Enchanting Eco-Pods With Sparkling Sea Views in Scottish Highlands

Lochinver, Scotland (United Kingdom)
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2 units
8 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub

This glamping site’s eco-pods are situated on a private farm in Lochinver, nestled in the Scottish Highlands. The eco-pods offer panoramic views of the sea and transport guests to a wildly beautiful part of Scotland. The pods are quite sturdy and can hold up against rainy weather. Each eco-pod can sleep up to four people comfortably, a maximum of two adults and two children.

There is a small kitchen area that comes equipped with a sink, a miniature fridge, a microwave, a kettle, and a toaster. Glampers will also be provided with cutlery, crockery, and microwaveable dishes. Guests are to remember that open flames are not allowed within the eco-pods. Also included in each eco-pod are the following items: a double bed with under-bed storage, a sofa bed, bed linens, towels (for indoor use), a TV, speakers, a dining table and chairs, an outside table and chairs, free Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, and a barbecue.

Each eco-pod comes with its own private toilet and washroom facilities. One of the eco-pods comes with a hot tub. If guests would like that eco-pod, they must specify it in their booking request. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Double bed
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub

At these eco-pods, guests will have their own toilet and wet room facilities, as well as a small kitchen area with a sink, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a kettle, and a toaster. Guests will be provided with all necessary crockery, cutlery, glasses, and microwavable accessories.

Other amenities of the pods include provided linens, towels for inside use, a television with a DVD player, a Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker (for indoor use), a hot tub, and bath robes, as well as free Wi-Fi (outside of the pods), a hair dryer, a Bodum coffee maker (in addition to tea, coffee, and sugar), a mini First Aid kit, a mini flashlight, and emergency lighting.

Guests will need to bring their own towels for outdoor use (such as for the beach and/or the hot tubs).

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Location + Surroundings

Located in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, this glamping site is situated in the beautiful village of Lochinver, Scotland—featuring wide open skies, stunning sea views, and a cozy and private corner of the world. Lochinver's claim to fame is that it's the second largest fishing port in Scotland, and guests will find Loch Assynt just a few miles away, which is where the River Inver meets Loch Inver in the village. The area has over 200 lochans and, as such, is quite well-known among fisherman of all levels. Guests will also have easy access to one of the most unique mountains in Scotland, Caisteal Liath, which is the summit peak of Suilven Mountain. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Whale watching

This stunning location in the Scottish Highlands naturally lends itself to outdoor activities like hill walking, cycling, and fishing. Lochinver is a beautiful area in the Scottish Highlands worth discovering. It is often referred to as one of the most striking and wild places in Europe with its rolling hills and mountains. The landscape of Assynt is dominated by the mountains of Canisp and Suilven, and glampers can get more information on possible hikes at the visitor center. This is also a great area for fishing of all types—trout lochs, salmon rivers, fly fishing, and sea fishing are all options.

In addition to those activities, there are lots of other things available in Lochinver like the two grocery stores, a butcher shop, a newsagent, a bank, a post office, a place to rent bikes, a gas station, a leisure center, and a doctor’s office. Should guests need anything, this area should be able to provide it. There are some fantastic restaurants in the area, definitely worth trying and perfect for a night out on the town after a rejuvenating day spent outside.

There is plenty of wildlife to see in Lochinver. That wildlife includes seals, common seals, dolphins, Minke whales, and basking sharks. Other wildlife to see include birds like oystercatchers, curlew, hooded crows, puffins, buzzards, and golden eagles. Other animals guests might see include mountain hares, pine martens, otters, and red deer. And as for staying on a croft, guests might expect o see chickens, cockerels, highland cattle, and sheep.

It’s also a perfect place to sit back and relax, and simply soak up the breathtaking surroundings. Another great activity in the Highlands is stargazing. Because the light pollution is so low, there is hardly anything between guests and the sky, setting the perfect scene for a night of watching stars. Glampers might even get a glimpse of the great Northern Lights.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

There is a three-night minimum, from Friday to Monday. There is a four-night minimum, from Monday to Friday. Seven nights must be booked either Monday to Monday or Friday to Friday. These eco-pods are available all year round.

The rates listed are based on double occupancy. Each additional person (up to four total) is an extra £15 per night. Children stay for £5 per child if 16 years of age or less. Each eco-pod can accommodate a maximum of two adults and two children.

Having additional daytime guests is no longer permitted.

Guests are to remember that flames are not allowed in the accommodation.

Up to two small dogs are allowed per eco-pod for an additional fee of £5 per dog. There’s no reason guests should have to leave one of the family back home, which is exactly why this glamping site accommodates dogs. Should glampers choose to bring their well-trained, clean, and well-behaved dog on holiday with them, there is an eco-pod ready. Also, please keep in mind that guests will need to adhere to glamping site’s terms and conditions if they decide to bring their pets. Those terms are listed below.

1. Pets are never to be left unattended in the pods at any time.
2. The interior and grounds of the property must be left in a clean, undamaged condition.
3. Pets must be clean before entry to the pod.
4. Pets must not be permitted to cause any kind of a nuisance to the neighboring properties
5. Pets must be at least one year old at the time of the holiday.
6. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times, and they must be under the control of an adult always.
7. Dog owners are responsible for clearing up after the dog and disposing of dog foul.
8. Dog beds for pets are not provided. The hosts strongly suggest guests bring one along with them and lots of extra towels for their dog.
9. Guests must agree to settle costs for any dog foul, chewed damaged furniture in the pods.
10. They request that guests flea treat their pet before staying.
11. Certain breeds of dogs just cannot be accepted in accordance with the Dangerous Dog act 1991. Any of the following dog breeds (Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, Fila Braziliero, or any dog used for fighting or has the appearance of a dog bred for fighting) has to legally wear a muzzle.

If bringing a dog, the booking will be accepted on the basis of agreeing to comply with the above conditions. Finally, dogs will receive a doggy welcome pack upon arrival, just in case glampers forgot anything home. Guests are asked to please return those items (apart from the dog treats, of course!), the site owner would really appreciate it. The doggy welcome pack comes with two dog towels, water and food bowls, a dog chew treat, an extra leash, spare clean-up bags, and a lint roller. It is recommended that guests bring bedding, towels, water bowls, and clean-up bags. Read more

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