Nestling at the foot of Ben Wyvis in Ross & Cromarty is the beautiful Victorian Spa village of Strathpeffer, close to Inverness which has easy access by road, rail or airport. You are never more than an hour or so from most parts of the Scottish Highlands making us the perfect base for easy exploration of this gorgeous part of the world. Our fully self-catering holiday cottages and apartments are especially suited to those wishing to experience the North Coast 500 touring route.
The properties are in set the peaceful grounds of Mackenzie House and all make comfortable and cosy bases for a relaxing Highland holiday.
Mountains, beautiful quiet beaches, outdoor adventure activities, hill-walking, Munro bagging, horse-riding, fishing, sailing, dolphins, eagles and red kites, golfing, wildflowers, hairy Heilan’ Coos, lochs, islands and sunsets - if it's not right on our doorstep it's all easily reached within an hour’s drive or less.
Loch Ness, Black-Isle Peninsula, Moray Firth, West Coast, Gairloch, Applecross, Ullapool, Inverness, Dornoch, Nairn, Aviemore, Cairngorm National Park, John O'Groats, Thurso, Cape Wrath, Isle of Skye - some of these places are a day trip and are well worth making the effort to visit but if you just want to relax and do very little then our cottages are cosy and comfortable enough to enable you to do just that.
Local amenities include cafes, museum, restaurants, gift and craft shops, a pharmacy, Post Office, a small supermarket and a small deli and a bicycle shop. There's the Eaglestone, an ancient carved Pictish Stone and some wonderful Victorian architecture to enjoy.
With loads of walks locally, an 18 hole golf course (hilly), plenty of cycling both on and off road, fishing and 'The Ben' (Ben Wyvis is just over 3000') to climb you will not be short of something to do.