Foyers Lodge

Things To Do 

Foyers Lodge is a great base from which to explore some of Scotland's finest sporting and leisure pursuits. We are situated on the south side of Loch Ness in the heart of the Highlands where there are unparalleled golfing, touring, walking, climbing, cycling and fishing opportunities.

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Explore

Foyers Lodge is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful loch-side and forest walks as well as being situated along the South Loch Ness Trail and Loch Ness 360. You may find it helpful to check the Visit Inverness Loch Ness, Walk Highlands and Forestry Commission Scotland websites and talk to us about the shorter trails and walks around the lodge.

Fish

Foyers Lodge holds fishing rights and licenses for Loch Ness as well as nearby Loch Bran and Loch Mhor. Boat hire and guided trips can be arranged for you from April to October, please discuss your requirements with us.

The Scottish Ghillie

Golf

For golfing enthusiasts Inverness-shire is home to one of the best-rated links courses in the world, Castle Stuart, in addition to a whole host of other courses in the surrounding area.

 

The Falls of Foyers

No trip to the south side of Loch Ness would be complete without visiting the famous Falls of Foyers, only a short walk from the lodge.

The Fall of Foyers is a waterfall with a drop of 165 feet located on the River Foyers which feeds Loch Ness. The waterfall is the inspiration for Robert Burns’ poem Lines On The Fall Of Fyers Near Loch-Ness which he wrote ‘with a pencil on the spot’ in 1787.

The flow over the falls has been much reduced since 1895 when the British Aluminium Company built an aluminium smelting plant on the shore of Loch Ness which was powered by electricity generated by the river. However, this doesn’t detract from their beauty and they are most definitely a must see.

You can also enjoy a number of artworks dedicated to the Falls of Foyers around the lodge, including original pages from ‘The Sketch’ magazine published in 1895 and a poster series designed by Alphabetical Studio in response to Rabbie Burns’ famous poem.

 
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Cycling 

There are fantastic trails and routes all around Inverness and Loch Ness and Foyers Lodge is the perfect stop off point during your cycling holiday for rest and recuperation. Check out Visit Inverness Loch Ness for further details regarding trails in the area. We have storage facilities for your bicycle on site.

Local Distilleries

If you enjoy a wee dram, you’ll know that no trip to Scotland is complete without visiting one of our distilleries. Our local distillery is Tomatin, just a 45 minute drive away.

On their tours, guides will talk you through the whole production process, from mashing and distilling to maturation. You will also be able to sample different expressions of Tomatin as well as being offered the opportunity to purchase whiskies from their complete range.

Booking is highly recommended.

 
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Boleskine Graveyard

The Boleskine burial ground is undoubtedly one of the best known land marks on the south side of Loch Ness. Only a short walk from Foyers Lodge towards Inverfarigaig, between the road and the loch, it sits below Boleskine House previously owned by Aleister Crowley, an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer and then later by Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame. After your visit feel free to read up on the strange stories surrounding Boleskine House in one of the many books on the local area available to guests in the Sitting Room.