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SPECIAL OFFER Robin Lodge, Lochcarron, Highlands of Scotland (North Coast 500)

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Hillside home with panoramic views over Lochcarron and very convenient.

Robin Lodge is a strategically sited three bedroomed house with a panoramic view over Lochcarron , it is the open sea Loch which goes out to the island of Skye. It is situated in the village of Lochcarron at the base of two passes one going to Applecross and the other to the Island of Skye. Lochcarron is on the famous tourist route called " North Coast 500" close to all amenities at the same time peaceful and quiet. Robin Lodge is a Finnish constructed building with a direct view over the Loch to Atterdale Estate where the Highland Games are held every summer. The Lodge is 1 kilometre away from a superb rustic rural 9 hole Lcchcarron golf course which sports an open clubhouse and tearoom. A very comfortable and practical place to base a trip to the Scottish Highlands as a place to relax or to explore many different sightseeing drives to the Northwest coast of Scotland .The Applecross pass close by is the highest pass in Scotland and Lochcarron is en route to the Inverewe gardens and Ullapool....all three destinations are day trips.

There are two hotels with restaraunts close by one is just below the lodge on the beach road. In addition there is a café on the waterside and a bistro. A quaint train station 2 kilometres away is in the adjacent village Strathcarron on the rail line which goes across the pass on the magnificent scenic route to the Kyle of Lochalsh (the town on the mainland coast opposite the Isle of Skye.) A mini-shuttle bus meets the train and journeys into Lochcarron village just below Robin Lodge.

The Lodge is on a very popular cycling route to the North West and a convenient place for cyclists who would like to do a mixture of cycling and train journeys to the island of Skye and other interesting sites from a comfortable base. The area has a number of craft and food industries which make their wares available in the summer. Lochcarron the town has one of the best place for highland tartans and has a dedicated outlet and historical loom for their manufacture. Lochcarron has a number of potteries some offer courses in the summer and art galleries in the area stock some well known artists work. The Village has active theatre groups and musical events are organised in the village hall.

There is boating on the Loch and many sites of interest in the area. An ideal starting point for hill walking with many well mapped medium easy routes and steep routes for those who look for a challenge. Organised guided kayaking is close by. The town has a medical centre and there is an A and E unit on the Island of Skye at Broadford. There are two garages which do repairs and two sets of petrol bowsers in the village making it a good place to journey from.

The Lodge is well constructed colourfully decorated and comfortable with all basic conveniences utensils and communication . It has an internet facility and wireless contact.. It is very well insulated and uses safe storage heating of very good quality. It is cleaned thoroughly before holidaymakers arrive and any problems can be dealt with by local contacts close to the lodge. The Lodge gets its name from the Red Breasted Robins that on occaisions will trust guests and enter through the lounge door if left open. It is a good place for bird watchers and has bird identification charts available for amateurs.

Giant Herons nest in the neighbouring forests and Golden Eagles can be seen flying over the mountains and across the loch. Deer, which are abundant in the area will sometimes stray into the village and have been known to enter the garden of the Lodge. From the lounge window there is a panoramic 180 degree view over the Loch and the pass to the Kyle of Lochalsh.

It is perfect place to take trips of historical interest . The surrounding industries of craft and fishing are interesting and the locals people are attuned to and supportive of tourists.

More Details

David Brown
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About David Brown

I administer this family home my parents lived in until recently . My parents from Aberdeen originally lived between Cape Town South Africa and Lochcarron for 30 years of retirement. I live in Lincolnshire on a farm and have worked as an academic in three countries South Africa ,the United Kingdom and China. Scotland has been a place we frequently visit for family reunions

David Brown purchased this house in 1990

Why David Brown chose Lochcarron

This has been a place to visit in the highlands for us for many years the scenery and the walks are beautiful. The sea is enticing and the sailing and kayaking very bracing and inspirational. Perfect as an area for hill walking and cycling. Convivial pubs and taverns to visit in many of the villages and areas close by .A fascinating 9 hole golf course with unique features. a true Scottish golfing experience awaits all golfers.

What makes this house unique

Unique in that it is very well placed for many different outward journeys with the full support of restaurants, pubs and grocery shops nearby while at the same time being far from the madding crowd in rural Scotland.


Lochcarron House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No candles open flames in the form of matches vapes or any gas appliances or cigarette lighters.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , One is a foldup
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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SPECIAL OFFER Robin Lodge, Lochcarron, Highlands of Scotland (North Coast 500)
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely lodge and had everything we needed in a great location for a great price

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robin Lodge aims to be a special place run to make people feel good about going away. We look forward to welcoming you in the highlands again.
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excellent location and comfortable cabin

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed for a break on the west coast (family with 3 kids and dog), lovely cabin, great views. Warm and comfy.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robin Lodge aims to please. Please come again.
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Wonderful Retreat.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation is wonderfully situated with fine views across Loch Carron. The local facilities include two well stocked shops, a pub that provides great beer and good food and other shops such as a weavers of tartan very close by. There is also a golf course that would be better played in the summer months !

The accommodation is comfortable and well proportioned, two bathrooms make life far easier when there are couples sharing the cabin. The kitchen is one of the best stocked both with utensils , bowls and electrical goods that I have ever stayed in!

The accommodation was warm and inviting, the owner was extremely attentive and more importantly it was immaculately clean on arrival.

If you want somewhere that provides an outdoor adventure, the ability to explore the West Coast or just somewhere to relax this is an ideal place for you.

Skye was only 40 mins away, Inverness about an hour, the train service is fairly regular and provides a scenic day out from the Kyle through to Inverness.

I would highly recommend this accommodation to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning location and property

  • 5 of 5

After spending hours looking for a suitable place to stay this place popped up.

Cannot recommend this property highly enough for a short or long stay. Deceptive in size and has absolutely everything you will need. Homely and warm, with a view of the Loch to die for. Easy to find and located in a quiet village.

Look no further. Get it booked.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Nigel We, who look after Robin Lodge, aim to please. We like to offer the hillside highland home experience with all amenities.We look forward to your return. David Fraser Brown
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Cozy cabin with incredible views

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Robin Lodge. It is a warm, cozy cabin next to the water. Seeing the sun come over the mountains in the morning was incredible. We enjoyed cooking meals in the well stocked kitchen. Everything was very clean and David was attentive and was very communicative. He responded quickly to every question we had and checked in on us frequently. We greatly appreciated his hospitality. Would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent homely experience

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped homely lodge, really relaxing atmosphere.

Great situation for exploring Skye and Torridon's

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Robin lodge is hoping to build an ever greater number of returning guests and new guests through our open ratings. Your review is appreciated.
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Lochcarron hotel
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Kyle of lochalsh
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
190 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Ben Nevis
Nearest Beach
500 Metres


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Wi-Fi code $27.7
Pet Fee $0

Please read the following rules carefully:

*The property is cleaned by a local person please treat all of
the property with care feel free to contact the owner should
you have any complaints.
*Pet dogs are allowed but holidaymakers are fully responsible for cleaning up after their pets..
*Normal rules of civility towards neighbours must be observed..
*No gas or open flames such as matches candles must be used or stored inside the lodge
for safety reasons. No smoking inside the allowed.
*Any camping gas or kerosene equipment brought by hikers
and walkers must be stored in the garage which has shelving
for that purpose.
*Make safe only legal and safe use of the internet facility if you have
requested and paid for the Wi Fi key.
*Leave an honest account of any breakage
or damage that occurs during your stay.
*You will be provided with a list of emergency numbers to phone
in the case of an emergency please phone the appropriate number.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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