Ann provides kind, thoughtful hospitality in a beautiful coastal village; near Applecross and the Torridon Mountains. For many this is the 'real' Highlands. Enjoy clean sea air, peace and quiet - come to restore your sense of well-being.
Aurora is an award winning, modern, eco-friendly B&B in a beautiful location providing:
A warm welcome.
Really comfortable, King and Super-King sized, pocket sprung beds (no footboards).
Great breakfast choices, cooked to order. Much sourced locally and home made. Organic and Fairtrade where possible.
Spacious, clean, low allergen en-suite rooms - hand made soaps.
Daily weather forecasts at breakfast and tailored local advice to help guests to get the most out of this spectacular area.
A quiet, peaceful, relaxing, well equipped home with much thought given to guest's needs and comfort.
Free WiFi, drying room with washing machine, guests own first floor lounge with wood burner, TV and sea views.
Binoculars & Telescope provided to view the Sea-Eagles over Shieldaig Island.
Hospitality tray, hairdyer, hot water bottles, small fridge with fresh milk, herb teas, flapjacks and information folders.
Kind thoughtful hospitality.
Booking direct with Aurora will cost you less - link above to the detailed website (just below Aurora title and address, in blue text). You can book on-line via the Aurora website.
"A wonderful 5 days, surpassing all our expectations. Perfect B & B - best we have ever stayed in. It has been a joy & delight & we will return. Thank you."
Sustainability is a key part of the philosophy, so choosing to stay here reduces your environmental impact! You are welcome to pick up a few tips on reducing your energy costs – Aurora's energy bills have gone down over the last 4 years! Hold a ‘Gold’ Green Tourism award and in 2010 won a cherished 'Green' Highlands and Islands Tourism award.
REDUCED tariff for stays of 3 or more nights; MINIMUM stay 2 nights for advanced bookings. ONE night stays may be available last minute.
Shieldaig is a 5 star village, only one and a half hours drive from Inverness, (single track road the last ½ hour). A hidden gem in the Highlands, with a spectacular location nestled amongst the Torridon Mountains, sitting right on the West Coast. A perfect base for exploring Wester Ross; with a shop and pub in walking distance.
Bed and Breakfast is, after all, about a comfortable bed and a really good breakfast!
Close to Inverewe and Attadale Gardens, Lochcarron weavers, Carron Pottery, Eilean Donan Castle, Strome castle ruins. The Isle of Skye is not so far away with Tallisker whisky distillery. You can visit the ancient Brochs at Glen Elg, use the little ferry and still "go over the sea to Skye". A trip over the Bealach na Ba to explore Applecross? The Munro's of Beinn Eighe, Liathach and Alligin; Lochs Torridon and Maree are on the doorstep. Provide a daily weather forecast and offer local suggestions, tailored to your needs to help you get the most out of your time here. Lots of favourite, secret spots to share with you!
Non-smoking. Children over 12 years old are welcome. Pets are welcome to stay in your car, not in the house.