Forss House Hotel

Country House Hotel

Forss, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7XY

    Forss House is a delightful 1810 country home nestling in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on the gently meandering River Forss.

    Forss House is a delightful 1810 country home nestling in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on the gently meandering River Forss. In truth there can be few finer spots to linger in the big sky country; a place where time always seems to be on your side.

    This 14 bedroom family owned hotel Forss House is an elegant comfortable haven that puts you instantly at ease with a welcoming staff keen to look after you.

    Join us for work, to fish the rivers & coastline, explore the rugged countryside, marvel at the diverse wildlife that inhabits this unspoilt land, immerse yourself in the history & culture that surrounds you, play golf on one of the many James Braid designed links courses, hunt & stalk, go riding, taste the thrills of mountain biking and white water rides, a little pampering to detox & de-stress, or simply curl up in front of the roaring log fire with that book you've been meaning to read……… whatever, the choice is always yours.

    Awarded 2 AA Rosettes and open to non-residents, Forss House boasts one of the finest restaurants in the north Highlands set in the elegant Dining Room of this most welcoming Georgian country home. Dine on the season’s freshest local produce straight from the rivers, coastline & estates that surround us.In truth there can be few finer spots to linger in the big sky country; a place where time always seems to be on your side.
     

    Gradings
    4 Country House Hotel
    Awards
    Green Tourism Silver Cyclists Welcome Taste Our Best Anglers Welcome Field Sports Welcome Walkers Welcome Mobility difficulties
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    4 Jan 2014 - 22 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    2
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double/Twin Room
    £135.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Master Double/Twin Room
    £175.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    BEDROOMS: All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, television and telephone. Single occupancy available. MASTER BEDROOMS: master bedrooms are larger and more luxurious with Ensuite bathroom, wide screen LCD television, DVD and CD player, telephone. RIVERHOUSE SUITE: Sitting Room and Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom, wide screen LCD television, DVD and CD player, telephone. All prices include a hearty full Scottish breakfast and VAT.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks

    Children

    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome

    Domestic

    • Shower
    • Lounge
    • Shower Ensuite
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Log Fire
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • CD Player
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Switch Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Catering

    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Restaurant
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Vegan Meals Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals

    Facilities

    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Conference Facilities
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Fax/Email Facilities

    Location

    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Business Travellers
    • Pets Welcome

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Thurso tourist information centre 10 minutes by car heading west on the A836.

    Getting there by railway:- From Thurso railway station only 10 minutes by road heading west on the A836.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Wick airport less than 40 minutes by road. From the main Wick to Thurso route (20 miles) the hotel lies10 minutes beyond Thurso on the A836 heading west.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Scrabster ferry terminal less than 10 minutes by car heading west on the A836.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

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

    Building Entrance

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

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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