Duirinish Holiday Lodges
Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Welcome to Duirinish Holiday Lodges. We are 9 log cabins offering excellent self catering facilities for up to four or six people in each lodge. Fully heated with well equipped kitchens & bathrooms you will find they make a perfect base for exploring the west coast of Scotland with its wealth of mountains, islands, coastlines and wildlife. There are indoor and outdoor play areas for children and each lodge has its own TV, DVD player, CD player and radio. The site is accessed by a private road over a small bridge. Bordered on 2 sides by a small river and with woodland to the rear we attract Roe Deer, Pine Martens and many species of birds. With good parking facilities and garden areas and your own garden seating and barbecue you can feel confident that your holiday will be relaxed and peaceful. Wifi available in all Lodges.
In addition, if you don't feel like cooking the local village of Plockton (1.5 miles away) provides excellent restaurants and bars with traditional music nights as well as boat hire, seal watching trips and marina facilities.
Duirinish Holiday Lodges provide you with the freedom to relax and do nothing or to make the most of the local attractions. A place you will want to come back to again and again.
We are open from early March to early November.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barleyport 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 110 km, Nearest railway: Plockton 2 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
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
There are two styles of lodges. Our Canadian Style Lodges are solid log in the tradition of a frontier style Log Cabin and our Scandinavian Chalet Style have a light airy feel with high ceilings and light walls.
All the Lodges are fully carpeted, heated and equipped for the number of people they are designed for. The kitchens and bathroom are all recently re-fitted. The lodges are warm and cosy even in the coldest weather (the owner lives in one on site all year round.) We have the following choices of accommodation:
1. Scalpay is a Canadian Style Lodge with one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and one twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. Scalpay sleeps up to 4 people.
2. Eigg and Rhum are Scandinavian Style Lodges with a light and airy feel. They each have 2 bedrooms (one double and one twin) and one bathroom. The bathroom has a bath with a shower over it. Each lodge sleeps up to 4 people. Crowlin Lodge has the same facilities but is Canadian Style and is our most 'returned to' lodge.
3. Rona Lodge has recently been extensively extended and refurbished. It has one double room with en-suite shower room and 2 twin bedded rooms with shared bath/shower room. This is our largest lodge and offers great accommodation for up to 6 guests.
4. We have 4 Lodges with 3 bedrooms (one double, one twin and one with adult size bunkbeds) and one bathroom. The bathroom has a bath with a shower over it. Each lodge sleeps up to 6 people and they are all Canadian Style. Their names are Pabay, Raasay, Longay and Skye.
Cots and High Chairs are available.
We welcome dogs by prior arrangement
There is an additional communal lodge on site that contains laundry and drying facilities, a communal freezer, a pay phone, children's pool table and games and DVDs available for hire.
|Further details outdoors|
The Lodges are set in grassed areas great for children to safely play around and surrounded by trees. Very quiet and peaceful. Each Lodge has its own parking area, garden seating and BBQ.
There is also an outside play area with slide, swings and play house.
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement at a charge of £10 per dog per week or short break. Dogs must be kept on a lead when on site and should never be left alone in the lodge.
The Scottish Highlands region
The Highlands of Scotland are well known for their breathtaking scenery, beautiful coastline and ruined castles. Although all the modern amenities are now available this area of Britain still lives on a slower pace of life and is perfect for 'chilling out'. In winter you can drive on many rural roads for half an hour without seeing another car. There are many boat trips out to the islands or to watch the local wildlife, and if you like walking or climbing then this is the place for you!
The village of Plockton is washed with the warm waters of the Gulf Stream resulting in the distinctive palm trees that grow in the waterfront gardens of the village. The village itself is a mile and a half from the Lodges and has a number of excellent restaurants and pubs to relax in. You can also hire canoes and small boats and Plockton is the starting point for Calums Seal Trips - from which you will see seals and often otters, porpoises and dolphins. There is weekly traditional music in the Plockton Inn which attracts many local musicians and is usually a very good night!
We are only 4 miles from the Isle of Skye bridge crossing, or if you want a more romantic introduction to the island you can use the tiny 4 car ferry at the end of the beautiful drive over the Mam Ratagan pass down to Glenelg. If mountain passes are your thing we have the Bealach Na Ba pass over to the village of Applecross. This is the highest road in Britain and not for the faint hearted! On a clear day the views from the top are spectacular - and the food in the Applecross Inn is well worth the drive!
We have lots of information in each lodge on walks, places to go fishing, local beaches etc and Sue (the owner) can help you with any other information that you need.
Come and stay with us - you will love it!
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22 Apr 2014
"Excellent base to explore the area"
I stayed here for 3 nights in April 2014 with my husband and 10 month old baby. It was excellent and we really enjoyed it. If I had packed enough clothes we would have stayed on another night!We staye… More
28 Oct 2013
Stayed in these lodges for a weekend as part of a group. We had three lodges between us.I was in Crowlin.It was cosy and very comfortable, apart from the very high cushions on the two chairs in the l… More
6 Sep 2013
"Lovely lodge, relaxing holiday"
I stayed at Duirinish in May (a bit of a late review ) with my wife, 2 grown up children, daughter's friend and my brother. We all stayed in Rona Lodge and we had a fantastic holiday. The lodge… More
21 Aug 2013
"Perfect place to stay and visit the Wester Ross and Skye"
The lodge was very well furnished and very cosy. We really enjoyed getting back to our lodge every evening and spending the evening there. We used the barbecue every day but could not eat outside beca… More
10 Aug 2013
"Chalet bien équipé mais accueil à améliorer"
Nous avons séjourné 4 nuits , les chalets sont très bien équipés mais nous avons été gênés par une forte odeur d'humidité alors que temps était assez clément .la literie est de bonne … More
6 Aug 2013
"Not our style, too rustic"
We experienced difficulty finding accommodation in the area with the number of people in the party. The owner was very helpful but the lodges were dark and quite small but as this was the first time we had experienced this type of accommodation it is difficult to judge. I would say it would be ideal for a young family and for anyone looking for a simple base.
22 Jun 2013
"Great base for touring Skye and the western highlands"
We stayed here for 3 nights. I was so excited to be staying in a log cabin (all those years of watching Little House on the Prairie) and I was not disappointed. The cabin (Rhum) was very well equipp… More
6 Jun 2013
"Fantastic, Relaxing, Peaceful"
I have just returned from a 3 night break with staying at Eigg lodge and it was simply amazing. It is located in a peaceful area with the trees and flora surrounding you. The manager Sue is lovely an… More
19 May 2013
"good but not 5 star"
Good points . Owner nice. Cabin clean with nice bed linen and towels . Good heating.Not so good points Cabin had strong smell of dampness . Bathroom floor suffering from damp (sinking near wash hand b… More
19 Mar 2013
Diese Lodges kann man nur wärmstens weiter emphehlen. Die Lage ist ausgezeichnet wenn man vom Altagsstress abstand nehmen will. Wo man hin sieht Natur der schönsten Art. Die Lodge war super bequem u… More
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