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Need to get in touch with The Lovat? Send us a message online, or call us on one of the numbers listed below.

Whether you want to enquire about vacancies or offer feedback on your stay with us, we`d love to hear from you.


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01456 490000
01456 366677
01456 490000

01456 459251

The Lovat management team

Caroline Gregory, Director
01456 459252, 07833 181390

Sean Kelly, Director
01456 459258, 07737 472515

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The Lovat Gift Voucher

A gift card is a fantastic present for that special occasion.

Whatever the occasion, a gift card can be used for all hotel services - accommodation, a 5 course dinner in our Main Restaurant, a meal in the Brasserie or drinks at the Bar. The card can be used on any combination of services; it can be used more than once; and can even be topped up!

Your gift card is valid for two years from the gift receipt and can be loaded with a cash amount of your choice. The present comes complete with card and presentation box making it the perfect gift idea for a birthday or anniversary.

To purchase a gift card please contact us on 01456 490000 or, alternatively, please fill in the form.

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The Lovat is one of the best located 4 star hotels Loch Ness.  It is a landmark Victorian building in the beautiful Scottish Highlands and is situated in the centre of Fort Augustus, at the southern tip of Loch Ness.


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Bring your bike to one of the best located 4 star hotels Loch Ness


By car or bike

From Inverness, follow the A82 signposted Fort William.

From Fort William, follow the A82 signposted Inverness

There is a car park provided for all guests arriving by car or motorbike. Guests arriving by push bike may store their cycle securely on our bike rack – please provide your own padlock.

By bus or coach

Local providers, like Citylink, run coach services to Fort Augustus from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Fort William.

By train

There is no railway station at Fort Augustus, however trains run from Glasgow and Edinburgh to Spean Bridge, Fort William and Inverness.   From there you’ll be able to travel to The Lovat by car, bus, taxi, helicopter, boat, bicycle or coach.

There is also a Caledonian Sleeper Service available from London to Fort William and Inverness.

Make your journey come alive with our View from the Train audio guides and app –

View from the Train aims to enhance the experience of travellers on some of Scotland’s main rail routes.   It is available for journeys from Edinburgh/Glasgow to Inverness,  Edinburgh/Glasgow to Aberdeen and Glasgow to Oban and interprets the natural and cultural heritage seen from the train.  Each journey contains around 10 audio clips, each about 4 minutes in length, which describe an aspect of the landscape, wildlife or history of the area you are travelling through. We hope that it will be of interest to visitors and regular travellers alike.  View from the Train is available from in a range of formats: as an app for Apple and Android devices, as downloadable MP3 audio guides and also available as short films on our Youtube channel.

By air

The closest airport to The Lovat is Inverness Airport.   Flights arrive regularly from major UK cities, including London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Or, if you’re arriving by helicopter, just land it on our lawn!

Useful Info

Plan your journey to The Lovat via the AA or Google Maps.

Find out how you can go green by walking or cycling to The Lovat.

The weather in the Scottish Highlands can be unpredictable so check the weather forecast before you set off, as well as traffic levels.

If you would like to find out more about one of the best located 4 star hotels Loch Ness then call the hotel on 01456 490000.

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