Housed in a historic building, Balsporran Bed and Breakfast provides accommodations with water sports facilities and free Wifi in Dalwhinnie, 20 miles from Blair Castle. Housed in a building dating back to 19th century, this bed and breakfast is 14 miles from Newtonmore Golf Club and 15 miles from Highland Folk Museum. Guests can enjoy mountain views. There's a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. Guests at the bed and breakfast will be able to enjoy activities in and around Dalwhinnie, like cycling, fishing, and hiking. Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area. Ruthven Barracks is 17 miles from Balsporran Bed and Breakfast, while Kingussie Golf Club is 17 miles away. The nearest airport is Inverness Airport, 63 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendly hosts. Quaint with some history behind the building. Great breakfast. Good value.
  • Natasha
    Just a great bed and breakfast in the hills, off the A9. Perfect for doing walks nearby. Cosy guest lounge for relaxing at night. Hosts can provide all meals. Meals are excellent, all plant based, but so tasty and filling, you don't even miss the...
  • Michal
    Breakfast was delicious! The hosts couldn't be nicer and more helpful. The surrounding hikes perfect for some walks or short hikes. Amazing stay :)

Host Info

Company review score: 9.9Based on 184 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

We are Susan and Gary Lister and we are lucky enough to call Balsporran, this one of a kind bed and breakfast. our home. We provide a A Peaceful Night's Stay and a 100% Plant-based Breakfast in the Heart of Scotland. Balsporran sits adjacent to the highland train line and the river Truim with its crystal clear snow fed waters. During the warmer months you can relax along the river banks with a glass of wine, a pot of tea or a good book. We also can help you with advice on everything the local area has to offer to make your stay with us a memorable one. In addition we can provide secure parking, bicycle lock up and drying facilities. There is no shortage of recreational activities, wildlife or picturesque mountain views in the area. Each of the 4 guest bedrooms are furnished to a high standard for visitors who appreciate quality and tranquillity, with premium linens and toiletries to offer you a little bit of luxury. You will also enjoy a complimentary beverage tray and digital TV. We offer a large comfortable guest-dedicated lounge with log fire overlooking the beautiful views of the Munro Mountains, books and maps for you to plan your great day out exploring the surrou...

Neighborhood info

DALWHINNE – 4 MILES Set in the dramatic mountain scenery in Badenoch, the small hamlet of Dalwhinnie is a good base for exploring the surrounding countryside. Pop into Dalwhinnie Distillery which is home to the famous Dalwhinnie Single Malt Scotch. PITLOCHRY – 26 MILES Pitlochry is an excellent base for exploring Perthshire. AVIEMORE – 30 MILES Aviemore is surrounded by lush Highland scenery in the North West corner of the majestic Cairngorms National Park.

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Amenities of Balsporran Bed and Breakfast
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
Media & Technology
  • TV
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Balsporran Bed and Breakfast takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM


    Until 10:30 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 10 are welcome.

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    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 10 and up are allowed)

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Balsporran Bed and Breakfast accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Please inform Balsporran Bed and Breakfast of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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    FAQs about Balsporran Bed and Breakfast

    • Balsporran Bed and Breakfast is 3.1 miles from the center of Dalwhinnie. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Balsporran Bed and Breakfast include:

      • Double
      • Single

    • The prices at Balsporran Bed and Breakfast may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Balsporran Bed and Breakfast offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Water sports facilities on site

    • Check-in at Balsporran Bed and Breakfast is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.