Directions & Check-In

We hope you are looking forward to your holiday at Black Isle Lodge. The lodge will be ready for you from 4pm and directions and other useful information is below.

CONTACT DETAILS
Jenny & Sebastian
07970 349940 or 07796 485335
info@blackislelodge.co.uk

Address
Black Isle Lodge,
Tullich Wood,
Balnakyle,
Munlochy,
IV8 8PF

ARRIVAL

Please contact us prior to your holiday to discuss key collection and access to the lodge. We can offer self check-in if required. 

Check-In: 4pm

Check-Out: 10am

Any adjustment to arrival and departure must be made in advance.

DIRECTIONS

If you have a sat nav, set it to ‘Black Isle Lodge’, which is recognised by Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/aBaybWif5gA2

Directions can be found here: https://www.blackislelodge.co.uk/directions or below:

Travelling from the south:

    • After Inverness, travelling on the A9 north across the Kessock bridge, take B9161 to Munlochy.
    • Once through the village turn left at the T-junction along the A832 towards Tore.
    • After about 1/4 mile take a road on the right signposted to Knockbain and Balnakyle.
    • Follow this road up the hill and along the straight single track road (no through road) for just under a mile.
    • Don’t take either of the turnings on the left, one signposted to Knockbain and the next to Balnakyle. The lodge is on the right-hand side after the sub-station.
  • If you reach the end of the tarmac road then you have gone too far.

Travelling from the north:

    • Turn first left at the Tore roundabout towards Fortrose.
    • After about 3 miles you will pass the “clootie well”, turn left shortly after this signposted to Knockbain.
    • Follow this road up the hill and along the straight single track road (no through road) for just under a mile.
    • Don’t take either of the turnings on the left, one signposted to Knockbain and the next to Balnakyle. The lodge is on the right-hand side after the sub-station.
  • If you reach the end of the tarmac road then you have gone too far.

SAT NAV SYSTEMS
Please note that due to several properties in remote areas sharing the same post code, your system may not take you to the correct house.  In addition, you may be directed onto roads that are no longer passable. If in doubt, please refer to the directions section above.

Grid Reference: NH 64676 54511

Grid Reference (6 figure): NH646545

X (Easting) : Y (Northing) :

264676 854511

Latitude : Longitude :

57.560359 -4.263584

LOCAL SHOP

Scotmid have a shop in Munlochy which is about 2 miles away: https://goo.gl/maps/iwTrLVVgCNo

Co-op have a shop in Fortrose which is about 15 minutes drive away: https://goo.gl/maps/g692vqzPS5t

SUPERMARKETS IN INVERNESS

  • Tesco
  • ASDA
  • Morrisons

PETS

Unfortunately pets are not permitted at the lodge.

LINEN

Linen for the beds, one bath towel and one hand towel per person, and tea towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

HEATERS

The heaters in the bedrooms are electric and just need to be to turned on and off as required. Please turn them off when leaving the lodge for the day.

The heater in the downstairs bathroom comes on automatically.

The 2 heaters in the main living area are storage heaters and have an input and boost dial. The input dial sets how much to ‘charge’ up the heater and the boost dial can be turned up when you wish to use the stored heat. Turning the boost dial down overnight allows the heater to charge but up for the following day. 

MOBILE RECEPTION/BROADBAND

Wi-Fi is provided. Please check with your mobile phone network provider to ascertain coverage in the area.

SMOKING

Smoking inside the lodge is not allowed.  If this is not observed, the full Good Housekeeping Deposit will be withheld for cleaning of curtains and carpets to remove the smell of cigarettes.  If smoking outside please dispose of waste safely.

ON DEPARTURE:

We ask you to kindly:

    • Leave the lodge clean and tidy.
    • Empty all rubbish bins in the bins outside.
    • Please report any breakages and malfunctioning items so that we can replace them.
    • Leave towels in the shower downstairs.
  • Check that you have packed all your belongings.