Bed and Breakfast

Choosing the perfect Self Catering accommodation in Inverness and Loch Ness


When you stay at a Bed and Breakfast (B&B), you're not just booking a room; you're embracing a warm welcome and some of the best Scottish hospitality you will find. Your hosts are often locals who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the area, helping you discover everything on your doorstep to make your stay truly unforgettable.
One of the highlights of staying in a B&B is waking up to a delicious home cooked Scottish breakfast. Indulge in freshly baked pastries, locally sourced ingredients, and a hearty Scottish breakfast that sets you up for a day of adventure.



B&B accommodations offers a cozy, homey atmosphere that's perfect for travelers seeking a more intimate experience. It's like staying with friends, but with the privacy and comfort of your own space. Your hosts are a treasure trove of local knowledge. They can recommend the best restaurants, share insider tips on nearby attractions and lesser known gems, and help you plan your daily adventures.
Many B&Bs are situated in stunning locations, whether it's overlooking Loch Ness, nestled in the heart of Inverness, or surrounded by Highland beauty. Who doesn’t want to wake up to breathtaking views right outside your window?

Balmridge House B&B

Top 5 Tips for Choosing a Bed and Breakfast

Location and Accessibility: Consider the location in relation to your planned activities. Do you want to be close to the city center, near Loch Ness, or in a quieter countryside setting? Also, check for parking availability if you're bringing a vehicle.

Room Types: Check the variety of room types available. Some B&Bs offer en-suite bathrooms, while others have shared facilities. Choose what suits your needs.

Book direct: There are many good reasons for booking direct with an accommodation. Firstly, you get to know the business owners or staff prior to your arrival, it cuts out the middle man if you use a third party booking service and means you have easier, direct contact should you have any questions or need to amend your stay. Many offer better prices if you book direct, it’s a great incentive and benefits you and the local business.

Booking in Advance: Just like other accommodation options, B&Bs can fill up quickly, especially during peak seasons and when local events are taking place. To secure your spot, it's advisable to book well ahead of your travel dates.

Breakfast Options: Inquire about breakfast options and dietary restrictions. B&Bs often accommodate special requests, so be sure to communicate your preferences in advance to check they are catered for.


So, whether you're seeking a charming city escape, a loch side retreat, or a cozy countryside haven, a Bed and Breakfast in Inverness and Loch Ness provides the perfect blend of comfort, local charm, and hospitality. Start planning your B&B stay for an unforgettable Highland adventure!

Use our interactive map to look where the B&B options are in the Inverness and Loch Ness area, zoom in to the locations around the destination to find all the options or change to list view to view them one by one. 

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