Family Bed and Breakfast in North East Scotland


Based in an area with great variety of things to do and see for all the family.

Dornoch Beach

Dornoch Beach - one of several great sandy beaches in South East Sutherland and Easter Ross.

Offering discounted rates for families and groups for multiple-night stays


Flexible come-and-go-as-you-please policy


We allow you to use our kitchen area in the morning to prepare for the day


We offer discounted rates for families and groups for multiple-night stays at our Bed and Breakfast in Northern Scotland, along with a come-and-go-as-you-please policy, and full board options. We are able to adapt the two bedrooms with additional beds to allow for various combinations of accommodation so we are very adaptable. We also have seats for babies and toddlers for mealtimes, and the floor is easily cleanable!

The longer the stay the greater the discount, making this an ideal family B&B if you wish to explore North East Scotland. We like families to stay for at least 4 days, preferably longer, as we have to shift a lot of furniture around to get the rooms ready. So if you have a tight budget and need cheap family accommodation in Scotland, our B&B is ideal. Please contact us for a price for our family Bed and Breakfast here in Northern Scotland.

Skelbo Woods sculpture trail

Sculpture Trails


One of the main characteristics of the area we are in is variety. Some parts of the Highlands offer little of interest to young children and are mainly suitable for ultra-fit outdoor enthusiasts with technical equipment.


As well as having a variety of outdoor activities which do not require great fitness or specialist equipment, this part of Scotland is also ideal for family holidays because there are many things to see and do even when the weather is wet.

Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland

Fairy Tale Castles


For wet weather:

  • A fairy tale castle.
  • Visitor centres such as the Ferrycroft Centre in Lairg and the Heritage Centre in Brora with displays of interest to children.
  • Even when wet, woodlands provide good shelter from the rain and enjoyable walks. There are several woodlands with sculpture trails at Ravens Rock Gorge (near Rosehall where there are also displays for children in the forest walks), Ferrycroft Woods near Lairg, Skelbo Woods near Dornoch, and the intriguing Big Burn Walk in Golspie.
  • An intriguing area in the woodlands behind our house which we call "hobbit country"!
Seals in the Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve

Seals in the Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve


When the weather is fine children may enjoy

Ferrycroft Exhibition Centre, Lairg

Exhibitions for Children - this is the Ferrycroft Centre in Lairg


Being close to a railway station also provides opportunities for days out with children if you do not have a car. The sandy beaches at Golspie and Brora are easily accessible this way, along with Dunrobin Castle which has its own station open during the main season.


Another feature of our area which makes us an ideal family B&B in Scotland, is the fact that our area is a superb base for touring northern Scotland, if you prefer taking your family on longer car tours.


The monument at the top of Fyrish with its fine views is one of the most popular family walks in Easter Ross.

Fyrish in mist

Mermaids can also be seen

Mermaid at Balintore



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