Forss House Hotel

Location Forss

Postcode KW14 7XY

Telephone 01847 861201


Why we love it...

Mellow country house with salmon fishing

The Place

Sabine and Ian Richards bought this mellow country house, built 1810, in 2004. They have redecorated in a way that makes it look unchanged, though it is in fact new and fresh. You’ll find tartan carpeting, a malt whisky bar, a sunny conservatory for breakfast and a shallow Georgian staircase leading up to the light and spacious first-floor bedrooms. The food is highly rated and we thought it lived up to its reputation.

There’s excellent salmon fishing at hand along the Forss, which flows in an arc around the hotel. With open, easy casting, it’s well suited to beginners and children as well as the more experienced. In spring and summer the banks – thick with wild flowers – make for pretty walking. Ideal for a relaxed country break.

See also Widbrook GrangeShieldaig Lodge and Broadford Hotel – sister hotels in the same collection.

The Essentials

Price Band £££-££££
Rooms 14; 10 double, 4 twin; all are ensuite
Food Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Facilities Lounge, restaurant, garden and walks, wifi
Children welcome and lots of child friendly activities
Accessibility one rooms specially adapted
Pets accepted, no fee

To Book

Contact Nick Dent - Proprietor
Call 01847 861201
Fax 01847 861301

Good To Know

Address Forss, near Thurso KW14 7XY

The Location

Find this place: 8 km W of Thurso

What's nearby: The Orkneys, North Coast 500, The Castle and Gardens at Mey, Caithness Horizons museum, Caithness Broch Centre of archaeology, Old Pulteney Distillery, Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

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