Gruinyards is on the top floor with windows on three sides


Welcome to Gruinyards… and the best view of Loch Ness!


Gruinyards is a unique top-floor holiday apartment in 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
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately a recent fire has badly damaged the swimming pool area, which is unavailable during the repair work.  However none of the Abbey’s other facilities are affected.


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The view of Loch Ness from Gruinyards

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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. There are also views over the hills to the east and the abbey cloisters to the south. The elegantly furnished living room features a fully equipped kitchen area and an oak dining table that can be extended to seat 8.  There is a large TV with 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.

There is unlimited free Wi-fi in the apartment.