It might sound like a radical way to start a retreat but watching our receptionist lock away your mobile phone – and other digital devices– is essential for making the most of the tech-free-pleasures of this new Digital Detox Break. The two-night break includes lots of 'old-school' activities like painting and puzzling, to keep your mind occupied, plus plenty or pampering and relaxation to help you uniwnd.
When it comes to Sunday lunch, Kinloch Lodge keep it simple; a traditional roast, a relaxing drink or two and feet-up beside a log fire … heaven! There’s even an optional whisky tasting. Launching on October 27th, it sounds like the perfect way to spend a Sunday and for those who don’t live locally there’s a discounted Sunday Lunch Sleepover rate which includes lunch, whisky tasting, light supper and Kinloch’s award-winning breakfast.
As autumn draws in, the forest and shoreline that surround Kinloch Lodge become bountiful and our own ghillie will show you what can be foraged and devoured.
Amongst the hand-picked bounty you will select botanicals that will form the base of your very own tipple in a hands-on gin making school hosted by Skye's very own expert spirit makers at the Isle of Skye Distillers, you’ll even get a 500ml bottle of your own unique gin to take home as a memento of this wonderful three-night getaway.
Keep warm on this new winter escape with fireside whisky tastings that promise to appeal to whisky-lovers world-wide.
Enjoy a food and whisky pairing experience in Kinloch’s cosy whisky bar – which holds over 130 bottles of Scotland’s most popular product and tour the island’s two distilleries; the world-famous Talisker Distillery on the West Coast and the new Toravaig Distillery located just minutes from the hotel.
You’ll also have the rare chance to join chef-director Marcello Tully tempering whisky flavoured chocolate in an express workshop (45 mins). And there will be a bottle of fine Malt for you to enjoy in your room.
Wildlife is one of Skye’s biggest draws, over 400 miles of beautiful and unspoiled coastline is home to diverse and healthy populations, including Puffins, Eagles, Porpoise, Dolphin, Minke Whales and Seals. One of the most popular, and sometimes most elusive sightings, are otters, and these wonderful animals are the inspiration for a new experience at the island’s best love hotel, Kinloch.
While hotel guests are sometimes lucky enough to see otters pottering around the shore outside the hotel, Kinloch are teaming up with friends at the nearby HQ of the International Otter Survival Fund www.otter.org to offer a two-night break that gives guests the greatest chance of seeing these native animals.
For diehard romantics, we’ve put together a special package of seductive treats. Come and stay with us for two nights and choose between a Botanical Back Massage or a Classic Whisky Tour at Talisker Distillery. We’ll bring oysters, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries to your room. Dine with us both nights, enjoying Marcello’s signature tasting menu one night. Prices start from £799 per couple for the whole package, (based on two people sharing a standard room).
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During this two-night package you'll get a feel for foraging, sample deer stalking and try your hand at fly fishing. Each quest takes place in some of the most majestic scenery in the UK and is steeped in tradition and lore. Kinloch’s own Ghillie acts as your personal guide and driver, sharing his knowledge and providing great ‘craic’.
Kinloch’s breakfasts will set you up for the adventures ahead, while an incredible five course dinner is the reward at the other-end of a busy day. Open fires, charming, family heirloom-adorned drawing rooms and super king-size sumptuous beds and indulgent bathrooms offer the perfect end to a perfect day.
During April, May & June the package includes fly fishing for Wild Brown Trout and stalking for Roe Buck (up to and inc. one Roe Buck) and costs £945 pp, July to October 15th the sport switches to Salmon and Red Stags and costs £1,050pp (up to and inc. one Stag). From October 15th to November 31st the sport is for rainbow trout and red stags or hinds. Based on two people sharing a standard room, single supplement applies).
Experienced angler or total novice this three night dinner B&B break combines the Macdonald’s renowned hospitality, Marcello Tully’s acclaimed food with some of the best fly fishing for trout and salmon to be found in the Highlands, all set against a backdrop that is guaranteed to be breath-taking.
Perfect for foodies, photographers and nature-lovers this two-night package includes foraging along Kinloch’s shore and through its forests and photo-stalking for red deer within some of the most majestic scenery in the UK, steeped in tradition and lore. Kinloch’s own Ghillie acts as your personal guide, sharing his knowledge and providing great ‘craic’.
Kinloch’s award-winning breakfasts will set you up for the adventures ahead, while a incredible five course dinner is the reward at the other-end of the first day. There's plenty of time to relax in front of open fires and enjoy a whisky tasting, in charming, family heirloom-adorned drawing rooms. Super king-size sumptuous beds and indulgent bathrooms offer the perfect end to a perfect day.
Available from November 1st to February 15th, excluding Christmas and New Year, the two-night break costs from £1,210 for two persons (based on two sharing a standard room), or from £700 for solo travellers (in a standard room).
Kinloch provides a splendidly traditional Christmas where our relaxed ‘our home is your home’ philosophy combines with world-class food courtesy of Marcello Tully’s world-class restaurant.
Our mission is to give guests a relaxing and unforgettable Christmas, to feed the body and soul. There’s a celebration dinner, sumptuous traditional festive lunch, a rustic winter picnic and a bounty of mince pies, mulled wine and whisky to enjoy.
Scotland is famous for its New Year celebrations and there’s nowhere better than Skye’s Kinloch Lodge to experience a proper Hogmanay.
See out 2020 with a 7-course tasting menu in the hotel’s world-renown dining room, and see in the New Year with a riotous bang with fireworks and champagne cocktails. In true highland tradition, we celebrate midnight with bagpipes on the lawn and a bar that stays open until the last guests have gone to bed.