Kindale House is situated in the heart of the beautiful picturesque village of Helmsdale. The house has been tastefully refurbished to a very high standard to provide warm comfortable surroundings for those looking for quality accommodation and excellent value for money. We are the highest rated STB accommodation in the village. We pride ourselves on using good local produce wherever possible (local seafood & game, herbs & salad from the garden).
Whether it be a one night stop over or 2 or 3 days or longer we are sure your experience will be one you will take with you and remember for a long time. We are an ideal stop over for those doing the End to End (55 miles to John O'Groats), or those of you taking the ferry to Orkney(http://www.jogferry.co.uk). For those of you looking to make more of a holiday in the area there is an abundance of things to keep you occupied and entertained for 2,3,4 or more days! A visit to the Timespan Heritage Centre in HELMSDALE is an absolute must, as is the Heritage Centre in BRORA. Why not treat yourself to a days fishing on the famous river Helmsdale(http://www.helmsdalecompany.com/), or try your hand at gold panning at the famous Gold Rush spot on the beautiful Strath of Kildonan you can hire your "Tools" for this from Strathullie Craft Shop down at the harbour. Test your golfing skills on Helmsdales testing 9 hole course, or even better book a round of golf at the famous links course in BRORA (http://www.broragolf.co.uk/), this is only 10 miles South of us.
Visit the many Distillery's in the area. Coming from the South you will pass Glenmorangie at Tain, Clynelish Brora and Old Pultney in Wick. If you are crossing over on the ferry to Orkney you will be able to visit The Highland Park Distillery there. So in a very short space you will have completed a mini Whisky Trail!!
There are many, many lovely walks (Hill walks too!). A drive over Glen Loth will give you chance to see Red Deer, Roe Deer, Golden Eagle, Hen Harrier and stunning views of the Strath.For those of you lucky enough you may even glimpse an Otter or two on the River Helmsdale.
Birdwatching, Mountain Biking (GOLSPIE), Loch fishing and so much more you will need to return to finish all the things you did not get to do the first time!! We have a rod box for those of you who are fishing and a freezer to store your catch, a secure garden area for your cycles and parking is in a quiet residential street. We can offer an excellent 3 course a la carte dinner (Sample Menu available in our Gallery section).
Further North there is the fabulous Whaligoe Steps these are a well kept secret and another absolute must for those of you who appreciate the natural beauty the area offers, camera at the ready for this trip! For the Archeologists there are many places very close by that are excellent for this.
There are some must see Castles close by too Dunrobin Castle in Golspie (http://www.dunrobincastle.co.uk), and the famous Castle of Mey the late Queen Mother's home (http://www.castleofmey.org.uk) approx 40 miles North.
Hearty packed lunches can be provided with notice. We hope you will sample our hospitality at Kindale House and return and pass on your experience to all your friends & family.
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