The steading, part of the courtyard at Véronique’s 1880s croft house has been converted into accommodation for three, with its own garden space and views across fields to Loch Fleet and the sea. You’re just by the wild Sutherland hills here for fantastic walks and, although it feels very rural, Dornoch with its cathedral, good restaurants, cafes and shops is only 3.5 miles away.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are there for your arrival, along with basics for the kitchen, cleverly built into a specially made cupboard. Find a selection of good books, board games and a record player with a huge range of LPs across all genres.
Sit in the garden and take in the peace and quiet, or walk down the hill and you’re in Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, which has birdlife and seals. There are plenty of sporting activities nearby, including walking, biking, hiking, fishing or golf, plus historic castles and whisky distilleries to visit. The weather can be quite wild so bring clothes for all seasons.