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Glen Dessary

Corpach near Fort William, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1301)



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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

Reviews & Ratings

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely little place, had everything we needed, clean and comfortable."

    Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "Clean and comfortable."

    Reviewed by GlennSep 2021

  • "Very nice & spacious, lovely quiet location."

    Reviewed by CliffordSep 2021

  • "Walking holiday, good place to stay, owners are on site very friendly and helpful, shops and town close by, second time here and will book again."

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2021

  • "Very clean and comfortable cottage Very welcoming host Have enough £1 coins to keep the electricity meter fed Well equipped kitchen."

    Only lack is a dishwasher

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2021

  • "The accomodation is basic and somewhat tired but this is reflected in the price."

    The cottage offers great value for money. The setting is good and the owners welcoming.

    Reviewed by WilliamJun 2021

  • "Lovely comfy cottage set in the grounds of the owners home which is in a really peaceful spot."

    Glen Dessary was really a home away from home. Double bed was really comfortable and I’m fussy with beds. The cottage was well equipped with plenty of heaters if required. We used the one in the hall and kept the bedroom and bathroom doors open to warm the rooms and the one in the lounge which warmed the kitchen as well. There’s a £1 coin meter for the electric with £7 pre loaded, we put a further £4 in during our stay which I think is perfectly acceptable for a week as the weather was a bit wet and cool. Glen Dessary was really conveniently placed for Fort William and has plenty of shops not far and one pub which we did frequent and was had very good COVID measures in place. We loved the free range chickens that just wandered past the windows which belonged to the owners along with their two dogs that liked to play together. Fort William itself had a larger range of shops especially supermarkets which was most convenient. We did plenty of walks locally as well as a short drive to car parks to start a walk. If staying in the area again I would book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by JaniceOct 2020

  • "Lovely comfortable cabin with everything needed for a peaceful away from it all holiday whilst being close enough to to amenities of Fort Wm."

    Maybe just a couple of notes to say where the bins are located and any recycling bin/s.

    Reviewed by LesleySep 2020

  • "This lodge was perfect for our needs."

    First I should start by saying there is Wi-Fi, which was a pleasant surprise as it states on the website there is no Wi-Fi. The lodge was cosy and comfortable. It's in a tranquil setting, with 5 lodges set around a big, neat grass area. This is where we could watch the owners friendly dogs play and the hens pecked. It was so relaxing and peaceful we could pretend there was no pandemic! Also we could hear the steam train and see it's steam. From our back windows we had a great view of Ben Nevis. There is a co-op in walking distance and most hikes and walks only a short car ride away. The £1 coin meter was preloaded with £7, which we didn't actually all use up. We had fine weather for September.

    Reviewed by MarretjeSep 2020

  • "Very greedy electric meter, dog mess in car park"

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2020

  • "Everything was fine."

    Would stay there again.

    Reviewed by NicolaAug 2020

  • "Lovely cabin, well equipped, homely decoration."

    Great location & quiet And a warm welcome was given by Mrs Campbell

    Reviewed by JillSep 2019

  • "Lovely and peaceful, hosts delightful."

    Rabbits, dogs and chickens a change from the norm. The dogs were great as my daughter missed our own pooch. A fabulous time had by all, only thing missing was a dryer but not missed that much. Great for Potter fans as the train goes under the bridge at the end of the lane( yes that steam train that goes over the viaduct). A super stay!

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2019

  • "The chalet was very comfortable and immaculate inside, an excellent location to explore the Western Highlands and the owners are two of the outstanding people."

    We did not want to leave.

    Reviewed by JeffApr 2019

  • "The cottage met all our needs."

    Mrs Campbell was very helpful and had prepared the cottage ready for our late arrival.

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2018

  • "Thema Elektrik was to mutch Money ."

    Morgen tham 40 pounds in a Werk. Therefore was a Foto Fron Walter. Nur Thema Walter was gar a way

    Reviewed by Thomas JamesSep 2018

  • "It was good to discover an M and S Food Hall nearby!"

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2018

  • "Really nice landlady who was very helpful."

    It was a pity that building work behind the chalet woke us earlier than normal and went on all day. In addition the floodlight shining directly into the bedroom all night prevented me from using the main bedroom. Was able to use one bedroom and the lounge wasn't too bad so slept on the floor in there behind the sofa. Nevertheless the chalet was clean and nicely decorated. The local shops were good and friendly and did not mind us requesting all our change in pound coins. Overall a nice break and Fort William is a good centre from which to explore that part of the Highlands.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2018

  • "Friendly people."

    Nice cottage. No stress.

    Reviewed by RonMay 2018

  • "Real home from home."

    Great location. Exceeded expectations. Would gladly stay again

    Reviewed by LaukanMay 2018

  • "The owners of the house couldnt have been any more helpful and it wasnt too far from fort william"

    Reviewed by JenniferMay 2018

  • "There was no central heating and coin meter system was extremely annoying, cottage got freezing cold during the night time and electric heaters provided would consume units within minutes."

    Nobody keeps enough coins in their wallet( 30-40) all the time. we spent nearly 50-pound coins and all night long our only concern was to keep the cottage warm for two kids, who slept in their jumpers with the warm bottle for the first time in their life

    Reviewed by QaiserMar 2018

  • "This is really a wonderful place to go we were treaded like a family member ..."

    This is really a wonderful place to go we were treaded like a family member there were always chickens rabbits and even a deerpass by our door it is a great place forhill walkers and famiilysi would recommened it to everyone

    Reviewed by GeorgeMar 2018

  • "Very good value for money, great location, very helpful staff, well fitted out cottage"

    Reviewed by RonSep 2017

  • "Most enjoyable and relaxing"

    Reviewed by GeorgeSep 2017

  • "Very comfortable place, Our family enjoyed the hospitality of the Cambell's."

    Although the weather in Scotland was rainy, Ms. Campbell recomends us a lot of activities to do with children, and maked our stay very agradable. I would recomend it!!

    Reviewed by DomenecAug 2017

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here at glen dessery and the surrounding area is absolutely stunning, a stone’s throw away from Ben Nevis Mountain and the supermarket."

    The house was lovely and peaceful, for animal lovers there are animal’s onsite and they are very friendly these included dog’s cats rabbits and chickens, and didn’t hear them at all. All the facilities in the house were working the cooker had only 3 working rings which made cooking a bit more difficult but for those who only cook for a few nights this is no problem. Also the people in the area are lovely and very welcoming including the animals  Overall I would highly recommend staying at glen dessery, I know we will be in the future

    Reviewed by StephanieOct 2016

  • "Very welcoming owner."

    ...nice property....good value for money.....lots of animals around and all are people friendly.....i would recommend this property.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2016

  • "Had a great holiday - location and people were lovely."

    Reviewed by PamelaJul 2014

  • "An ideal place that is very central for visiting other locations."

    A very quiet and peaceful location with a lovely view from the chalet.

    Reviewed by PaulaJun 2014

  • "Great accommodation."

    Nice people. Very peaceful.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2013

  • "Excellent comfortable chalet in the heart of the most breathtaking mountains in Britain."

    Great amenities and security.

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2013

  • "The location was excellent."

    It was very quiet, we enjoyed watching the animals on the site and there were views of the mountains. We were able to walk to several interesting local places. Our host was helpful and friendly. The property contained everything we needed.

    Reviewed by JimMay 2013

  • "Felt right at home in chalet, very friendly and kind owners."

    Reviewed by RobertFeb 2013

  • "Good friendly people in a relaxed and happy environment."

    Central area for trips and commutes, loved it.

    Reviewed by AllanSep 2012

  • "Nice and friendly host family, very helpful."

    Reviewed by BertoldAug 2012

  • "The Chalet was excellent, far better than we expected for the price and it had everything we needed."

    The location was also perfect, quiet enough to relax but close enough to Fort William to do your shopping or go for a meal.

    Reviewed by MarkJun 2012

  • "The scenery was wonderful and there were so many lovely places to go, the people were lovely too."

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2012

  • "A great location with brilliant views."

    Reviewed by MaryOct 2011

  • "Had a fantastic time plenty to do."

    The family that run the site were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2011

  • "Very quiet location but good base for visiting the surrounding countryside."

    Reviewed by MoiraJun 2011

  • "Cosy cottage, very quiet, and in a good location."

    Clean, well insulated, easy to heat up. Pleasant lounge and open space, lots of light. Friendly owners.

    Reviewed by AlainSep 2010

  • "The chalet was on a small secure site with friendly helpful owners also on site."

    Great base for exploring the best landscapes in the UK.

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2010

  • "Peaceful, great surroundings, hospitality exceptional, adequate parking."

    Reviewed by JamesJul 2010

  • "The cottage was in a good location and good value."

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2009

  • "An excellent property in an excellent location!"

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2009

  • "We had Ben Nevis across the road."

    Very quiet. All you could want. The people who looked after us were very nice. We will be back for more with you - well done.

    Reviewed by AndyMay 2009

  • "Scotland at its very best - right outside the door."

    I only booked for a week, I should have stayed at least two weeks longer.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2009

  • "We enjoyed the animals and birds in the gardens and surrounding areas."

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2009

  • "The area was nice, the owners were very helpful and on hand if needed, the atmosphere was friendly."

    It was quiet and we had plenty of freedom.

    Reviewed by JuneApr 2009

  • "We received a very warm welcome from the owner who was very helpful throughout our stay."

    Reviewed by LucyJun 2008

  • "The location was perfect, surrounded by beautiful scenery and never more than 20 minutes (or less) to tourist attractions such as the Ben Nevis range, national park walks and town centre being Fort William."

    Reviewed by JamieJan 2008

  • "Very quiet and peaceful."

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2006

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The property

Fort William 3 miles. A cosy and compact detached chalet, in a lovely position amid lawned grounds near the village of Corpach, three miles from Fort William.

Set with five other chalets, this charming property offers simple, comfortable open plan accommodation.

Ideally placed for exploring the great outdoors, there is a wealth of walking, biking and climbing in the area, with Ben Nevis visible from the site.

The mystical Isle of Skye is within reach (via a drive through spectacular scenery or even by steam train!), or visit Fort William and its shops, pubs and restaurants.

A great base from which to explore the beautiful Western Highlands!

Note: This cottage is next to Ref. 28289, together they sleep 8.


  • All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Electric panel heaters in bedrooms with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, radio
  • Laundry facilities on site (£1 coin meter)
  • First £7 of electricity inc. in rent, remainder by £1 coin meter
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Off road parking in car park 50 yards from property
  • Shared lawned garden area
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Shops, pub and Post Office 10 minutes' walk.

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About the location


Ben Nevis 2 miles; Glencoe 16 miles; Kinlochleven 22 miles.

The main town in the Western Highlands, Fort William lies on the banks of Loch Linnhe, and offers a wide variety of shops, and pubs which serve a fine selection of meals. The area boasts spectacular scenery and a plethora of walking opportunities, from gentle ambles to more strenuous expeditions, and of course, Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Ski enthusiasts will also enjoy the Nevis Range, a ski resort with a mountain gondola, along with a World Cup mountain biking course located just four miles from Fort William. For a more relaxing break, why not take a tour of the Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, or visit the Glenfinnan Monument? An ideal location for exploring the best of the breathtaking West Highlands.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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