Renovated former Monastery,
now known as The Highland Club
Unique luxury Highland Retreat
on the shores of Loch Ness!
This highland retreat in the Highland Club, is set in Fort Augustus and will make your holiday a memorable one in this unique Monastery Abbey holiday rental. The elegant luxury decor will make you feel comfortable and energised ready to explore Loch Ness and the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Fully refurbished in 2023, this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment has been stylishly transformed into a luxurious holiday rental, complete with a four-poster bed and large smart TVs. The Abbey in Fort Augustus is set in a hugely popular area, with guests from all over the world invited to share the magic of Loch Ness along with its beauty and history.
Situated in Fort Augustus, this unique Monastery holiday rental sits within the fairy-tale surroundings of the historic Fort of Fort Augustus, which was gifted by Lord Lovat to the Bendictine Monks in 1876. The magnificant Monastery took the monks just 4 years to build! The accommodation comprises of:
2 bedrooms for up to 4 guests, 1 x twin and 1 x king size 4 poster bed and ensuite, with bath and shower
a family bathroom, with bath and shower
fully equipped modern kitchen
dining area for 4 people
a chic forestry themed living area, with 65" flat screen UHD smart TV with Netflix and Prime Video
Shared leisure facilities within the stunning Abbey include a swimming pool, with sauna and steam room. There are is also a tennis court and gym to name a few...
Presented to an extremely high standard with a real feel of luxury one would expect from a converted monastery. The accommodation retains great character throughout, with outstanding views from the windows.
Free WIFI and private onsite parking.
A maximum of 4 people are permitted to use the property (including the grounds) and we ask you to be respectful of other residents. Parties / large gatherings on any part of the property, including the grounds are strictly prohibited.
Quiet hours are between 11pm and 7am.
We kindly ask guests to be respectful to others in residence by trying to be as quiet as possible after 11pm.
Min 3 night stay. No pets allowed. Adults & children over the age of 5 only. Strictly no smoking.
A bottle of wine and a welcome basket are provided on arrival.
St Benedict's Abbey, The Highland Club & the local area of Fort Augustus
At the heart of the Great Glen, the estate of St Benedict's Abbey can be found on the southern tip 0f Loch Ness, in the pretty and vibrant village of Fort Augustus. This stunning location is where Loch Ness meets the Caledonian Canal, a world class visitor attraction and destination hub. Fort Augustus is home to the Caledonian Canal visitor centre and is always bustling with sightseers and boating enthusiasts alike.
With abundance of activities within the Abbey and numerous activities to explore around the Scottish Highlands, you can be assured there are plenty of activities to entertain the whole family and the magic of Nessie never fail to disapoint.
Fort Augustus is a great base to explore the Highlands, with many famous attractions and stunning locations, such as Glencoe, Glen Affric, Glefinnan Viaduct (famous train line used in the filming of Harry Potter), the Isle of Skye and not forgetting to Cruise Loch Ness (hopefully with a glimpse of Nessie too!). The Fort Augustus is great for hiking and relaxing, plus the village has a good range of amenities including:
a well presented pub, serving good pub-style food
the Boathouse Restaurant, right on the shore of Loch Ness is located within the grounds of St Benedict's Abbey
a good number of shops, including delicatessen supplying quality produce
a good number of cafes and eateries
many other amenities and even a Clansman Centre!
Drumnadrochit which means “Ridge of the Bridge” is a village on the western shore of Loch Ness, in the Scottish Highlands home to the famous Loch Ness Monster. Visit Nessieland centre a monster adventure on the shores of Loch Ness with family-friendly exhibits and loch cruises. Ruined Urquhart Castle overlooks the lake just east of the village center. To the west, wooded Glen Urquhart and Glen Affric offer horse-riding and hiking trails.
Inverness is a city on Scotland’s northeast coast, where the River Ness meets the Moray Firth. It's the largest city and the cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands. Inverness is famous for two important battle sites: the 11th-century battle of Blàr nam Fèinne against Norway which took place on the Aird, and the 18th century Battle of Culloden which took place on Culloden Moor
Fort William is a town in the western Scottish Highlands, on the shores of Loch Linnhe. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak, and Glen Nevis valley, home to Steall Falls. Explore Fort Williams mountains, lochs, rivers, coasts, cliffs and sandy beaches.
Visit the Falls of Foyers, the Falls of Foyers are two waterfalls on the River Foyers, which flow into Loch Ness, in Highland. They are located on the lower portion of the River Foyers, and consist of the upper falls, with a drop of 46 feet and the lower falls, which drop 98 feet
Further afield you will find many other points of interest, most notably Perthshire, picturesque Blair Athol with it's historic Castle and the Cairngorms National Park, home to the summer residence of the British Royal Family, Balmoral Castle & Estate (where you will find the UK's largest pyramid!).
> The Lovat - just a 2 minute walk away. Fine dining restaurant, with exceptional food & wine, worthy of a Michelin Star. Afternoon tea, evening tasting menu with optional wine flight. Pre-book to avoid dissappointment.
Michelin guide restaurants - further afield
> Rocpool - A family owned and run restaurant on the banks of the River Ness, close to town and popular in Inverness. 1 Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5NE
> Garden Café - The concise menu delivers a range of unfussy, European-influenced dishes designed for sharing, with some ingredients coming directly from the gardens. Boath House, Auldearn, Nairn, IV12 5TE
> The Bothy - Hearty Scottish pub fare & ales served in a rustic, lodgelike venue with stone accents. 5 minute walk from Fort Augustus Abbey.
> The Lock Inn - Canal Side Pub in the centre of Fort Augustus - traditional pub serving good food and a good range of drinks.
> Beaufort House Pizza in Fort Augustus - they do not dissapoint!
> The Boathouse Resturant - Scottish & Mediterranean comfort food, in relaxed lochside restaurant and decking, set in the Abbey grounds.