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Runie Lodge, Exceptional highland lodge beside the river

Spacious kitchen
Certificate of Excellence
24 reviews
Spacious kitchen
Well equipped cooks kitchen
A warm welcome
The hens eggs
Runie Lodge, schoolteachers wing
Highland sitting room
Sitting room with wood burner, books and DVD's
Sitting room to upstairs
Photo gallery and views to twin and single bedrooms
Generous master bedroom with fireplace and stone wall
Relaxing and restful
Roll top bath with a view!
These boots were made for walking - right from the door
Safe fenced garden
On top of the mountain
Nearby loch
Dog friendly lodge and beaches for exploring
Achnahaird Bay
The locals
Shepherd under stormy sky
Ardmair sunset
Northern lights
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Ullapool, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Runie Lodge was built as the local school in 1851 and has been refurbished providing a high quality holiday home with spacious rooms which can comfortably accommodate 5 persons. Original stone features, oak beams, wood burning stoves and tastefully decorated in Farrow and Ball colours, the lodge is tranquil and the ideal location to relax and unwind. The holiday home is in the schoolteachers wing.

The kitchen is a social area with table, chairs and window seat, fully equipped to a high standard with range cooker, retro fridge & ice box and island unit. Look out to the garden and river and chat to the family while preparing the dinner.

The emphasis is on comfort and the wood burners provide a warming focal point in the sitting room and kitchen with all the logs provided. The bathroom has a free standing roll top bath and shower with...
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Listing #HL6271265
About the Manager
Diane Rusling (Property Manager Ullapool Holiday Homes)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I live locally so am nearby if you have any problems, you will receive my mobile number when you make a booking. We'll send you directions to find the house and I usually greet you at the house so we get to meet each other. In the event of any issues in the house while you are staying (which is rare) we have local electricians, plumbers and various other tradesmen we can call on.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed her last year and I thought I'd reviewed it then but not so - anyway better late than never! This is a truly wonderful place to stay equipped to the highest standard with EVERYTHING you could possibly need. A true 'cooks kitchen' makes...More

Thank Bev and Dave F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cottage is ideally located for exploring the beautiful north west highlands. It is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and very peaceful. The accommodate is extremely comfortable with everything required for a home from home holiday. We hope to visit again.

Thank Jean T
Di R, VR Owner at Runie Lodge, Exceptional highland lodge beside the river, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks you so much for taking the time to do this lovely review Jean. It truly was a pleasure to have you staying at the house and I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been with Ullapool holiday homes many years and had a wonderful experience loving the highlands and the beautiful tranquility offered .The fantastic management skills of Di &Rick and the overall ambiance of Runie lodge is an experience not to be missed .both myself and husband...More

Thank helencloud8g
Di R, VR Owner at Runie Lodge, Exceptional highland lodge beside the river, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always a pleasure welcoming you all to stay again, its great to see Wee Archie Pup having a wonderful holiday too. Thank you for your kind words and continuing to stay with us, see you again in September!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Maximum 2 dogs.
There is a charge of £15 per dog payable on arrival.
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
The ferry to Stornoway offers the chance of a unique day trip over the Minch to the Isle of Lewis or the harbour is an ideal place to sit and watch the local fishing boats.
Book a trip to see The Summer Isles and wildlife on either Seascape rib or the Shearwater speedboat.
Close by is Knockan Crag visitor centre with information about the geology of the area, there are walking trails with amazing views.
Ullapool Museum has interesting displays and much local information especially about the fishing history.
Visit the 1 mile long Corrieshalloch Gorge where the river plunges 150 feet over the Falls of Meashach, walk across the suspension bridge for superb photo opportunities.
Getting around
The best way to get around is by car or motorbike, but also bring bicycles too if you wish.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 110.0 km
Railway: Inverness: 100.0 km
Ferry: Ullapool: 10.0 km
There is an airport, train and bus station at Inverness. If you travel to Scotland by public transport we would recommend you hire a car in Inverness for travelling to Ullapool. It will also help you explore further afield as it’s an amazing area to see and some places are just off the bus routes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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