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Roisin Dhu

(Ref. 932285)

Lochcarron, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Roisin Dhu was great, comfortable and warm."

    A great base with some great views. Very quiet too!

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Dec 2023

  • "First impressions count, on arrival, the fence to the front of the property and gate, were lying on the ground."

    It sleeps six, but you would struggle having comfy seating for 6 without being rather cosy, as there are only 2 sofas. There was no sieve or strainer in the kitchen, which made draining rice etc. somewhat difficult. There was one beer glass and only 3 drinking glasses, which again for a place that sleeps six, is rather poor. Having said there were some short comings, the place was comfortable, clean and plenty warm enough and we enjoyed are stay.

    Reviewed by Ashley3.1Oct 2023

  • "The house was warm and cosy for our arrival."

    Nice welcome pack of goodies including fresh milk. Everything clean and tidy. Had everything we needed for a family break. Well equipped. Location delightful. Kitchen taps a bit stiff but otherwise everything was perfect

    Thank you for the great feedback and so lovely to hear that you had a great stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Oct 2023

  • "Stunning location and scenery."

    Lochcarron is lovely.Cabin photos on Sykes website need updating. Would be nice to have better outside seats and maybe a table for drinks instead of 2 bench seats. Also area behind garage could be a nice seating area if sorted out. Living room sofa's a bit old but still comfy We prefer a full walk in shower better than Bath shower for us but this is not a problem just a option. My 2nd stay at cabin and Lochcarron this trip with my wife. We both really enjoyed visit would recommend to friends and family as well as anyone who wants a nice holiday.There are 2 very nice cafe's and some good shops and petrol stations close by which is useful.

    Reviewed by James3.8May 2023

  • "Lovely stay in this Log Cabin, although it felt like we were on a small estate with locals, it is a fabulous cabin, Lovely and warm, spacious and gorgeous views front and back."

    It is a really lovely area which we would recommend.

    Reviewed by Deana5.0Mar 2023

  • "Was a lovely stay, the neighbor's were lovely too both sides, where one lady brought us some mince pies"

    Reviewed by Steve4.1Dec 2022

  • "Lovely property with amazing views"

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Sep 2022

  • "A very nice and spacious accommodation with all comforts (washing machine, dishwasher, even tumble dryer)."

    It is beautifully situated overlooking Loch Carron and the opposite hills. We felt very comfortable here and can only recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Uwe5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely location set amongst other similar lodges in an elevated position overlooking Loch Carron."

    Took a while to warm up, but after the first night we were lovely and cosy. Enjoyed sitting on the decking watching the sun go down. Living room was comfy and the information about local walks helpful. Kitchen could do with an update, but everything worked. Washer and dryer were so useful, thank you. Had night time visitors on the roof, never got to see them, but wondered if they were pine martens? Made quite a racket on the tin roof! We all enjoyed our stay and would come again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Rachel4.4Apr 2022

  • "We loved Roisin Dhu."

    It's ideally located in a peaceful spot. The lodge is cosy and warm with stunning views. It's so comfortable and well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The owner's organised and straightforward approach was very much appreciated. Covid security has been carefully considered. Thank you, and we will return...

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Feb 2022

  • "Great cottage in a beautiful location - Beautiful wooden cottage in the middle of wildlife (saw loads of birds and deers behind the house)."

    It's very peaceful so exactly what we needed after a crazy COVID year! Strathcarron is beautiful and this is a perfect location to visit Wester Ross. We had wifi issue however the owner was very quick in replying and finding a solution for us. The only downside would be that the curtain are very thin so if you are a light sleeper you might wake up very early , especially over the summer.

    Reviewed by Tiffany4.7May 2021

  • "Lovely house in good location, was perfect base to explore the Syke and Torridan"

    Reviewed by Stewart & Niki5.0Sep 2020

  • "Our third time back."

    Warm, clean and comfortable. The welcome gifts were a lovely touch. A perfect place for a family.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2020

  • "Despite storm Dennis the new heating that had just been put in the house kept us lovely and warm."

    There was everything you needed in there and was very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.7Feb 2020

  • "Very comfortable, warm, and well equipped accommodation."

    Would definitely use again. In a great spot, lovely views over Lochcarron and the mountains beyond. Can’t really think of any negatives, J.Green

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Sep 2019

  • "Amazing location and the place was just as described!"

    We really enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by Reuben5.0Aug 2019

  • "Had great time."

    Well appointed and comfortable. TV and digi box a bit past it but everything else was fine. Views over loch spectacular and lots to see nearby. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Jea5.0Jul 2019

  • "Very comfortable and relaxing holiday."

    The kids relaxed a bit as well. Lovely touch of a beautiful home made cake on arrival. Weather was great at the beginning and the end of the holiday. In the middle it was typical Scottish summer weather. The accommodation was clean and had been slightly upgraded since our first visit in summer 2017. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2019

  • "Pleasant enough stay."

    Beautiful surroundings including Applecross, Bealach na Ba and Plonkton

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2019

  • "J ai apprecie le renouvellement du mobilier dans le salon canape tres confortable."

    Reviewed by Jany5.0Mar 2019

  • "All good."

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Nov 2018

  • "Gail has the cottage up to a very good standard and the facilities are all you need."

    Reviewed by William5.0Jul 2018

  • "A home from home."

    Very clean and comfortable. Great view over the Loch. Handy for local shops. Local roads can be challenging, but worth the effort to see such a fantastic country.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7May 2018

  • "Wonderful location."

    Comfortable chalet.

    Reviewed by Sandra4.8Sep 2017

  • "Extremely good value for money considering the location, facilities and the cleanliness of the property."

    The owner kept in constant communication by email, making sure that we had a pleasant stay. The cottage has everything that's listed in the advert and much more. The kitchen for example has everything one needs to cook and serve most types of meals, for the listed number of guests (6), not just the obligatory pan and the couple of plates and cups you find in most other places. Electricity and heating was included in the price. Heating throughout the property was good, with no shortages of hot water at anytime during our weeklong stay. Surrounding areas have some of the best scenery in the UK. Applecross peninsula was breathtaking! All within driving distance or a long walk if one fancies! Overall, a really nice experience and we have no hesitation in recommending this cottage.

    Reviewed by Keerthi5.0Oct 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms (all with electric heater): 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC and electric heater
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Electric night storage heaters with panel heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking beside cottage
  • Surrounding lawned garden with patio area and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Coast 5 mins walk
  • Note: No children under the age of 5
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: This property is strictly pet-free

The property

This cosy, detached log cabin is situated in an elevated position near Lochcarron, where far-reaching loch and mountain views can be appreciated.

The log cabin has three good-sized bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a large living/dining room where guests can relax at the end of a busy day.

A door from the sitting room gives easy access to the patio area which is a lovely spot from which to fully appreciate the stunning views.

The sloping garden is mainly lawned and is child friendly.

Lochcarron is an ideal location for visitors who enjoy walking and wildlife spotting, so make sure you never leave home without your camera!

Close to the amenities of this pretty coastal village, guests will appreciate the lovely walk down the brae to the village shop and other services.

For those who want to tour the magical west coast there are a handful of pretty villages and quiet beaches, as well as high towering mountains for those who are a bit more energetic.

A short drive away is the bustling village of Kyle of Lochalsh, providing enhanced shopping facilities.

Kyle is also the gateway to the Skye Bridge and this toll-free bridge gives easy access to the most famous of the Inner Hebridean Islands and is well worth a visit.

This is an area of magical beauty and at the end of a busy day, returning to your cosy log cabin is ideal.

EPC Rating: Band E

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About the location


Plockton 18.6 miles; Dornie 21 miles; Torridon 22 miles.

Lochcarron runs along the north eastern shoreline of Loch Carron, an area of wonderful unspoilt beauty surrounded by mountains. The village attracts many visitors and has good local services including hotels, shops and a petrol station. There is also a golf course that borders the shoreline of the loch and it is home to the famous Lochcarron of Scotland, the world’s leading manufacturers of tartan. From Lochcarron you can easily access the Applecross Peninsula by taking the famous Bealach na Ba mountain pass road, not the easiest of journeys but the views from this route are unforgettable and well worth the journey. The central location of the village means that access to such places as Skye, Plockton and Torridon is very easy.

Note: No children under the age of 5.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas