Inverlochy Castle, Scotland
|Torlundy, PH33 6SN, Fort William, Highland, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: Inverlochy CastleStanding in the heart of the western Highlands, and with fabulous views of Ben Nevis, Inverlochy Castle is a historic property situated in a magnificent noble castle, originally built in 1863 near the site of the original 13th century fortress. After a long and eventful history, including a visit from Queen Victoria, this fabulous property now offers five-star accommodation and fine cuisine in a spectacular Highland setting.
Ideal for relaxing visits to this beautiful region, Inverlochy Castle is located at the end of the Great Glen, which runs from Inverness to Fort William, and is within easy reach of some of the most important landmarks and attractions of this magnificent area. Close to Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain, the beautiful lochs of Loch Linnhe, Loch Lochy and Loch Ness are also a short drive away. Outdoor activities available in the area include hiking, hunting and fishing, mountain biking, and golf. In winter, skiing is available at the nearby Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Another fabulous attraction is the Jacobite Steam Railway, running from Fort William to Arisaig through some of the most spectacular scenery in the region.
As a member of Relais & Châteaux, Inverlochy Castle offers luxurious accommodation in just seventeen rooms and suites, all with their own individual design and character, and magnificent views of the grounds and the surrounding mountains. The castle also boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant, serving delicious menus based on local produce and seafood in the splendid ambience of the elegant dining rooms, decorated with period furniture presented to the castle by the king of Norway.
Type of rooms: Inverlochy CastleDouble Room:
Situated on the second floor, this room offers a double sofa bed and views over the castle gardens and Ben Nevis. The spacious bathroom has a bath and a shower. Room size 35 sq m.
Large Double/Twin Room:
With views of the small loch and the surrounding mountains, this spacious room offers a bathroom with a separate bath and shower. One large double bed or two single beds. Room size 36 sq m.
Superior Double/Twin Room:
Situated on the second floor, this room offers a large double bed and views over the castle gardens and Ben Nevis. The spacious bathroom has a bathtub and a shower. One large double bed or twin beds. Room size 35 sq m.
With views over the castle gardens, the small loch, and the surrounding mountains, this spacious room is situated on the first floor and boasts a separate sitting area, which can be closed off. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower, along with a large window with a view over the loch and mountains. One large double bed or Twin beds. Room size 45 sq m.
Situated on the first floor, this spacious suite offers a sitting area with views over the loch. It also boasts a four-poster bed and a split-level bathroom with a separate bath and shower. The bathroom offers views over the loch and surrounding mountains. One large double bed. Room size 63 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: 30 inch Phillips mirror televisions; personal safe; CD player; radio; iron and ironing board. DVD player, personal laptop computer with internet access and Playstation available on request. Extra beds are available on request. Charges apply.
Additional information: Inverlochy Castle
Pets are allowed on request.
Luxury chauffeur driven transfers are available from any Scottish airport. Charges apply.
Guests are kindly informed that the dress code for gentlemen at dinner in the restaurant is jacket and tie.
Number of rooms: 17
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1969
Period of closure: Open all year.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: Restaurant open for lunch and dinner.
How to get here: Inverlochy Castle Hotel is easy to find, five kilometres (three miles) from Fort William town centre on the A82 road from Glasgow to Inverness. An alternative road from Edinburgh or Perth is the A9 via Dalwhinnie.
GPS Coordinates: 56° 50' 39.77'' N 5° 3' 14.43'' W
Nearest airport: Inverness Airport - 117km.