Summary

Tigh Mo Mhiann, formerly the village blacksmith's cottage, is an authentic traditional cottage in wooded Glen Spean down a quiet lane in Roybridge. It has been tastefully modernised, retaining the timber paneled walls and real fires. There is ample garden with lawn, parking and outside furniture.

It's the perfect base for a Highland adventure.

Quick facts

  • Charming traditional cottage - sleeps up to 6
  • Non-smokers only - No pets
  • Linen and towels provided - Electricity and fuel included
  • Short stays from 3 nights
  • 1 Double bedroom, 1 bunk bedroom, double sofa-bed downstairs
  • Accessible by train - Ample garden & parking
  • Unlimited WiFi, Satellite TV, Telephone

Description

Tigh Mo Mhiann, once the village blacksmith's cottage, is a 200 year old traditional croft dwelling, now renovated to be comfortable and cosy. The cottage, surrounded by trees and garden is located in a private and peaceful location at the edge of the village of Roybridge. Sleeps 4 with ease, 6 at a squeeze. Pet-free accommodation.

Downstairs, the cottage retains the original timber panelled walls and real fires. There is a spacious sitting room with comfy sofas and a real fire. The large kitchen with dining area has been tastefully modernised and is well equipped. The pine table seats 6 with ease. The bathroom has a bath and separate shower cubicle. The spacious porch has plenty of room for your outdoor gear.

Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms with a sloping ceiling: 1 double room and 1 bunk room. Both have velux windows with views to the woods and mountains beyond. To accommodate extra guests, there is a double sofa bed in the sitting room. Please note the stairs are steep and not suitable for those with limited mobility. Young children should be supervised when going up and down the stairs.

Outside, weather-permitting, you can enjoy sitting in the garden of about a third of an acre with trees, a long driveway and a flat lawn.


Rates and Availability 2018 - 2019

Key
  • Available

  • Booked

Price includes everything but there is an additional charge of GBP15 per stay each for fifth and sixth guests.

For weekly price: click on an arrival date

For a price for a stay: click on an arrival date and then a departure date




Location

Roybridge is an ideal base for exploring the West Highlands and Islands and is only 90 minutes by car from Inverness Airport.

Roybridge is a small village with good connections to the main road network. It is also remarkably well-connected by rail. The
  • Roybridge railway stop station
    Roybridge Station (unmanned)
is just 50 metres from the cottage and offers 4 trains per day in each direction (Fort William and Glasgow) plus the sleeper from London.

Geographically, it is close to the Great Glen and faces the "Grey Corries" across the River Spean.

Roybridge is where the river Roy joins the Spean. In the village are
  • two hotels with bars and food bunkhouse
    Roybridge Hotel and Bunkhouse
. Nearby local spectacles: the
  • parallel roads shop
    Geological feature in Glen Roy
(not roads at all) and
  • Monessie Gorge gorge
    Footbridge over the Spean
both within an hour's walk. Fort William, 12 miles away, offers great shopping. Local activities include mountain sports, fishing, canoeing, history trails and visiting distilleries.
Driving time from Glasgow Airport: 2.5 hours.
Train from Glasgow: 3.5 hours.
Driving from Edinburgh: 3 hours.

Attractions

Action or sight-seeing? It's up to you! The area around Roybridge offers a wealth of opportunities.

Grey Corries Walk

Cross the river Spean to access the Grey Corries. We advise wading and holding on to the stepping stones rather than trying to walk across slippery stones!

Monessie Gorge

Amble down to the Spean, or go further along wooded trails along the river and see Monessie Gorge.

Parallel Roads

Walk up Glen Roy to the Parallel Roads (ice-age relics) Parallel Roads

Darwin's Rest

Coffee and cake in Roybridge with a geology lesson thrown in

Winter sports in Scotland

You can enjoy great skiing in Scotland. It's just a matter of picking the right day! All the ski areas have equipment hire at the bottom lift station.

The nearest ski area is Nevis Range (8 miles / 15 minutes). Get the latest snowsport conditions on the Nevis Range site.

Glencoe is about 50 minutes drive. GlencoeMountain

Aviemore is just under 90 minutes drive. CairngormMountain.org

The Ski season is from late December, sometimes January to around April. For example, the last day of skiing in 2018 was 22 April at Nevis Range and 07 May at Glencoe. In 2016, the last day at Nevis Range was 16 April. Snowsport operations are highly susceptible to wind and can be affected by poor visibility too. It is essential to pick the best days! Always check the Ski area websites before going anywhere!

glencoe ski Glencoe on 5th May 2014 (last skiing day).
Bravehart liftBraveheart lift, Nevis Range
nevis rangePowder at Nevis Range

Bike Hire 🚲


At Nevis Range or in Fort William
. There are forest trails for cycling as well as (not for the faint-hearted) downhill biking!

Guided ascents


Mountain Guides

Great Glen Canoe Trail

Fly Fishing

Fishing Scotland
Learn fly fishing

World Cup Downhill Biking (in June)

downhill world cup biking
Early June: world cup downhill biking at Nevis Range
Click for Google Images view

Seal Watching - Oban

Sea Life Centre - Oban


Sealife Adventures

Isle of Skye


Isle of Skye

Castle on Loch Ness


Urquhart Castle
Loch Ness

Beaches near Mallaig


Morar silver sand beach

Provand's Lordship Glasgow


Provand"s Lordship

Museum of Transport Glasgow


Riverside Museum

Scottish Football Museum


Hampden Park, Glasgow

Burrell Collection Glasgow

Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow


Gallery of Modern Art

Pubs and Restaurants

Stronlossit Inn


Real ales and friendly atmosphere 2 minutes walk from the cottage.

Roybridge Hotel


Good pub atmosphere and weekend entertainment 5 minutes walk from the cottage

Russell's Restaurant


Russel's Restaurant
at Spean Bridge for fine dining, 3 miles away

Crannog


Crannog fish restaurant
, Fort William. Paradise for fish lovers.


Please enquire to confirm availability. Just complete the form and press SEND or call us on +44(0)7780 708 780