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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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Shooting & Stalking holidays, Loch Ness

If you’re planning a shooting break in Scotland, come to The Lovat in Fort Augustus, near Loch Ness because we’re located in the heart of the Highlands, where you’ll find plenty of opportunities for shooting and stalking trips as you soak up the stunning mountainous scenery that surrounds you.

We can arrange the following sporting activities on a local Estate which offers some exceptional and challenging stag stalking on both sides of the Caledonian Canal, covering some 16,000 acres.  Package prices available on request.

Stag Stalking, Red or Sika –Guests will 1st be taken onto the rifle range to practice with the target. When the keeper is happy that the guest is comfortable, confident and adept with the rifle, they will begin their day stalking.
The estate have a majority of Red Deer with some Sika.
Rifle hire £20 per day (with ammo provided by estate)
Trophies can be prepared for £30 per set
Mid-September to 20th October

PRICES START FROM £1548.00 per person

also included is a 2 night stay in an external Studio bedroom, dinner bed & breakfast including a packed lunch both days.


Hind Stalking – After the Stag stalking season comes to end, guests have the opportunity to stalk hinds on the estate. As above, guests will be taken out onto the hill with the gamekeeper for daily outings offering 1 or 2 hinds per day.
Rifle hire £20 per day (with ammo provided by the estate)
21st October to end December

PRICES START FROM £910.00 per person

also included is a 2 night stay in an external Studio bedroom, dinner bed & breakfast including a packed lunch both days.


The terrain on the estate means that there is the use of either an Argo Cat or Land Rover to take you to the hills.


Please remember your:
Dark clothes – brown, dark blue black or green
Good walking boots
Please note there is no Stalking on a Sunday


As well as shooting and stalking trips, hunting holidays are prevalent in the Loch Ness area with local estates offering an abundance of packages specific to the season.

Driven and rough shooting for pheasants, partridge, grouse, ducks, rabbits and stalking for stags are available close to the hotel. Whilst The Lovat doesn’t actually organise the shooting breaks, we are more than happy to look after your group whilst you are enjoying your holiday in Scotland.


Call us on 01456 490000 for more information on staying with us during your shooting break, or book online now.


Clay Pigeon Shooting

One of the most traditional of Scottish country pursuits, Monster Activities offer clay pigeon shooting locally for groups of 2 – 5, with either 20 bore or 12 bore shotguns or a semi automatic. This is a great activity for competitive fun for groups or individuals. Sessions last apprx 2.5 hours. Don’t forget your water proofs and sensible shoes!

Contact us on 01456 490000 to organise group accommodation for your shooting or hunting holiday in Scotland.

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