Awards & Accreditations

4 star guesthouse4 Star Grading Award from the AA. The grading is also a Silver Award level which recognises our buisness in terms of its excellence in attention to guests needs.


AA breakfast awardAA Breakfast Award recognises our quality and range in our breakfast menu.


4 star visit Scotland Gold awardVisit Scotland 4 Star Grading Award. The 4 star grading is a VisitScotland Excellent Standard and the Gold Award recognises serviced accommodation businesses which consistently achieve the highest levels of excellence within their VisitScotland star grading. Businesses achieving the award will excel in the areas of customer care and hospitality and show evidence of a real commitment to staff development and training. For further details check the VisitScotland Grading Link.


Green Tourism We joined The Green Tourism scheme in 2005 and were graded at Gold in 2006 which we have maintained throughout. We are very proud of this award and strive to make improvement all the time to maintain the high standard. For us this award is central to the way our guest house is run and developed.

Green tourism business winner 2014Green Tourism Awards 2014 We were Green Tourism Winners based on the 2012-2013 audits. A National Green award which we are very proud of.


Green Tourism 2011Green Tourism Awards 2012 We were shortlisted in 2012 based on the 2010-2011 audits. We received a Highly Commended at the awards presentation in that year.

Taste Our BestTaste our Best Award – In 2014 we were accredited by VisitScotland for this award and have continued to maintain this. It ensures that you will eat quality ingredients of Scottish provenance and the freshest seasonal produce.


Scotland the Best - Highly recommendedScotland The Best 2016 – Highly Recommended in 2016 as one of the 10 best Hotels in the Scottish Highlands.


Walkers Welcome – We provide drying and washing facilities, weather reports, pickup and drop off service, evening meals, packed lunch and early start breakfasts.

Walkers WelcomeCyclist Welcome – We provide drying and washing facilities, locable cycle store, cyclewash facilities, weather reports and can provide evening meals, packed lunch and early start breakfasts.

Golfers Welcome - We provide course information, drying and washing facilities and in some cases storage of golf clubs. We can provide weather reports, evening meals, packed lunch and early start breakfasts.

Ancestral Welcome - We provide local reference books and maps. We also can advise on who to contact for local records and where information is held for local Clans and regional archive centres. We do our own family tree's so have access to and can guide you through how to look for records.

iKnow Scotland - We provide extensive tourist information and assist our guests in planning their activities.


Contact Information

  • Simon & Fiona Dodds
  • Gergask Avenue Laggan By Newtonmore PH20 1AH Scotland
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1528 544766
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