lounge, library, bar, restaurant, snooker room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), garden, 26,000-acre estate (tennis, fishing, red deer stalking, falconry centre, motor boat for charter), public areas wheelchair accessible.
in lounge, bar and restaurant.
all ages welcomed.
all major credit cards.
per room B&B single £95–£150, double £130–£350, D,B&B single £130–£185, double £199–£419. Set dinner £35.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘Down a long single-track road, flanked by stone eagles at the gate’, Nick and Charlotte Dent’s Victorian hunting lodge enjoys ‘a glorious setting’ by Loch Gairloch, ‘with enchanting views of cavorting seals’. From the ‘exquisite, oak-panelled vestibule’, to the bar stocking 300 whiskies, everything impressed our inspectors. ‘The first of two lounges was a pleasingly masculine affair, with navy-painted walls, deep leather sofas, cloth-bound books. The other is lighter and more open’, with tall windows on to the water. Bedrooms, overlooking loch or gardens, are supplied with fresh milk, shortbread, the occasional amusing touch. ‘Ours had two Harris tweed-covered armchairs, a long sofa, antique wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers.’ The bathroom was ‘all wood panelling, long shutters and gleaming fittings’, with ‘two sweet rubber Nessies for company when bathing’. The dining room serves yet more ‘gorgeous panoramas’, alongside seasonal, daily-changing menus embracing shellfish from the loch, venison and rare breed lamb and beef from the estate. At breakfast, creamy porridge and a vegan dish of ‘grilled tomato, succulent grilled mushrooms, baked beans, potato scone and wilted kale’ hit the spot.
Food Lover's Package
Enjoy one of the best larders on the doorstep at Shieldaig Lodge. On your first night, the classically trained Head Chef, Jermone Prodanu will prepare a five course tasting menu showcasing local produce directly from the kitchen garden. The following day you will have the opportunity to board the local fisherman’s creel boat and receive a guided historic tour of the Badachro bay, while catching crab, langoustine and lobster. Some of Scotland’s finest seafood is caught in these nearby waters and on returning to the lodge, the chefs will create an incredible five course seafood feast. Included in this Package: Two nights bed and breakfast. 1st Night, Tasting Menu. 2nd Night, Seafood Feast. Dry Island Boat Trip. Foraging in the Forest. Packages Start From £760.To take advantage of this offer, please mention the Good Hotel Guide.
This hotel accepts room upgrade vouchers which entitle readers to a space available room upgrade. The voucher must be presented at check-in and is entirely at the hotelier’s discretion.