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Set within 20 acres of Victorian parkland, the luxurious Old Drynie House Bed and Breakfast is situated on the Black Isle. We boast a 9.6 “Exceptional” rating on

We offer exceptional standards of hospitality, and were awarded “Luxury B&B of the Year” for Scotland by the Luxury Travel Guide in February 2016 and Bed and Breakfast of the Year (North of Scotland) at the Scottish Hospitality Awards in 2018, 2021, 2022 and 2023. In 2022 we were also crowned the Best B&B in Scotland by the Scottish Hospitality Awards.

We offer free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. This traditional property is centrally located, just 10 minutes’ drive from Inverness, while also providing fantastic access to the Black Isle and Highlands of Scotland. We are also ideally situated near the start and end points of the North Coast 500. However, because we’re 10 minutes outside the city, we also offer space to breath in the countryside, which we believe provides the best of both worlds.

Our rooms have been designed to suit the market demand we have experienced. While we have reduced our bedrooms to four, two of those consist of Family Suites (a double bedroom, a twin bedroom for the children, and a shared large shower unit). We cater for 12 guests when full. All of our double beds are ‘king size’, and of the highest quality, as are our single beds. This insistence on high quality extends to our bedding and towels.

Each room includes a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite shower rooms have complimentary toiletries and a hair-dryer. The two double rooms each have a spa bath.

In the mornings, Old Drynie House serves breakfast in the dining room and/or library, which overlook the garden. Dishes are prepared using locally sourced organic produce. This commitment to local and our passion for food was the basis of our VisitScotland’s ‘Taste Our Best’ award. Vegetarian breakfast alternatives are always available upon request.

Detailed, daily recommendations for day trips are offered to guests after breakfast.

Overlooking the sea, the Old Drynie House Bed and Breakfast features colourful gardens, where guests can find a wealth of wildlife, mature trees, and three paddocks, one of which is used as a golfing range.

For customers who have electric-powered cars, we supply four charging points.

We have also taken the time to install electric power sockets in customer bedrooms which have USB connectivity as well as standard UK power points.

We welcome you to take a look around our website, or make use of the Trip Advisor and/or reviews and resources which help give visitors even more information about us.

We hope we’ll be seeing you soon!

Alasdair and Deirdre Mackenzie

One thing almost all our guests say is that they wish they had stayed longer, which is a real compliment that we appreciate.

If Old Drynie House is your base you can reach almost all of the magic of the Highlands in several one day trips using our famous itineraries.

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