Highland Bear Lodge is a Scottish baronial styled B&B set on a hillside in the Glenurquhart valley with spectacular views over Loch Melkie 30 minutes from Inverness and just 10 minutes from Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle and all its attractions.
Newly opened in October 2015 Highland Bear Lodge has 3 luxurious rooms/suites - Bonnie Prince Charlie which has a beautiful 4 poster bed with breath-taking views over the Loch, spacious en-suite with all the touches you would expect in a small luxurious hotel. Mary Queen of Scots room also enjoys fabulous views and a beautiful antique bed with large newly refurbished en-suite. The Highland room can either be a king-size double or a twin room newly decorated with stags and tartan to a high standard it enjoys a large luxurious adjoining private bathroom with separate shower.
All rooms have brand new HD TV's, generous hospitality tray, WiFi, brand new fluffy white towels and bed linen with Highland Soap Company toiletries.
Enjoy breakfast fit for a King in our dining room with minstrel’s gallery, freshly cooked to order from local produce. We have vegetarian options and can cater for most dietary requirements.
Relax by the fire in our guests lounge, sink into our comfortable sofas and enjoy a glass of wine or a wee dram while enjoy the views over the Glen.
Highland Bear Lodge is the perfect base to enjoy all the Highlands have to offer. From amazing scenery, walks, castles, dolphin watching and all outdoor activities we also run the Highlands only paragliding centre - Beyond Extreme - so why not try a tandem paragliding flight near Loch Ness.
Our Chief Instructor Mark Dann has flown with Patrick Swayze on the film "Point Break" worked for the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky television and has done tandems for BBC's Matt Baker and Suzi Perry.
Free WiFi internet
Activities and Experiences
Golf - driving range
Art galleries & museums
Unfortunately due to the Baronial style of the lodge we do not have ramps, lifts or handrails. Built on the side of a mountain the disabled access is limited.
till 19:00 Early check-in available on request
Late check-out available on request
Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions
Roadfrom Drumnadrochit(3.0 miles)
Please note Sat Navs will take you to the approx area but not the lodge so please follow easy instructions below:
From Drumnadrochit take the A831 road to Cannich. Just after passing through the village of Balnain on your left you will see a warning sign saying blind summit 20 mtrs passed this on the left the next sign will say Upperton. Turn right here and its your first left through black gates and up a winding drive. Park next to the garage on the left and up the stairs to the front door.