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Slow travel

August 1, 2017

With the advent of the NC500 we’ve seen a lot of tired people trying to cover 500 miles in a couple of days. Its a wonderful journey but pretty hard work – especially for the driver! I’m certain, having spoken … Continue reading

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Hotel Restaurant of the year 2017

May 9, 2017

Hello Fat Whippet fans We’re exceptionally proud to announce that we’ve been awarded the Hotel Restaurant of the year 2017 by The Scottish Food Awards. Sadly we couldn’t make it across to Edinburgh for the awards ceremony, which looked like … Continue reading

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Canoe in Loch Ewe

April 25, 2017

Aultbea resident, Conor Brown runs an exciting paddle adventure business based just 5 minutes away from the hotel. Conor tailors the canoe or kayak trip to your ability and never mixes groups ensuring you have a great adventure, safely exploring … Continue reading

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Herald magazine review 

October 30, 2016

We like it dark, warm and tasty! That’s according to the great wee article published in the Herald newspaper this weekend.   Ron Mackenna got a taste of the ‘new Highlands’ when he visited the Convoy Tavern last week and … Continue reading

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Menus updated for winter 2016

October 3, 2016

  Updated examples of both our menus are now available on the Restaurant and Tavern pages. Here’s the links if you’d like to check them out: Convoy Tavern Fat Whippet Restaurant Menu  In the Fat Whippet Restaurant come and see fantastic, … Continue reading

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2017 bookings now being taken

August 6, 2016

Due to unprecedented inquiries we have now opened up rooms for booking in 2017. The season starts in March when the beautiful Highlands begin to come alive again with spring in the air. Read our guide on exploring the Wester … Continue reading

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Aerial Photography

July 24, 2016

We’ve had talented local photographer Nessie Gearing of Highland Heights – Aerial Photography take some wonderful photographs and videos of the Aultbea Hotel from dizzying new vantages with her powerful drone mounted camera. Hovering high above loch Ewe and looking … Continue reading

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Midge free Aultbea??

June 10, 2016

We’ve all been there, a beautiful summers afternoon in the Highlands. Sat by the water in a beer garden with a cold drink. Then out of nowhere you go from a picture perfect holiday moment… to running for the nearest door … Continue reading

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Gin

May 30, 2016

Deciding on your aperitif just got a little harder – There are now over 20 Gins at the Convoy Tavern. Mostly Scottish and all uniquely interesting- the Shetland Reel has real Scottish Seaweed used as a botanical, the Eden Mill … Continue reading

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A busy May

May 1, 2016

The month of May is upon us and we’re a step closer to an always wonderful Highland summer. It’s been a fantastic Spring so far with some dramatic, changeable weather and some unforgettable sunsets.  We’ve seen so many guests taking … Continue reading

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Slow travel

With the advent of the NC500 we’ve seen a lot of tired people trying to cover 500 miles in a couple of days. Its a wonderful journey but pretty hard work – especially for the driver! I’m certain, having spoken … Continue reading

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