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Two weeks of sore legs, unpredictable weather and countless punctures may sound like a nightmare for some, but the rewards of the LEJOG cycle has seen it grow into one of the most popular and famous cycle challenges in the UK, and even the world. Traversing 874 miles (though more likely to be around 1,000 […]

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Altnaharra – The Romantic Getaway

It is easy to see why the Scottish highlands are one of the most romantic destinations in the UK. The picturesque scenery and beautiful wildlife creates a fantastic environment for a weekend getaway. What’s on offer at the Hotel It isn’t just fishermen that flock to the Altnaharra Hotel.  Our remote and rugged location draws […]

Altnaharra’s Exceptional Weather

Altnaharra is a pretty special place, and you may have spotted our little village in the news recently when the Altnaharra weather station recorded the highest wind temperatures in the UK during the storm in early December, with winds whipping up to 90mph! Our isolated, northern location means that the weather in Altnaharra is often […]


Wildlife Around Altnaharra

If you’re a keen birdwatcher, fisherman or just a wildlife nut, Altnaharra is the ideal location for satisfying your interests. With a vast array of animal species inhabiting its stunning landscape, there is always something to look for or observe. The best of the birds  The Forsinard Flows are a vast area of peat land […]

Explore Whisky From Your Altnaharra Base

Tucked away deep in the highlands by the brooding and atmospheric Loch Naver is Altnaharra – a stunning getaway where you can be sure of peace and tranquillity. It is a haven for those who  yearn for quiet, and attracts many tourists and anglers who come looking for serenity. However if you fancied branching out […]

One of the Finest Places to Stay in the Highlands

The Scottish Highlands is one of the most well known landscapes in the world. With its rich and colourful past, the mere mention of the Highlands evokes images of large men in kilts charging into historic battle (albeit led by an Australian with blue face paint!). They are one of the most vast and distinctive […]