Cairns Cottage

Self Catering

Port Henderson, Gairloch, Wester-ross, IV21 2AS

    Cairns is a traditional stone-built west highland cottage, centrally heated and fully modernised to the highest standards.

    Situated within the crofting community of Port Henderson on the southern side of Loch Gairloch with spectacular views to the Outer-Hebrides and Skye, the cottage has a fully enclosed southerly facing garden with ample off-road parking for two cars.

    It is the perfect base for discovering the Western Highlands at any time of year, whether you are looking for strolls along nearby sheltered beaches or the challenge of climbing or walking in one of the most impressive and unspoilt areas of natural beauty in the British Isles.

    The Gairloch area boasts an impressive array of local attractions including an award winning museum, golf course, indoor heated swimming pool, sea and river angling, sea-life watching trips from the pier, pony-trekking and guided walking trips in and around the area as well as numerous fantastic restaurants serving fresh local produce.
    Cairns, originally a cobblers cottage dating from the early 1900`s has been upgraded and modernised, whilst maintaining much of the original features it provides a warm comfortable base for touring the surrounding northwest highlands and islands of Scotland whatever the weather.
    The accommodation comprises :
    •Large heated porch with ample storage space for coats, shoes, rucksacks and wet gear .
    •Lounge with flat screen TV/DVD, Radio/CD, comfortable armchairs and well stocked bookcase.
    •Fully fitted dining/kitchen complete with electric cooker/oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier, heated towel rail, dining table and chairs.
    •Fully equipped bathroom with electric shower and heated towel rail.
    •Electric storage heating.
    •Double bedroom .( One double bed )
    •Twin bedroom. ( Two single beds )
    •Storage cupboard .
    •Electric storage heating.
    •Off-road parking for 2 cars .
    •Safe and fully enclosed grassy garden.
    •Garden furniture / Bench with sea views .
    Extra Information
    •Electric Storage Heating throughout
    •Sleeps up to 4 people
    •Duvets and Pillows provided
    •Towels and bed linen can be provided on request
    •No Pets
    •No Smoking
    •Nearest public telephone is 10 mins walk

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Cairn Cottage
    £325.00 per unit per week

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


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View


    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From Inverness, take A9 over Kessock Bridge, at roundabout (approx 7 miles), take 2nd exit (A835) posted for Ullapool. At 2nd roundabout, about 4 miles, take the 2nd exit, keeping to the A835 Ullapool road. After 13 miles, at Garve, take junction to the left onto the A832 signposted Gairloch. After 16 miles you reach Achnasheen,at roundabout go straight ahead - 2nd exit.Follow A832 along the lochside, over Glen Docherty and through village of Kinlochewe . 18 miles after leaving Kinlochewe, watch out for hump-back bridge on left with sign post for Badachro, Port Henderson and Redpoint (B8056).Cross the bridge, and follow this road through Badachro. The road enters Port Henderson and begins to climb a short hill. Just as you reach the top of this the cottage is on right hand side.

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