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Craiglea Lodge

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8 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
20 guests
3 nights minimum
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Craiglea is the perfect location for family holidays, corporate events, celebrations and special occasions. Craiglea opens its doors for exclusive or partial use to enjoy the calm and isolated Highland treasures. This Scottish Highlands hideaway with accommodation for 15-20 guests offers privacy and seclusion, whilst contemplating the abundance of unique and thrilling entertainment on your doorstep. The area also boasts the peaceful harbour which is the natural habitat of an array of wildlife including whooper swans, puffins and seals. Situated just 30 miles from John O'Groats, Craiglea provides for a unique Scottish atmosphere to enjoy a wonderful Highlands adventure. Craiglea is a 4 star Scottish Highlands retreat comprising three listed guest houses, and has an indoor leisure area wi...Craiglea is the perfect location for family holidays, corporate events, celebrations and special occasions. Craiglea opens its doors for exclusive or partial use to enjoy the calm and isolated Highland treasures. This Scottish Highlands hideaway with accommodation for 15-20 guests offers privacy and seclusion, whilst contemplating the abundance of unique and thrilling entertainment on your doorstep. The area also boasts the peaceful harbour which is the natural habitat of an array of wildlife including whooper swans, puffins and seals. Situated just 30 miles from John O'Groats, Craiglea provides for a unique Scottish atmosphere to enjoy a wonderful Highlands adventure. Craiglea is a 4 star Scottish Highlands retreat comprising three listed guest houses, and has an indoor leisure area with a heated pool, sauna and relaxed seating to overlook the stunning scenery. Craiglea offers its guests luxury accommodation in one of the last unspoilt locations in the British Isles boasting unparalleled natural beauty and seclusion, breath-taking landscape views, pure air, centuries of history and heritage, friendly locals and privacy. Nestled in a picturesque hillside in Latheronwheel, Caithness, Craiglea is the perfect place to escape from it all and where the only stress is to choose between the thrills of the many outdoor pursuits on offer or the tranquillity of stunning natural surroundings. Whether renting the entire facility exclusively or just one dwelling, Craiglea can accommodate for a whole spectrum of corporate events, group bonding and team building exercises. Guests can enjoy a range of activities including quad biking, off-road driving, mountain biking, guided walks and hikes, wildlife tours, falconry, deep sea fishing, shark fishing, gamefishing and gameshooting, whisky trails and tasting, golf and clay pigeon shooting to name a few.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We accept well behaved dogs for a fee of £35 per dog. Please let us know when booking if you wish to bring pets.
Bathrooms
3 Full baths, 3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Avi W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This rental was well worth the 632 miles we travelled!! There and back, Weston-Super-Mare to Latheronwheel. This was a great family holiday home, there were 14 of us all together, the grandchildren absolutely loved the pool, being “in house” they were able to use it...More

Date of stay: August 2021
1  Thank Navigate748029
Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

We went with a group of friends and family and had the entire place to ourselves. The place is tastefully decorated, clean, warm and comfortable. As soon as we walked through the door, we felt at home. The dining and living area are upstairs, enabling...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank 223JosephH
Reviewed 9 August 2021

Had a lovely time at Craiglea Lodge. Mary who met us was very helpful. The photos online don't do the premises justice. Very spacious property and the swimming pool is a good size. Some great walks along the cliffs nearby and some lovely beaches up...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank ATChalmers
Reviewed 4 August 2021

the bathrooms and bedrooms were spotless, and very comfortable.. Lots of crockery etc in the kitchen, though the cooker should be upgraded due to being very slow. one settee isn't that comfortable but the pluses certainly outweigh the negatives, and it is great value for...More

Date of stay: July 2021
1  Thank 711katyg
Reviewed 6 June 2021

Family of 16 spend amazing time in the Craiglea Lodge. Kids didn't want to go back home, Pool and a house very clean, fresh linen and plenty of atraction for everyone. Suprised with lots of games to play, table tennis, kids toys for swimming pool....More

Date of stay: June 2021
1  Thank danielfU6514RT
Flyer457720, VR Owner at Craiglea Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2021

Thank you, we loved having you! You're welcome back any time.

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Reviewed 1 January 2021

We recently stayed at Craiglea and it was fantastic! Having read a few previous reviews I had my concerns but on arriving at Latheronwheel none of these were relevant. The property is large and well decorated, all the beds were comfortable and plenty of towels...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank ssimp11
Flyer457720, VR Owner at Craiglea Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2021

So glad you all had a wonderful time. It's lovely to know your holiday went well and you all enjoyed what the the gorgeous surroundings had to offer. We'd be happy to welcome you back any time.

Reviewed 22 September 2020

We stayed here for a week as a family of 9 (6 adults 3 kids) The house is fantastic! Huge, beautiful location and the pool was so much fun. The house itself is in a great location on the nc500 and we had great days...More

Date of stay: September 2020
1  Thank Jo b
Reviewed 1 September 2020

We spent two weeks at Craiglea lodge and had an amazing time. The house is fully equipped with everything you need and the pool is an amazing feature. Lots of beautiful places to visit in the surrounding areas.

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank deborahgN7780YY
Reviewed 28 July 2020

We got into the cottage only 2 days after the lockdown ease. There are plenty of rooms with shower/bath facilities although my own room shower leaked and I had to use others. The pool is warm and fantastic and sanitises consistently. We enjoyed it a...More

Date of stay: July 2020
2  Thank Reza S
Reviewed 19 January 2020

The owner is not trustworthy, tried to keep the deposit. The place was filthy, empty deodorant tins under, bed dirty showers, the wood on the windows is falling off. Only allowed to use one of the kitchens even though two were advertised, the back garden...More

Date of stay: June 2018
6  Thank 15iainb
Flyer457720, VR Owner at Craiglea Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2020

I'm sorry you were not satisfied with your stay. You were told before you came that we had a burst pipe which we had fixed and did our best to decorate the affected rooms before you came. It was either that or cancel in the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Boat Available
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Private Indoor Pool
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Access
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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Frequently Asked Questions about Craiglea Lodge

Craiglea Lodge is able to accommodate up to 20 guests. See all property details.

Craiglea Lodge has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Craiglea Lodge has 8 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Craiglea Lodge must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.