Large Cottage for Hire - Loch Ness

Gate Lodge Cottage, is situated by the private drive to Loch Ness Castle itself, offering seclusion and tranquility, with exclusive use you can relax or join in many of the activities that are on your doorstep.

The largest cottage of 4 on the Estate consisting of two floors. On the ground floor is the sitting room and dining room/kitchen, as well as an entrance hall and separate washroom.  On the first floor, the main bedroom has its own en suite shower room.  There are two additional bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.  In its own garden with flower beds and mature beech trees to the west, this is a true haven.  A barbeque is available for those summer gatherings in the evenings.

Quaint, pretty, charming, delightful all goes to describe this quintessential cottage and within walking distance of Loch Ness and the hills beyond.

Surrounded by stunning woodland and gardens, Gate Lodge Cottage is a magical place to stay, if you are looking for a peaceful environment or wishing to explore the Scottish Highlands to small groups and families looking for a cosy cottage party this makes the ideal location.

The Estate has numerous walking opportunities with a long shoreline along Loch ness or a walk through the parkland to the 150 year old Arboretum.  Toor Wood with the Deer Ponds and Stone Circle is a lovely attraction but cycling maybe a preference which you are able to do on the Estate or venture further afield on Drumashie Moor by quiet roads, tracks and trails.  



Situated in the centre of the Loch Ness Castle Estate only five miles from Inverness.  The nearest Airport, Inverness is approx 30 minutes away and the railway station easily accessible by car approximately 7 miles away.  Inverness is a wonderful  city to visit with the Cathedral of St Andrews in one of the most beautiful riverside settings with lots of restaurants and shopping in the Victorian Market.

Places of Interest

Inverness                                        7 miles

Culloden Battlefield                        12 miles

Urqhuart Castle                             25 miles

Aviemore                                       37 miles

Fort George                                   20 miles

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Prices from



     L/S £850       H/S £1,000

Christmas/New Year





  • Low season L/S minimum 3 night stay
  • High season H/S minimum 1 week stay
  • Midweek and weekend stays can be booked between October to March

Weekly Changeover Day - Saturday

Christmas/New Year prices on application.

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* 2 Double Bedrooms
* 1 Single Bedroom
* En Suite Shower
* Spacious Bathroom
* Kitchen Dining Room
* Sitting Room
* Entrance Hall
* Washroom
* Linen
* Towels

You will you enjoy "The Freedom of Loch Ness Castle Estate": unfettered access to a stunningly beautiful Highland estate providing lots of enjoyable things to see and do on and around the Loch Ness shore.


* Boat Trips on Loch Ness
* Pheasant Shooting
* Clay Pigeon Shooting
* Salmon and Trout Fishing
* Golf
* Quad Biking
* Falconry
* Archery
* Walk and Cycle Routes

Loch Ness is perfect for salmon or trout fishing, enjoy a picnic or barbeque on the shore while the sun sets but keep your eyes open for the wildlife, roe deer, badgers, red squirrels, ospreys are but a few to  have been spotted in the vicinity.

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