In Designated National Scenic Area, whale watching northern light in winter with picture windows giving magnificent views over the sea and Skye, Harris and Lewis. Enjoy private beach access and the unique location of the cottage means you can see Basking sharks, Whales and Seals from the comfort of the cottage.
The Beinn Eighe Reserve and the Torridon Mountains are just a short distance away. This is the perfect place if you are looking for outdoor activities including walking, bird watching, fishing, kayaking and whale-watching!
In winter there is a chance of seeing the Northern Lights from the cottage. It is also a dark skies area.
For the nature love there are great opportunities to spot Sea-Eagles and Golden-Eagles around the cottage area.
The cottage is used by the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society for Marine surveys of the local area, a good chance to spot Whales, Dolphins and Basking Sharks. Other quality cottages in the mountains, near Gairloch.
Wifi Available, Online booking . Online bookings available .
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Melvaig, 80 yards|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 130 km, Nearest railway: Achnasheen 48 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||High chair available|
|Access||Secure parking, Wheelchair users|
The Scottish Highlands include the rugged and mountainous regions of Scotland north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault. The Highlands are popularly described as one of the most scenic regions of Europe. The area is generally sparsely populated, with many mountain ranges dominating the region.
Gairloch (Geàrrloch in Gaelic) is a small village on the shores of Loch Gairloch on the Northwest coast of Scotland.
Fishermen will be pleased to hear that there is a choice of salmon, sea trout, brown trout, pike, and sea fishing. You can also take falconry courses, or go and visit the deer museum after some deerstalking! For the adventurous, there are plenty of opportunities for climbing, kayaking, pony trekking, whale-watching trips or even boat trips to view Viking graves on Loch Maree or the puffin colony on the Shiant Islands. Alternatively visit the famous Inverewe gardens.
The bungalow is situated in the quiet community of Melvaig, (near Gairloch), having its own bar and restaurant. The coastline around Melvaig and to the Lighthouse (approx. 4 miles) is rugged; a haven for nesting birds, seals, whales and otters. This wide open expanse offers magnificent sunsets.