Criche Cottage is located in the village of Alligin in Wester-Ross, an area famous for its natural beauty, which lies between Gairloch and Lochcarron.
Alligin is idyllically
situated on the north coast of beautiful Loch Torridon. The setting is unforgettable with spectacular panoramic views of the Torridon mountains across the Loch. From the cottage watch otters, seals, deer, birds and if you're lucky eagles. There are beautiful coastal walks and beaches from the doorstep, whilst for keen walkers there are Munro's aplenty in Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. Take a fishing trip out of Shielding 13 miles away and catch local cod, pollack, plaice and mackerel in the loch.
The cottage is a cosy family home which sleeps up to 6. It is superbly equipped, comfortably furnished and is heated throughout. The accommodation comprises one large double bedroom with en-suite shower & WC and 2 twins; family bathroom with bath; well equipped kitchen with washing machine and microwave; adjacent dining room with oak table. The cosy living room has an open fire and large picture windows overlooking the loch. We have a selection of books, films, jig-saws and games available.
We are just 6 miles from Ben Damph Lodge which offers bar food, evening meals & live music, or treat yourself to a gourmet dinner at Tigh an Eilean Hotel in Shieldaig. Sample local free range eggs & vegetables, home grown in Alligin. Kenneth Morrison's mobile shop will deliver fresh produce to order including meat, fish, milk and bread as well as a wide range of general provisions. The nearest local stores are 5 miles away in Torridon (open April-Oct). Village stores are also located in Kinlochewe (15 miles) and Shieldaig (13 miles). 36 miles away in Gairloch you will find restaurants, pubs, galleries, golf and superb sandy beaches.
You will feel instantly at peace in this lovely setting with stunning views & sunsets over the loch. Paradise on earth.