Welcome to Taigh A'Chaorainn ('Rowan Tree House' in Gaelic) an ideal holiday destination in the Highlands of Scotland, 10 miles from Fort William, the outdoor capital of the UK.

Taigh a'Chaorainn is a spacious modern self-catering house, for 6-8 people, ideal for families, with a large garden in quiet, peaceful surroundings with stunning views of the Grey Corries, Aonach Mor and Ben Nevis.  It has all the amenities you need to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

  • Views of the Grey Corries and Ben Nevis.
  • Deck with garden furniture and a barbecue.
  • Large drive big enough for three cars
  • Large garden with an unfenced shallow burn (small stream)


Deck with barbecue



Spean Bridge is very reachable with exceptional scenery on route.
  • Direct trains from Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.  One stop from Fort William for car hire. (One can also take the Royal Scotsman).
  • Eurostar to London walk to London Euston to take the day train or overnight sleeper - book in advance and keep an eye out for special deals.
  • Fly to Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow or Prestwick
  • Inverness by car on the A82 by Loch Ness
  • Glasgow by car on the A82 by Loch Lomand and Glen Coe
  • Edinburgh by car on the A9 turn at Dalwhinnie Distillery.
  • The route from Glasgow parallels West Highland Way.
  • The route from Inverness  parallels  Great Glen Way.
First class on the Caledonian Sleeper from London-Euston (next to the Eurostar terminal at Kings Cross), no rush, eat on the train. Wake up on Rannnoch Moor, eat Breakfast and watch the deer.  Spean Bridge station is 10 minutes walk.
The adventurous can alight at the very remote Corrour Station and walk to Spean Bridge.

For families with young children

  • High chair, booster seat, plastic bowls and cutlery
  • A travel cot
  • A shallow unfenced burn (stream) at back of garden


We opened our house to guests in 2012. We are delighted to receive consistently excellent feedback from our guests.  For reviews and more details please see: https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1007233#reviews

Taigh A'Chaorainn, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EU

Self-catering accommodation


    • Spacious sitting room with views of the Grey Corries
    • WiFi, Sky TV, CD/MP3 player and radio, IPod deck
    • DVD player and, DVDs of films set in the area
    • Books – maps, walks, history, fiction 

     Kitchen and Dining

    • Fully appointed kitchen with a bar seating four
    • Dining room seating up to six (extendable round table)
    • Large cooking range, double oven, microwave, toaster, bread maker, kettle, crockery, pots, pans, utensils, whisk, soup blender, dishwasher
    • Washing machine and drier, ironing board and iron (whirly gig in the garden, clothes horse)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms

      All but one bedroom with mountain views.
    • Double bedroom and bathroom on upper floor.
    • Double bedroom and shower room on ground floor.
    • Two single bedrooms on upper floor (one of which could accommodate two people).
    • Sofa-bed in living room.