Mountain Thyme Lodge
Inverness-Shire, Loch Lochy, Spean Bridge
Welcome to the Mountain Thyme Lodge in Loch Lochy, Spean Bridge: the perfect way to explore Inverness-Shire. On this page you can view details, photos, reviews, local area maps and more about Mountain Thyme Lodge as well as check availability and pricing. The Mountain Thyme Lodge is located in Inverness-Shire and is part of the Mountain Thyme Lodge group of holiday cottages.
In a wonderful setting (right photograph) right by the shingle beach of magnificent Loch Lochy in the Great Glen, with access to good roads, makes this ideal for exploring the Highlands. The loch provides excellent fishing (free from March to October). Nearby for hill walking, pony trekking, skiing (in seasons) and cycle trails. Water sports and activity packages (5 miles). Boat trips and scenic steam train rides at Fort William or discover good restaurants and views over the Caledonian Canal lock gates at Fort Augustus (both 17 miles). Shop 7 miles. Hotel with bar and restaurant 200 yards.
Cottage Description: Maximum occupancy is 6. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
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Our latest Mountain Thyme Lodge review is shown below. If you have stayed at Mountain Thyme Lodge and would like to share your experience, please feel free to submit a review below.
Yes, would highly recommend. The location is brilliant and it is within such easy reach of Ben Nevis, mountain range, Great Glen way, West Highland way - catering for cycling, walking, climbing. Countryside around is simply stunning and the Letterfinlay hotel, just a few minutes walk away - very friendly and very good food. Would love to come back. the cottage/lodge, had great facilities inside, was warm, good sized kitchen, well equipped and spacious living room. Everything worked well and info inside was excellent and thorough.
rated 5 out of 50 by Mrs L in Hertford on June 4th, 2011
The Mountain Thyme Lodge benefits from the following features: Elec heaters, elec and bed linen inc. Digital TV. DVDs. CD. M/wave. Washer/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Garden furniture. Shared grounds. Parking. Private water supply. No smoking. Easy walking access. NB: Unfenced lake in grounds.
Local Area Amenties
Whether you spending time indoors at Mountain Thyme Lodge or exploring the local area, you will never be short of things to do!
Gondola Walks - Nevis Range, Fort William - 10.8 Miles away*
A walk of about 4 hours on waymarked routes, making it easy to navigate through the woodland at the bottom. The gondola takes you 600m up the mountain, where you'll enjoy stunning views of Ben Nevis and the surrounding area.
Caledonian Canal: Fort Augustus - Kytra Lock, Fort Augustus - 14.1 Miles away*
A good 5 mile family walk along the canal. You can park in the village centre and set off from Fort Augustus. There is a picnic area at Kytra Lock.
Pattack Falls and Druim an Aird, Kingussie - 20.4 Miles away*
This easy to follow walk takes you through Pattack gorge waterfalls (used as a location in 'Monarch of the Glen') and the ruins of Druim an Aird, the deserted village.
Glenfinnan Visitor Centre to Corryhully, Glenfinnan - 22.4 Miles away*
Good for families, this 5 mile walk follows the Finnan River to Corryhully and back, passing the Glenfinnan viaduct, now made famous by the Harry Potter films. The route to Corryhully is suitable for wheelchairs, perhaps with some assistance on a stretch with a gentle climb.
Falls of Truim and Truim woods, Etteridge - 26.4 Miles away*
Forest tracks take you past the Falls of Truim with stunning views of the Cairngorms. It then takes you to the highest crag of the Glen Truim Woods where you can really see specatacular views.
Inverfarigaig - Foyers - Loch Ness - Inverfarigaig, Inverfarigaig - 26.7 Miles away*
A 6.4 mile walk overlooking Loch Ness. Taking about 4 hours, the route starts from the Information Centre at the Inverfarigaig car park and continues to Upper Foyers. The route then descends overlooking the falls.
Loch Oich Restaurant & Bar, Inverness-shire - 4.9 Miles away*
This small family run franchise is situated in the main building at the Great Glen Water Park. The Restaurant offers a choice of freshly prepared light snacks throughout the day as well as a wide range of freshly prepared evening meals using great local produce.
Crannog Seafood Restaurant, Fort William - 13.9 Miles away*
Superb seafood, a stunning waterside setting and a relaxed ambiance ensure that Crannog is a favourite for a great meal out in Lochaber. Langoustines fresh from Loch Linnhe are a speciality but meat eaters and vegetarians will find delicious dishes to choose from.
Glen Roy, Roy Bridge - 6.1 Miles away*
Created by Glacial action, the famous 'Parallel Roads' of Glen Roy are among the most remarkable landforms in Britain. The shorelines of lakes created during the last Ice Age can be clearly seen in the hillside today.
Ben Nevis, Fort William - 13.2 Miles away*
Ben Nevis is Britain's highest peak at 4406 ft and Glen Nevis was the location for the film Braveheart. Lower Glen Nevis's visitor centre has parking, toilets and information. The Braveheart car park is lower down the glen, and the lower falls car park is a mile further up.
The Nevis Range Mountain Experience, Fort William - 10.8 Miles away*
Britain's only mountain gondola system, carrying visitors effortlessly to 2150ft on Aonach Mor, beside Ben Nevis. There are two marked walks to panoramic viewpoints from the top station. The large self-service restaurant has additional tables on the balcony for hot sunny days.
The Official Loch Ness Exhibition Centre (Est 1980), Drumnadrochit - 29.3 Miles away*
Awarded 5 Stars by VisitScotland.com, this fantastic, world famous Exhibition incorporates a 7 room automated walk through telling the story of Loch Ness from the beginning of the Ice Age through to the present day. using animations, lasers and special effects.
Clan Cameron Museum, Achnacarry - 4.2 Miles away*
Based at Achnacarry, 12 miles from Fort William, the museum tells the history of Clan Cameron and its involvement with the Jacobites and the 1745 uprising. There are displays about the Queen's own Cameron Highlanders and the commandos who trained here in World War II.
West Highland Museum, Fort William - 13.9 Miles away*
Browse through the fascinating archives of The West Highland Museum. View its pictures, artefacts and photographs and hear the stories behind them. They tell of local history, tradition and culture throughout the ages and provide a real insight into a unique way of life.
Glenfinnan Monument & Visitor Centre, Glenfinnan - 22.4 Miles away*
The monument is dedicated to the clansmen who fought and died for Bonnie Prince Charlie. Set amid spectacular scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, its visitor centre has displays on the Prince's campaign. Keep an eye out for the viaduct that features in the Harry Potter movies.
Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit - 28.2 Miles away*
A stunning and romantic ruin on an unusual perch overlooking Loch Ness. Steeped in history, this castle is also deeply embedded in local folklore and legend as it sits at the site of the infamous Loch Ness Monster! In more proven history, it has played a significant role in both Edward I's reign and Robert the Bruce's.
Loch Ness Visitor Centre, Drumnadrochit - 29.3 Miles away*
Now you can take the official guide and explore those murky waters for yourself. Examine the evidence and find out some important facts about Scottish history.
Highland Activities, Camus Cilean - 4.7 Miles away*
Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, water sports, target sports and clay pigeon shooting are just a few of the things on offer at this centre. There's something for everyone to enjoy particularly if you are an adrenaline junkie.
Highland Activities, Newtonmore - 17.9 Miles away*
An activity centre that offers quad bike treks, 4x4 driving, off road Land Rover tours, clay pigeon shooting, archery, Tomahawk throwing, white water rafting and canyoning. They are based half way between Fort William and Aviemore in the Cairngorm National Park.
The Ice Factor, Lochaber - 18.4 Miles away*
Rock and ice climbing teaching sessions, indoors and out all year round. All sessions are run with fully qualified instructors and all equipment is provided and to the highest standard.
Laggan Wolftrax, Laggan - 21.4 Miles away*
Eleven miles of purpose-built, all-weather challenging singletrack mountain bike routes graded red and black, including a blue-graded Fun Park. Hire a mountain bike and they'll even shuttle you to the start to save the climb. Or if you'd rather, take a pony trek or a quiet walk.
Vertical Descents, Fort William - 22.1 Miles away*
For family fun or committed outdoor enthusiasts, Vertical Descents offers challenging, memorable and high quality outdoor activity days, giving everyone the opportunity to discover landscapes out of reach by normal means in the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
Lochaber Watersports, North Balluchulish - 22.4 Miles away*
Experience the glorious Highlands at this unique watersports centre by historic Glencoe. Get a huge adrenaline rush in one of the fast and furious RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boats) or hire a small dinghy, canoe, or rowing boat – full safety cover is always on hand.
Active Outdoor Pursuits, Newtonmore - 29.5 Miles away*
For an active day out, choose from an exciting range of sports: white water rafting, canoeing, gorge scrambling, rock climbing, abseiling and mountain biking as well as skiing and snowboarding during the winter. Activities are available to suit individuals, families and groups of all ages and abilities.
Treasures of the Earth, Corpach - 12.9 Miles away*
Wander through caves and mines to discover a fantastic collection of crystals, gemstones and fossils. Learn about the Scottish gold rush, the largest Gold Nugget ever found and see crystals over a metre tall.
Iceberg Glass Blowing Studio, Fort Augustus - 14 Miles away*
At Iceberg Glass, Douglas Wilson and his staff produce a large range of free worked glass pieces, including contemporary jewellery for sale to the public. Formerly at Drummnadrochit, the studio has now relocated to Fort Augustus by Loch-Ness.
Dalwhinnie Distillery Visitor Centre, Dalwhinnie - 24.3 Miles away*
No visit to Scotland would be complete without a guided tour of a distillery. At Dalwhinnie, the admission price includes a discount voucher redeemable against a 70cl bottle of single malt. Children under 8 are welcome, but are not admitted to production areas.
Waltzing Waters - Newtonmore , Newtonmore - 29.6 Miles away*
The Waltzing Waters are an amazing blend of artistry and technology – the most elaborate, water, light and music production in the world. Like pyrotechnic fireworks, still pictures cannot convey the amazing dynamics of the show.
Map, Directions & OS Mapping
Find out how to get to Mountain Thyme Lodge from anywhere in the world with our virtual map. You can view driving, walking, cycling and even public transport directions to Mountain Thyme Lodge, Loch Lochy, Spean Bridge below. You can also view an Ordnance Survey map of the area around Mountain Thyme Lodge which shows footpaths, local attractions and amenities so you can plan your walks and explore Inverness-Shire!