Ardoch Bothy Kishorn - Lochcarron - Wester Ross
Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

About Ardoch Bothy

Ardoch Bothy - Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

Location: Kishorn - Lochcarron - Wester Ross - Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

Sleeps: 2

Price From: £500 p.w.

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Ardoch Bothy, Achintraid, Loch Kishorn, Wester Ross

Sleeps 2 - Wood Burner - Sorry no Pets - Friday to Friday Booking

Seasonal Short Breaks Available 

Monday/Friday & Friday/Monday - Please note no Monday to Monday bookings are available

Ardoch Bothy sits in an elevated position overlooking Loch Kishorn and the Isle of Skye. The  property is a perfect base for exploring the surrounding west coast area, including the Applecross peninsula, the Isle of Skye, Torridon and Gairloch. This unique property is a perfect romantic bolthole for a couple, a single person, or a couple with a young baby.

The spacious open plan design incorporates the sitting room, kitchen and bedroom. Stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard including a wood burner, guests can relax and enjoy the views of the sea loch and the surrounding countryside from the large windows. Outside a pretty terraced area is ideal for those warmer summer nights.

Achintraid is near the village of Kishorn, which has a small craft shop and the renowned Kishorn Seafood Restaurant, which serves the best of the local catch. Further afield you will find Lochcarron and Shieldaig - Lochcarron being the larger offers a wider selection of facilities including a hotel bar and a couple of restaurants. Crossing the historic Bealach na Ba “pass of the cattle” which is the highest mountain road in the UK, takes you to Applecross, one of the most unspoilt and remotest areas in Scotland.

Ardoch Bothy is designed to accommodate a couple, or someone on their own, in comfort - but is not suitable for children. Babies, under the age of one at the start of the booking, are welcome and a travel cot can be provided on request (but please bring your own bedding).

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  • Open plan living incorporating the sitting room, kitchen and bedroom.
  • Sitting room, comfortable sofa, wood burner, wall-mounted flat screen TV with Freesat, iPod dock.
  • Kitchen area, electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, dining table and seating for two.
  • Bedroom area, king size zip and link bed (this can be made up as a twin if required, please advise at time of booking, additional £50.00 charge applies), writing desk and chair.
  • Seperate hall/utility area housing the washer/dryer and freezer.
  • Bathroom, bath with shower over, wc, whb.

Included in the rent

  • All bed linen & towels.
  • Electricity.
  • Initial logs for the wood burner, additional logs available at a small charge.
  • Underfloor electric heating throughout.
  • Hairdryer.
  • Cot and highchair.

Other Facilities

  • Outside patio and garden area with garden furniture.
  • Ironing facilities.
  • Indoor and outdoor drying.
  • Selection of reading material.
  • Parking on site.
  • WiFi internet access, bring your own laptop.

Children at the property

Ardoch Bothy is designed to accommodate a couple, or someone on their own, in comfort - but is not suitable for children. Babies, under the age of one at the start of the booking, are welcome and a travel cot can be provided on request (but please bring your own bedding).

Good Housekeeping Deposit

A Good housekeeping deposit of £100.00 is required.

Best Features

  • Secluded location with stunning views over the sea to Skye.
  • Unique property, beautifully refurbished and stylishly furnished.
  • A good base for exploring the west coast and the Isle of Skye.


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Ardoch Bothy Reviews

The latest reviews of Ardoch Bothy...

Reviewed this property on 06/10/2019
And awarded it
We had a wonderful stay at Ardoch Bothy. It's a great place to stay if you are exploring Applecross and Torridon. Beautiful views from the Bothy as the sun rises and sets. We loved the peace and quiet. Alastair & Carol have done a wonderful job to make you feel at home.

Reviewed this property on 19/06/2019
And awarded it
Fantastic cottage and location. Excellent facilities. We have been staying in holiday cottages throughout scotland for almost 10 years now. This cottage is without doubt the best we have stayed in. Many thanks to the owners Alistair and Carol for a thoroughly enjoyable holiday. We will definitely return. Kevin and Michelle Brown

Reviewed this property on 08/11/2017
And awarded it
A wonderful place to stay for two . Stunning view and well equipped cottage.

Reviewed this property on 22/09/2017
And awarded it
Spectacular - spectacular views, spectacularly private, spectacularly comfortable bed, spectacularly good shower. Perfect place to decompress.

Reviewed this property on 28/07/2017
And awarded it
We highly recommend the Ardoch Bothy! It is perfect for couples. The view of Loch Kishorn and across to Skye is breathtaking, and it is close to a number of sights and to great hill walking. The cottage is lovely and well equipped - it has everything you need. Alastair and Carol are great hosts.

Reviewed this property on 30/03/2017
And awarded it
We had an amazing week in that cottage which is really beautiful, cosy and clean. It is well-equiped (washer/dryer, dishwaher, bathtub, fireplace...), the location is perfect for visiting the Highlands and the view on the loch is gorgeous. Alastair and Carol are really kind and available if we have any questions. We really enjoyed our time there and we will definitely come back in this accommodation.

Reviewed this property on 01/12/2016
And awarded it
Annual guests to The Bothy and as usual didn't disappoint. perfect setting with the most perfect weather all week.

Reviewed this property on 23/10/2016
And awarded it
Best place we have ever stayed at! Warm, clean, cosy, well equipped with an enormous comfortable bed. Best of all, great views across Loch Kishorn towards the Cullin of Skye.

Reviewed this property on 08/06/2016
And awarded it
A very attractive, clean and well equipped cottage in the most stunning setting. Very peaceful with amazing views straight down Loch Kishorn to Skye. Lots of information to help you make the most of this beautiful corner of North West Scotland. Rather more expensive than we would normally choose, but the whole experience was definitely worth it and one we hope to repeat.

Reviewed this property on 06/06/2016
And awarded it
Wonderful, secluded cottage with an incredible view. Comfortable and well equipped. Ideally situated for exploring Applecross, Syke ,Lochcarron etc. One of the best places we have stayed and would highly recommend it.

Reviewed this property on 24/04/2016
And awarded it
My second stay at the Bothy! Absolutely love it. The most fabulous views and very beautifully designed inside. Luxurious and perfect if you need to escape.

Reviewed this property on 30/03/2016
And awarded it
We had a wonderful week at Ardoch Bothy. Peace, tranquility, ever changing views down the loch to Skye and a log burner for the chillies evenings. The Bothy was stylish well equipped and very comfortable, we could not have asked for more. Thank you.

Reviewed this property on 14/04/2015
And awarded it
I loved every minute of my stay at Ardoch Bothy. The views are to die for and the bothy itself is a delight. Everything so thoughtfully done - it was cosy, comfortable and inspiring. I can't wait to go back.

Reviewed this property on 28/02/2015
And awarded it
There are few places in Europe that you can be nearly isolated from the grey and boring common world, this is definitely one of those magic places! The house is very well decorated and comfortable! I think It will be very hard to find a cottage with this quality!

Reviewed this property on 16/02/2015
And awarded it
One of the most magical of holidays. Ardoch Bothy is exceptionally comfortable. We stayed here in January 2015 and it would be fair to say the weather was challenging but we loved every moment. The owners were very attentive in a non-intrusive way. Proof of the pudding is we are returning in June. This will become a regular holiday destination for us.

Reviewed this property on 21/05/2014
And awarded it
This is a great property in a beautiful location. The Bothy has everything you need and is very well presented. The owners were very considerate and helpful and we hope to return soon!

Reviewed this property on 18/12/2013
And awarded it
Awesome location and neat as a pin with all the modern conveniences. Located in Kishorn only few minutes drive from Loch Carron. The cottage is extremely peaceful with a great view of the water. I wish I hadn't been so busy with work to have time to enjoy it during daylight hours!

Reviewed this property on 16/10/2012
And awarded it
Fantastic location and top notch accommodation for two. Views straight down Loch Kishorn with Bealach na ba on your right.

Reviewed this property on 12/08/2012
And awarded it
An excellent retreat. In very good order. Beautiful views. Delightful. All the 'admin' was very efficient.

Reviewed this property on 12/08/2012
And awarded it
Ardoch Bothy has to be the most delightful,peaceful,romantic retreat. Well equipped to a very high standard with a view across Loch Kishorn towards Skye which you never tire of! We had a wonderful time and will definietly return.

Reviewed this property on 19/07/2012
And awarded it
Ardoch Bothy was perfect. Everything one would need was there to make you comfortable. The view was incredible and the meadow of wild flowers between house and view added to the enjoyment. I would thoroughly recommend this beautiful cottage.

Reviewed this property on 12/06/2012
And awarded it
A fabulous cottage with the most amazing views across to Skye. Very comfortable and incredibly relaxing.

Reviewed this property on 08/06/2012
And awarded it
Extremely comfortable and well equipped cottage with spectacular views over towards Skye. Will certainly be going back there.

Reviewed this property on 15/04/2012
And awarded it
My wife and I had a wonderful long weekend (January 2012) in this absolutely idyllic cottage. It was exactly what we were looking for situated in an exceptional location and providing real cosy comfort for our last wee break together before our first baby. We now look forward to returning with our wee baby girl, Lauren, in the near future!

Reviewed this property on 08/02/2012
And awarded it
The perfect getaway location. The cottage has such stunning views to the front of Loch Kishorn which a person would never get tired of. It has been finished to a very high standrd throughout with little touches everywhere. A perfect location to explore the surrounding area too. Highly recommend.

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