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Invergarry is a village at the foot of Glengarry, on the main Fort William - Inverness road through the Great Glen. Loch Oich, Loch Garry and the Glengarry Forest are among the natural attractions of the area, and the ruined 17th century Invergarry Castle is on the shire of Loch Oich.

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Ardgarry Farm lies on the edge of the village of Invergarry with panoramic views across Glengarry to the surrounding mountains and pine forests.

Our small working hill Farm offers peace and tranquility in an idyllic rural location well away from any major roads, and is an ideal base for a family holiday, or a couple looking to get away from it all, yet still wanting to be centrally placed for the major tourist attractions in the area and touring the Western Highlands.

To the west lies Fort William and Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the United Kingdom. To the east is Fort Augustus and Loch Ness. Drive or cruise the length of Loch Ness to Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands, or you could visit the Isle of Skye taking in the breathtaking scenery along the way. This too can easily be accessed from Ardgarry Farm.

We are a small working farm with a fine selection of friendly animals all of which wander freely about the farm and love to be fed. There are chickens, ducks, geese, peacocks and more. We also have Cally and Tess our two Shetland ponies, and a number of sheep.

Ardgarry Farm Accommodation

Our bed and breakfast accommodation consists of a double en suite room with tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV, housed within the farmhouse. Having its own personal access door makes the room private from the rest of the house.

There is also a twin-bedded en suite room with tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV, situated in the Annexe adjacent to the farmhouse. The annexe is a separate building from the house which again offers total privacy for our guests.

We have a Laundry, drying room and Mountain Bike hire. Breakfast is generally served at 8.30am in the Farmhouse, although an earlier time can be arranged. Pre booked pick up service and packed lunches available.

Walkers and cyclists are most welcome to stay as they travel the Great Glen. Our B&B accommodation caters for adults only and regrets that we are unable to accept pets.

Invergarry is a village steeped in history and lies at the East end of Glengarry. Local services include a hotel, post office, petrol station/shop, café, Heritage & visitor centre.

An abundance of wild life exists in and around Invergarry, including several types of deer, pine marten, wild cat, many species of birds and more. Glengarry forest is just 10 minutes walk from Ardgarry Farm. The forest has a good selection of well defined walks taking in waterfalls and the River Garry, which is regularly used for white water rafting and kayaking.

The Great Glen Way / cycle track passes through the village and we are ideally located for hill or long distance walking and cycling. Most other outdoor pursuits can be accessed locally and a Water Sports centre is just 5 kms away.

Activities and Attractions
Ardgarry Farm is ideally situated for touring the West Highlands, as roads lie in three directions from Invergarry. To the west lies Fort William with all the usual amenities you would expect to find in a town. To the east you travel along the length of world famous Loch Ness to the beautiful city of Inverness.

Alternatively, you could visit the Isle of Skye with its breathtaking scenery. We have put together here some suggestions of places that you may like to visit during your stay with us.

Places to go
There are some lovely walks in and around the area including:

Loch Lundie
Head towards the village, 100mtrs after Glengarry Village hall, walk up between the white houses on the left, through gate, follow track eventually turning right after 500mtrs. Follow the path up to the loch. Time 1 hr approx. It is also possible to walk to Fort Augustus via the Loch.

The Glen Garry forest walks and waterfalls
Foyers Falls and the beautiful forest walks. At Fort Augustus turn right and follow the road leading to the South side of Loch Ness.

Nevis Range
Ride the Gondola for spectacular views, good skiing, three downhill mountain bike tracks and walks, food available from the restaurant. Located on the A82 some 4 miles this side of Fort William.

The Abbey, Caledonian Canal and Locks, and General Wade's road at Fort Augustus.

Urquhart Castle
On the side of Loch Ness. Located on A82 about 1 mile west of Drumnadrochit.

Cawdor Castle and gardens
Fairy tale castle linked with Shakespeare and Macbeth. Located off the A96 between Inverness and Nairn.

Glen Elg
This is where Gavin Maxwell found inspiration and wrote the famous book about the otter. “Ring of Bright Water”. Located off the A87, towards the Kyle of Lochalsh.

Glen Affric
Surely one of the most picturesque places in Scotland. Beautiful Lochs and Forest walks.

The foothills of Knoydart
One of the last wildernesses in Europe. One of the prettiest Glens in the area.

Glen Roy
See the Parallel Roads left by the Ice Age. Location, Spean Bridge, A82 road to Fort William.

Commando Memorial Monument
Location, Spean Bridge (east) A82 road to Fort William. Visit the Commando Museum in Spean Bridge.

Spean Bridge Woollen Mill
Traditional weaving demonstrations.

Ride The Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. Raceway Go Karting centre Fort William.

Things to do
Fishing locally
On Loch Oich, Loch Lundie, River Oich, and the River Garry. Salmon, Trout, Pike and Char are regularly caught. We can issue permits for all, except the River Garry.

Other fishing excursions are:
· Torlundy Trout fishery
· Sea fishing at Kinloch Hourn and Fort William.
· Boat trips to Seal Island from Fort William.
· Boat trips on Loch Ness from Fort Augustus.

The boats are fitted with sonar which can plot the bottom of the Loch and highlight fish shoals. The boatmen claim to have picked up large unexplainable objects on sonar while cruising on the Loch.

Kinloch Hourn (sea fishing) remote location. From Ardgarry turn onto the A87 towards Kyle of Lochalsh for 4 miles, turn left for Tomdoun/Kinloch Hourn, then continue to end of road and follow the old path down to the sea.

Glencoe ski centre chair lift
Spectacular views over Lochaber the White corries and Glencoe.

Pony trekking at Torlundy
Close to Fort William, Highland riding centre Borlum Farm Drumnadrochit and The Inverness Equestrian Centre on the South side of Loch Ness.

Loch Ness Monster exhibitions at Drumnadrochit.

Monster Activities on Loch Oich
Windsurfing, Canoeing, Water Skiing, Fishing, Boat hire and Clay Pigeon shooting. 2 miles West of Invergarry on A82 towards Fort William.

Golf courses at Fort Augustus 9 holes testing, Fort William-18 holes, and Spean Bridge are all only a short drive away. There are five more courses all within an hour’s drive, of which three are at Inverness. Eden Court Theatre Inverness.

We have several mountain bikes available for hire. There are a number of cycle tracks close by, taking you through forests, along Lochs and the Caledonian Canal. It’s possible to cycle West to Fort William or East to Invermorriston and beyond, hardly using any public roads.

Eating out locally
There are numerous pubs, hotels and restaurants at Fort Augustus and further afield at Spean Bridge and Fort William.

There are over 400 malt whiskies available produced by a number of distilleries, several are within easy reach.

Location of Ardgarry Farm
Surrounded by towering mountains and deep blue lochs, Ardgarry farm is set in one of the most beautiful and spectacular areas of the Western Highlands. Easily reached and conveniently situated, it is the perfect base for your holiday in the Scottish Highlands.

Its location half way between Fort William and Inverness makes it ideal for visiting many of the Highlands' most famous attractions, including the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, Ben Nevis, Glenfinnan and many more.

By Road:
We are situated just off the A82 which runs between Inverness and Glasgow, some 25 miles north of Fort William. Journey time from Inverness is about one hour whilst the journey from Glasgow takes approximately three hours.
Once you reach Invergarry take the A87 and continue for 1 mile. Turn right at Faichem signpost and bear left. Continue up the hill and we are the first entrance on the right.

By Rail:
The nearest train services run to Fort William (25 miles) and Inverness (40 miles) stations. Car hire is available from both stations.

By Plane:
The most convenient airport is Inverness (45 miles). For international flights Glasgow is 130 miles away. Car hire is available at both airports.

For taxi services at Glasgow Airport whether to the centre of Glasgow for onward travel, or even all the way to the Highlands.

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