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Sleeps - 14
Region - Highlands & Islands
Sporting Salmon Fishing · Stalking · Trout Fishing
Activities Beach · Boats · Riding · Snooker/Billiards · Swimming · Walking / Hiking
Facilities Snooker / Billiards · Tennis court · Wifi
Features Children Friendly · Self-Catered
Rhidorroch Estate extends to around 10,000 acres and offers wonderful mixed sporting opportunities including salmon fishing on two river systems, wild brown trout fishing, red and sika deer stalking and informal walked-up grouse shooting. The estate takes in some of the most dramatic west coast scenery.
This Victorian house is steeped in character with all the features of a traditional sporting lodge whilst maintaining a homely, warm atmosphere. Only a four mile (10 minute) drive along the Estate’s private road and you’re in the local fishing village of Ullapool.
Lets at Rhidorroch House include: salmon fishing on the Ullapool river, trout fishing with a boat available on Loch Achall (situated just below the house) plus fishing on the hill lochs. Red deer and sika stalking are both available on request and clay pigeon shooting is also available (please see sporting for more information).
Ideal for family holidays.
Rate includes fishing.
Weekly lets Sunday to Sunday.
Rhidorroch is a true working Highland estate and is a real favourite with returning tenants each year. It offers wonderful trout fising, salmon fishing on two river systems, red and sika stalking and the occasional day’s walked-up grouse. Situated in the north west of Scotland, it is a hard destination to beat.
Rhidorroch has wonderful views across Loch Achall and offers salmon fishing, stalking and first class trout fishing on the estate hill lochs.
– P. Henson, Norfolk
Sleeps 14 2 double (with king-size beds) 4 twin 2 single bedrooms 3 bathrooms with large baths and a shower room with power shower 3 loos downstairs
The kitchen is large and well equipped with both a commercial and a family-sized gas cooker, two large fridges, a chest freezer, large kitchen table, washing machine and dishwasher House guests may elect to self-cater or are welcome to bring their own cook (please contact the estate if you would like advice on engaging a cook).
The house has a spacious south-facing drawing room with large windows overlooking Loch Achall; the room has its original Victorian fireplace and there are lots of comfortable chairs and sofas, a writing desk, grand piano and a television.
The dining room faces east into Glen Achall, so guests can have breakfast in the morning sun and a roaring fire before dinner in this lovely oak-panelled room.
The old library peaceful, book-lined sanctuary or children’s TV room.
Billiard room with full-size billiard table, log fire and deep, leather sofas.
Outside games room for the kids with a pool table, table tennis and darts.
Drying room the large, walk-in drying room has plenty of racks and space for outdoor gear and boots.
Large veranda south facing the veranda looks across the lawn towards the loch; relax in a deckchair, play badminton or wield a mallet on the croquet lawn.
Dogs Guests are asked to keep dogs either in their cars, or in the corridor by the side door.
WiFi is available.
Rhidorroch Estate extends to around 20,000 acres and offers wonderful mixed sporting opportunities including salmon fishing on two river systems, wild brown trout fishing, red and sika deer stalking and informal walked-up grouse shooting.
Salmon Fishing The estate offers four rods on the Ullapool River. Fed by Loch Achall, the Ullapool River flows to the west and although it is a spate river the fall can last for three to four days.
The river fishes well with the fly and is divided into two beats with fishing on both banks. The beats stretch over a distance of two miles and each beat is readily accessible.
The Upper beat starts off gently with some long pools making for excellent fly fishing. The Middle beat has the well known Ness Pool at its head. Downstream of this is the productive, and particularly beautiful, Cromarty Pool, below which there are a further seven pools and several runs.
Trout Fishing A boat on Loch Achall (just 50 yards from the house) is available at all times in the boathouse and a second boat can also be made available. Trout in Loch Achall are mainly less than 1lb, but offer good sport and a ready breakfast: dapping has proved successful in the past.
Salmon are also caught on the loch, giving the keen fisherman a good challenge. There are, in addition, numerous hill lochs, some of which lie in a limestone stream producing healthy, decent size fish.
Stalking The estate offers stalking from mid-July until the middle of October – by October the rut is usually well under way. Red deer stags range the hills above Glen Achall. Sika stags are also available.
Rhidorroch offers excellent summer stalking from July onwards, when the stags are in their best condition. Summer stalking has its own special attraction with the stags high on the tops posing the stalker more of a challenge, but a fine reward for a long day’s walk out.
Clay Pigeon Trap A trap and clay pigeons are available for house guests’ use. The estate will provide the clays but please bring your own cartridges.
Other Activities There is some superb walking in the area including several famous Munros, including Stac Pollaidh, which is a short drive from the estate.
Wonderful hill walking including several famous Munros. Stunning west coast scenery. Swimming pool and tennis courts in Ullapool.
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