• Welcome to The Dower House

    Welcome to The Dower House

      Previously operated as a hotel and now as a B&B, Robyn and Mena have been welcoming guests since 1988. Over that time they have collected awards and accolades including The Good Hotel Guide 2015 Editor’s Choice Award – Golf Hotel In 2008, The Dower House won the prestigious Good […]

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  • A Good Night’s Sleep

    A Good Night’s Sleep

        The Dower House has three en-suite double bedrooms and one suite. All rooms are adorned with fresh flowers and have attractive views over the gardens. Bedroom facilities include free WiFi, TV and dressing gowns. Each bedroom has its own personality and is beautifully furnished to an exceptionally high […]

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  • Relax at The Dower House

    Relax at The Dower House

    The Dower House is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle and fast pace of life.  Relax by the wood-burning stove in the lounge or read a book, play board games or watch tv.  There is an open fire and large sofas to kick back in by […]

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  • Garden of all Seasons

    Garden of all Seasons

    Robyn is passionate about his food but also his garden.  Over the past 25 years he has cultivated and nurtured the grounds around The Dower House into a beautiful garden and space to get lost and relax in.  There is a pond filled with fish, which is a lovely place […]

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  • The History of The Dower House

    The History of The Dower House

      The Dower House was originally a traditional thatched farm house on the 3000 acre Highland Estate which was owned by the Mckenzies of Highfield from about 1540.At the beginning of the 1800s a conversion was made to the stone ornée style to give the lady dowager a residence out […]

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  • Leisure, Golf & North Coast 500

    Leisure, Golf & North Coast 500

    Ideally located, The Dower House is perfect for discovering the beauty of the Highlands. There are many attraction close at hand from Highland castles to Pictish ruins. The Dower House is also perfectly situated as a starting or ending place for the North Coast 500 (NC500) which begins and ends […]

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  • Genealogy


    The Dower House is a great place to base yourself for researching your family history. We have had guests from all over the world tracing their proud Scottish heritage. The Dower House is located in the heart of Mackenzie country. Other clans in the area include Ross, Munroe, Chisolm and […]

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‘The best kept secret in the Highlands’

The Dower House B&B, the best kept secret in the Highlands is the perfect base from which to explore the Scottish Highlands, This accommodation is also ideal for 'getting away from it all' and experiencing all the delights this beautiful area has to offer. It's an ideal location as your base for the North Coast 500.

This is much more than a romantic Scottish Highland hotel - the hotel has a fascinating history to discover. It is a real 'home from home' where the hosts, Robyn and Mena Aitchison, offer Highland hospitality at its very best. One visit to The Dower House will never be enough. Once you have sampled the delights of this Scottish country home, you will simply have to return!

2018 Editor's Choice B&Bs