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Holiday Cottages

Just occasionally, you come to a place that defies words - like the Applecross Estate and Peninsula! It is uniquely beautiful and isolated with one of the entry roads being the Bealach nam Bo, the highest pass in Scotland at 626m above sea level; on a fine day,it will give you some of the most spectacular views in Scotland.

The secluded location creates a stunningly beautiful getaway, where the scenery, wildlife, community and atmosphere are full of enchantment. There is much to do, including wonderful walks, beachcombing, kayaking, fishing or wildlife watching, to enjoying excellent food in the award winning pub and Walled Garden restaurant. The Applecross Trust offers a variety of accommodation on the estate, where your neighbours will be deer and highland cattle as well as the welcoming estate staff. With its strong sense of history and community, and its breathtaking landscapes, this is a place to treasure.

Estate Office House

6 bedrooms (including 3 en-suite). Sleeps 8.

Arguably situated in one of the best locations in Scotland, on the edge of Applecross Bay, Estate Office House is a listed building full of character which has been completely renovated over a 2-year period and now offers a fantastic base for a wonderful west coast holiday. A flavour of the work undertaken can be viewed on Cottages and Castles.

The house sits right on the shore line so open the back door and you are on the beach with views across Applecross Bay to Skye and Raasay.

Outside there is ample parking and an enclosed garden at the front which is ideal for kids and dogs. A moment’s walk takes you to the famous Applecross Inn - renowned for its food and friendliness. Other great eateries like the café and the Walled Garden are also within walking distance so you have plenty of choice if you want a break from catering. For more photos, availability and to book, please visit

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Jam Factory

1 bedroom. Sleeps 2.

The renovated Jam Factory offers extremely comfortable self catering holiday accommodation for two. This natural stone property is situated privately with its own driveway and has separate parking. The interior is a warm and welcoming open plan room with a cosy wood burning stove and you can choose whether a double bed or twin beds suit you best.

Whilst providing the perfect Scottish holiday for people who enjoy wildlife and walks, the Jam Factory is set within 20 minutes walk from the main village in Applecross, providing a delightful base to explore the scenic west coast of Scotland and all it has to offer. This secluded and romantic getaway is ideal for a relaxing break.

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Clachan Manse & Studio

Manse: 4 bedrooms. Sleeps 8

Studio: Extra accommodation with 4 single beds

Clachan Manse and Studio is a traditional, idyllic renovated Scottish manse in a unique setting. This delightful self catering holiday property in the heart of Wester Ross faces the sea and looks across the bay to the picturesque “street” and crofting townships. Applecross is a gem, one of the most beautiful corners on the west coast. From the seashore there are exquisite views of Skye and Raasay, making Clachan Manse a delightful and comfortable holiday cottage in a wonderful area of Scotland. Next to the holiday home is the historic Clachan church site, an important religious and archaeological monument with early Christian associations.

The adjacent studio which provides additional accommodation is never let separately.

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Bramble Cottage

​4 bedrooms. Sleeps 8.

Bramble Lodge offers extremely comfortable and traditional self-catering holiday accommodation.

This holiday lodge is part of Applecross House and can be rented separately or along with Faoilinn Lodge, to create a larger property with an interconnecting passage.

With wonderful views from around the estate of the Cuillin Mountains of Skye and the hills of Raasay, the lodge is set in an extremely attractive area, making it an ideal Scottish holiday location, in the heart of Ross-shire.

The estate pedigree Highland cattle can be found grazing in fields around the lodge and wild deer are often spotted close by.

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Faolinn Lodge

2 bedrooms. Sleeps 4.

This self catering holiday property is set in the heart of the Applecross Estate. Faoilinn provides guests with the opportunity to watch varied wildlife, walk to the beach or the local village, and stroll along the Applecross River, exploring the delights of Wester Ross.

The property comfortably accommodates four persons. Faoilinn offers an all-round Scottish holiday experience in this exceptionally beautiful area, as well as the chance to feel part of a Highland Estate environment.

Part of the wing of Applecross House, the property is fully self contained with an internal passage connecting to Bramble Lodge. Holidaymakers can book the properties separately or together, to accommodate larger parties up to twelve.

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