Fraoch Lodge


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

    A stay with us is a chance to explore the Cairngorms National Park through the eyes, ears and larder of the locals. All the essentials of a quality experience - free hiking & biking advice, open fire, family friendly, good for small groups


    For couples, singles or families Fraoch Lodge is an ideal base to explore the Cairngorms National Park on our doorstep; or make a day trip to Loch Ness; or tour a distillery and visit Speyside. We're graded as a 4 star hostel but offer so much more.

    Open fire:

    resident walking guide available to help plan your day:

    dedicated drying room:

    fully equipped self-catering kitchen or home made meals:

    play area in the garden:

    football pitch behind the garden.

    Do it yourself or relax and let us take care of the mundane.

    All rooms have hand basins. Private car park

    Tours also available with Scot Mountain Holidays. Pre-booking advised. Private guiding also available.

    Stay for a few days and relax. Let Scot Mountain Holidays take care of the planning so you can get the most out of your vacation time.

    Stunning scenery, wildlife spotting, top sites and remote, wild viewpoints. Take home some unique memories and stories, plus new friendships.

    4 Hostel
    Green Tourism Gold Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome Taste Our Best Children Welcome Groups Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open New Year
    Open All Year
    1 Jan 2016 - 21 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Single room
    £21.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Top floor hostel
    £21.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Triple room
    £21.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin room
    £21.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Whole annex
    £21.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Adults (age 12 upwards) £21 per person, min 2 night stay Children (age 5 - 11) £10.50 per person, min 2 night stay Children under 5 - £FOC, min 2 night stay Single night booking - £23 pe

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Baby Listening/Sitting Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Drying Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Toilets
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • No Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Gluten Free Pre-booking required
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available Pre-booking required
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area
    • Tuition Available


    • Mountains area
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome

    Road Directions

    We are on the main road through Boat of Garten at the north (Aviemore) end. As you enter the village from Aviemore you'll be able to see our sign on your right hand side, opposite the public noticeboard.

    To find Boat of Garten from the south, follow the A9 until the turn off after Aviemore, then follow signs taking you left on the A95 to find the village.

    From the north, turn off the A9 at Carrbridge; pass through Carrbridge and follow signs to Boat of Garten.

    Public Transport Directions

    There are regular trains to Aviemore and a bus service from Aviemore to Grantown on Spey via Boat of Garten. 

    Times of the buses are available from the Strathspey timetable on the Rapsons/Stagecoach website.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • There are separate shower units:

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance

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

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Min 2 night stay - toddlers (under 5s) stay free of charge

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