Given Achnagairn’s fantastic location in the heart of the Highlands, it will come as no surprise that there is a whole wealth of things to do in the nearby area.
Anything from hiking, cycling, whisky trails and cruises down Loch Ness can be enjoyed with Achnagairn as your base, and beautiful sights like Glen Affric, Urquhart Castle, the Caledonian Canal and three Championship Golf courses lie within a 45-minute drive.
For fans of the television series Outlander, Achnagairn is the ideal base to explore the sites visited by Jamie and Claire in Inverness. From Culloden Battlefield, to Wardlaw Mausoleum, their world is right on our doorstep.
Unfortunately we no longer have a restaurant on the estate, but can make recommendations for private dining if this is something you would like to have while you are staying with us.
Otherwise, depending on how far you are looking to travel there is a huge range of restaurants available providing a range of styles and cuisines.
Closest to Achnagairn is the village of Beauly:
The Priory Hotel – 01463 782309
The Lovat Arms Hotel – 01463 782313
Shimla Indian Restaurant – 01463 782221
The Downright Gabbler - 01463 782800
There is also a lovely café during the day called Corner on the Square - 01463 783000.
Around 7 miles away is Inverness:
The Mustard Seed – Bistro/relaxed dining by the river – 01463 220220. Almost always requires booking.
The Riverside – Small so will always require a booking – 01463 714884
Mangrove – Indian cuisine – 01463 217337
Prime – Steak and seafood restaurant by the river – 01463 237377
Rocpool Rendezvous – riverside restaurant, fine dining – 01463 717274
Coyotes – Burger restaurant – 07943 009455
Escobar – Mexican cuisine - 01463 219884
Fig & Thistle – Local cuisine - 01463 712422