Thursday 20 July 2023

Corrour Cottages, Fort William, Inverness-shire

Corrour Cottages offer enchanting self-catering accommodation in a secluded and sustainably run Highland Estate near Fort William, located on the edge of the picturesque Rannoch Moor in Inverness-shire. Surrounded by lochs and hills, these three cottages provide an idyllic destination for nature lovers, walking enthusiasts, and families seeking tranquility throughout the year. With a blend of traditional charm and modern comforts, Corrour Cottages offer a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

1. Corrie Odhar:
The largest of the three cottages, Corrie Odhar, comfortably accommodates up to 11 adults across five spacious bedrooms. With two super king-size doubles, two twin rooms, and a room with three single beds, this cottage is ideal for larger groups. Three bathrooms and a separate utility room add convenience to the stay. The well-equipped kitchen/diner can accommodate 12-14 guests, and the spacious living room with a wood-burning stove sets the perfect ambiance for cozy winter evenings. Enjoy stunning views of Loch Ossian and Corrour Forest, and explore optional extras like a wood-fired sauna cabin, canoeing, fishing, or clay-pigeon shooting available on-site. Two additional cottages are located within a short walking distance from Corrie Odhar.

2. Sgor Ghaibre:
Dating back to 1861, Sgor Ghaibre is a traditional cottage offering accommodation for up to seven adults in three large bedrooms. The cottage features beautifully restored original pine-clad walls and wooden flooring. The bedrooms include one super king-size double on the ground floor, and upstairs, one twin room and a room with three single beds. Two shared bathrooms, one with a roll-top bath, enhance the comfort. The cottage also boasts a separate dining room with seating for 10-12 people and a cozy sitting room with a wood-burning stove. Sgor Ghaibre is part of the Corrie Creagach complex of estate buildings, located a short walk from the banks of Loch Ossian.

3. The Doll's House:
Nestled in the walled garden, The Doll's House is the smallest of the Corrour cottages, offering accommodation for up to three people in two bedrooms. This charming restored estate building features a larger bedroom with a double bed and a smaller bedroom with a single bed. The bathroom includes a bath and shower. Enjoy the sight of chickens roaming around while admiring beautiful views of Loch Ossian and Corrour Forest from the upstairs bedrooms. The Doll's House is a perfect retreat for walking and relaxation.

Corrour has undertaken an ambitious sustainability program, powering and heating all its buildings with on-site produced hydroelectricity. Guests can engage in a variety of activities at Corrour, including walking, hiking, wildlife watching, fishing, boating, canoeing, and wild swimming. Paid activities such as wood-fired sauna cabin sessions and clay-pigeon shooting are also available, adding to the memorable experience.

While Corrour offers a remote and secluded setting, guests can embark on day trips to the town of Fort William, situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe, approximately one hour away by car. Explore the impressive Neptune's Staircase, visit the ruins of Old Inverlochy Castle, browse local shops, and indulge in culinary delights at one of the town's restaurants. Don't miss the opportunity to conquer the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, a must-see attraction in the area.

Escape to the tranquility of Corrour Cottages, nestled within a remote Highland Estate near Fort William. With their perfect blend of traditional features and modern comforts, these cottages provide a serene retreat for nature enthusiasts and those seeking relaxation. From the spacious Corrie Odhar to the charming Sgor Ghaibre and The Doll's House, each cottage offers a unique experience amidst stunning surroundings. Engage in various activities on-site, enjoy the estate's commitment to sustainability, and explore the nearby town of Fort William, making your stay at Corrour Cottages a truly memorable Highland adventure.

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