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Kinloch Lodge

  • Off A851
  • Isleornsay


  • Historic property
  • Interior full of character
  • Great afternoon tea


  • Rooms and dining are pricey

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

Overlooking the tidal Loch na Dal, this historic lodge has buildings that date from the 17th century. The newer South House has the best views and has been solidly built with comfort and relaxation in mind. You're welcomed with a glass of champagne by the friendly, professional staff. Guest rooms, decorated with antiques, fine fabrics, and quilted bedspreads, have views over the water, the hills, or the grounds. The dining room serves up confidently prepared food from the hotel's owner, Lady Claire Macdonald, a well-known cookery writer, and head chef Marcello Tully. A small shop carries great kitchen gadgets as well as jams made by the owner. If you like the food, you can take cooking classes with her or award-winning chef Marcello Tully.

Hotel Information


Off A851, Isleornsay, Highland, IV43 8QY, Scotland



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 15 rooms
  • Rate includes: Some meals

Published 05/21/2015

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