Highlands and Islands
Newly opened in October 2015. Highland Bear Lodge is a baronial style B&B near to Loch Ness in the heart of the Highlands. The owners Mark & Rachael Dann runners up AA friendliest B&B in the UK 2013 & winners of the TV show "four in a bed" with their previous B&B.
Highland Bear Lodge is their new venture combining everything they have learnt in the hospitality business offering a fabulous warm Highland welcome breakfast fit for a King with exceptionally luxurious rooms.
Highland Bear Lodge is a Scottish baronial styled B&B set on a hillside in the Glenurquhart valley with spectacular views over Loch Melkie 30 minutes from Inverness and just 10 minutes from Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle and all its attractions. Newly opened in October 2015 Highland Bear Lodge has 3 luxurious rooms/suites - Bonnie Prince Charlie which has a beautiful 4 poster bed with breath-taking views over the Loch spacious en-suite with all the touches you would expect in a small luxurious hotel. Mary Queen of Scots room also enjoys fabulous views and a beautiful antique bed with large newly refurbished en-suite.
The Highland room can either be a king-size double or a twin room newly decorated with stags and tartan to a high standard it enjoys a large luxurious adjoining private bathroom with separate shower. All rooms have brand new HD TV's generous hospitality tray WiFi brand new fluffy white towels and bed linen with Highland Soap Company toiletries. Enjoy breakfast fit for a King in our dining room with minstrels gallery freshly cooked to order from local produce.
We have vegetarian options and can cater for most dietary requirements. Relax by the fire in our guests lounge sink into our comfortable sofas and enjoy a glass of wine or a wee dram while enjoy the views over the Glen. Highland Bear Lodge is the perfect base to enjoy all the Highlands have to offer.
From amazing scenery walks castles dolphin watching and all outdoor activities we also run the Highlands only paragliding centre - Beyond Extreme - so why not try a tandem paragliding flight near Loch Ness. Our Chief Instructor Mark Dann has flown with Patrick Swayze on the film "Point Break" worked for the BBC Channel 4 and Sky television and has done tandems for BBC's Matt Baker and Suzi Perry.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Drumnadrochit area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Corrimony Chambered Cairn - 3.3 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Divach Falls - 4.1 miles (Countryside)
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition - 4.5 miles (Museum)
John Cobb Memorial - 5.6 miles (Historic Building)
Loch Ness - 5.8 miles (Countryside)
Urquhart Castle - 6 miles (Castle)
Falls of Foyers - 7.5 miles (Countryside)
St Columba's Holy Well, Invermoriston - 8.8 miles (Historic Church)
Glen Affric & Dog Falls - 9.6 miles (Countryside)
Wade's Bridge - 10.1 miles (Historic Building)
Other Nearby Accommodation
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