When you’re not out and about there are numerous books and magazines, and DVD’s to view should the need arise and a small ‘fun’ 9 hole golf course lies within the grounds.
is situated within the county of Sutherland which is one of the most sparsely populated, yet hauntingly beautiful landscapes of the UK. You can find numerous stunning deserted sandy beaches lying close by. For the adventurer there are vast moorlands and glittering lochans being overlooked by rocky mountains.
- Own cove for launching your own kayak,
- Nearby beaches for surfing and walking,
- Heathland and peatland to explore,
- Astronomy – dark sky status
- Sea fishing – locally available,
- Local rivers for fly fishing,
- Personal wildlife tours,
- Close to Castle May,
- Pony trekking at Bettyhill
- Strathnaver museum Bettyhill
- Numerous Munroes close by: Ben Hope, Ben Kilbreck, Ben Loyal
- Local puffin colony
- Ranger walks when available
- Local art gallery
you can forget the outside world, surrounded by fantastic views, a myriad of natural phenomena changing with the season’s i.e. From Salmon Landings there are walks along and over the flow country to the nearby Priest stone or lighthouse on Strathy Point, Aurora Borealis aka Northern Lights may be seen on clear crisp nights; Primula Scotica and Northern Orchids in May/June; and the possibility of seeing orca/dolphin/seal rolling past under your nose; peregrine falcon, buzzards, gulls, curlews with migrating geese can often be spotted. You can be sure there is always something to watch out for. Numerous ships can be spotted passing between Salmon Landings and the island of Hoy (Orkney Islands) and you can resort to modern tracking devices online with ‘vessel-finder’ which will tell you where they have been, where they are going, and what they are carrying.