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Grand Victorian Shooting Lodge, Highland estate - Fishing/Stalking/shooting

Bedrooms 11
Half Baths3
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Large House, Stags Head dining room, 11 Bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 Games rooms, Wester Ross, Scotland -Surrounded by Beautiful Highlands, Sights and Activities

Glencarron Lodge is the main house on a 11,500 acre estate in a tranquil Highland glen and is the perfect venue for an extended family or group of friends to enjoy Highland activities and each other's company or for corporate entertainment. (Weeks mostly Saturday to Saturday or enquire for short breaks in term-time/ possible late booking/under-occupancy reduction. Our cancellation policy does include refunds in certain circumstances - Please see our full Glencarron & Toad hall Ts and Cs). Cocktails in the drawing room, convivial meals at the large dining table, all after a day clay pigeon shooting, walking, fishing, boating, stalking, sightseeing, with bucket and spade on the beach, holding a ping pong tournament in the basement or just enjoying the romance of the Highlands. Glencarron Lodge is in the West Highlands under one hour's drive due west of Inverness and is centrally located for sightseeing in much of the highlands - from fairytale castles and the Isle of Skye to the most idyllic fishing villages viewed on descending the highest mountain roads in Britain. The sandy beaches on the west coast are among the most beautiful in the world with vast sand dunes and rocky pools. And scattered throughout are the friendliest of highland pubs with fresh langoustine and shrimps, cooked to the highest standards.

Kate Douglas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, a little French
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Kate Douglas

We have owned Glencarron and Toad Hall in Suffolk for 20-30 years and regularly spend time at each ourselves, initially with our young children and now with our grown up children, so we know they are great houses to enjoy.

Why Kate Douglas chose Inverness

This is a spacious luxurious traditional shooting lodge with stags heads on the walls and roaring fire in the drawing room in an area of outstanding natural beauty with all the Highland activities.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The Highland Lodge lifestyle is a pleasure to experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Kate

We had a fabulous time at Glencarron. The houses were warm and comfortable and the weather was fabulous. We are moving on to another area next year but we hope to be back as it’s the best house we have stayed in - and we have been going to Scotland in February since the 1980s.

Best wishes

Feb 2018
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Inverness Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 19
  • Max. adults: 19
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Bookings only accepted on condition of our full 'Glencarron & Toad Hall' Ts & Cs which are uploaded here & on own site -see Cancellation policy there.
  • Up to three well behaved dogs kept on ground floor - you must vacuum up hairs and poop scoop please.
  • No outdoor wear or boots upstairs please!
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 24 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 Fossil - toilet , tub , roll top bath
    Bathroom 3 Loch - toilet , tub
    Shower room - shower
    Bathroom 4 en suite to Green room - toilet , tub , Antique roll top bath - can be en suite or general access
    Bathroom 1 Archie's - toilet , tub , shower , Restored antique roll top bath
    Bathroom 5 Wing - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet , ground floor
    Toilet 2 Christmas loo - toilet , 1950's onwards Christmas card collage as wallpaper
    Toilet 3 - toilet , en suite to Balfour in basement
  • There are six bath/shower rooms, 4 with roll top baths (2 being carefully restored genuine beautiful antique baths) each with WC and three additional WCs. The bathrooms have been entirely refitted in Victorian style and produce ample filtered hot water.
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 1 Her Ladyships - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Double aspect
    Bedroom 3 Bachelor's - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 Laird's - 1 twin/ single , Tartan carpet!
    Bedroom 5 The Dressing room - 1 double , This with Pink room and bathroom can for a family suite.
    Bedroom 6 Pink room - 2 twin/ single , This with Dressing room and bathroom can for a family suite.
    Bedroom 7 Blue room - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 8 Harlequin - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 9 Yellow room - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 11 Balfour - 2 twin/ single , In Basement. This is where cook might sleep or 2 children.
    Bedroom 2 The Green Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Double aspect and can be en suite with bathroom
    Bedroom 10 The Sweet Pea - 3 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 20 (11 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One en suite double (with additional single bed); one family suite comprising a double room, a twin room and a bath/shower room; 6 further large twin rooms (one having an extra bed) and 2 single rooms one with extra bed and en suite WC. There are 2 cots.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • forests
  • pond
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: You use all baby/child equipment at your own risk and are advised to check its safety for your child. Outside: The large garden has a raised patio all along the rear of the house and steps down to lawns with a children's climbing frame (use at our own risk, please assess risks for your child). Utility Room: The utility room serves as a drying room after winter hill walks and includes a drinks fridge and sink. It is where the water is filtered and UV sterilised and contains two large water heaters. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are supplied at £10 per person-bed change and you can have clean linen as often as you choose. The property is cleaned weekly but we can arrange more frequent cleaning/help if you require it. Other: Large Dining room surrounded by stags heads with table to seat 16 or 18 and side table to seat 6. Large stag candle holders - a splendid room.


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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Ledgowan Lodge Hotel, Achnasheen
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Achnasheen Station
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Ledgowan Lodge Hotel, Achnasheen
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
18 Miles

Glencarraon Lodge sits in a beautiful 11,500 acre estate in the heart of the Highlands of Scotland by the Torridon Mountains. There are two Lochs on the estate and three Munros (mountains over 3000ft). You will have access to a fabulous remote six mile Glen - real wilderness. The surrounding area has some of the most beautiful beaches and mountains in the world as well as ancient castles etc and museums of local life plus friendly active local Highland communities. The Estate is centrally placed for exploring the north west Highlands and the East and the Isle of Skye is an easy day trip.

Special interest holidays:

Stalking with camera or gun, guided walking, nature walks, clay pigeon shooting, trout and salmon fishing (with tuition if required) are all on site and golfing, sea life watching, canoeing can all be arranged nearby for beginners or the more experienced.


The West coast of Scotland near us has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world with vast sand dunes and rocky pools. The best beaches are about 40 minutes in the car.


Nearest stations: Achnasheen 5 miles (or Achnashellach request stop) and Inverness, 50 miles. Airports: Inverness (1 hour's drive), Aberdeen (3 hours) and Edinburgh (4 hours) all have flights from London, Bristol and Exeter etc. See Easyjet for cheap flights.


Achnasheen 5 miles. Lochcarron 12 miles. Kyle 20 miles. Dingwall 40 miles. Inverness 50 miles. Eileen Donan Castle 20 Miles, Plockton 18 miles, Applecross 20 miles.

Further Details:

Lots of good food and particularly sea food in the area. Guests will receive the Estate directory which extensively details local facilities and useful information and fascinating excursions to make for sightseeing and activities. There is lots to see and do in our part of the Highlands.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $836.35
Pet Fee $27.88
Linen/Changeover $407.03

Booking Notes:

Your booking will be accepted only on condition that you agree to the full ‘Glencarron and Toad Hall’ terms & conditions, which are available on our own website and are uploaded on this site.

We require a 25% of rental deposit by bank transfer to book, with the balance and security deposit 8 weeks before your stay please. The security deposit, less electricity cost, is normally returned within a few days unless any damage is done.

Price includes Aga oil, logs and Wifi internet, linen and towels. Electricity is metered and charged at cost price.

Bookings Saturday to Saturday and for weekends, Friday to Monday, in school term. For another changeover day or longer period enquire with the owner first.

The number of persons occupying the property, day or night, must not exceed that number agreed in advance with the owner. The property is not let for functions.

To this self-catering property you must bring all food and other consumables excluding fuel. You must also bring cot duvet and cot linen. Towels, bedding, bed linen and wifi are included in the rental price at all properties. At Glencarron Lodge only, electricity is metered and charged at cost price. This may be between £50 and £450 depending on the weather, number occupying Glencarron Lodge and how you like to use it. It is low in summer.

We clean and maintain the properties carefully. If you find any problems or the property is not as described, you must please inform the housekeeper as soon as this is apparent.

Cancellation Policy: If the property is re-let on the same terms, all rental monies will be refunded less a £100 admin. fee. Otherwise, the 25% booking deposit is non-refundable and the balance, which must be paid by 8 weeks before your stay to secure the property, is not refundable within that 8 weeks. OD Service fees not refundable. You should take out your own cancellation insurance.

Circumstances beyond owner’s control – See Full 'Glencarron and Toad Hall' Ts & Cs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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