Kinloch Lodge – Sutherland, Scottish Highlands
Hideaway Type: A fully catered off the grid retreat surrounded by stunning scenery in the north of the Scottish Highlands.
Sleeps: Sleeps up to 12 people (7 double bedrooms).
Location: Situated in Scotland’s peaceful northern county of Sutherland, Kinloch Lodge is located near the beautiful Kinloch River. It is an easy 45 minutes to Ben Hope by car and only an hour and a half to Ben Loyal, known as the Queen of the Scottish Mountains. Inverness is the nearest airport which is a scenic two-hour drive away.
Activities: The Kinloch Estate extends to nearly 20,000 acres so you can hike and bike for days! The area is renowned for outstanding natural beauty so there is plenty to discover and explore. It enjoys salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Kinloch and Hope systems, wonderful trout fishing on the many attractive and easily accessible hill lochs, sea fishing on the Kyle of Tongue, including sea trips on the estate RIB as well as picnics on remote islands. There is also red deer stalking for stags and hinds during the season. Durness, the northernmost golf course (9 holes) on the British mainland and spectacularly beautiful, is about forty minutes driving to the west.
Children: This is the perfect holiday retreat to bring the whole family.
Furry Friends: Dogs are allowed to join you here. It is £20 per dog and a maximum of 2 dogs allowed.
Service: It is family style catered retreat (breakfast, packed or light lunch, light afternoon tea and a 3-course dinner), house wine included, daily housekeeping and a hospitality team to look after your every need.
Price from: £8,400 for a minimum 3 night stay based on 8 guests with catering.
Kinloch Lodge was once a remote shooting lodge home to the Duke of Sutherland, set in a secluded location high up on the glen, surrounded by spectacular views and vast, evocative landscapes it now provides an exclusive and remote retreat in nature. Kinlcoh Lodge offers pure escapism from the every day. Here the rest of the world will struggle to find you, so you can prioritise your time enjoying it with your loved ones and relishing the great outdoors.
The shooting lodge has been stunningly reimagined to be the perfect balance between traditional Scottish hunting lodge and the warm yet cool touches of Scandinavian style and charm. We particularly love the conservatory with glorious views overlooking Ben Loyal, it is the perfect place to snuggle up in with a book, however you may prefer to curl up by the fire in the living room or chatter to your private chef in the kitchen.
Kinloch Lodge is available on a fully catered private hire basis, sleeping up to 12 people, and comes with your own private chef and hospitality team. Round up your clan and let the wild adventure begin.
There are 7 beautifully designed spacious double bedrooms, all named after the fauna on the grounds. 5 of them boast super-king beds and the other 2 have king beds. You will feel at home in any of the bedrooms as they, like the rest of the home, are the perfect design blend of traditional Scottish elements spiced up with the Scandinavian charm and details. The 3 bathrooms and toilets are shared and independent to the bedrooms.
The food here is all locally sourced, fresh and hearty. Served in a family style vibe you will experience all the best ingredients that Scotland has to offer. Your chef has close relationships with a local community of farmers and growers meaning that the dinner menu changes daily depending on what scrummy elements can be sourced on that day and during that season. House wine is also included with your stay. Breakfast will set you up wonderfully for a day and includes homemade yoghurts, bread, freshly milled oats and grains, preserves, butter, ham, bacon, cheeses and other such delights.
Kinloch Lodge belongs to WildLand Limited a company committed to delivering landscape conservation in the Scottish Highlands. They have a 200 year vision to re-wild the area, re-establish native woodlands, restore peatlands, wetlands and rivers and at the same time build support and understanding locally, nationally and internationally. By staying here you are supporting nature and allowing it a chance to fight back.