Eagle’s Crag Cottage – The Scottish Highlands, Scotland
This charming cottage epitomises what a perfect Highland retreat should be. Located among rugged mountains, forests, rivers and Lochs in the heart of the Scottish Highlands you are fully immersed in nature and will feel a million miles away from busy reality. Eagle’s Crag has three en-suite bedrooms one of which is a large loft room sleeping up to 6 children making it the perfect family getaway. This cottage has been beautifully furnished and provide wonderful comfort and amazing views, much needed at the end of a long day hiking the hills.
Your only worry will be where to explore each day as the cottage comes fully catered with breakfast items provided and whilst lunch and dinner delivered daily to your door.
At A Glance
Why We Love It:As it is catered & comfortable so you can have a really relaxing stay in the Scottish Highlands.
Sleeps:4-8 guests in 3 bedrooms.
Style:Elegantly Scottish, think tartan and antlers.
Location:Set in the rural 23,000 acre Alladale Willderness Reserve in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, 1 hour from Inverness. Prepare for stunning scenery and beautiful views.
Children:This is a very child friendly property. The kids will love having a sleepover in the loft room.
Weekly Price:£5,950 for 4 adults + £350 for each additional guest over 5 years old.
There are 2 double/twin en-suite bedrooms and a large loft family room sleeping 4 guests with a separate bathroom.
service & extras
Fully catered. Breakfast items are provided whilst lunch and dinner are prepared by Alladale’s resident chef using local and seasonal ingredients and delivered daily to your door with simple instructions on how to heat up and serve. Menus are agreed in advance. See sample menu here.
The food here is a tasty, locally sourced, organic fare.
The vegetables, salads, herbs and berries are all grown in Alladale’s 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 delivered to your cottage daily.
Underfloor and wall heating, Wood burner, Fully equipped kitchen, Nespresso Machine, Coffee grinder, Juicer, Nutri-bullet, Dish washer, Large TV, and DVD / Blue-ray player, CD-player, Broadband WiFi, Washing machine and drying area + dry rack, Iron + iron board, Hair dryer, Outdoor terrace space, BBQ, Bed linen and towels, firewood provided, Cot(s) and high chair(s) available.
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.
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Alladale Wilderness Reserve is a 23,000 acre estate 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 cross Europe. We love its strong stance on sustainability and how it highly values its connection with local produce, suppliers, communities, people and businesses.
From sourcing all its’ ingredients from their own vegetable garden or local suppliers to boosting local employment and supporting local attractions. Alongside this the Alladale team works hard to rewild this unique part of the Highlands to its former glory, reintroducing original plant and wildlife species. Over the last 15 years, amongst numerous projects, they have planted almost 1 million trees, restored damaged peatlands, brought back the red squirrel, introduced a Scottish wildcat enclosure as part of a captive breeding project in partnership with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and hosted thousands of local teenagers for week-long outdoor school trip.
Set in the rural 23,000 acre Alladale Willderness Reserve in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, 1 hour from Inverness. Prepare for stunning scenery and beautiful views.