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    Altnaharra Hotel

    The most remote & beautiful hotel in Sutherland

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Altnaharra Hotel, Scottish Highlands

Luxury Highlands Hotel, the perfect  sporting and leisure venue in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland.

This Highland retreat fulfills many people’s dream: a warm, welcoming place where you can sip drinks by a crackling fire after an active day in the beautiful wilderness. The Altnaharra Hotel is a 14-bedroom property that delivers this by staying true to its 200-year-old tradition as one of the finest Scottish leisure and fishing lodges, exploiting its location amongst flowing rivers and the bluest of lochs. It’s perfect if you love the outdoors: go for long scenic walks, take advantage of the hotel’s mountain bikes and cycle around the hills or let Altnaharra arrange horse-riding treks on the beach for you. At the end of the day, retire to the clean and comfortable rooms, decked out with traditional tartan fabrics and boasting stunning loch and countryside views.

Altnaharra guests are spoilt for choice of activities, both in and around the hotel and further afield.

Apart from the vast selection of fishing and shooting opportunities, guests can opt for hill walking, mountain biking, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting or golf. Alternatively, for those who would rather drive on the miles of quiet Highland roads, guest can explore some of the many sites such as the Naver Trail, Smoo Cave, Dunrobin Castle, or the Glenmorangie whiskey distillery in Tain.

Additionally, the Hotel has its own games room with table tennis, pool table and dart board, plus a projector screen for games and movies.  This is particularly popular for guests with families. cots and high chairs are provided.

Wi-fi is available in the library.

One dog is accepted per room.

High chairs etc are available.

Nearby Places Altnaharra | Tongue | Bettyhill

More Property Details

  • Star Rating: 4
  • Accomodation Type: Country House Hotel
  • Total Rooms: 14
  • Contact Information

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  • Phone: : 01549 411222
  • Address: Altnaharra, near Lairg, Sutherland
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    Walking Nearby

    Local Monuments & History

    • Dun Dornaigil

      Impressive, well preserved broch that stands almost 7 metres tall with distinctivetiangular lintel about the entrance. On small road south of village of Alltnacaillich

    • Rosal Township

      Once substantial township entirely cleared in the Highland Clearances. Eery and tragic evidence of how this event transformed this land and landscape.

    Castles & Houses

    • Tongue House / House of Tongue

      Built in 1678, it is the Scottish home of the Countess of Sutherland. Formerly the seat of the Clan Mackay, the house sits on the site of the clan's previous home. It is said to have been burned by Cromwell's army in 1656, while pursuing the Chief of Mackay. It was rebuilt by the Mackays several years later. But in 1829, Tongue House and the majority of the Mackay Estate had to be sold to pay off debts owing to the Sutherland family.

    • Caisteal Bharraich Castle Varrich

      Dramatic ruin visible from Tongue in the Far North. You can walk across and back for a drink in a local bar. The castle is located on a prominent rise overlooking the Kyle of Tongue,

    • Borve Castle, Sutherland

      Ruined Mackay castle on superb position overlooking the sea near Farr on Sutherland North coast. Now ruined. Walk from Farr

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