An Darach B&B


Craigdarroch Drive, Contin, Strathpeffer, Ross Shire, IV14 9EL

    A warm welcome awaits you in our friendly and comfortable home from home, providing quality accommodation, peace, relaxation, unrivalled hospitality, and delicious wholesome breakfasts.

    An Darach lies in a delightful woodland setting, on a quiet no-through lane just off the A835 Inverness to Ullapool road, making it an ideal base for touring the magnificent splendour of the Northern Highlands. A paradise for lovers of beautiful scenery, birds, wildlife, walking, climbing, golf, cycling and other outdoor pursuits. Ideal for those wanting to get away from it all but still only a 20 minute drive from the many and varied attractions of the vibrant city of Inverness.

    An Darach is situated on the outskirts of Contin, which has a church, hotel restaurant, convenience store, garage and petrol station. Close by is the charming Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer, Rogie Falls, The Black Isle and countless other tourist attractions. There are numerous forest and river walks, with stunning views and an abundance of wildlife, almost on our doorstep. Regular wild visitors to our garden are red squirrels, pine marten, roe deer, red legged partidge and red kites and badgers. There is ample private car parking and secure storage for cycles, motor cycles and sports equipment.

    Whether your stay with us is for business or pleasure, we aim to make your visit a relaxing and pleasurable experience.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double EnSuite
    £75.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Double with private shower room
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin EnSuite
    £75.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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


    • Breakfast Available Varied menu included in rate
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement 24 hours notice required
    • Gluten Free Please advise in advance
    • Lunch Available Packed lunch available at £7.00 (24 hours notice required)
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available Hospitality tray in room
    • Vegetarian Food Available Please advise in advance


    • Internet Access Wi-Fi
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Mountains area 6 miles from Ben Wyvis
    • Rural Location Located on edge of small village close to lochs and mountains
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge We are happy to store guests own food in our fridge/freezer
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Service Available £7.00 per load ( ironing not included)
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower EnSuite
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room Freeview
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque In advance of arrival
    • No credit cards accepted
    • PayPal


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From Inverness, following signs to Ullapool, take the A9, over the Kessock Bridge, to the Tore Roundabout (approx 6 miles).

    From there take the A835 (2nd exit) signposted Dingwall and Ullapool, to the next roundabout at Maryburgh (approx 5 miles). Staying on the A835, take the second exit to Contin, Garve and Ullapool. Continue for approx. 6 miles to Contin.

    Drive straight through the village, passing the village shop on the left. Continue round several bends, passing the Achilty Hotel on the right.

    After approx half a mile you will see a slow bend sign on the left, closely followed by a large No Through Road sign saying Craigdarroch Drive. Turn left here and you will find An Darach, Contin B&b, third house along.

    From the West, on the A835, follow signs for Dingwall and Inverness. Approx.  6 miles after Garve, passing Rogie Falls on the left, immediately after the large bend there is a large sign for Craigdarroch Drive. Turn right here and you will find An darach, Contin B&B, third house along.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

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

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 3


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • 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

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

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

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

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 1 Oct 2014 to 31 Mar 2015


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