The Boat House Guest House


Deshar Road, Boat Of Garten, Inverness Shire, PH24 3BN

    A large white detached house on the main street in the centre of the village,we are a family run guesthouse near aviemore and within the cairngorm national park

    an ideal base for your stay in the cairngorms and aviemore area , we are situated in the centre of the peacefull village of boat of garten ( the osprey village) and a short walk from the golf course, a couple of minutes from some beautiful forest walks and five minutes from the famous steam railway.

    We are a five minute drive to the Osprey centre, ten minutes from Aviemore and fifteen minutes from Grantown on Spey, there is plenty to do and see within a short distance of us , such as skiing walking climbing, birdwhatching wildlife whiskey distillers golf, fishing shooting , castles and lochs watersports(canoeing, rafting etc,etc) wildlife park, reindeer , dog sleding,adventure park and plenty of sight seeing in and around the cairngorm national park. the list goes on.

    3 Guest House
    Bikers Welcome Field Sports Welcome Walkers Welcome Golfers Welcome Anglers Welcome Classic Cars Welcome Cyclists Welcome Children Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Low Season
    1 Oct 2015 - 30 Apr 2016
    High Season
    1 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

    Children - Free for unders 2yrs, discount prices for 2yrs - 12yrs, please contact the guesthouse directly.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double En Suite
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room (Shared Bathroom)
    £27.50 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room (Shared Bathroom) single occupancy
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite single occupancy
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite (Children under 12yrs discount prices available)
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite 2-3 occupants (Children under 12yrs discount prices available)
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite single occupancy
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite (Children under 12yrs discount prices available. Suitable for assisted disable
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Ensuite (Children under 12yrs discount prices available.Suitable assisted disable 2-3 occ
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Ensuite (Suitable assisted disable 1 occ
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Four Poster Double Room (Shared Bathroom)
    £27.50 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Four Poster Double (Shared Bathroom) single occ
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Four Poster Double/Triple Ensuite
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Four Poster Double/Triple Ensuite double occupancy
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Four Poster Double/Triple Ensuite single occupancy
    £45.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Children - Free under 2yrs, discount prices for children 2yrs - 12yrs. If booking for groups or famillies it is advisable to call and discuss all you requirements we can and have had five in one room before

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Cheap Holidays
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer for bait or fish caught
    • Fridge please make us aware at time of booking
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex there is laundry facilities on the campsite accross the road
    • Laundry Service Available washing and drying facilities available there is a charge for this service
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge a small guest lounge with tv books and games
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine at a cost

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking petit pu a little
    • Italian Speaking some but not much
    • Portugese spoken very fluent my wifes 1st language
    • Spanish Speaking


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Gluten Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Internet Access
    • Level Access we have 3 rooms on the ground floor please call to discuss you needs prior to booking
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Smoking Restricted outside only

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Radio on tv
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi pass key required on request

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card 3% charge
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card 3 % charge
    • Delta Card 3% charge
    • Electron 3% charge
    • Maestro Card 3% charge
    • Mastercard 3 % charge
    • Switch Card 3% charge
    • VISA Card 3% charge


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Cycle Locker
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Parking
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station

    Road Directions

    From Aviemore follow the A95 Grantown Road for approximately 3-4 miles. Turn right at sign post to Boat of Garten. 3/4 of a mile along this road is the Boat House Guest House on the right opposite M & B stores and the caravan park from the north (inverness) turn left for carrbridge/ grantown on spey and follow the sign for boat of gaten (turn right in carrbridge at the fork in the road and continue through and out of the village after a mile or so turn left onto the A95 towards grantown then turn right into boat of garten as sign posted again you will find us of the right hand side just after the village green opposite the caravan park. if you are travelling from the east (grantown ) contiue from grantown on the A95 towards aviemore past the heather centre and through drumullie just as you leave drumullie turn left at the saw mill (if you miss this turning dont worry continue along the A95 for about 1 mile the turn left at the school) if you made the 1st left at the sawmill continue along this small road past the old mill pond and turn right at the t junction up the hill into the village bear right at the hotel and continue up the road you will find us on the left opposite M&B stores 

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Mainline Edinburgh to Inverness via Aviemore. or transfer to Boat of Garten on the Steam Railway.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- To Inverness 40mins / Aberdeen 2hrs/ Glasgow 3hs / Edinburgh 2 1/2hrs

    getting there by coach/ bus citylink, national express and megabus to aviemore and then service bus for grantown bus stops are within 100 meters of us please note that there are no service busses from the village to aviemore on sundays you could take the steam train or taxis there is also cycle hire here in the village aswell the service bus runs between grantown and cairngorm ski centre via aviemore

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    discounts are available for long stays and groups

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