Glen Croft Cottage

Invermoriston near Loch Ness, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 906559)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Angela T
    October 2016
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    “just perfect”
    This was everything we wanted in a holiday cottage. The owners couldn't have been more helpful. The site is remote but grass is all cut and everywhere looks tidy and cared for ...
    This was everything we wanted in a holiday cottage. The owners couldn't have been more helpful. The site is remote but grass is all cut and everywhere looks tidy and cared for. Lots of little extras that make all the difference, like bin bags, washing up liquid etc. DVDs and videos to borrow from reception. The laundry room is dated but fully functional, small cost for using the machines but soap powder is included. We enjoyed every minute of our stay and wish the owners well for their future plans, we hope to visit again one day.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A charming, detached stone cottage occupying a private and peaceful location on a small holiday park, half a mile from the banks of Loch Ness on the outskirts of the village of Invermoriston in the magnificent Highlands of Scotland.

This typical crofter's cottage is well equipped and comfortable and suits a family or a small group of friends who want to explore this stunning area.

The well-presented accommodation in this Highland cottage is on one level and consists of two bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom, along with a sitting/dining room, which has a cosy atmosphere, and the large, bright fitted kitchen with breakfast area has an external door with access to a private side patio.

The views from the garden are widespread and breathtaking and just a short walk from this Invermoriston cottage is the fast flowing River Moriston with its Thomas Telford bridge.

There is also an external building with dartboard and pool table, perfect for fun in inclement weather.

The village of Invermoriston itself has a friendly local inn providing good pub food, as well as many events including ceilidh evenings in the village hall.

The ruins of Glenurquhart Castle are close by, or stroll along the Caledonian Canal, which runs to Fort Augustus.

Invermoriston is a perfect base for a holiday as you can easily enjoy a day trip to the west and cross the bridge to Skye, head to Drumnadrochit to the north or journey east into the city of Inverness.

Also a trip to this part of Scotland isn’t complete without visiting Loch Ness -you may even catch a glimpse of the monster!

Mountain biking, horse riding, cruises to spot dolphins or Nessie; whatever you wish to do, this Highland cottage is the perfect base and ensures an unforgettable holiday for all.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire. Cabin with dart board and pool table.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared laundry facilities in building at rear of cottage (£3 per load), TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, Shared on-site WiFi available in cottage (browsing only), selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Side lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Children's adventure playground on-site
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • River 2 mins walk
  • Loch Ness 10 mins walk
  • Note: Limited mobile phone signal with some networks
  • Note: There is an unfenced burn at the front of the cottage
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am.

About the location


Inverness 28 miles.

The small village of Invermoriston is situated just above the south end of Loch Ness, in the heart of the Great Glen. The village is famous for St. Columba's Well, and offers regular events including ceilidh nights in the village hall. The 73-mile long walking path, The Great Glen Way, passes through the village, and is just one of the many trails and walks awaiting visitors to this peaceful spot. Following the main road close to the village takes you to the mystical Isle of Skye, or of course you could stay closer to home and do some monster-spotting, visit the impressive ruins of the 16th century castle Urquhart, or enjoy the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre.The Caledonian Canal runs to Fort Augustus, offering lovely canalside walks. The perfect location for the whole family.

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