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The above rates are per night and include bed, full Scottish breakfast & VAT. At weekends, a minimum 2-night stay applies.
Please note that Pool House is closed on Monday evenings.back to top
The family can provide dinner for you most evenings, except Sundays, if you ask at time of booking. Please also tell us if you have any dietary requirements. View the Dining page for more details.
Please note that our dining room is closed on Sundays. We can recommend other fine places to eat or for guests who don't wish to go out we can provide homemade soup and sandwiches.
October Special Offer
We are offering three nights B&B for the price of two during the month of October. Why not treat yourself to an autumn break?
Bookings must be made directly through Pool House and not through a third party. Offer is subject to availability.
One Night Special Offers - Ideal for the North Coast 500
The following suites are each available on the dates specified for £100 off the normal B&B rate. Bookings must be made directly through Pool House and not through a third party. Offer is subject to availability.
No dates currently available.
Please note that we require a non-refundable deposit of £100.00 per suite payable by credit/debit card at time of reservation. We wish to remind our guests that a booking represents a contract between themselves and Pool House. In the event of a cancellation or curtailment, a further charge may be incurred if we are unable to re-let the room. We strongly advise that you take out insurance to protect your deposit and cover any unforeseen eventuality that may prevent you from taking your holiday. Please ask for more details. We reserve the right to provide alternative accommodation in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Holiday insurance plans are enclosed with letters of confirmation.
If you want to holiday as a group or bring along teenagers then we can offer exclusive use.
Please note that for insurance and licence reasons we cannot accommodate children under 14 at any time, nor do we accommodate dogs.
We regret that as Pool House is a historic building we are unable to provide disabled access.
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The Writer's Retreat
Fancy something a little more private but with all the comforts of a serviced guest room? Why not try the Writer's Retreat, an idyllic refuge for romantics, lovers of nostalgia or those looking for creative inspiration. Situated in the Pool House grounds, this delightful boathouse offers sea and river views, a woodburning stove, hot tub, and cosy adjacent shepherd's hut where you can rustle up a picnic before heading off into the hills (a hamper is provided).
For a truly luxurious self catered experience there is a contemporary cottage adjacent to the Guest House, which offers incredible views, seclusion and privacy. With one wall almost entirely of glass, the bedroom and sitting room are guaranteed spectacular sunsets in the summer and incomparable celestial skies in the winter. Includes wet room with large walk-in Zen shower, underfloor heating, outside hot tub with multi jets and mood lighting, wood burning stove, Sky tv with movie package, and access to our shared BBQ house with fire pit (at additional cost and on prior request). To find out more visit The Potager.
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Poolewe is located in the centre of Wester Ross on a circular road, the A832. To the north lies Ullapool, a small town with the ferry terminal serving Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides and to the south Kyle of Lochalsh, and the Isle of Skye. We are less than 5 hours drive from Edinburgh or Glasgow and only 90 minutes from Inverness.
The most direct route from The South is to travel up the A9 to Inverness and follow the signs for Ullapool and the A835. Travel on this road until you reach the village of Garve, as you leave Garve there is a junction, turn left and take the A832 heading West. Follow the signs for Gairloch, then Poolewe is another 6 miles north of Gairloch. Pool House is situated in the centre of the village by the bridge where the river meets the sea.
It is also possible to take the more scenic route from Glasgow via Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh and take the road to Lochcarron and Torridon. This is the longer route, but has wonderful scenery and is classed by the AA as one of the top 10 drives in the world!
Inverness City is the capital of the Highlands and has daily flights from many airports including:
- British Airways, from Heathrow.
- Easyjet, from Gatwick, Luton and Bristol.
- flybe, from Birmingham, Manchester and Dublin
- KLM, from Amsterdam.
For a comparrison of flights into Inverness click here.
Car hire is available at the airport and the city centre.
Inverness is on the scenic Highland line and has services via Edinburgh on the East Coast main line and Glasgow on the West Coast main line.
Virgin Trains operate the Highland Chieftain which runs from London Kings Cross to Inverness daily.
ScotRail operate the Caledonian Sleeper from Euston to Inverness overnight.
For more services follow this link.
Car hire companies based in Inverness include Avis and Hertz, or try Rhino Car Hire as we’ve arranged up to 10% discount for guests, simply quote ‘Pool House’ to receive the discount – see website.back to top