Cottage in Wester Ross
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3 stars

walkers welcome

Holiday Accommodation in the Scottish Highlands

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3 stars

cyclists welcome

Caladh has open views, in a quiet setting, to one of the most beautiful vistas in the Highlands, across Upper Loch Torridon to the mountains beyond.

The situation, in Wester Alligin (Alligin Shuas) means it is easy to travel to other parts of the north west Highlands.

The house is in fully fenced grounds of an acre, including woodland behind, with hardwoods, conifers, rhododendrons, eucalyptus and a stone and timber 'retreat house'.

Caladh is ideally placed for walking, climbing, wildlife watching and exploring Wester Ross. It offers accommodation for 6 people downstairs, and a further 3 people can sleep upstairs.

view from above

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WiFi available

Gaelic for 'The Haven', Caladh (pronounced Cala), is a modern bungalow with ample parking.

The climate is mild, being warmed by the Gulfstream, and tropical plants are grown at Inverewe, not far away.

Caladh Bungalow

The property has a sitting room with open fire and satellite TV.

The large kitchen / diner includes an open fire, fridge, freezer, microwave and automatic washer / tumble drier.

Downstairs there are 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin and 1 smaller twin), bathroom and two WCs.

All downstairs rooms have electric central heating. Upstairs there is a shower room with wash basin and third WC.




The bungalow's enclosed garden has seats and picnic table. In addition, there is an adjoining one acre hillside plantation with a 'retreat house' (pictured here on the right).

From Caladh it is just 3 minutes walk by footpath to the beach. There is no road to the beach so you are assured of quiet.

The bungalow is situated on National Trust land and the neighbouring estate is a National Nature Reserve. There are visitor centres and a great variety of walks, on well marked tracks and over wild mountains.

retreat house

Experienced hill walkers can enjoy the mountains of Torridon, Applecross and Wester Ross including Liathach, Beinn Eighe, Slioch and An Teallach. There are also many lower level easier walks including coastal paths. Kinlochewe on Loch Maree (16 miles from the cottage) is in the heart of the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.
To the north, Gairloch has a golf course, beach, heritage museum, craft shops, bank, etc. Boat trips from there can show you dolphins, whales and sea birds. World-famous Inverewe Garden on the shores of Loch Ewe is open all year.
The pretty village of Shieldaig is just 13 miles south of the cottage and from there you can drive around the Applecross peninsula.
Sea angling, fishing, kayaking and pony trekking are just some of the other activities on offer in the region.

Caladh photo (below) courtesy of Google Earth

Slioch, Loch Maree
Loch Maree

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Caladh cottage Shieldaig
Loch Torridon
Loch Torridon
Inverewe Garden
Inverewe Garden


  • First class accommodation - fantastic woodland area - wonderful retreat house - nothing to complain about. Cummings family.
  • Lovely cottage - views to die for - 4-5 dolphins leaping in the loch. Goff family.
  • Approximately 100 Eider in Loch Torridon. Also red throated divers, razorbill, snipe all close to the house or at the loch. Location/house restful and scenic as ever. Chard family.
  • A week is not long enough. Stafford family.
  • The house was very comfortable and easily absorbed 8 people. Cross family.


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Please read the Terms of Let

Guests are asked to read the electric meter at the beginning and end of their stay and to send an additional cheque to cover the cost, at 15p per unit used.
Bed linen is included, but not towels. Please tell us in good time the exact size of your party and which beds are needed. Special arrangements can be made for overseas guests.
Pets by arrangement - please telephone the owners before booking.
Please do not smoke in the house.
Coal is provided for the fires.
Half the rent is payable on booking, when travel directions will be sent. The remainder is due four weeks before the beginning of the holiday.
Payment can be made through online banking. Cheques can be made payable to "A. M. and C. E. Roff".
For parties up to 9 maximum, the two upstairs bedrooms, double (king sized) and (small) single (both normally locked) can be made available at an extra charge. The kitchen / diner can seat up to 8 at a sitting, but the sitting room is not over large. For this option, notice must be given and payment made to the owners 4 weeks before the holiday.

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For enquiries or bookings,
please phone 01349 877762
(+ 44 1349 877762 if outside the UK)

The Revd. and Mrs A.M. Roff
Rowan Glen - Culbokie - Dingwall IV7 8GY

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