Hill Cottage, Fanagmore

Self Catering

Hill Cottage, Fanagmore, Scourie, Sutherland, IV27 4ST

    The perfect 'Get away from it all' location.Hill Cottage, near Scourie, is a traditional stone built crofters cottage still owned by the family who built it,with stunning views of sea loch and mountains.Walkers,wildlife & birdwatchers heaven.

    Set in a stunning location overlooking Loch Laxford on the North west coast of Scotland, approximately 90 miles north of Inverness. This part of Western Scotland is a remote area of outstanding natural beauty, with island-studded bays, gleaming sandy beaches and towering cliffs. It is an ideal location from which to explore the North West of Scotland or for a total 'Get away from it all' holiday.

    Located 1 mile from the seasonal ferry to 'Handa Island',managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

    Handa hosts one of the largest seabird breeding colonies in N.W. Europe and is a great day out.

    Golfers can enjoy a game at Durness, the most northerly golf course on the British mainland.

    Walkers & sea kayakers paradise and bring your dog who will love the empty beaches. 

    Despite this being the next best thing to wilderness, a place where you can almost feel you are alone on this beautiful planet,

    there is a seafood restaurant(seasonal) just a mile from the cottage at Tarbet.

    The nearest Hotel with bar & seasonal restaurant and shop are in Scourie 6 miles away.

    The main nearest shopping and touring centres are Ullapool and Lairg.


    The cottage and water are heated by electricity


    Electric hob oven and grill, Microwave, fridge, Table & chairs for 4
    Stunning views to Loch Laxford & the mountains from the kitchen window.
    SITTING ROOM with leather suite,
    There is no TV reception so a video and DVD player are provided along with a selection of videos
    BATHROOM with electric shower & shaving point.
    UPSTAIRES LANDING, Reading area with selection of games & books & easy chair.
    DOUBLE BEDROOM with King size bed
    A LARGE SHED to store walking boots etc and drying area.Also houses Freezer & Tumble dryer.
    OUTSIDE TOILET with washing machine.

    Outdoor washing line.
    Garden with outdoor furniture and stunning views.

    Parking & turning space for one car..

    Bed linen and electricity is included in the price. Sorry but we are unable to supply a cot or high chair.

     One dog  allowed by prior agreement.

    PRIVATE WATER SUPPLY which is treated but vunerable individuals eg very young /old/infirm, are advised  to bring bottled water.

    3 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    29 Mar 2015 - 8 Nov 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £600.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday Ideal base for walking,cycling and seakayaking.
    • Cottage Original stone crofters cottage.
    • Self Catering Holiday Facilities for up to 4 persons self catering.


    • Drying Facilities Clothes rack for indoors, washing line outdoors & tumble dryer in shed
    • Electric Cooker 4 hob electric cooker with grill & oven.Extractor fan.
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer Freezer kept in shed
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property Heating is electric, storage heaters and additional electric fire & radiatiors. Fan heater for quick warmup.
    • Indoor Drying Facility Clothes horse provided.
    • Iron Available steam iron
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility Outdoor washing line.
    • Shower 1 electric shower .Private water supply so pressure is not brilliant!
    • Tumble Dryer Tumble dryer in shed.
    • Wash Hand Basin Sink in kitchen and 2 further wash hand basins with each toilet

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player Selection of videos & DVDs provided.
    • Garden Grassed garden with picnic table and bench. Stunning views of sealoch and mountains
    • No Television Their is NO TV reception
    • Radio

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Internet Banking Transfer


    • Bike Storage Available Large lockable shed suitable for bike storage.
    • Parking Turning space and parking for one car.
    • Private Parking


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Seasonal seafood restaurant at Tarbert
    • Shop Nearest shop in Scourie,groceries,off licence and fuel.
    • Tea & Coffee Available We leave a small supply of tea, coffee & sugar so you can have a 'Cuppa' on arrival


    • No Smoking Permitted This is a no smoking property


    • Lochside Location
    • Remote Location Hill Cottage sits on a hillside alone,3 miles from main road on single track road with passing places.
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement One well controlled dog welcome by prior agreement. There are livestock roaming on surrounding land.

    Road Directions

    DIRECTIONS: Hill Cottage may be approached either via Ullapool on the A835 or via Lairg on the A838.
    From Ullapool: take the A835 to Ledmore, the A837 to Skiag Bridge and the A894, through Unapool, to Scourie. Continuing for 3 miles on the A894, turn left to Tarbet. Fanagmore is one mile beyond Tarbet. Hill Cottage is on the hillside ahead beyond two gates.
    From Lairg: take the A838 along Loch Shin to Laxford Bridge. Turn left onto the A894. After 4 miles, turn right to Tarbet. Then as above to Hill Cottage.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Nearest TIC is Inverness then Ullapool.
    Then follow directions as by car.

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest rail link is Inverness or Lairg then follow directions as by car.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Nearest airport is Inverness then follow directions as by car.

    Getting there by ferry:- Nearest international ferry port is Rosyth.Take A9 north to Inverness then follow directions as by car.

    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 a public toilet
      • to the lounge


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Building Entrance

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

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


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