Dower House - Exclusive Use Venue ††††† † † † † † † † †† †††††††† †††††† † † † ††

Situated in the Ross-shire countryside the Manor House is great for house parties, weddings, family gatherings, catch up or relax in the perfect large group accommodation.

Originally built as the Dower House for the Novar Estate it is documented in records that Franklin D Roosevelt and Eleanor spent part of their honeymoon here.†

Tucked away amidst rolling hills and woodland and situated in the breathtaking Scottish Highlands makes this perfect for family getaways,school holidays,dream weddings or just relaxing.

Recently renovated and lovingly restored to perfection each of the seven individually designed bedrooms has managed to combine comfort and luxury together with tradition and style.† The wood panelled living room with comfy sofas and log fire creates a first impression of a relaxed place to stay a real home from home.

If you would like some catering during your stay this can be arranged to suit your individual requirements. † Serving home-cooked meals or formal dinners guests can choose how much or how little catering they require. From a full Scottish breakfast to the finest evening dinners incorporating the best of seasonal produce.

Explore the local area and enjoy the great outdoors for local walks or take a boat trip out in the Moray firth to see if you can spot the bottlenose dolphins, seals and red kites. A visit to Loch Glass 3.5 miles from the house and then enjoy fishing on the loch or a picnic - its a lovely spot.

Hire bikes from a local company that will drop the bikes at the house or at a destination of your choice - Learnie Red Rocks is perfect for mountain biking with trails and forest routes explore the great outdoors. Ideally situated for all activities that the Highlands of Scotland have to offer this is an amazing place to stay.

Luxury Wedding Venue

This house makes a perfect luxury wedding venue for your intimate wedding day and to celebrate one of the most important days of your life.

One of the most appealing and wonderful things about this wedding venue is the peaceful rural setting and the beauty of the recent renovation provides complete luxury in this Georgian Manor House.

Picturesque gardens and views provide wonderful photographic opportunities to enjoy in the years ahead.

This wedding venue works perfectly for the smaller numbers for weddings and can cater for up to 46 guests inside the house and for larger numbers space outside for you to hire a marque. Catering is taken care of in house and options can be incorporated.

This is one of our most enchanting luxury wedding venues please contact us now to arrange a viewing.

Situated 30 minutes drive from Inverness just outside the village of Evanton in Ross-shire.†

Inverness is easily accessible by rail as are the nearest towns of Alness and Dingwall.† There are also overnight train services on the Caledonian Sleeper direct from London Euston to Inverness. Inverness Airport is 25 miles away.

Places of interest:

Aviemore (Skiing)††††††††††††††††† 30 miles

Inverness††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 19 miles

Culloden†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20 miles

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Christmas/New Year minimum stay 7 nights
Wedding Venues and large parties are priced individually - this property has a civil wedding license.

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* 7 Bedrooms
* 7 Bathrooms
* 4 rooms can be twinned
* 2 childrens cots
* Drawing Room with Log Fire
* Dining Room (seats 14)
* Television Room
* Wifi
* Full Equipped Kitchen
* Ipod docking station
* CD Player
* Logs (three open log fires)
* Board Games
* Childrens Toys
* Washing Machine
* Waffle Bathrobes
* Highland Aromatic Toiletries
* Luxury Bath towels
* Daily Housekeeping
* Civil Ceremony Licence
* Caters for Weddings
* Space for Marquee


* Fishing
* Shooting
* Hill Walking
* Boat Cruises
* Canoeing
* Gorge Walking
* Skiing
* Archery
* Mountain Biking

Outdoor activity specialists Boots 'n' Paddles bring archery to the house perfect for all the family. Pheasant and Partridge shooting for experienced groups only for between 6 and 9 guns on a nearby estate to include refreshment and vehicles to the drive. Skiing is just over an hour's drive for a fantastic day out, or if you prefer something less strenuous a relaxing canoe trip and for the more extreme and experienced - challenging waters also.† The activities here are immense we can tailor make your activity break for you.

Offers & Events

Enjoy spa treatments in the comfort of your own room care of Aspen Spa. From relaxing massages to hand and nail treatments enquire about the treatments on offer.

There are lots of other treatments to enjoy at the house, Hairdresser, Lorna Benson specialises in wedding hair and comes to the house for styling or cuts.

Reiki master, Doreen Sutherland offers guests Reiki at the house. If you have never had Reiki before itís a simple, natural hands on healing which helps stress reduction, promotes relaxation and healing.