Great Glen Holidays
Welcome to Great Glen Holidays - Self Catering Scottish Country Cottage Accommodation, Riding Holidays and Trout Fishing near Fort William, Highlands of Scotland.
Torlundy Farm is an organic farm in the Western Highlands of Scotland. We are located about 3 miles North East of Fort William which, together with the Lochaber area, was recently designated the Official Outdoor Capital of the UK. The peaceful location of our country cottages enjoys superb views of Ben Nevis and surrounding mountains and we are very close to the Nevis Range Ski and Mountain Bike Centre at Aonach Mor. Choose from one of our self catering properties below:
The standard of this accommodation is equivalent to "5 star".
The comfortable warmth of underfloor heating from ground source heat energy is the first thing you notice on entering the house, then the spacious main room with its central wood burning stove dividing the dining from the living area.The modern kitchen with white units and teak worktops is equipped with dishwasher, stainless steel smeg cooker, freezer and fridge.
Sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms (3 Double and one twin) and one sleeping loft, there are two bathrooms with showers and baths and endless hot water. Outside there is plenty of room for parking and a paved area for barbques leading out to natural woodland.
Lone Pine Lodge Self Catering
This superb log house with cathedral ceiling and large balcony has some of the best views of snowcapped Ben Nevis. It is a fly fisherman's dream abode with a trout loch 20 yards from your balcony and farm walks up into the hills behind. Experience the peace and tranquility from your elevated site overlooking fields and forest to the Lochaber mountains.
The 1½ storey timber house has three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps 7 people. The open plan living room has a cathedral ceiling with large windows and doors leading to your balcony. Comfortable sofas, a gas fire, television and DVD complete the picture. The standard of accommodation in Lone Pine Lodge is equivalent to "4 star".
Upstairs there is a master bedroom with bathroom and a studio balcony overlooking the livingroom which can be used as an extra bedroom if required.
The modern kitchen has a gas cooker, a breakfast bar, fridge/freezer, washing machine & drier, and the cabin has oil central heating throughout.
Great Glen Chalets
Come and unwind in the mountains, breathe the fresh mountain air and relax in the comfort of a spacious self catering chalet situated amongst woodland on Torlundy Farm. We offer a rural retreat on an organic farm with fly fishing and horse riding in the foothills of Ben Nevis.
There are eight self-catering holiday homes individually sited amongst pine trees with superb views of three of the highest mountains in the British Isles. Ideally situated for touring the West Highlands and only 3 miles from Fort William and 1 mile from the mountain bike trails and skiing area of the Nevis Range.
These two-bedroomed chalets sleep 4/5 persons and are an ideal base for a family holiday in the Highlands. Linen is provided and pets are welcome. Laundry facilities on site.
Trout Fly Fishing in The Great Glen
Whether staying at Torlundy Farm or just visiting Fort William, why not take a couple of hours out and enjoy the fun of trout fly fishing in the Highlands of Scotland?
As you can see, our trout ponds are located in front of Ben Nevis. Our early morning and late evening views are often amazing!
• Two lochans stocked with rainbow trout
• From 1½ lbs to 5 lbs
• Rods available for hire
• Basic instruction available
• This facility is also open to the public
• Fly fishing only
Riding Holidays in The Great Glen
We offer excellent hacking on our farm for the experienced rider only . The horses are all polite and well schooled dressage horses that we compete. The rides are scenic and give you the chance to see our Highland cattle, Hebridean Sheep, Highland mares and foals as well as wonderful wild life. Booking in advance at the farmhouse is necessary and we do provide good hard hats.
Two people is our maximum for rides as we feel it is more enjoyable than being in large groups. The price is £30 for an hour.
For more information please visit our webiste www.fortwilliam-chalets.co.uk