Frequently asked questions and answers


Where is Hazelgrove located? 
Hazelgrove is located in Inverfarigaig, midway down the quiet south side of Loch Ness on the B852. And the city of Inverness is only 16 miles away. See more about Hazelgrove Location

Where is the nearest airport and also train/bus stations?
Inverness is the nearest airport, only 45 minutes drive from Hazelgrove. And there are flights from across the UK so flying is now an easy option to reach the Highlands. In addition, the nearest train, or alternatively the bus station are both in the city of Inverness.

Are pets allowed at Hazelgrove?
Hazelgrove is a really pet friendly cottage and 4 pets are welcome, free of charge. The back door area is great for muddy dogs and also boots. And there is also a large secure garden and paths up to Farigaig forest start only 20 metres from Hazelgrove so no need to walk on the road. See our dog friendly page

How many bedrooms are there?
Flexible accommodation is offered for 4 persons. There are two double bedrooms and also one single bedroom. Normally the two double rooms are open but maybe family members don’t always want to share, so the single bedroom will also be opened too. One of the double bedrooms has a king size bed while the other has a double bed.

Are people with disabilities catered for?
All facilities at Hazelgrove are on the ground floor so don’t worry about any steps or stairs inside the cottage. The path from the parking area to the front door is on a slope and there are also some steps to reach the front door therefore the cottage is probably not suitable for wheelchair users.

Is there a shower or a bath tub?
The large bathroom has a bath tub and also a separate shower. There is also a heated towel rail in the bathroom.

Are short breaks also available?
Short breaks, with a minimum stay of 3 nights, are also available from November to March (excluding Christmas and New Year). From April to October the cottage is only let on a weekly basis (7 days) from Saturday to Saturday.

What time is check in?
Please check in after 4.00 p.m. on the day of arrival.

When do we have to check out?
Please check out by 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure.

How late can we arrive?
Access to Hazelgrove is available at all times. We let you know where to find the key for access.

Is there free off-road parking?
Yes, there is plenty of free off-road parking. Just park to the right of the cottage and in front of the Hazelgrove sign

Is there a pub close by?
The closest pub/hotel is 2 miles from Hazelgrove in the village of Foyers – a great walk during the long summer evenings but really out of the question in a rural area during the winter months.

Are there good restaurants close to Hazelgrove?
Yes, although the nearest restaurants and cafe are in Foyers, less than 2 miles from Hazelgrove. Alternatively, eat at Dores, Inverness or also Fort Augustus. There is lots of information on this website and also in the cottage about where to eat out.

Hazelgrove is in a rural location – where is the nearest petrol?
The nearest petrol stations are either in Inverness or also Fort Augustus – both of which are less than 20 miles from Hazelgrove Cottage.

Is there enough to do at Hazelgrove to stay for two weeks?
Absolutely!  Most guests don’t want to leave after only one week. Have a look at the “A walk on the wildside”, “South Loch Ness Trail”, “What to see and do”  and Outdoor activities galore” pages to get an idea of where to explore from Hazelgrove. There is also a comprehensive collection of great walks and maps in the cottage.

Is it OK to leave on Friday rather than Saturday?
Of course.

Is it safe to let the dogs out in the garden unsupervised?
Certainly. The back garden is secure for pet(s) to enjoy the space offered.

Are there discounts?
All discounts are indicated in the “Special offers” section and are show on the website at specific times of the year. Therefore no other discounts are available. This would also be unfair to guests booking at regular prices and well in advance because the standard prices are already very reasonable.

And finally … 

Is there a Monster??
Maybe!! Well actually – that would be telling!