Gask House Holidays

Gask House, Farr, Inverness, IV2 6XG
 enquiries@gaskhouse.co.uk / +44 (0)7973 800917 


Quality, Dog-friendly Self-catering Cottages  in the awesome Highlands of Scotland

Gask House is a converted 19th century agricultural steading offering two dog-friendly, contemporary, four-star luxury self-catering cottages.

 

Within easy reach of Inverness, Loch Ness and all that the Scottish Highlands have to offer, our self catering accommodation is set in a stunning, peaceful rural location with open views to the Monadhliath mountains, yet is just a 15 minute drive from the Highland capital.

 

The cottages are an ideal base for fishing, golf, walking, whisky trails, mountain biking and winter sports, not to mention the chance to see Loch Ness, castles and enjoy all the culture of the Highlands. We also have an electric pay-as-you-go charging point on-site

Gask House has its very own 4,000 year old Neolithic Ring Cairn within our 20-acre grounds, which guests are welcome to explore.

For golfers,  there are three championship golf courses close by including Castle Stuart (20 mins drive), Nairn Championship (35 mins drive) and Royal Dornoch (1 hour). 

 

Gill and Chris run the business and live onsite in Gask House with their three Labradors - Wish, Breagha and Luna.

Plan your next great escape! 

Clava Cottage

Our Cottages

4-star accommodation

Our two luxury cottages, Clava & Corrimony, form one part of the steading and were formerly home to various livestock, prior to their conversion to holidays cottages.  
 

Both cottages have underfloor heating, wood burning stoves, fully equipped kitchens, smart TVs and wi-fi. 
 

The cottages are contemporary open-plan in design, bright & airy and equipped with just about everything you can think of, in order to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. 

Discover Gask House and its surroundings 

The views around Strathnairn Valley from our cottages, are beautiful in all weathers and all seasons.

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Location

Gask House is located in the peaceful and rural Strathnairn valley, just a few miles south of Inverness, close to the small communities of  Farr and Inverarnie. Bounded by the Monadhliath mountains to the south, Strathnairn valley has cradled humanity for thousands of years and was a key Neolithic trade route. 

The Gask Ring Cairn (one of the Clava type cairns and the largest) and standing stone is situated in one of the fields as you approach Gask House and dates back 4,000 years. It is a Scheduled Monument which is listed and protected by Historic Environment Scotland, and you are most welcome to walk up and enjoy the atmosphere directly from your cottage. 


The local area has fabulous hills, lochs and rivers and yet is close to so many of the Scottish Highland's best attractions - Loch Ness, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, the Cairngorm Mountains and many more. We are ideally located for day trips to the Northern and Western Highlands or for exploring the splendid countryside right on your doorstep. 

The area is renowned for its Jacobite connections and is set in the heartland of Clan Chattan - a confederation of clans comprising Clans MacKintosh, MacGillivray, Shaw, MacBean and MacPherson. It is said that some of these clans met at the Gask standing stone before the Battle of Culloden. In a nearby wood is the sharpening stone. It is also said that some clansmen who were gathering here before the Battle of Culloden sharpened their swords on this very stone.

Distances by Car
Inverness (10km)
Ullapool (103 km)
Perth (175km)
Edinburgh (247km)
Glasgow (266km)

Dog Friendly

We love to welcome dogs!  


We can accept a maximum of 2 dogs in each of Clava and Corrimony Cottages. 
Just click the "Add Pet" option when you book and for a small fee your pet can enjoy Gask with you.
 
The Gask House Labradors are always happy to make new friends! 

 

Both cottages open out into an enclosed, communal courtyard and, in addition, Clava Cottage has its own enclosed patio area. However, if your dog is an expert escapologist, we cannot guarantee it won't find a way out! 
 

There are lots of local walks suitable for dogs, see local walks in "what to do" for more information.  
 

There are a few simple house rules for your pet, please see our terms & conditions on the booking page.

EV Charging available on-site

Explore the Highlands by electric car!  

We are delighted to announce that we have recently installed a pay-as-you-go EV charging point, for the exclusive use of our guests. 

The charge point is powered by VoltShare and is compatible with all modern electric cars. We have chosen a system that is easy to use and is backed up by 24*7 support. 
 

For further information, please click here.

What our guests say about us

Our customers consistently rate us as 5/5. Search through our comprehensive review history, via the independent and verified Upfront Review service. Below are just a few examples of our reviews.

Another Wonderful Stay
"Gill and Chris were amazing from booking through to our goodbyes. The property is immaculate and our cottage was modern, clean, comfortable and warm!  All the right touches are present from heated floors, towel dryers, and a very well equipped kitchen. Old world charm with all the comforts of modern technology. Fast internet, lots of natural light, small wood fireplace, comfortable beds, fluffy towels. Not sure I can ask for anything else. We arrived after a long journey and Gill offered to pick up a take-away for us. Each day we were greeted with a warm good morning and when we inquired we received lots of recommendations. Gill even helped book a cab for us to go in and out of town each day. Highly recommended!"

C. Stayed May 2024

Stylish Comfort in Nature

"A very stylish, creature comfort, cosy place for the discerning traveller. Well equipped, warm in cold nights, extremely comfortable, suitable for 2 couples travelling together, or 2 adults and 2 kids. 
We also enjoyed the option to have a wood heater going, to cook for ourselves, to purchase farm fresh hen and duck eggs, and benefiting from the hosts recommendations. While it is off the beaten track, it is close to Inverness, Loch Ness, and multiple other sightseeing and exploration opportunities (castles, cairns, waterfall, hiking, bike riding... ) and what beautiful views after a restful sleep. Highly recommended."

R, stayed in Corrimony - May 2023

 

A lovely Cottage in a wonderful Location
"This cottage is beautifully equipped and wants for nothing! Well laid out and lovely and warm with under floor heating and a log fire to top up if required! Views are stunning around the property with walks aplenty to enjoy the scenery! Lastly owners Gill and Chris are very welcoming and always on hand to give advice, help or just talk! No issue is too big for them to handle! We highly recommend this property to anyone looking to stay in that area! A very relaxing time away from our busy schedules! Thanks again"
I, stayed in Clava - Oct 2023

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