Lodge is constructed on one level with an Open Plan well equipped Kitchen, Dining and Comfortable quality furnished Living Area. Kitchen has Hob/Oven/Grill, Micro Wave and Fridge with Freezer Compartment, The Lodge has SataliteTV, DVD Player & CD Player. To the rear of the Lodge is a central Family Bath Room with Electric Shower over Bath, one Double Bedroom and one Twin Bedroom sleeping up to 4 Persons

To the front of the Lodge there is a sheltered decked Veranda allowing you to sit outside to soak up the "Magnificent Views" of surrounding Loch & Mountains. There is an outside storage Bunker with BBQ

Each Guest is supplied with One Bath Towel & One Hand Towel

Heather Lodge has on site Private Parking to the rear of the lodge.

Cot, Bedding & High Chair can be hired at £20:00, Please advise us when making the reservation

The lodge is all electric, electricity by meter reading , read on Arrival and Departure.

There is an onsite Laundry comprising of a commercial sized Washing Machine and a coin operated Tumble Dryer.

2 Well behaved Pets are Welcome, please advise us at the time of booking? They must never be left unattended in the lodge and must be on a lead whilst on site and in the vicinity of the farm. All fouling must be picked up and disposed in the bin provided. Dog Fee £20:00

We like to meet our guests on arrival and escort you to your lodge, Arrival is from 4pm and departure by 10:am unless other wise arranged. Late arrivals the key is left in the door and we meet guests the next day.

Groceries can be ordered from the Local Store and delivered to your lodge on the day of your arrival.

Short Stays: Min 2 Nights available during February, March & November. Please Note: 2 Night Stays are calculated at 2 and half times the daily tariff unless on a Special Offer. Min 3 Nights remainder of the year. Flexible start dates for Short & Weekly Reservations

Last Minute Reservations are taken subject to availability & for "Special Offer" Please see our Prices Page

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach On site purpose built Loch Side Access to the shor
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 100 km, Nearest railway: Spean Bridge 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available
General CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking

The Lochaber region

The lodge is situated on The Great Glen Way, the famous walk from Fort William to Inverness or visa versa.

The area is very popular with walkers, climbers, cyclists and photographers to name but a few.

The main water sports centre is located just three and half miles away, here you can participate in white water rafting, river rafting, safari, canyoning, gorge walking, kayaking, rock climbing and abseiling, mountain biking and more!

Purpose built Loch Side access is only available for our private guests with Free Fishing from the shores of Loch Lochy. Small boats and caonoes can also be launched from here. A Fishing Ghillie Service is available for our guests and Fishing Equipment can be hired.

Fishing Permits for surrounding rivers and lochs and for Salmon Fishing can also be arranged

The lodges site and surrounding area have an abundance of visiting birds and wild life, Golden Eagles, Osprey, Sea Eagles, Buzzards, Red Deer, Seka Deer to name but a few.

But even more exciting, we are very fortunate to have a family of resident Pine Martens, Britains second most rarest mammal, they visit the feeding station on each of the veranda's to find their favourite treat of Peanut Butter, Jam or even a raw egg. They are here through out the day but are much more active during the early to late evening.

Fort William

The nearest shop that sells just about everything is 3 miles away, nearest fuel station 3 and half miles away.

The nearest pub in walking distant is The Eagle Inn on the Water, a floating Dutch Barge this is seasonal, open February to end October.

The Invergarry Castle Hotel serving excellent traditional Scottish food with a traditional Scottish welcome is only 3 and half miles as is the Invergarry Hotel, also serving excellent Highland Fayre.

Further north 10 miles, is Fort Augustus, a small village but very popular with tourists, bursting with shops, hotels, restaurants, not to mention the opportunity to watch the boats go through the loch system into Loch Ness.

Further north is Drumnadrochit, 30 miles, Inverness. 47 miles.

Heading south from the lodges is Spean Bridge, 12 miles, 2 Hotels, a restuarant,

Anoch Mor, 15 miles, excellent Ski Centre and the famous Down Hill World Mountain Bike Championships is held here.

On to Fort William, 26 miles from the lodges, here is the base of Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in Great Britain, 4406 ft!

Fort William is a busy town, with an abundance of Hotels, Restuarants, Large Super Markets and a variety of shops.

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1 Dec 2014

5/5

"Wonderful lodge in a fantastic location"

We really can't recommend this lodge enough. We spent a week here at the beginning of September and loved our time here. The lodge is cozy, clean and comfortable with all the creature comforts yo… More

27 Jul 2014

5/5

"A fantastic base for an amazing area"

I have just returned from here following a short break with my two older sons. The accommodation is first rate in that it is a wonderful Norwegian wood built lodge that is really well kitted out in an… More

Dear Guests,
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing and rewarding review.
It was a real pleasure to meet you and your sons and to see a family really enjoy all what the area has to offer, from climbing Ben Nevis to learning to fish on Loch Lochy! and all in just 3 Days!
Thank you for choosing Heather Lodge for your short break you will always be Welcome!

11 May 2014

5/5

"Can't rate highly enough!! Lovely lodge, lovely owners, lovely setting!"

I booked Heather Lodge as a birthday surprise for my fiancé and could not be happier that I did! From the moment I sent the first enquiry, the owners of this beautiful lodge couldn't have been m… More

19 Feb 2014

5/5

"Wonderful, didn't want to leave, stayed an extra night"

Wonderful stay in Heather Lodge. Claire and Ian were very welcoming and friendly with lots of local knowledge. The lodge is just as described on the website, had everything we needed along with amazing views over loch lochey to the mountains beyond. On arrival the place was spotlessly clean and nice and warm as the heating had been fired up for our arrival. Heather Lodge is the last in the row of lodges so very private. Access wise it is rural and we were a tad worried we had taken the wrong turn but we kept following the instructions on the website and got there no problem (the road goes from two-way traffic, to single track, to track). Also very dog friendly, we will be visiting again in the future.

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Maravilloso"

Después de un inicio accidentado por avería del coche,lleguemos a las 8 de la tarde a estos lodges,no dio la bienvenida Ian y nos dio las llaves de la casa y nos dijo que al día siguiente le hicié… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review all the way from Barcelona!
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us in Heather Lodge and many thanks for helping with the translation with our guests staying in Bramble Lodge, your help was invaluable.

13 Mar 2013

5/5

"Nothing less than the absolute perfection"

Well, we were to arrive quite late in the dark and it was a bit of shambles to find the right way but once you get there you find that it was all worth it.

It was dark therefore we could not really recognise the heavenly scenery opened in front of us. The cottage was a nice a cute, perfect for the nature of the stay we were searching for. Very warm with a view at the loch. All utilities provided and all essentials as well. Everything was perfect.

In the next morning we opened the curtains and we realised how great the location is. During our stay for the next two days, we enjoyed a lot of the surroundings and even went to see the Loch Ness.

In a few words everything was perfect and the owners were very nice and warm people. I would recommend it to anyone who asks me.

Dear Guests,
Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the opportunity to write this positive review.
We strive to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay with us, it is always rewarding to have confirmation of this.
Many, Many Thanks Ian & Caire

27 Aug 2012

5/5

"Peace and quiet... and Pine Martens!"

The location is stunning, there are only 5 lodges and ours was on the end, a little set back from the others. It felt totally private, as from the front of our lodge you could not see the others, jus… More

23 Aug 2012

5/5

"great wildlife and weather"

Stayed in Heather Lodge, visited first two nights by Pine Martens. After that they came round but in the middle of the night - I think we were last on their schedule. Second evening Ian advised we c… More

30 Apr 2012

5/5

"What an amazing place."

My wife and i have just had the best holiday of our lives at the Great Glen lodges. The location is stunning and the accomodation is spotless and a real credit to Ian and Claire who are wonderful host… More

14 Sep 2011

5/5

"A Wonderful Highland Get Away"

The great glen lodges are absolutely fantastic. From the moment we arrived the welcome we received from Clare was so friendly and welcomong we felt we had been friends for a long time. We where taken … More

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