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“A wonderful place to stay”
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Dry Island
swindon
1 review
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“A wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed 7 September 2007

We stayed here for a week on a bed and breakfast basis and it was fantastic. The accomodation is situated on its own island in the middle of loch Gairloch, and is reached by a floating bridge.
The situation was idillic; the room was well furnished and comfortable with tea and coffee facilities (and had lots of information about local amenities); the welcome was excellent; and the breakfast kept us going for most of the day.
The families and couple staying on the self catering cottages also appeared to be having a wonderful break with good facilities.
This is an ideal place for walkers, wildlife enthusiasts, or those who just want a quiet break away (perhaps honeymooners), and is only 1 and half hours drive from inverness airport on mostly good roads (it looks further) but you do need a car to get there easily.
Due to its situation it would not be accessible for those with mobility issues.

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Additional Information about Dry Island

Property: Dry Island
Address: Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 7 Speciality Lodging in Gairloch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dry island is a unique place to stay. It is situated in Badachro bay and linked to the mainland from a private car park by a floating bridge. The high standard accommodation consists of 2 self-catering places that sleep two and Badachro Bothy that sleeps 4. There is a great pub 10mins walk away. Amazing sea views and great for otter watching. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Dry Island Gairloch, Scotland

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