Beautiful countryside & gorgeous beaches…
You can explore the beautiful countryside and gorgeous beaches or enjoy the many activities available in the local area. Many people who visit do so to escape from it all, to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, and to enjoy the peace and tranquillity and the truly spectacular views – it is an ideal spot for walkers, photographers, artists, wildlife watchers and all those who simply enjoy touring and seeing the different views which appear around almost every corner.
If the purpose of your visit to the highlands is to explore some of the famous North-Coast 500 then there is no better base for that than Glasnock! NC500: https://www.northcoast500.com/
We highly recommend guests visit the beautiful art gallery & painters studio in the nearby village of Achintrad. The following website will give you an insight into the artist’s work:
For those who also like activities of a more energetic or sporting nature, there are ample opportunities for the following:
- Fishing (salmon and trout)
- Deer stalking
- Mountain biking
- Walking / Hiking
Lochcarron even has its own 9-hole golf course to which visitors are very welcome.
Clubs are available for hire and the club house has its own ‘Tee Rooms’!
Glasnock House is situated in a beautiful and peaceful location on the Lochcarron Estate, Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands, less than a 2 hour drive away from Inverness Airport, with the Applecross Peninsula 45 minutes away.
The 1 km private track leading to Glasnock House must be driven with care – a 4×4 vehicle is preferable but not essential (depending the time of year!)
Directions from Inverness
Take A9 towards Dingwall over Kessock Bridge. 1st roundabout take A835 towards Ullapool.
2nd roundabout continue on A835.
Just beyond Garve turn left on A832.
After 16 miles reach Achnasheen. Then take one of the following 2 options (Option A is slightly shorter, but Option B is more scenic!)
Go Left on A890, becoming the A896 through Lochcarron to Kishorn. Drive on through Kishorn (past the Seafood Bar). Carry on for approx 6 miles (directly past the Applecross junction and on past the big White house in the trees). Glasnock is on the right side of the road approx 1km after the big white house (Couldoran House), there is a Glasnock sign at the top of the track and the house is visible, down by the Loch.
Continue on A832 to Kinlochewe. Turn left on A896 past Torridon and Shieldaig.
Approx 8 miles south of Shieldaig you will see Glasnock house down by the Loch on the left side of the road. Glasnock house sign at top of track.
There are now a number of cheap flights to Inverness from various regional airports. Trains from Inverness can be met at Strathcarron Station.
Directions from Fort William
A82 to Spean Bridge.
Turn left on A82 to Invergarry.
Left on A87 to Invergarry.
Left on A87 to Dornie.
1.5 mls turn right on A890 to Strathcarron.
Shortly after level crossing go left on A896 to Lochcarron then continue as A) above.
North West Highlands Art – Providing local painting courses at nearby Brynaport.
Kishorn Seafood Bar – Local and extremely good seafood.
Loch Carron Golf Club – The nearby picturesque golf course.
Visit Highlands – The official highlands tourist board.
The Applecross Inn – Fabulous nearby pub – winner of Scotland Pub of the Year 2012 in the Good Pub Guide.