CROMASAIG

Bed and Breakfast

Golden Eagle in Flight            Copyright: Tom Forrest©

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CROMASAIG

Kinlochewe,
By Achnasheen,
Wester Ross
IV22 2PE

Where Eagles Fly Free

dogs and horses are welcome

 

 

E-mail: Cromasaig

Tel: 01445 760234

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"Failte Gú Cromasaig ceann loch iÚ"

"Welcome to Cromasaig kinlochewe"

your year round home from home in the highlands of scotland

Beinn Eighe Ridge looking toward Liathach                   Copyright:  Tom Forrest©

We are a small family-run, family orientated B & B, we trust that our highland style of hospitality can make your stay both comfortable and relaxed.Tom and Liz have an intimate knowledge of the the local area and beyond, advice can be given on climbing, walking and driving excursions. Our good wholesome home cooking, varying and special diets including Vegetarian , Vegan  and Coeliac, all to outdoor activist proportions, are paramount to the enjoyment of your visit to this beautiful area of Wester-Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland. We can now offer grazing facilities for horses in our Croft fields, why not bring your horse on holiday .

Located on the edge of Fisherfield Forest one of Scotland's last wild areas, surrounded by the rampart like peaks of the Torridon Mountains, and close to the beautiful Loch Maree, Cromasaig is ideally situated for walkers and climbers. Or use Cromasaig as a base for touring the North West Highlands and the Isle of Skye.

Loch Maree Reflections                        Copyright: Tom Forrest©

For walkers and climbers there are some 20 Munros, innumerable classic climbing routes both winter and summer and over 20 Corbetts within 25 miles of Cromasaig. For those touring the Western Highlands, the Torridon Deer Museum and visitor centre,Inverewe Gardens both National Trust for Scotland, the stunning Applecross Peninsular with it's top class eating establishment, The Applecross Inn, and the Isle of Skye are all within easy reach, while the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and visitor centre, the first in Britain, established in 1951, is on our doorstep. The geology of the area is unique with some of the oldest rock structures in the world, the Moine Thrust runs through the village , a fine example of moraine is visible in Glen Torridon opposite the Coire Dubh car park (picture below).

Coire of 100 hills                     Copyright   Tom Forrest©

For the  botanist the area has an abundance of flora and fauna of all descriptions. Over two hundred varieties of alpine plants and lichens, some extremely rare,grow on the surrounding mountains,gullies and glens, Red Deer, Golden and White Tailed Eagles, Otters and Pine-Martens are regular visitors to Cromasaig and its environs. The area around Beinn Eighe is renowned for its wide and varied collection of birdlife,some regular winter visitors such as Waxwing, an ornithologists paradise, for the entomologist, a large variety of butterflies,damsel and dragon flies and rare beetles are also prolific within the Torridon Mountains area. Fishing is available on Loch Maree for Salmon, Brown and Sea Trout, and Gairloch has sea fishing and boat trips available from the harbour.

Returning from a day out , drop in to the Whistlestop Cafe in Kinlochewe or the Ledgowan Lodge Hotel at Achnasheen , both provide excellent cuisine in pleasant surroundings with friendly staff.

                       Isle of Skye from Gairloch               Copyright: Tom Forrest©

Cromasaig was recorded as a dwelling as far back as the 1600's, part of the original still stands in the grounds, the new building was built circa 1922 using stone from the original. Located in Glen Torridon on the outskirts of the village of Kinlochewe, we have two bedrooms, one twin, and one family room with three single beds. The rooms have adjacent private shower room/toilet.There is a residents lounge, relax in front of the log fire and feel free to browse our extensive library provided for your use. Our rooms have tea and coffee making facilities.WI-FI is available for guest use, also digital download facility available for most cameras and media.

Tariff: Bed & Breakfast: £40.00

(Reductions for children, please ask.)

   Packed lunch:             £5.00

     

  We accept uk based dogs and horses with well behaved owners.

 

We accept payment in cash or cheque in Pounds Sterling.

 

For accommodation between 1st November and 1st March

please contact for availability.

             

Liathach Reflection                 Copyright: Tom Forrest

We hope we can welcome you to our home sometime

Tom and Liz Forrest

Slioch Reflections         Copyright: Tom Forrest

 

 

                                                      

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