Mackay's Rooms | Sawday's

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Mackay's Rooms - Hotel in Highland

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Durine Durness, Lairg, IV27 4PN, Highland
Scotland, United Kingdom

Fiona Mackay

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+44 (0)1971 511202(landline)

A great wee base from which to explore this magical land - bring boots for the mountains and wet suits to surf the waves. Unmissable

This is the north-west corner of Britain and it's utterly magical: huge skies, sandy beaches, aquamarine seas, cliffs and caves. You drive – or cycle – for mile upon mile with mountains soaring into the heavens and ridges sliding into the sea. If you like big, remote landscapes, you'll love it here; what's more, you'll pretty much have it to yourself. Mackay's – they have the shop, the bunkhouse and the garage, too – is the only place to stay in town, its earthy colours mixing with stone walls, open fires and stripped floors to great effect. Bedrooms (some big, others smaller) are extremely comfy. They come with big wooden beds and crisp white linen, while Fiona, a textiles graduate, has a fine eye for fabrics and upholstery. You also get excellent bathrooms, iPod docks, flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Breakfast sets you up for the day – grilled grapefruit, whisky porridge, venison sausages, local eggs – so head east to the beach, west for great golf or catch the ferry across to Cape Wrath and scan the sea for whales. There's surfing for the brave and the beautiful.

Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

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Sawday's Collections

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  • 6 Doubles
  • , 1 Twin
  • , 4 Cottages for 6
Price:(i) £125 to£165 per night

Singles from £110.

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Restaurants in village.


Oct-May. Cottages open all year.


Durine Durness, Lairg, IV27 4PN, Highland

Hotel 6 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 125 to £ 165 per night
Hotel 1 Twin room
Price: (i) £ 125 to £ 139 per night
Self-catering 4 self-catering cottages
Cottages (x4) ~ Sleep 2-6
Price: (i) £ 800 to £ 1600 per week

Fiona Mackay

Visit website

+44 (0)1971 511202(landline)