Alladale Lodge – The Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Alladale Lodge is a fully catered hideaway located among rugged mountains, forests, rivers and Lochs in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. It is the ultimate private getaway and the perfect place to spend some quality time with family or friends. This spacious Victorian manor feels like a home from home with its traditional Scottish design and refurb by Laura Ashley. It sleeps fourteen guests in seven en-suite bedrooms and boasts an in-house sauna, gym and snooker room. You will find a stay here both enriching and relaxing. Let the talented chef take care culinarily wishes so you can sit back and enjoy an evening by the fire after a day exploring the reserve.
At A Glance
Why We Love It:It's the ultimate exclusive and private getaway.
Sleeps:14 guests in 7 en-suite bedrooms.
Style:Victorian manor house
Service:Catered with an in house Chef & daily housekeeping.
Location:Set against rugged hills and the country’s most northerly ancient Caledonian pine forest, Alladale Lodge is located on Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Swimming:There is no pool but there is a gym & a sauna.
Children:The children will love it here.
Weekly Price:From £20,000
There are 7 double guest rooms with en-suite shower/bathroom. Six of the rooms can be twinned.
service & extras
When you stay here exclusively the price includes a chef, all meals, all standard non-alcoholic drinks, service and housekeeping. The food here is a tasty, locally sourced, organic fare. The vegetables, salads, herbs and berries are all grown in the aquaponic 1.5 acre garden. We love that the electricity needed to power the greenhouses is produced by a hydro-generator, making it a zero waste and zero emissions ethical food production scheme.
The venison is wild and ethically culled whilst regional suppliers offer fresh and wild caught seafood and local trout. Menus are tailored to your tastes by chef Natasha Buttigieg. She will prepare three lovely, homely meals a day during the whole of your stay which will be served in the dining room.
Fully equipped commercial kitchen, WiFi, Boardroom with latest AV equipment, Fully equipped gym & sauna, Baby grand piano, Snooker room, TV room.
Admire the breath-taking scenery and wildlife, spend days exploring the Reserve whether it be hiking or biking or by guided tour. Go brown trout fishing or clay pigeon shooting, or dolphin watching. Visit a local whisky distillery or local pub. Host some local entertainment at your lodge or book a therapist to come for some TLC. Horse riding, canoeing, golfing, day trips and various different tours can also be organised.
Alladale is a 23,000 acre wilderness reserve deep in the Scottish Highlands whose mission is to restore the balance of nature. A stay here directly contributes to the work of their charity partner, The European Nature Trust, which supports wildlife and conservation projects across the world. We love its strong stance on sustainability and how it highly values its connection with local produce, suppliers, communities, people and businesses.
Alladale proud to produce energy with micro hydro generator on their river, which covers 80% of annual energy use. From sourcing most of its’ ingredients from their own aquaponic garden and local suppliers to boosting local employment and supporting local attractions. With the support of a dedicated and committed team they set about creating a Wilderness Reserve; over the last two decades they have planted a million native trees, restored damaged peatlands, brought back the red squirrel and established a wildcat breeding centre. They have hosted thousands of local teenagers for immersive 5 day outdoor experiences. Today their business model is centred around nature-positive tourism, and their four lodges host guests with interests from nature and wildlife to photography, fitness, yoga and even sometimes relaxation! Their aim is to help visitors connect to nature in a calm, stunning and restorative setting.
Set against rugged hills and the country’s most northerly ancient Caledonian pine forest, Alladale Lodge is located on Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, 1 hour from Inverness.