Glencanisp Lodge, Sutherland, Scotland

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Large Holiday House for Family and Friend Groups in the Scottish Highlands

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Glencanisp Lodge, Sutherland, Scotland, sleeps 30 in 12 bedrooms.

Glencanisp Lodge is a large Victorian hunting lodge, available to hire as a whole unit for groups, self-catering, or optionally with full or part catering and/or housekeeping service provided by our caterer/housekeeper. It is perfect for get-togethers of family or friends, weddings, residential courses, corporate/team building events, activities groups, walkers, anglers, climbers, naturalists, geologists.

The Lodge is situated in a hidden glen just a short drive along a private road from the village of Lochinver. The front lawn of the lodge leads down to the shores of a beautiful loch with wooded islands.

A wide variety of activities are available by arrangement at Glencanisp, including kayaking, trout fishing, pottery and pot-throwing tuition and demos, hire of a nearby music room, and music tuition, photographic deerstalking, archery, clay-pigeon shooting, small bore target shooting, red deer stalking during the stalking season.

Kayaks and rowing boat are also available, along with fly-fishing rods and reels. The nearby loch has salmon and wild brown trout. Fishing permits are available to cover a large area of lochs and rivers.

Sea-fishing in a chartered boat is available locally.

Glencanisp Lodge is community owned since 2005 when the Assynt Foundation purchased it along with the surrounding 44,000 acre estate. All income from the building goes back to this charitable Foundation to pay for running costs of the building and estates and towards the Foundation's various community projects.

The nearby village of Lochinver has a leisure centre, shops, petrol station, bank with ATM, medical practice, visitors' centre, restaurants, bars and harbour. There are many sandy beaches, mountains, waterfalls, footpath walks, and things to do in the surrounding Assynt area. Assynt is a designated National Scenic Area and is part of the North-West Sutherland Geopark. The local ranger service and Field Club both run regular guided walks.


Two kitchens. Main kitchen has range cooker and conventional gas hob cooker. Plenty of fridge and freezer space. Washing machine and dishwasher.
One large main dining room and further room available as breakfast room etc.
Large comfortable main lounge with open fire, music system and piano. Other smaller sitting room with digital television and DVD player
Music system in main lounge. Digital TVs and DVD player in sitting room and in games room.
Land line telephone with honesty box. Wireless broadband in the Lodge. Computer use available by arrangement. Video-conferencing in Lochinver.
Open fires / wood-burning stoves (some logs provided). Woodchip-fuelled central heating system.
12 bedrooms: 2 bunk rooms sleeping 4-6 each, 10 rooms with zip-link beds (can be double or twin rooms) inc 1 downstairs wheelchair-friendly bedroom.
One set of linen is included in the price. Housekeeping services including further linen-changes/bedmaking service is available upon request.
Four bathrooms with large baths, and three shower rooms. Several are en-suite, including downstairs en-suite with wheelchair-accessible shower.
Wheelchair accessible downstairs bedroom (can be double or twin), with en-suite all abilities bathroom. Other disabled downstairs toilets also.
Many toys and games in games room, including table tennis, and many family board games. Large lawns.
Garden, loch with kayaks and rowing boat available, trout fishing. Stunning walking from the doorstep including the iconic mountain Suilven.
No pool, but the loch is quite warm in summer! Many beautiful sandy beaches a short drive away including Achmelvich, Clachtoll and Clashnessie.
Yes. Ample parking.
No smoking in the Lodge.
Dogs welcome by arrangement.


The surrounding landscape is famous for its beauty and its geological importance. The iconic mountain Suilven dominates the views from the Lodge.
Lochinver (village), 1.5 miles.
Shops including general stores, local butcher, gallery and coffee shops in Lochinver. Large supermarket in Ullapool, 40 miles. Bookshop 5 miles away.
Lochinver, 1.5 miles - several quality pubs, coffee shops and restaurants. Others nearby in Drumbeg, Kylesku, Inchnadamph, Ledmore, Scourie.

Booking Information

Call or email to find out if we have availability for your stay.

low season £2995
weddings £3250 (3 nights)

Please ask about New Year and Christmas weeks.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

IV27 4LW
United Kingdom
Inverness Station, 100 miles or Lairg, 60 miles.
Bus services to and from Lochinver, Bus stop 1.5 miles from Glencanisp Lodge.
Inverness International Airport 2 Hrs drive. Vehicle hire available from Inverness.

Late Deals

Christmas 2017

We still have availability for the whole of Christmas and New year.

New Year 2017/2018

We still have the week of Hogmanay available, treat yourself to a highland celebration.

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
winter Breaks
1st Nov 17 to 28th Feb 18

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Glencanisp Lodge, Sutherland, Scotland

Rebecca Macleod

+44 (0)1571 844 100
IV27 4LW
United Kingdom