Burghfield House

Small Hotel

Burghfield House Training Hotel, Cnoc-an-lobht, Dornoch, Sutherland, IV25 3HW

    Burghfield House, operated by The North Highland College, is unique. It is run as a training hotel.

    Set in the cathedral town of Dornoch, Burghfield House provides a learning, teaching and commercial environment, featuring a private dining/conference room, a lounge which can accommodate up to forty people, 30-seat restaurant and six letting bedrooms. The design, décor and furnishings combine to provide a subtle blend of modern efficiency with traditional comforts. Dornoch is an ideal destination for short breaks and business conferences - its relatively short distance from Inverness, with a wide range of good quality products such as golf, fishing and walking on the doorstep.

    Hotel bedrooms are individually designed, beautifully decorated and furnished to create a country house atmosphere with panoramic views of Dornoch. All 6 bedrooms can accommodate single, twin, double or family occupancy. Bedrooms have private en-suite bathrooms, colour flat-screen television/DVD including digital freeview, iPod docking station, hairdryer, direct dial telephone and Brodies beverages.

    Overlooking pleasant views of the gardens, The Stokehole Restaurant's traditional wood panelling and stained glass windows have been preserved to enhance the ambience and unique character of the hotel. You can enjoy outstanding service and hospitality. Our award-winning Head Chef Gordon Smillie uses locally sourced ingredients to prepare exceptional dishes on our lunch and dinner menus.

    Guests or diners can relax in the comfort of the lounge which can accommodate up to forty people making it a perfect venue for small wedding receptions and other private functions.

    A range of Twinings teas are served daily in our lounge along with home-baked delights such as scones, meringues and sponges.

    Just 42 miles from Inverness, Dornoch is easily accessible and provides the perfect venue for meetings, conferences and training & development days. Our private dining area can provide conference accommodation for 20 people in a private and tranquil environment.

    With great attention to detail and excellence, our attentive staff and students strive to obtain the highest level of customer service, satisfaction and cuisine. We can help you to organise a conference or event including the booking of rooms, catering and accommodation, and the co-ordination of the event.

    Day rates for hire of the private dining room are available from £75. Morning and afternoon refreshments are available from £2.50 per person and soup & sandwich lunch priced at £6.95 per person. You can also book the hotel for your exclusive use and have flexibility and total freedom to make full use of our restaurant and rooms.

    If you are needing help putting a training package together, our staff can offer advice in tailoring programmes to meet specific business needs and if you need a trainer, we have qualified and experienced members of staff in a number of subject areas.

    3 Small Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 22 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double/Twin Ensuite
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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


    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Tuition Available


    • Coastal Location
    • Village Location


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space

    Road Directions

    At the Longman roundabout, take the first exit onto A9
    At the roundabout, take the third exit onto A9
    At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Moray Firth
    At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Moray Firth
    At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Moray Firth A9
    Turn right onto A949
    Turn left onto Poles Road B9168
    Turn right onto Cnoc an Lobht

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- The nearest train station is in Tain.

    Trains leave Inverness at 0706, 1038, 1359, 1715 and 1752 Monday to Saturday and 1000, 1249, 1800 and 2109 on a Sunday. Journey time is approximately 1 hr 10 mins.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- The nearest airport is Inverness Airport.

    Getting there by ferry:- Ullapool

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