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

UK based Dogs and

Horses are welcome

 

E-mail: Cromasaig

Tel: 01445 760234

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"Failte gú Cromasaig Caenn Loch Iú "

"Welcome to Cromasaig Kinlochewe "

Year round"Home from Home" in the Highlands of Scotland

Beinn Eighe from Kinlochewe heights                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. We cater for Vegetarian, Vegan  and Coeliac diets, all to outdoor activist proportions. A paddock is available on our adjacent Croft for horse guests.

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, climbers and is the perfect stopover for those walking the Cape Wrath Trail. Or use Cromasaig as a base for touring the North West Highlands and the Isle of Skye. For walkers and climbers there are some 30 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 its 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©                                              Sgurr Dubh            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,there is also the award winning Gairloch Heritage Museum which provides information of cultural and archaeological interest of the area. 

 

The following are videos of our frequent nocturnal visitors

Our newest Visitor

Copyright Tom Forrest 2016

 

To end the day why not take a trip to Gairloch, catch the sunset and enjoy some excellent local seafood, served in pleasant surroundings by friendly staff. Returning from a day out to Skye and places south, drop in to the Whistlestop Cafe, Kinlochewe or the Ledgowan Lodge Hotel at Achnasheen, again excellent cuisine in pleasant surroundings with friendly staff.

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 (two beds)and one family room (three beds). Both 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. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities. Broadband internet Wi-Fi access is available for guest use, also we have a digital camera download facility for most types of media.

Tariff: Bed & Breakfast: £40.00

Under 13's £20.00

No charge for under 5's

   Packed lunch: £5.00

     

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

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We accept payment in cash, cheques in Pounds Sterling.

For accommodation between 1st November and 1st March please contact for availability.

Liathach Reflection                 Copyright: Tom Forrest©

 

Hope to welcome you to our home sometime.

Tom and Liz Forrest

 

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