Herons Rest Cottage in Drumnadrochit, Inverness

What to Expect

Heron’s Rest Cottage is tucked inside 1.5 acres of woodland just a mile from Loch Ness. It’s ideal for a couple who love the great outdoors, plus you can take your doggy here as well.

With a cosy living room complete with a wood-burning fire, and a patio area close to a river, it’s ideal for a summer or winter break.

Explore the Scottish Highlands from here, there is plenty to see nearby. Hills, woodlands and the shore of Loch Ness make ideal places to walk, and Inverness is 14 miles away for shops, museums and art galleries.

At A Glance


About Heron’s Rest Cottage

This detached holiday home is on the owner’s 1.5-acre land and is all on one floor. The bedroom has a double bed, and there is a shower room.

The cosy living room has a wood-burning fire, sofas, TV and door leading outside. The kitchen comes fitted with an oven, hob, microwave and fridge-freezer.

There is a small patio area outside with garden furniture and a barbecue. One doggy is welcome to stay – there is a river on the grounds.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Drumnadrochit, Nr Inverness

Heron’s Rest is situated just a mile from Drumnadrochit, a village popular with Nessie hunters and visitors to the Loch Ness area. Inverness is a 14-mile drive and the Moray coast is only a few miles further along.

Drumnadrochit sits on the banks of Loch Ness and offers several shops, a choice of pubs and a selection of eateries so you don’t have to go far for all your holiday essentials.

Loch Ness has a visitors centre and a Nessie museum full of interesting facts. You can also take a boat trip on the water, ride a mountain bike through the hills or hike along the walking trails with your doggy. Outdoor lovers will have the time of their lives in this area. If you enjoy history, then a trip to the Culloden Battlefields is a must, there’s a museum with an immersive theatre experience where you can learn all about the 1745 uprising.

Urquhart Castle is worth a visit as well, although much of it is a ruin you can still peep inside a prison cell and climb Grant Tower for the views. Inverness is the capital of the Highlands and is a lively city to visit. It has a cosmopolitan feel and is great for shopping and eating out.

The cathedral is spectacular, plus there’s a theatre, gallery and museum to visit too. To learn all about whisky making and the history behind it, you can tour a distillery or 2 in this area. The Whisky Trail in Speyside is famous around the world, and a few of the distilleries are not too far from Loch Ness.

Take a driving tour of the fishing villages peppered along the Moray coast. Some have barely changed in generations and have retained their traditional charm.

Our Thoughts

There’s a river steps away from this holiday home, and Heron’s Rest gets its name from the bird that lives on the banks. It’s a get-back-to-nature place that offers a peaceful retreat away from everyday life.

With the village of Drumnadrochit just a mile away, you don’t have to go far for something to eat or a place to shop. When it comes to things to do, there’s a long list of outdoor pursuits on the doorstep. And Inverness can be reached in 30 minutes if you are yearning for a lively city.

This cottage in the Highlands of Scotland is perfectly formed for 2. Everything you need can be found inside, and the grounds offers a place to sit and relax with a glass of wine in the evenings.
Herons Rest Cottage ST
Heron’s Rest Cottage
To see even more images and videos of this wonderful property and check availability for when you’d like to go click the button below.

Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 88%
Location 87%
Cleanliness 98%
Value for money 90%

People Who Viewed This Also Viewed

Wee Fraoch

Wee Fraoch

For lots more dog friendly places then see our popular destinations
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.