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Experiences

THE BEST OF SCOTLAND

Peace, privacy and outstanding scenery wherever you look.

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The possibilities are endless when you book one of Letterewe’s three remarkable lodges. The estate offers the perfect environment for country pursuits and contemplative past-times, and is close to pretty Highland villages and stunning beaches on the Atlantic coast of north-west Scotland.

Walking and hiking in Scotland Highlands

WALKING & HIKING

There are tracks and paths suitable to all levels of experience. Carnmore offers privileged access to five of Scotland’s remotest Munros (mountains over 3,000ft), while all three lodges offer both low-level strolls and mountains paths, far from the madding crowd.

Sights and surroundings in Scotland

SURROUNDINGS

Letterewe is close to Gairloch and Poolewe, which offer a variety of outdoor experiences. Inverewe Garden at Poolewe was laid out on barren land in 1862 by Osgood MacKenzie, the former owner of Letterewe, and is a must-see during your visit. There is also a heritage museum in Gairloch that will tell you more about the area.

Nature in Scotland

NATURE

The natural environment of Letterewe boasts an embarrassment of riches. Dozens of wildflowers, including orchids and wood anemones, hundreds of mosses and lichens, and the ‘monarch of the glen’, Britain’s biggest land mammal. There are also rare bird species, including ring ouzels and black throated divers, as well as resident golden eagles – Scotland’s national bird.

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ACTIVITIES

The golf course in Gairloch lies on the edge of the sea and offers stunning views over the sea to the Isle of Skye. Sea fishing can be arranged, as well as whale and dolphin watching trips from Gairloch, including trips in fast “ribs”, which should be booked in advance. There are shellfish safaris, boats for hire and sea cruises. And no visit to Letterewe is complete without a cruise on Loch Maree.

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FISHING

Letterewe’s major lochs are home to brown trout and Arctic charr, with salmon and sea trout also running into Loch Maree and Fionn and Dubh lochs. Fly fishing for brown trout is the major attraction, with large baskets regularly caught on Fionn Loch. Ardlair and Carnmore come with their own boats and outboard engines, with Carnmore also having access to excellent bank fishing on the MacLean (Lochan Feith Mhic-illean) lochs, and Lochan Beannach.

Scottish deer stalking estates

STALKING

Letterewe is a renowned sporting estate, with stags heads and antlers in evidence in Ardlair and Letterewe Lodge. The estate maintains old traditions and its stalking guests have to walk into the hills, while stags and hinds are removed by ponies, the sure footed and sturdy garrons (from the Gaelic gearran), that can be seen on the estate.

Perfect for active getaways and relaxing holidays. Book your energising highland holiday now.

ENJOY NATURE ON EVERY LETTEREWE DOORSTEP 
Glen Docherty View Point

This view point offers one of the most iconic views in the Highlands.

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Cairngorm Treks

Cairngorm Treks is a small family business based in the Cairngorm National Park that provide bespoke Mountain Trekking Guiding.

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Badachro Distillery

Get up close to the still, the distiller and the workings of Badachro Distillery in this genuine and intimate introduction to our artisan work.

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Camera stalking

Our stalker Paul will lead you on an unforgettable day on the hills as you seek to get as close as possible for that perfect image.

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Glass bottom boats from Gairloch

Set out on Alice, the glass bottomed boat - a converted lifeboat - to study the rich sea life of Loch Gairloch.

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Kayaking at sea, or on Loch Maree

Kayaking is one of the best ways to enjoy the wonders of the water.

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Victoria falls

It’s a National Nature Reserve, and well worth exploring to see the ancient Caledonian Pinewood and mountain environment.

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Guided Walks

With its' amazing vistas, stunning mountains and secluded bays, Scotland truly is an adventurers playground!

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Pony Trekking

Come and enjoy pony trekking on the beautiful Red Point beaches with breath-taking scenery all round.

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Cruise on the Rose Marie

Enjoy a cruise on Loch Maree, under the watchful eye of Slioch, Beinn Eighe and the Torridon mountains.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Try your hand at clay pigeon shooting, using shotguns, with expert tuition on the estate from our Letterewe-based stalker Paul.

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Deer Stalking Certificate

Obtain the required evidence for your Deer Stalking Certificate – Level 2

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Fly Fishing

The wild brown trout rise willingly to the fly and a good basket of fish is virtually guaranteed - with the ever-present possibility of hooking something much larger than expected!

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Salmon fishing on Loch Maree

The salmon season runs from spring until autumn, with the sea trout arriving in June.

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Carnmore in the wilderness of Scotland

Hike to Carnmore through the unspoiled wilderness of Scotland, away from all paved roads.

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Cozy warm fireplace

Warm up by the cozy fireplace in the lodge or next to the roaring fire outside.

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Whale Cruises

During certain periods of the year you can take a whale cruise from Gairloch.

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Unspoiled nature

The route takes you into the domain of ravens, eagles and deer.

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Brown trout fishing at Fionn Loch

Brown trout fishing in wild hill lochs. Fionn Loch (The White Loch) is considered to be one of the best wild brown trout lochs in the area.

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Rare species of plants

Letterewe Estate offers unspoiled Scottish landscape with rare species of plants.

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Golden eagle

Watch the Golden eagles fly over.

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Vitsit to Inverewe Gardens

Hike to Carnmore through the unspoiled wilderness of Scotland, away from all paved roads.

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Climbing Slioch Mountain

This is a challenging walk with a lengthy walk in and out. Slioch is understandably often known as peoples favourite mountain.

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Stalking

Letterewe is a famous stalking estate and is home to a fit and healthy herd of around 2,000 red deer.

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Wedding venue in Scotland

Letterewe Estate offers the possibility of an unforgettable, bespoke wedding day, designed to your exact requirements, with the perfect photographic background wherever you look.

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Gairloch Golf Club

A nine hole golf course, certainly the only one in the world where you can see “over the sea to Skye”.

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Fishing on Loch Garbhaig

Fishing on Loch Garbhaig with the rugged views of Slioch mountain in front.

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Target shooting

Experience target shooting with a high powered rifle used for deer stalking.

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Perfume studio

On the shores of Loch Ewe, with magnificent views from the Torridons to the Outer Hebrides, the Perfume Studio manufactures and sells a range of perfumes, soaps, cremes and other toiletries.

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Gairloch Heritage Museum

The museum takes you on a journey through time showing how local people lived and worked in Gairloch through the ages.

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