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Address: Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1540 651 272
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Nice for families

Kids loved it, we stayed in bnb hall. Basic, but fitted the price bracket. Staff friendly. Clean area. Very pretty location. Only down is if you don't have catering facilities... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

Kids loved it, we stayed in bnb hall. Basic, but fitted the price bracket. Staff friendly. Clean area. Very pretty location. Only down is if you don't have catering facilities you are stuffed if the restaurant is full. It should have a percentage of walking tables for those who stay online and have no facilities. 100% booked tables is just... More 

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Glasgow
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The food was excellent. Service patchy but, bear with it, the location and view is fantastic. Try to get a window seat if you book.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Terrific food with amazing view of a beautiful sunset. Staff very friendly and welcoming. We will definitely return again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My family loved every minute of our stay. We went in the closed season for many of the activities that they have but we knew this when we booked. Our idea was to use the chalet as a Base camp so we could go skiing in aviemore. We booked an 8 person chalet with hottub. We arrived at the chalet... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Despite taking a bit of time to get it booked we were really pleased with the ski hire service from Loch Insh that massively helped reduce our queuing time at Cairngorm. They also offered to get lift passes and were both relaxed and efficient. Gear was of good quality too.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Searching for a dry-ski slope for my young daughter to have her first ski lesson, we came across Loch Insh, which is less than an hour's drive from Inverness JAs it was out of season and the school holidays in Scotland were over, we were able to receive extremely valuable personal attention. Johnny is a great instructor and my daughter... More 

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sunny cleethorpes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were staying in the village of Insh, so the boathouse was our nearest watering hole if we went out for a pint early evening, and what a place to sit and watch the sun go down over the loch, fantastic sunsets over the frozen water, The staff were friendly but at the times we went in they seemed to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Myself, husband and 3 kids aged 6,6 and 7 have just spent the most magical Christmas ever at loch insh. Roaring open fire, hot tub in the snow and the most stunning scenery. Only regret is we couldn't stay another week. We will definitely return!

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Glasgow
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44 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a few days with friends. We loved our wee cabin and thought the setting was idyllic. The highlight of the trip was when we went canoeing, we almost had the loch to ourselves and the whole experience was incredibly peaceful. The staff were friendly and very accommodating too. The gent in the lovely wee gift shop... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Maybe a bonus if you hate dogs, but for a place to accommodate dogs in the lodges yet not have any land on site where a dog can actually walk is not really dog friendly. Especially, when the staff have two dogs that roam freely all over the picnic area where one of the "no dogs" sign is, and make... More 

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Clive93, Owner at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

To say we are not dog friendly is a little inaccurate in its context. "Great play spaces for kids" and we would like to keep these play areas free from the droppings of dogs whose owners don't pick up. We have 100 yards of sandy beach and some grass that we cut for picnicking. We do not encourage dogs in... More 

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