Holiday Chalet in Inverkirkaig near Lochinver
in the NW Highlands of Scotland
Ideal for touring
Assynt - Sutherland - Wester Ross


Accommodation for 4 people - Ideal for families and/or outdoor holidays
Convenient touring base for exploring the NW Highlands
Scenic coastline, sandy beaches & mountains

self catering

'Linga' is a privately owned timber-built chalet occupying a secluded position overlooking Inverkirkaig Bay. The site, formerly a croft, extends to around 2 acres, and is shared with 7 other chalets, also privately owned.
Inverkirkaig itself is a tiny crofting community set in the heart of the magnificent landscape of the Northwest Highlands. Lochinver, the nearest village, is approximately 3 miles to the north.

Set in the heart of the magnificent landscape of the north-west Highlands, 'Linga' provides a comfortable and convenient base for exploring and enjoying the wonderful, unspoilt coastal and mountain scenery of Assynt, Wester Ross and beyond.

The chalet provides accommodation for 4 persons:
  • 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin).
  • Large open-plan living area (kitchen, dining area and lounge).
  • Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave oven, fridge freezer and automatic washer dryer.
  • TV with digital reception in the lounge.
  • Bathroom with electric shower over bath.
  • Double glazing throughout.
  • Fully equipped, including bed linen and towels.

The living area has a southerly aspect and looks down on the bay and beach, just yards away.


Inverkirkaig Bay
Inverkirkaig Bay courtesy of Google Streetview

The Area

Lochinver is a busy little fishing port with stores, newsagents, bank, filling station, post office, craft shops and bistro.

Visitors will discover that the area is ideal for the pursuit of various activities including
hill walking, mountaineering, angling, photography and bird watching, etc.

Lochinver & Suilven

For those interested in the natural world, there is much to see and enjoy. The plant life and geology of Assynt are particularly notable, and a wide variety of wildlife including eagles, buzzards, ospreys, deer, pine martens, otters, water-fowl and seals can all be observed.

There are superb beaches within easy reach, ideal for family days out, and for those who merely wish to relax amidst peaceful and beautiful surroundings, the area is simply unbeatable.

There are many spectacular coastal drives, while the more energetic may wish to climb mountains such as Canisp, Conival, Foinaven, Cranstakie, Stac Pollaidh, Cul Mor and Cul Beag. Ullapool is about an hour's drive to the south while Durness to the north can be reached in an hour and a half.

Places to visit / Things to do include:

  • Assynt Visitor Centre & Highland Stoneware factory shop at Lochinver
  • Boat cruises to the Summer Isles from Achiltibuie and Ullapool
  • Boat trips to Handa Island (bird sanctuary owned by the Scottish Wildlife Trust)
  • Boat trips from Kylesku up Loch Glencoul to see Eas a'Chual Aluinn (the highest waterfall in Britain)
  • Smoo Cave and sandy beaches at Durness
  • Passenger ferry near Durness to Cape Wrath (the most north-westerly point on the British mainland)
  • Norwest Sea Kayaking
Achmelvich beach

'Linga' is available for holiday lets
running Saturday to Saturday.

Discount of 8% for booking of a second week

no smoking

Strictly No Smoking.
No pets.

Tariff for 2017

Rental charges per week
January - March £370
April £420
May - June £495
July - August £545
September £495
October £450
Christmas & New Year By arrangement

Booking Conditions

A non-returnable deposit of 50 per week is required to confirm a booking. The balance should be paid no later than six weeks before the start of the holiday.

The chalet will be available to guests on the day of arrival from 4.00 p.m. and should be vacated on the day of departure by 11.00 a.m. to enable cleaning and maintenance.

Additional Information

Wi-Fi access is provided.

Electricity charges are included in the rental.

Modern storage heaters provide heating in the living room and bathroom, and wall-mounted convector heaters are available in the bedrooms when required.

A telephone is available for incoming and emergency calls only. There is a public telephone kiosk close by. Mobile reception is unavailable in Inverkirkaig but is possible in Lochinver.

For enquiries and bookings,
please contact:

Ronald & Sheina MacKenzie
Tel: 01292 312291

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