Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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
Heather Lodge has on site Private Parking to the rear of the lodge.
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.
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, 4 Weeks prior of arrival the remainder of the year. Weekly reservation run from a Saturday to a Saturday during the mid to high season.
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)|
|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|
The Scottish Highlands 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.
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.