We spent a week at Tornacarry with some friends and their Jack Russell 'Ellie'. It's a perfect location to get away from it all and explore the fabulous Scottish Highlands. We loved the fact that it was remote and we could switch off and relax from the outside world. There is no mobile phone signal at Tornacarry but you can wander over the bridge and get a signal and there is Wi-Fi if you need access to the internet. While we were there we hired a boat and went fishing on Loch Garry. We also went walking, cycled the Great Glen Way and went canoeing down the River Oich. Our friends enjoyed a ride on the 'Harry Potter route' from Fort William to Mallaig and sampled some 'Cullen Skink'.
Tornacarry is approximately 8 miles from Invergarry. We suggest you take plenty of provisions as it is remote (local shop is 10 miles away). Most nights we cooked dinner and played cards or board games listening to music, however, there is a TV & DVD player. We had lunch at the Invergarry Hotel and went out for dinner at The Lock Inn, Fort Augustus (7 miles from Invergarry) and Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel, Spean Bridge (8 miles from Invergarry) all were very nice and the staff friendly and accommodating. Please note the Sporting Lodge, Tomdoun (approximately 3 miles from Tornacarry) is no longer open.
The living room, dining room and the larger of the two bedrooms has fantastic views over Loch Garry towards the mountains. The upstairs bathroom has a toilet, sink and bath (no shower), however, there is a shower room/toilet on the ground floor. Tornacarry is in a fabulous location it could do with some minor maintenance but nothing that will spoil your stay there.
Anyone wanting somewhere to unwind away from the rat race but with lots of activities available locally will have a lovely holiday at Tornacarry.
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