Set in Drumnadrochit, rquhart Bay B&B offers accommodation by Loch Ness. The rooms have a patio with mountain views and free WiFi. At the bed and breakfast, every room features a flat-screen Smart TV, pod coffee machine with a selection of coffees and teas and complimentary homemade flapjack, and a private bathroom with power rain head showers, roll top bath and Egyptian Cotton towels. All rooms offer view over Loch Ness. Guests can relax in the lounge by the log burner fire and breakfast is served in the conservatory with views across Loch Ness and garden. Guests at Urquhart Bay B&B will be able to enjoy activities in and around Drumnadrochit, like hiking. Inverness is 26 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Inverness Airport, 34 km from Urquhart Bay B&B.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free private parking available on-site


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  • David
    New Zealand New Zealand
    The location was fabulous. Simon and Annie couldn't have been more welcoming. The room with ensuite bathroom was beautiful - extremely clean and homely. Breakfast the next morning was delicious with lots of homemade preserves and their own honey.
  • Pesieg
    Switzerland Switzerland
    A nice view to the loch ness. An excellent breakfast with homemade bread, marmalade, berries from the own garden and honey from the own bees. A lovely room with coffee, tea and a homemade cookie. Thanks to Annie ans Simon, we will come again!
  • Stephen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic location, Annie and Simon are great hosts , lovely bedroom with tea and coffee facilities along with a slice of home made cake , bath room is large with a bath and double shower all very modern and spotlessly clean . The view from the...
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Hosted by Annie & Simon

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Annie & Simon
The Cottage| The cottage is ideally situated close to the beautiful Highland village of Drumnadrochit, and is only a 2 minute walk from the iconic Urquhart Castle. It sits in extensive private gardens to explore offering stunning views of Loch Ness and Glen Urquhart. We renovated the building and interior rooms to retain the charm of the original while at the same time introducing the best modern comforts to this luxury Bed & Breakfast. Only BnB rooms occupy the upper floor giving a high degree of privacy to guests, along with the separate cosy guest lounge and dining area. |The Room| The room has stunning views over Loch Ness. It has a double bed with a goose down duvet and all-Egyptian cotton bed linen. It also has a smart TV, WiFi, Pod coffee and tea facilities, water and some homemade cake upon arrival. The large en-suite offers a large roll top bath and separate power shower with double shower head and rain head, WC and large hand-basin. The en-suite is complemented by heated towel rails, Egyptian cotton towels and a selection of local hand-made soaps and toiletries.
We are Simon and Annie Greenlay. We first saw Urquhart Bay cottage in 2014 and fell in love with it. We knew immediately that we wanted to live in this peaceful cottage with its one-of-a-kind views over Loch Ness and we love to share it with guests. |The Food| We've always believed that a good breakfast is the foundation of a good day and a full breakfast menu using locally sourced or home-grown produce is offered between (7.30 and 9.00am) in the conservatory which has excellent views on three sides to enjoy Loch Ness, Glen Urquhart and the many birds which visit our garden. In fine weather we are happy to offer breakfast on the patio adjoining the conservatory. All of our meals are created using only the best locally sourced produce, including vegetables and herbs from our garden and local free-range eggs. We are both trained chefs having worked in catering/hospitality industry for over 40 years and offer evening meals at a supplement, please let us know in advance if you would like dinner in our conservatory with Loch Ness Views.
We are perfectly situated on the Great Glen Way with Loch Ness to one side and Glen Urquhart to the other. The ideal base to: - Go for a hike with a handful of trails from our gardens - Visit the historic Urquhart Castle (2-minute walk) -Enjoy a cruise on the Loch, from the village or the Clansman Hotel, (10-minute drive) -Visit Drumnadrochit (10-minute walk) where you will find cafes, restaurants, pubs, gift shops, Loch Ness Exhibition Centre and the Tourist Information Centre. -There are also local options for fishing and horse riding. -Visit Inverness with extensive sights and shopping (20-minute drive). -Glen Affric & Cannich 20-minute drive -Further afield: -Isle of Skye 1.5 hrs drive -Eilean Donan Castle 70 minutes drive. -Ben Nevis 1.5 hrs drive - A great Circular Days Drive – Eilean Donan Castle, Skye Bridge, Plockton for lunch, Strathpeffer, Cannich, Urquhart Bay. Not to mention the variety of walking opportunities to suit all tastes. And within an hour you could : -Go seal/dolphin spotting -Visit Culloden battlefield -Visit Glen Ord Distillery
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Urquhart Bay B&B
Great facilities! Review score, 9.9

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Executive lounge access
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practices

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House rules

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From 15:00 to 20:00


From 06:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night
Cot upon request
£10 per child, per night
2 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Urquhart Bay B&B in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

License number: E, HI-50140-F

FAQs about Urquhart Bay B&B

  • Check-in at Urquhart Bay B&B is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Urquhart Bay B&B offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Urquhart Bay B&B is 1.3 miles from the centre of Drumnadrochit. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Urquhart Bay B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Urquhart Bay B&B include:

    • Double