Ord House Hotel Muir of Ord, near Inverness
The Ord House Hotel is a 17th Century home situated in 40 acres of gardens and woodlands just outside the village of Muir of Ord,near Inverness, the Highland Capital. The hotel was originally the Laird's house of the Clan McKenzie and was cleverly converted into a hotel 40 years ago but still retains all the original features, elegance and charm.
The hotel interior is furnished with antiques in keeping with the age of the house and open log fires burn in the hall, drawing room and bar encouraging one to sit and enjoy the comforts of a genuine country house. The house sits in 40 acres of its own gardens and woodlands and offers peace and tranquillity to all our visitors.
The Conan and Beauly rivers are renowned for salmon fishing and are only a short drive away. Muir of Ord has it's own 18 hole golf course which guests can enjoy at a special rate.
There are also nearby trout lochs where fishing can be done from either a boat or the bank. Loch Ness is only a 15 minute drive away. There are boat trips, a museum to persuade the sceptical of the existance of "Nessie" and the famous Urquhart castle to visit.
For the historian there is Dunrobin Castle and gardens, Brodie Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverewe Gardens and Cawdor Castle. Glen Ord Distillery is located in Muir of Ord and produces one of the finest malt whiskies in Scotland. For a romantic break, a long weekend or just wanting to visit and tour Scotland it is the perfect base for you.