Welcome to Gruinyards…

… and the best view of Loch Ness!

View of Loch Ness from Gruinyards

    Gruinyards is a unique holiday apartment

on the top floor of the historic Abbey at Fort Augustus


  • Stunning views along Loch Ness

  • Spacious and beautifully appointed with many period features

  • Comfortably sleeps up to 6 people including the option of a family room

  • Lovely grounds and a wide range of facilities available in the Abbey

  • Ideal for exploring the Scottish Highlands or relaxing in a truly wonderful place

GREAT NEWS – The swimming pool is now restored and open again!


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Gruinyards probably has the most spectacular views of Loch Ness available anywhere.

On the third floor of the former Benedictine abbey at Fort Augustus, there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is beautifully furnished with many original features.

Gruinyards has been graded as 4* Excellent by VisitScotland.

The apartment benefits from all the facilities of The Highland Club, making it a perfect base from which to explore the Highlands or simply enjoy Loch Ness and the Great Glen.

The open plan living-dining room has high sloping ceilings and a huge stone window that gives stunning views right along Loch Ness. It features a fully equipped kitchen and an oak dining table that can seat 8.

There is unlimited free Wi-fi in the apartment

… along with a large TV and a wide range of DVDs, as well as a selection of games, maps and guide books.

The spacious master bedroom also has high ceilings and views on two sides. It is bright and airy and boasts a magnificent en-suite with a roll-top bath overlooking Borlum Hill.

The apartment also has a very comfortable twin bedroom, a second bathroom and a double sofa bed in the living room.