Kirstone Lodge, Self Catering Insh Near Aviemore

Kirkstone Lodge

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Situated in the hamlet of Inveruglass, Kirkstone Lodge has fantastic views looking down into the Glen. With miles of great forest trails all within 1 minute walk from the front door. The lodge itself has been designed with the outdoors in mind, with a purpose built boot room complete with Ski & snowboard racks, doggy station and heated floor which is ideal for storing all your outdoor gear. The front entrance has a covered bike storage area. The lodge has been furnished to a very high standard and sleeps 6 with an optional extra 2 using the king-size inflatable air bed. The out door hot tub and sauna area is perfect to come home to and ease tired & sore muscles. For the younger visitors we have a high chair, cot, stair gate and toys. Dogs & Pets are very welcome and absolutely love the enclosed garden.


What Kirkstone Lodge offers


  • Heated boot room with storage for skis, boards, walking gear etc.  Also a dog station.
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Lounge and dinning area, TV, Sky with sports and movies, WiFi, log fire, Bluetooth Ipod station
  • Large king-size bedroom with en-suite bath / shower and TV
  • Utility room with washing machine and dryer
  • Bunk bedroom full size (adults) TV, separate shower room


  • Spiral staircase
  • Large landing (double size air bed can be put here on request)
  • Large king-size bedroom with en-suite, TV and great views


  • Shed to store equipment
  • Hot tub
  • Barrel sauna
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed garden


There is an endless list of things to do in the area, here we’ve listed just few of them to give you some ideas.

  • Loch Insh Watersports is about 4 miles from Kirkstone
    • Play Area
    • Dry Ski Slope
    • Restaurant with great views (Food OK)
    • Sailing
    • Windsurfing
    • Kayaking
    • Open Canoeing
    • River Trips
  •  The Fun House Coylumbridge Hilton– Indoor Soft play area, indoor crazy golf. Also dry ski slope, outdoor play park.
  •  MacDonald Resort, Aviemore – Indoor soft play area beside the swimming pool (Great Lattes served in the cafe!)
  • Landmark Forest Adventure
  • Steam Train
  • Alvie Estate
    • Quad Bike Treks
    • Archery
    • Bushcraft
    • Clay Pigeon Shooting
    • Cookery Demonstrations
    • Estate Tours
    • Gorge Walking
    • Paintball
    • Horse Riding
    • Zip Wire Park
    • Deer Feeding/Photography
  • Skiing – What can we say its one of the reasons we visit this area.
  • Funicular railway – Cairngorm Mountain
  • Gliding
  • White Water Rafting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fishing
  • Highland Folk Museum – Kingussie

The list goes on!

You can walk from Kirstone Lodge into the forest within 1 minute, there are loads of great tracks and trails to explore here are some photos of places we found close by:

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