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Cam-Allt Na Mara

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £950
    Low season
  • £1250
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 18th November 2017
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    11 +

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    Enquire
    With Owner

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    3+ Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby

About Cam-Allt Na Mara

Cam-Allt Na Mara sleeps up to eleven guests in four bedrooms and sits in an enviable position on Scotland's West Coast, on the edge of Loch Carron. With spectacular views over Loch Carron and the mountains beyond, Cam-Allt Na Mara provides an ideal retreat for groups of friends with a keen interest in outdoor pursuits or families wanting to holiday together and explore this beautiful part of the Highlands.

The scenic Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh railway line runs past the front of the house. Made famous by Michael Palin and the “Great Railway Journeys”, this single track line only has three or four trains each day - if you see the train, make sure you give the driver, Donald a wave!

Lochcarron is a superb holiday destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities and want to explore this beautiful natural area by bike, car, foot or even kayak (three kayaks are provided for guests use). The area offers excellent cycling routes including off-road routes for mountain bikers and superb hill walking with a great mix of short coastal and inland walks, plus longer hikes including 9 Munros and 8 Corbetts - all accessible within ten miles of the house. Fishing is also available from the river in front of Cam-Allt Na Mara (permit required and can be purchased in Lochcarron) and there are plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy climbing, pony-trekking and sailing.

The village of Lochcarron is across the loch and a five mile drive (just two miles by Kayak!) from the house offering a great range of amenities including a petrol station, restaurants, shops for stocking up on provisions and a cafe. There is also a restaurant within a five minute walk of Cam-Allt Na Mara, along with a pottery.

A trip on the Kyle Line is a great day out. One of the most scenic train rides in the world, the line runs close to the loch shore, providing the opportunity of seeing seals, otters and herons if you're lucky. Take a trip to Duncraig (make sure you let the driver know as it is a 'requested' stop) and then walk to Plockton for lunch, then take a train back to Strathcarron afterwards. Plockton is a picturesque village with great restaurants and coral beaches fringed with palm trees. From here you can take a boat trip and do some seal spotting.

Attadale Gardens is another popular local attraction (which hosts the Lochcarron Highland Games each year) with its intriguing gardens, sculptures and DIY tearoom. A drive to Applecross over the Bealach Na Ba (nervous drivers beware!) is an adventure in itself. Once in Applecross you are rewarded with wonderful beaches and superb eating places. Other popular attractions include iconic Eilean Donan Castle and Glen Elg with its ancient stone Broch's and ferry to the Isle of Skye.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Alison Drummer joined Independent Cottages in October 2014


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Highland)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Spacious kitchen/diner well equipped with dishwasher, oven (electric), ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, slow cooker, bread maker and bench table/seating where you can sit and admire the view over Loch Carron and beyond to the peak of Ben Damph (on a clear day) from the large windows - the perfect place for breakfast!
  • Dining room with large oak table and seating for eight guests.
  • Lounge with wood burning stove (initial supply of logs provided), satellite television and DVD player.
  • Garden room with rattan furniture to relax in whilst looking out over the incredible scenery. Doors lead out to the decking area with outside seating.
  • Snug with wood burning stove, sofa bed (sleeping an additional two if required) Bluetooth speakers, games and plenty of books - a nice place to take yourself off for a quiet moment or for the little ones to play.
  • Shower room with hand basin, WC and shaving point.

Upstairs:

  • Bedroom one - king-size bedroom with wonderful views over the mountains beyond - if you are lucky you may be able to catch a glimpse of the otters on the foreshore.
  • Bedroom two with double bed.
  • Shower room for shared use of bedrooms one and two with walk in shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail (there is also a shaver point).
  • Bedroom three is a family room with double bed and bunk beds sleeping four.
  • Bedroom four can also be used as a family room with King-size bed and single bed sleeping three.
  • Bathroom for the shared use of bedrooms three and four with shower over bath, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail (also a shaver point0.

Outside: The cottage sits in large grounds with plenty of parking and space for the little ones to let off steam. The decking area provides lovely views over Loch Carron. There is a large garage with storage for two single sea kayaks and one double sit-on-top with removable seats which guests are welcome to use at their own risk. Additionally the garage has a drying room for wetsuits and outdoor gear, tumble dryer and table tennis table (bats and balls are provided). Bikes and motor bikes can also be stored in the garage.

Additional information: Wi-Fi internet connection. All bedrooms have bedding, towels and hairdryers provided. Well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement. A supply of logs are provided. No smoking inside the cottage. Cot and high chair available by arrangement. Changeover day is normally Friday but alternative days may be available by arrangement. Short breaks available - please enquire with the owner.

Cam-Allt Na Mara Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 11 + in 4 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Double, 1 Family with double/bunks, 1 King with extra single)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
3 or more dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £950
High Season from £1150
Peak Season £1250
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:

All male groups - Please enquire with owner
All female groups - Please enquire with owner
Catering available - No
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Alison Drummer
Member Since October 2014

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Cam-Allt Na Mara 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 18th November 2017