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Fraoch Lodge Accommodation

accommodation near Aviemore

Fraoch Lodge in it’s autumn plummage

Max capacity: Sleeps 14

Rooms

  • 4 twin rooms (2 en suite, 2 with shared bathrooms)
  • 1 double room (shared bathroom)
  • 1 single room (shared bathroom)
  • 1 triple room (private bathroom)

Fraoch Lodge offers accommodation near Aviemore at reasonable rates and is very flexible for groups, families and individuals who want to get outside and enjoy the Cairngorms National Park.

At any time, guests can relax in our cosy lounge, where a fire is lit on chillier days. Perhaps you’ll pass the time reading one of our many books, playing a board game with the family or simply sitting and looking into the fire with a wee dram.

At night, our comfortable bedrooms create the perfect ambience for restful sleep – and if you so choose it’s possible for a group of friends or a larger family to have the privacy of an entire upstairs floor or annex to themselves. Where bathroom facilities are shared, the rooms have private basins within. 3 rooms now have private bathroom facilities.

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Self-catering kitchen for times when you would prefer to cook some of your own meals
  • Meals provided if you would prefer to sit back and enjoy the fire
  • Log fire in lounge
  • Purpose-built drying room
  • Lockable bike shed
  • Bike wash down area
  • Biomass boiler to fuel the central heating
  • Mountain weather forecasts
  • Route advice for mountain bikers and walkers
  • Activity advice and recommendations.
Hiking Ben Macdui

Hiking Ben Macdui with Scot Mountain Holidays group tour

Like many homes that belong to outdoors fans, we are geared up to cater for walkers, cyclists, mountain bikers and families who are keen to enjoy an outdoors adventure or two. Let us help you to organise a fantastic guided or self-guided activity each day, or you can ask us for our recommendations for the best places to walk or cycle. We know so many amazing places in the Cairngorms National Park – and right on our doorstep. We’re keen for as many guests as possible to join our walking and cycling tours and courses, giving them the best value for money for an active Scottish Highlands break or holiday.

Our home also offers many facilities to ensure that your stay with us is warm, dry and very flexible.

In the area:

  • on the edge of the Speyside Malt Whisky trail
  • 30 min from Inverness, 40 min from Loch Ness
  • 20 min from Loch Morlich beach;45 min from Findhorn beach
  • 20 min drive from the winter climbing of the Northern Corries and Ski area.
  • 2 mile walk from Loch Garten Osprey Centre
  • 5 mile walk/cycle from Aviemore
  • on the Strathspey Railway route
  • on the Speyside Way (long distance walking route)
  • Walking routes to suit all abilities
  • 30 Munro’s (peaks over 3000ft) within I hour of driving
  • 5 of Britain’s 6 highest peaks within the National Park
  • Beautiful low level walking in the Caledonian pinewoods
  • 10 min drive from Aviemore’s gear shops.
  • Local pub, shops and mountain bike hire
  • 100’s of miles of off road mountain biking tracks
  • 45 mins from Laggan Wolftrax mountain bike trails
  • Local cross country ski trails
  • One of the best places for rare wildlife in the UK

 

We invite guests into our home, Fraoch Lodge, as if it is their own. All guests are offered a free continental breakfast consisting of home baked bread, homemade jams, cereals, porridge, coffee and tea, or you can upgrade to a hot breakfast.

We also provide packed lunches for day trekkers, and 2-course dinner made with locally produce and home grown ingredients from our vegetable, fruit and herb garden.

cake and biscuits at Fraoch Lodge

Cake O’Clock – although on this day it was biscuits!

This means you can relax in our sitting room, enjoy fresh, home-cooked meals at our dining table and use a range of home-from-home facilities (we have a fully equipped self-catering kitchen with complimentary tea and coffee for guests to share).

Special desserts

Plenty of imaginative cake options at Fraoch Lodge. This was delicious and will appear on the menu again.

We also offer guided outdoor activities, from walking to family active, that always return to Fraoch Lodge so there is no need to worry about luggage, transport and meals while on holiday with us.

Snow activities

What to do in the snow

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