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Drumnadrochit hotelWelcome to Aslaich.
Our Loch Ness Bed & Breakfast is situated in the peaceful and picturesque village of Lewiston, adjoining the village of Drumnadrochit.

This family run bed and breakfast offers peace, relaxation and beautiful views of the surrounding hills and countryside within Glenurquhart.

We are close to the Shores of Loch Ness, just a short stroll away, and on the Great Glen Way.

Aslaich Accommodation

The Bed & Breakfast accommodation is situated in a private 3 bedroomed bungalow adjoining the family home and includes a Lounge and Dining Room with Satellite Television for guest use only.
Privacy and relaxation is assured.
The warm welcome and pleasant stay, great location, accessibility to surrounding places interest and the large amount of ‘things to do’ in and around Drumnadrochit, makes the Aslaich Bed and Breakfast an ideal place to enjoy the Scottish Highlands.

Bedrooms & Amenities:
The Bed and Breakfast has 3 bedrooms to let, they are tastefully decorated, clean and comfortable. Two bedrooms overlook the front of Aslaich and one overlooks the back.

Room 1 can be used as a Twin/Kingsize Double/Triple Room or a Family Room (Kingsize Double Bed & 1 Single Bed) and includes the following amenities:-
· Private Shower / WC / Hand Basin - situated directly opposite the Room, 2 steps away
· Tea/Coffee making facilities and Hospitality Tray
· LCD Digital Satellite TV
· Individual Heating Control
· Heated Towel Rail in Shower Room
· Shaving Points
· Hair Dryer
· Wine Glasses
· Welcome Guide and Information Package
· Facial Tissues & Handwash
· Freshly Laundered Bath Robes and Towels
· Alarm Clock
· WIFI Free of Charge

Room 2 is an En-Suite Double, overlooking the picturesque countryside at the front of Aslaich.
It includes the following amenities:-
· En-Suite Shower Room
· Tea/Coffee making facilities and Hospitality Tray
· LCD Digital Satellite TV
· Individual Heating Control
· Heated Towel Rail in Shower Room
· Shaving Points
· Hair Dryer
· Wine Glasses
· Welcome Guide and Information Package
· Facial Tissues & Handwash
· Freshly Laundered Towels
· Alarm Clock
· WIFI Free of Charge

Room 3 is an En-Suite Double situated at the back of Aslaich, overlooking Woodland leading to the River Coiltie.
It includes the following amenities:-
· En-Suite Shower Room
· Tea/Coffee making facilities and Hospitality Tray
· LCD Digital Satellite TV
· Individual Heating Control
· Heated Towel Rail in Shower Room
· Shaving Points
· Hair Dryer
· Wine Glasses
· Welcome Guide and Information Package
· Facial Tissues & Handwash
· Freshly Laundered Towels
· Alarm Clock
· WIFI Free of Charge

We offer a high quality Scottish Breakfast using the best locally produced ingredients, including:-
· Haggis from Cockburns of Dingwall, the Champion Haggis Maker.
· Bacon & Lorne Sausage from Duncan Fraser Butchers, Inverness
· Fish from the Local Fishmongers, David Marello - Victorian Market, Inverness
· Free Range Eggs from our own Chickens

Aslaich Facilities

With many years experience of providing good quality bed and breakfast, we offer our guests a warm welcome, relaxing stay and home comforts which include:-
· A Lounge Area offering Digital Satellite Television and an Open Log Fire
· A Drying / Boot Room
· Ironing Facilities
· WIFI Internet Access Free of Charge throughout
· Free Local Walking and Cycle Maps
· Full Scottish Breakfast
· Free phone service for Transport, Restaurants, Bars etc.
· Ground Floor Rooms
· Packed Lunches
· Secure Cycle Parking
· Private Parking
· Fire Alarm Systems

Aslaich is within easy walking distance to Drumnadrochit village centre where you will find an abundance of local businesses, including Cafes, Bars, Restaurants, Pubs, Gift Shops and a Tourist Information Centre.

Its ideal location close to the Great Glen Way also makes the Aslaich a good base to explore and take advantage of the many local interests, especially Hill Walking, Woodland Walks, one of which leads you to the banks of Loch Ness at Urquhart Bay, Golf, Horse Riding and Fishing, or visit the two Loch Ness Exhibition Centres which reveal the sightings of ‘Nessie’ from the very first one by St Columba in 565AD.

Furthermore, within 1 hour you could be visiting the 16 Munros of Glen Affric, Culloden Battlefield, Fort William, Corrimony Chambered Cairn, Glen Ord Distillery, Fort George, Moniack Winery, Urquhart Castle, Cannich and the breathtaking scenery of Glen Affric.

You can drive around Loch Ness and visit the Falls of Foyers and Dores, and, Inverness the Capital of the Highlands is only 14 miles from Drumnadrochit, visit Inverness Castle, Ness Islands or just have a leisurely walk around the high street shops and shopping centres.

Public Transport
Bus Services

There are 2 Bus Companies which travel daily to and from Drumnadrochit, they are Rapsons & Citylink. These companies travel throughout the Highlands and Islands. Therefore the services are very economical and regular.

Furthermore, there are a few Bus Stop sin the Village of Drumnadrochit. The Post Office Bus Stop is the one that is highlighted and the main stop in the Village, however, if you want to come direct to the Bed & Breakfast, then you require the Bus Stop closest to the Loch Ness Inn in Lewiston.
Aslaich Bed & Breakfast is the opposite side of the crossroads to the Loch Ness Inn, on the same road as the Loch Ness Backpackers which there is a sign for.
Please ask the Bus Driver to take you to the Bus Stop closest to the Loch Ness Inn.

By Road
From Aberdeen - Take A96 to Inverness then A82 to Drumnadrochit.
From Edingburgh - Take A9 from Edinburgh to Inverness then A82 to Drumnadrochit.
From Glasgow - Take A82 from Glasgow to Drumnadrochit. From Inverness
There are regular bus services to Drumnadrochit; Hire cars are available at the Railway Station and closeby, also taxis.

For those driving themselves follow signs for Fort William and Drumnadrochit on the A82, a 14 mile drive past some delightful scenery will bring you to Drumnadrochit, once you reach Drumnadrochit, then pass through the Village on the A82 going to Fort William, you will come to the Village of Lewiston, a 2 minute drive from Drumnadrochit, passed the sign for Lewiston, you will see the 'Esso' Petrol Station on your right hand side. Go past the Petrol Station and turn directly left at the Small Crossroads, Aslaich is 100 meters down the Country Lane on your left hand side.

From the Tourist Information Centre in Drumnadrochit:
Turn right out of the Visitor Centre Car Park and follow the road through Lewiston, go past the Esso Petrol Station and after a short distance turn left at the small crossroads. Aslaich is 100 metres down the Country Lane on the Right Hand Side.

From Fort William
Follow the A82 until you see the Sign for Lewiston, go past Borlum Horse Riding Farm and Urquhart Castle, 5 minutes from the Castle you will go over a small bridge, turn direclty right after the bridge, seeing a Brown B&B sign on the bridge and a sign for 'Loch Ness backpackers', we are down the country lane, about 200 meters from the main road. (if you go past the Esso Petrol Station, you have gone too far).

By Air
Fly from Luton, Gatwick (London), Heathrow, Manchester, Leeds, Edingburgh, Stansted and Belfast to Inverness Airport. The main Airlines are Eastern Airways, Easyjet, British Midlands and British Airways. There are car hire facilities (Hertz and Avis), bus services into Inverness and taxis.

From the Great Glen Way for Walkers & Cyclists
From Fort William

When you descend from the Great Glen Way, follow the sign to the A82 and you will see a small bridge leading to Drumnadrochit, go over the bridge and turn directly right down the country lane, you will see a sign for 'Loch Ness Backpackers', we are 100 metres from this.

From Inverness
When you descend from the Great Glen Way, opposite Temple Pier follow the A82 to Drumnadrochit, go through Drumnadrochit and you will see the sign for Lewiston, go past the Esso Petrol Station and after a short distance turn left at the small crossroads. Aslaich is 100 metres down the Country Lane on the Right Hand Side.

Attractions, Activities & Services:
· Drumnadrochit Village (0 miles)
· Drumnadrochit Tourist Information Centre - (0 Miles)
· Urquhart Castle (1 mile)
· Corrimony Cairn (7 miles)
· Glen Affric (12 miles)
· Dolphin Cruises (12 miles)
· Bught Gardens (12 miles)
· Inverness City Centre (14 miles)
· Inverness Museum and Art Gallery (14 miles)
· Eden Court Theatre (14 miles)
· Inverness Floral Hall & Visitor Centre (14 miles)
· Caledonian Canal (14 miles)
· Glen Ord Distillery (15 miles)
· Culloden Battlefield (15 miles)
· Cawdor Castle (15 miles)
· Tomatin Distillery (16 miles)
· Fort George (26 miles)
· Whisky Trail (30 miles)
· Highland Wildlife Park (31 miles)
· Cairngorm Mountain Railway (31 miles)

· Walking: Great Glen Way (0 miles)
· Walking: Urquhart Bay - Loch Ness (0 miles)
· Walking: Divach Falls and Other Local Walks (1 mile)
· Deepscan Cruises (1 mile)
· Cycling: Local mountain bike hire available (1 mile)
· Horse Riding (1 mile)
· Jacobite Cruises (6 miles)
· Fishing: Loch Ness Charters / River Ness Fishing / Trout Loch Fishing - Tarvie Lochs Troutmaster Fishery
· Ice Skating (12 miles)
· Swimming & Fitness (12 miles)
· Torvean Golf Club (10 miles)
· Inverness Golf Club (12 miles)
· Loch Ness Golf Club (12 miles)
· Aigas Golf Club (14 miles)
· Fortrose Golf Club (16 miles)
· Nairn West and Nairn Dunbar (20 miles)
· Royal Dornoch Golf Club (25 miles)
· Karting - Aviemore (30 miles)
· Ski-ing: Aviemore (30 miles)
· Quad Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Canyoning, White Water Rafting (30 miles)
· Rafting: Great Glen Water Park

Balnain Bike Park is muscle-stretching, lung-bursting fun. It’s the cycling equivalent of a skateboard park, just as testing of your skills and every bit as energetic.
Runs and jumps, North Shore, singletrack, skinnies, the fun box, aerial North Shore to test your balance and skills: use them to your limits for a real adrenaline rush!
The park also has a skills development area . It's a great way to try out some of the manoeuvres you'll need before putting them to the test. Aside from the skills development area, the park is for experienced mountain bikers and is graded double black.

Our Green Mission:
We are conscious that the actions of each and every one of us have an impact on the environment. At Aslaich we are committed to providing an excellent quality of service for our guests whilst also minimising the environmental impact of our business activities.
By doing so we hope (albeit in a small way) to help maintain the surrounding beauty and wildlife of Lewiston, Drumnadrochit and Loch Ness for the enjoyment of all who live here and visit. A symbol of our commitment is our membership of the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Under this scheme we have achieved a Silver Award, a good grading of which we are extremely proud of.
At Aslaich we aim to:-
· Adhere to good environmental practice in all business activities
· Ensure that the business meets the minimum requirements set by environmental law and fulfill its legal duty of care requirements for waste disposal

Aim to achieve sustainable environmental improvementTo achieve this, we have implemented a variety of general measures as follows:-
· Use of household cleaning products which do not harm the environment
· Use of environmentally soaps and detergents for laundering bed linen and towels
· Ensuring that efficient use of energy is undertaken within the business by purchasing "A" energy rated appliances
· Purchasing of a range of recycled goods
· Recycling a numerous household products
· Using energy saving lighting
· Providing a natural habitat which encourages wildlife
· Becoming self sufficient in the planting of Fruit and Vegetable Plants
· Providing Free Range Eggs from our 8 Chickens
· Promoting a no smoking environment for the benefit of our guests
· Providing adequate information for visitors explaining how we are helping the environment.

Here are some examples of the actions we take to help the environment:
· Recycling of paper, cardboard, glass, cans and food waste
· Recycling of used Batteries from Cameras, Torches etc
· Recycling of toner cartridges
· Guest towel policy whereby we only change towels when requested to do so by guests
· Monitoring of electricity consumption
· Use of local produce wherever possible
· Purchase of recycled goods
· Confirmation of all bookings by e mail thus reducing paper use

Aslaichs Initiatives to Reduce, Re-use & Recycle:
· Reduced flush toilets to save water
· Requests that Guests Recycle all recyclable materials by providing relevant disposal products
· Double glazed windows to improve thermal performance
· Use the eco saving facility on the dishwasher to reduce water use
· Re-use furniture and bed linens by donating to local charities
· Installation of low energy bulbs throughout the property

Local Support:
· We support our local environment, services and suppliers through the following actions:
· Provide information on walks and wildlife for guests, including bird watching
· Provide Information on guided walks and car tours
· Provide local transport information to guests
· Provide local cycle hire and route information
· Use local produce including fish, meat, fruit, vegetables and dairy
· Use organic produce in our breakfasts, including Free Range and Home Grown

Email Aslaich enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com