Caledonian Lodge

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 7


Chateaux & Castles
Wow Factor
Fully Catered
Heritage Collection
Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Caledonian Lodge makes a wonderful choice for those who are wanting to truly immerse themselves in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. The home is set within a 23,000-acre wilderness reserve boasting rugged landscapes, lush forest and sparkling rivers, guests will have the opportunity to spot, red squirrels, red deer and even the famous Scottish wild cat, a nature lovers dream!

The Victorian Manor dates back to 1877 and has been refurbished in recent years by Laura Ashley, today offering elegant yet traditional interiors and furnishings throughout, a true Scottish home. The Lodge can comfortably accommodate up to fourteen guests across seven bedrooms, each of which comes with its very own en-suite bathroom, making it ideal for couples holidaying together or a business event. Caledonian Lodge is fully catered and so those fortunate enough to stay will not have to lift a finger throughout, instead focusing on enjoying this beautiful part of Scotland.

On the ground floor is the main living accommodation which comprises of a warm and inviting drawing room and a formal dining room which makes the perfect place for guests to gather and discuss the events of the day. Spend an evening after dinner socialising with a yummy drink in the snooker room, while the home gym makes a fantastic bonus for those wishing to burn off the calories the following morning! The first of the bedrooms, a small double with en-suite shower room is located on the ground floor making it ideal for a guest who struggles with their mobility.

Outside there are thousands of acres just waiting to be explored right from your doorstep! The owners can arrange a number of on-site outdoor pursuits for an additional charge, these include, guided hikes, mountain biking, ranger guided tours, brown trout fishing, clay pigeon shooting, whisky tasting, and you can even turn your hand at foraging for your own meal! There really is something for everyone at Caledonian Lodge.

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What you should know…

  • One of the bedrooms is located on the ground floor and so would be better suited to a guest with a mobility issue rather than children
  • The home offers complete tranquility, however it is very remote and so your nearest town is a good car journey away!

Property Features

Fully Catered Wi-Fi/Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Indoor Games Table Tennis Pool/Snooker DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Entrance hall
- Dining room
- Drawing room with fireplace
- Snooker room with full-size table
- Gym
- Sauna
- Bedroom with small double bed and en-suite shower room

First Floor (all of the below bedrooms can be set up as twin rooms, please request at time of booking)
- Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with king size bed, additional sofa bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with king size bed, sitting area with sofa bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Set on a reserve with 23,000 acres to explore
- Dining facilities
- Various bookable on-site outdoor activities available

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Table tennis
- Sauna
- TV in every bedroom
- Hairdryer in every bedroom
- Selection of board games, books & DVDs
- Cot(s) & highchair(s) available
- Plenty of parking

**2 high-end cottages are available for those travelling in larger groups, the first sleeps up to 8 guests, while the second can accomodate a maximum of 4.


About the surrounding area of Caledonian Lodge
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Stalking/Hunting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Caledonian Lodge is set within a 23,000 acre wilderness reserve in the wonderful Scottish Highlands. The home holds a remote setting and so is ideal for those truly wanting to get away from it all, relax and enjoy various outdoor pursuits. Should you need to venture out, the closest village, Ardgay, is just half an hour, while the closest town, Dornoch, is under an hour away menaing that helpful amenities are never too far away! Further afield, Caledonian Lodge makes an excellent base for those wanting to explore Inverness and the popular Sutherland area.

While the home holds a remote location it is easily accessible by road, by the well maintained A9 along the east coast towards Tain.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Inverness Airport


Nearest Town/City Dornoch


Nearest Village Ardgay


Nearest Restaurant Dornoch


Nearest Supermarket Ardgay Shop


Nearest Golf Royal Dornoch



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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Caledonian Lodge makes a fantastic choice for families travelling with children, they are bound to enjoy playing games in the huge grounds and spotting wildlife in the wild! Cots and highchairs are available for the little ones.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Fully Catered


Caledonian Lodge is a fully-catered property, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the rental rates. Please note that alcoholic drinks will need to be pre-ordered and pre-paid for.

The owners of Caledonian Lodge can arrange a number of excellent on-site activities. Please see guide pricing below, please note that this pricing is subject to change and so do enquire for further information and accurate pricing.

Guided Hikes
Half day / £90
Full day / £180
8 person maximum

Ranger Guided Tours
4-5 hours
£180 per vehicle
4 person maximum per vehicle

Mountain Biking
£25 per bicycle, per day
Range of frame sizes available, no child sizes available.

Brown Trout Fishing
Full day, all equipment provided.
Fishing season: April 1st to September 30th
No Guide / £60
Guide / £180
5 person maximum

Clay Pigeon Shooting
1 hour, depending on experience
£45 per person
2 person minimum, must be over 12 years of age.

Forage & Catch Your Own Meal
£200 (excl. dinner)
6 person maximum

Whisky Tasting
1 hour
14 persons maximum

Massages & Beauty Treatments
Caledonian Lodge's beauty therapist specialises in various massages and beauty treatments, such as Swedish full body massages, facials, microdermabrasion treatments, waxing, eye and nail treatments
Please enquire at time of booking to discuss availability, options and pricing

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500 to be collected by the owner prior to arrival and to be refunded in full subject to a damage inspection on departure
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in rental price
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi included in rental price
Pets welcome? Yes well behaved dogs are welcome, please note that there is a £150 housekeeping fee for dogs. Breeds must be stated at the time of booking.
Changeover day Any
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 3-night minimum stay
Other Ts and Cs Included in your stay is a private chef, all meals, all non-alcoholic drinks, service, housekeeping, lodge facilities, Wi-Fi. Alcoholic drinks need to be pre-ordered and pre-paid.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 22nd 2021 - Jan 7th 2022 £10,527 £14,037 £17,547 £24,562
Jan 7th 2022 - Dec 24th 2022 £10,527 £14,037 £17,547 £24,562

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 22nd 2021 - Jan 7th 2022 €11,512 €15,022 €18,532 €26,861
Jan 7th 2022 - Dec 24th 2022 €11,512 €15,022 €18,532 €26,861

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 22nd 2021 - Jan 7th 2022 $13,668 $17,178 $20,688 $31,892
Jan 7th 2022 - Dec 24th 2022 $13,668 $17,178 $20,688 $31,892

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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