The Lodge - Daviot Mains

5 Star Accommodation ideal base for sightseeing and
touring Inverness, Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland

Bed & Breakfast base for Inverness Sightseeing

The area around Inverness and Loch Ness abounds in history and scenic beauty, and The Lodge - Daviot Mains is a perfect centre from which to explore the surrounding countryside, with its lovely lochs, soaring mountains, forests, beaches and cliffs, including the world famous Loch Ness

We are located just a few miles from historic Culloden Moor, site of the last battle to be fought on British soil in 1746 when Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated. Near the Battlefield are the prehistoric monuments and standing stones known as the Clava Cairns.

River Ness, Inverness

Sitting astride the River Ness is the capital of the Highlands, Inverness, only 6 miles from us. The city welcomes visitors with excellent shops, floral displays, museum and art gallery, castle and cathedral. It plays host to many musical events, as well as food and cultural festivals. From here you can cruise along Loch Ness or go out into the Moray Firth to see the dolphins.

Urquhart Castle
Urquhart Castle
For touring nearby, there are the beautiful Highland glens of Affric, Garry, Moriston and Shiel.

Loch Ness with its tours and boat trips, ruined castle (pictured left) and legendary monster is just 20 minutes away by car.

Why not visit a distillery on the famous Spey Valley Whisky Trail, shop for Scottish Woollens, see Highland Cattle and Red Deer? The possibilities are almost endless!

Cawdor Castle
Cawdor Castle
A short drive to the east, the romantic castles of Cawdor, Kilravock and Brodie with their gardens and woods can be visited on a day trip.

Further details about travel and places to visit are given in the The Internet Guide to Inverness.

Also in the Inverness area, there is tennis, swimming, bowls, fishing, pony trekking, hiking, cycling, etc. Golfing enthusiasts are spoilt for choice as there are 30 courses within an hour's drive, including Nairn (just 20 minutes away) which hosted the 1999 Walker Cup.

How to get here Map of Scotland

About 5 miles south of Inverness on the main A9 (Edinburgh - Perth - Inverness road), turn eastwards along the B851 road (direction Culloden and Croy) and continue for half a mile. Daviot Mains is well sign posted. Ignore signs to Daviot East and Daviot West from the A9. We are just 5 minutes from the Drumossie Conference and Banqueting Centre

Click here for a detailed map.


Inverness Location Map
Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey
and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

We provide 5 Star bed and breakfast near Loch Ness.

AA Guest Accommodation of the Year 2005/2006 for Scotland

AA 5 stars Highlay commended quality accommodation awardInverness Tourism Awards 2001 - Landlady of the YearHospitality Assured Bed and breakfastGreen Tourism Business silver award

Voted 'Landlady of the Year' by guests