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Sleeps - 14
Region - Argyll
Sporting Personal ghillie · Salmon Fishing · Stalking · Trout Fishing
Activities Boats · Golf · Mountain biking · Walking / Hiking
Features Children Friendly · Fully Catered
Rental From £6,495 per week
Dalness Lodge is situated in a dramatic setting on the 13,000 acre Dalness Estate in Glen Etive, and is set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in the Scottish Highlands.
The Lodge was recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard and can accommodate up to 14 guests in 7 bedrooms; all with en-suite or private bathrooms. It is a wonderful year-round venue for family gatherings or special occasions. Dalness is an ideal place to escape for long weekends or a seasonal break to enjoy walking, climbing one of the many Munros on the doorstep, or skiing at the nearby Glencoe Mountain Resort.
Try your hand at salmon fishing on the River Etive, or mackerel and trout fishing on Loch Etive using one of the estate boats. Guests can also enjoy an excursion down the length of Loch Etive with its stunning scenery on the estate RIB, perhaps stopping for a picnic on the loch shore. Red deer stalking and clay pigeon shooting are also available at Dalness.
As an alternative to the traditional sporting activities, Dalness can also arrange for guided hillwalking, loch kayaking, tutored photography and chauffeur tours.
The Lodge is 17miles away from Glencoe and 32 miles from Fort William. Glasgow Airport is less than two hours away. Alternatively the overnight-sleeper train services Bridge of Orchy – a scenic 30 minute drive from the Lodge.
The rate includes the services of a housekeeper and chef. The rate does not include food, which is charged at cost to the client at the end of their stay.
The rate also includes: • Use of estate bicycles • Fly fishing for salmon and trout on the river Etive (ghillie and equipment available) • Accompanied walking / wildlife trips • Argo trips available – mainly for younger / older members of a party who may struggle with the hill walking • Clay pigeon shooting • X2 RIB trips (wildlife / sightseeing on Loch Etive or fishing on Loch Leven) – additional trips available but charged separately • Rifle targets
Dogs, whilst welcome, are not allowed in the Lodge at any time, but are housed in Estate kennels, each having its own run.
Short Breaks available upon request in Low and Mid Season. Please speak to us for more information.
Enjoy salmon fishing with the house pool on your doorstep or take the boat out to Loch Etive.
We had a great time at Dalness – what a stunning estate/part of the world. My middle son shot his first stag and it was a mighty animal, very exciting – on the fishing front we were less successful – Jim was great and very patient while helping us try to catch salmon on the river. The salmon rods that the estate provided were excellent. In summary we all had a fantastic holiday – lovely place, great crew of people looking after us, wonderful meals, and everything worked! A Gray, London
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Dalness Lodge can comfortably accommodate parties of up to 14 guests over 7 bedrooms. Split over the first and second floors, all seven bedrooms are spacious and benefit from high-end furnishings; including king-sized double or over-sized single beds, with Egyptian cotton bedding. Every bedroom at Dalness also has a modern en-suite or dedicated private bathroom; with either a walk-in overhead rain-shower or a deep soaking bath – or in some cases both.
The ground floor living accommodation comprises a relaxed lounge area, formal drawing room and modern kitchen; each having an open fire. The spacious dining room can comfortably seat 14, and has spectacular views of Glen Etive.
The open plan second floor comes complete with an extensive library of books and DVDs to cater for all tastes, TV (that plays DVDs only), electric piano, card table, a selection board games and Scalextrix.
There is underfloor heating throughout the Lodge, along with a large well-equipped laundry and drying room for all your wet-weather gear.
• Dining room, comfortably seating at least 14 • Drawing room with log fire • Open plan lounge area with log fire • Modern kitchen with log fire • Large laundry room, 2 washing machines and commercial tumble drier • Drying room • Two cloakrooms
• 4 Double bedrooms with super-king sized beds and en-suite bathrooms • 1 Twin bedroom with 3 foot single beds and private bathroom • Separate WC
• 1 Twin bedroom, with 3 foot single beds and private bathroom • 1 Double bedroom with super-king sized bed and private bathroom • Games room/library, with a wide variety of board games, books and DVDs • TV room – an open plan area on the top floor of the house with sofas and beanbags and a large TV (DVDs only)
• Detached games room with table-tennis table • Free Wi-Fi (not suitable for high bandwidth applications) • 2 x iPod docking stations / CD player, with a selection of CDs • Egyptian cotton bedding throughout • Luxury toiletries, from The Highland Soap Company
Fishing Dalness Estate offers salmon fishing on the River Etive which is a spate river. The estate beat is approximately 2 miles in length with around 20 pools. The majority of the fishing is single, right hand bank with double bank fishing opposite the Lodge, taking in one of the most productive pools. There is also the opportunity for sea fishing on Loch Etive from the estate motor boats.
Stalking Dependent upon availability, during the season red deer stalking is carried out in the traditional way amongst dramatic scenery. One party per day.
Prices for the above activities are available on request and are dependent on your specific requirements. Fully inclusive activity packages are available.
Boats Dalness has a rib for use on Loch Etive, a 26 mile long sea Loch, which decants into the open sea at Connel Bridge. Guests will be taken by the estate ghillie.
The estate also have a smaller solid hull motor boat for trout and mackerel fishing.
Clay Pigeon Shooting Our estate staff can arrange for clay pigeon shooting on site.
Walking and Climbing Dalness is set amongst stunning scenery and a popular area for outdoor pursuits. A range of walks can be taken directly from the Lodge, whether you wish to climb a Munro or take a more leisurely stroll along the river looking out for the wildlife.
Chaperoned / guided walks and scrambles can be arranged by the estate.
Kayaking Dalness can arrange for a professional kayaking instructor to accompany your guests on a loch expedition, either on Loch Etive, or one of the many surrounding sea and in-land lochs. There would be an additional cost for this.
Skiing and Mountain Biking At the top of the glen (6 miles) is the Glencoe Mountain Resort. The centre is open for 12 months of the year; with skiing in the winter and mountain bikes for hire in the summer.
Photography / Painting Dalness can arrange for you to learn, on location, the secrets of professional landscape photography and how to capture the classic shots of Scotland’s top photographic location. Alternatively, for those who prefer capturing the scenery on canvas; Dalness offers a plentiful supply of landscape scenery and accessible wildlife. There would be an additional cost for this.
Chauffeur Tours and Services Dalness can arrange for a variety of private chauffeur services throughout your week. See the best of Scotland with a private tour visiting the sights and attractions that you specify, or your chauffeur can advise you so you can get the most from your holiday in Scotland. This flexible service is available for single days, or your entire stay – including airport transfers. There would be an additional cost for this.
Local Area Fort William and Oban are within driving distance of the Lodge; with their numerous restaurants, shops, horse-riding, golfing and boat trips to the Scottish Western Isles.
We had a great time at Dalness - what a stunning estate/part of the world. My middle son shot his first stag and it was a mighty animal, very exciting - on the fishing front we were less successful - Jim was great and very patient while helping us try to catch salmon on the river. The salmon rods that the estate provided were excellent. In summary we all had a fantastic holiday - lovely place, great crew of people looking after us, wonderful meals, and everything worked!
A Gray, London
What a magical stay! – perfect weather, stunning views, spectacular walks, fishing, clay-pigeon shooting and even swimming in the river!
George Thomas, London
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