Distant Hills Guest House


Distant Hills, Roy Bridge Road, Spean Bridge, Inverness-shire, PH34 4EU

    Award winning guest house focusing on mouth watering breakfast choices, modern rooms & great service. Free wifi. AA Friendliest B&B Finalist 2014, Finalist in the Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards 2012, 2013 and 2014 , AA 4 four star rated

    Distant Hills Guest House is an established family run guesthouse providing a first class bed and breakfast service in the quiet Highland village of Spean Bridge, near Fort William and Ben Nevis

    Distant Hills Guest House is a large bungalow set in it own spacious grounds, beautifully situated on the eastern end of Spean Bridge.

    The McIntosh family
    Scottish husband and wife team Peter and Lesley McIntosh took over in 2006 and bring a combined 40 years experience of the Lochaber area to blend with the character of the property. Their aims are to give you excellent service, great food, beautiful rooms and the inside knowledge of the local area.

    The bedrooms
    All the attractively furnished bedrooms are fully equipped with en-suite facilities, colour TV/DVD, hospitality trays and a luxury range of soaps, shampoos and shower gels. Luxury continues with fabulous soft white bath sheets and towels with lots of other little touches.

    Three twin rooms and four double rooms, sorry no family rooms and no children under 12 years of age.

    The guest lounge
    In this bright room you can quietly relax overlooking the south-facing garden, watch the native birds or flick through the selection of books and magazines. The patio doors lead you into the garden where you can sit and enjoy the sun.
    For the evenings we have books, magazines, board games and of course satellite television for you to enjoy.

    The pleasant dining room offers good home cooking prepared from traditional Scottish ingredients and some which are a little more unusual. Our ingredients are locally sourced where possible. The breakfast menu offers a wide range of dishes including vegetarian options to set up guests for a full day's walking or touring in the Highlands.
    AA Breakfast Award for quality of breakfast ingredients.

    The garden
    The spacious and colourful garden offers an opportunity to wander beside the burn (stream) in the peaceful surroundings with a pleasant outlook to the distant hills of the Grey Corries and Aonach Mor. You can also sit under the shady arbour and unwind after your journey.

    Parking and transport
    The guest house has a large private car park and for those arriving on the West Highland railway line the train station lies in the middle of the village. We are happy to transfer guests to and from the station or the bus stance.

    Free wifi throughout the building.

    Eating out
    The Spean Bridge and Roy Bridge areas have a number of restaurants and hotels offering a wide range of cuisine to suit everyone's taste and pocket. Several are within 5 minutes walk.

    Methods of payment
    •We prefer payment by cash or UK debit card
    •We also accept credit cards and non UK debit cards but please note that these card payments will incur a premium of 4% which represents the processing cost of the transaction

    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
    Double ensuite
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin ensuite
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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


    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Gluten Free
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player The in-room TVs can play CDs
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby Cycle hire at Nevis Range (4 miles)
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    From Fort William take A82 north to Spean Bridge. Once over the bridge take right on to A86 and proceed a short distance. Property signposted on the right.

    From Pitlochry take A9 to Dalwhinnie. Here join the A86 and follow this road until you reach Spean Bridge. Property is the first property on the left

    If travelling South on the A82 from Skye or Inverness turn left on to the A86 and proceed a short distance. Property signposted on the right.

    Getting there by railway:- 5 minutes from local Spean Bridge Railway Station. Please telephone if you require a transfer.

    Bus - There are three services passing through the village. Fort William to Inverness, Fort William to Skye and the local circular route Fort William to Spean Bridge service.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

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

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2

    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.

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