Affleck - Holidays at Moniack
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Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
'Fantastic little cabin, cozy and clean, great location'
Our comfortable two-bedroomed lodge, Affleck, is fully equipped for up to four guests, with free WiFi, and is a perfect place for to relax and unwind. Great for family stays - with sticks to build dens with and a stream to splash and paddle in!!
Affleck Lodge offers a rural retreat; ideally situated for visiting local attractions (Loch Ness, Glen Affric,Urquhart Castle, Culloden battlefield, the Black Isle...) and for taking part in a wide range of outdoor activities, yet just a short drive away from Beauly and Inverness city shops, take-aways, restaurants and entertainment!
Short breaks, from 2 nights, are available all year round - the displayed prices are based on 2 night stays; contact us for a quote for breaks of 3 or more nights. Start your holiday on any day!
Affleck's woodland garden, along the banks of Moniack burn, has towering Corsican and Scots pines, mature beeches and wild cherry trees - it's great for hide and seek games and wildlife spotting - Pine martens, red squirrels, badgers, woodpeckers and orange tip butterflies visit the garden regularly.
You'll find yourself within strolling distance of the beautiful Reelig Glen, with its popular tall trees walk. This is a perfect spot for the nature lover and, also, the ideal base for your photography holiday, with many of the most picturesque glens in the Highlands within easy reach.
Holidays at Moniack is a small, friendly, family-run business - we live a short distance away, but are on hand to give a warm welcome and to share information about our favourite activities, picnic spots and walks, etc., when needed.
SHORT STAY BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND; START YOUR HOLIDAY ON ANY* DAY OF THE WEEK
Perfect for your touring holiday of the Scottish Highlands, a place to relax before heading to the coast or islands, or a stop-over before or after your activity or adventure break.
Affleck's Garden: A stone dyke (low wall) & gate form the western (roadside) boundary of the garden. There are fences to the southern & northern boundaries. There is, however, no fence at the water's edge; the stream (Moniack Burn) forms the eastern boundary of the garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rosemarkie, Black Isle|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness Airport, Nearest railway: Inverness Rail Station|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Scottish Highlands region
The Highlands of Scotland - beautiful glens, woodland strolls, Nessie hunting, castles, deep lochs, Caledonian canal, battle grounds, deserted beaches, sailing, cruise Loch Ness, skimming stones, waterfalls, golf, links, Munros, den-building, orinteering, tree climbing, paddling, clear blue seas, stunning landscapes....
Our local inn, the Bogroy, is not too far away at Inchmore - within easy walking distance on a cycle-path & quiet roads; bar meals & dining available.
Nearby Beauly offers shopping, historic Beauly Priory, galleries, gift shops, cafes and restaurants - there's something for everyone's tastes - Corner on the Square licensed deli & eaterie offers a range of food, with evening meals served on Fridays & Saturdays in the summer. Other Beauly eateries offering day &/or evening menus include; The Priory Hotel; the Lovat Arms Hotel & the Old School to name a few. See http://www.visitbeauly.com/ for more info.
You'll find the warmest of welcomes in Inverness, around 15 minutes' drive form here; offering city shopping, riverfront restaurants and cafes, the wonderful Eden Court Theatre, Inverness castle and museum, leisure facilities and the beautiful Ness Islands walk. Take a cruise along Telford's famous Caledonian Canal and don't forget to look for Nessie in the world famous Loch Ness.
Take a day trip to the Black Isle, just a short distance away; visit the historic port of Cromarty, with Hugh Miller's Cottage & the Cromarty Court House, and take a stroll along the beach at Rosemarkie, with its fairy glen walk. Then pop along to Chanonry point for a bit of dolphin spotting, and call into Fortrose for a fish supper on your way back.
Urquhart Castle, Culloden battlefield and Fort George are within 25 miles of here and there are fast links to the stunning west coast, lochs and hills.
If you love the outdoors; places to walk, canoe, rock climb, mountain bike and ski are all within easy reach.
GROCERY SHOPPING & SUPERMARKET HOME DELIVERY: Grocery shopping is available in Beauly, Inverness and Dingwall, where you'll find independent retail outlets and the big chains too, including Tesco & Asda. Both of these big supermarkets, and Sainsbury's in Nairn, offer home delivery to our area.
GREAT LOCATION FOR EVENTS, CELEBRATIONS AND FESTIVALS:
Red Hot Highland Fling - Hogmanay - Inverness
Homecoming Scotland 2014
Highland Homecoming Inverness 2014
The Highland Meeting Clans Gathering - Cruinneachadh Gàidhealach Inbhir Nis
Masters World Championships (MWC 2014) - Scottish Masters International Athletics
Camanachd Cup Final and the Scotland v Ireland Shinty / Hurling International
Loch Ness Marathon
Inverness Whisky Festival
Royal National MOD - Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail
Inverness Street Theatre Festival
Inverness Raft Race
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival
Comonwealth Games (Glasgow 2014) - before & after!
Scottish 6 Days Orienteering
World Orienteering Championships 2015
Highland Field Sports Fair (Game Fair Moy)
Black Isle Show
Historic Scotland's Celebration of the Centuries 2014 - Fort George
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29 Mar 2014
"Fantastic little cabin, cozy and clean, great location"
We loved staying here, the cabin was clean and cozy, and had everything we needed. There were provisions provided for us including fresh eggs and organic coffee, and a beautiful bunch of Lillie's… More
Thanks for your lovely review about your stay in Affleck - we're really pleased that the squirrel paid nutty visits to the garden feeder during your stay :) & that you had everything you needed. It was lovely to meet you on part of your homecoming journey.
24 Feb 2014
"Great stay if you want to see the beauty of Scotland"
Situated a 10mins drive outside Inverness, the Cabin sits amongst the beautiful Scottish countryside. It has everything you will need for your stay, whether it be for one week or longer or for even ju… More
Thank you for this lovely review and for taking the time to share what you thought of our lodge and this corner of the Highlands - we enjoyed meeting you all and we're really pleased that you had a good time. We look forward to welcoming you back one day... :)
23 Oct 2013
"Heaven is a lodge in Moniack!"
I was here in October with my fiancée and 18 month old daughter. The lodge has been beautifully renovated with love and attention to detail. When we arrived there were flowers and a care pack with … More
One thing we really love about holiday letting is being able to share with our guests what we love about the Highlands – we're really pleased that you had the chance to visit some of our family's favourite spots; thank you for this great review – we hope to welcome you back again, soon!
15 Aug 2013
We were a group of 4 adults staying here for the weekend and had a lovely time. The chalet had everything that you could possibly need and was very clean. The owner had made a great effort to make our… More
What a lovely review - thankyou! We're so pleased that you all enjoyed your weekend at Affleck and, especially, that you enjoyed the local walks. We hope to welcome you again, one day.
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