Deep Tissue or Relax Massage we can arrange a professional massage session with an excellent qualified sports massage therapist who will come to Knoydart House by request for guests. Bookings require to be for a minimum of 2 guests £50 per person per hour, requesting individual 1 hour sessions. This can be requested at time of booking or arranged just prior to arrival please our masseuse to arrange your appointments.
E-Bikes Mountain Bike Trek (Turbo Assist)
Why not book an e-bike WITH TURBO ASSIST to make the most of your Knoydart adventure? Head over the hill to Doune to see Gavin Maxwells Lighthouse, view the Cuillins, observe the runrigging (lazybeds), gaze out to Skye and the Small Isles. Head to Airor and assist the pier where the St Sillery sailed to Canada with 1000 residents during the clearances. Go to the waterfall on the route to ladhar Bheinn, the munros or take the glen road out to Brockets monument. Bikes are exclusively available for Knoydart House guests to pre book email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 1 x Medium Trek Powerfly 5 electric mountain bike.
- 1 x Large Trek Powerfly 5 electric mountain bike.
- Fully charged each day and ready to ride.
- Full day hire delivered to your door for an early start if required 7am.
- Super late return time of 10pm.
- Multiple day hire discount available on request.
Expand your boundaries. Nothing should stand between you and your next great ride, including big climbs, headwinds and rugged trails you wouldn’t otherwise be able to explore.The Purion controller has Walk Assist and an intelligent eMTB mode that automatically delivers the right amount of power based on your terrain. It also has TURBO assist for when you need it most! the Trek is probably known as one of the market leaders for high spec E-mountain bikes a full days riding is achieveable on a single charge.
You dont need to be a trail blazer to enjoy the mountain biking here on Knoydart as theres plenty to places to venture out to and explore from 7 miles of tarred rideable road to forest tracks, the glens, hills, trails and more. If you do fancy taking some lines then here’s a video clip of the (Knoydart Skyline Trail) red run – half a mile of tech flow riding in Knoydart, the the trail is literally outside outside your front door!
Stargazing We have no light pollution here on Knoydart. Stunning dark skies lit up by the most amazing show of stars. Follow the arc of the Milky Way, trace the big dipper, find the North Star and plot your way around our night sky. If you are lucky you might catch an illuminating performance of the heavenly dancers emerald and coral bursts from the Northern Lights / Aurora from our long beach on the hill line at Doune. Why not book an introduction to stargazing evening under the beautiful dark skies of Knoydart. Weather permitting, come and experience the milky way, other galaxies, nebula and star clusters with a dobsonian telescope, binoculars and the naked eye. Either in the grounds of Knoydart Hide or House or at alternative location. Email us for more details.
4 x 4 Tour You can arrange a private 4×4 Tour where you can learn information on the history of Knoydart, clearances, Lord Brocket and its colourful history. The tour is by 4×4 vehicle and is a great way to experience the remoter parts of the peninsula, see the ruins, old settlement at Airor, lazy beds etc and a chance to see deer and wildlife in their natural habitat. To book a tour, Your ultimate Knoydart Tour begins with private pick up from Knoydart Hide and a 2 hour Around Knoydart trip – Our knowledgable guide will tell you all about Knoydart, it’s history and it’s present.Tours required to be booked in advance to do so please let us know in advance of arrival so we can book this for you while staying with us.
Low levels walks or climb a few Munros. Head along the shoreline before supper, beach strolls at sunrise, hill walking, hill running, deer stalking, stalking with a camera, go on a ranger guided walk, historical walks can be arranged, daytrips to the Small Isles, Isle of Skye or further afield. Tel 01687 462242 to book a guided walk.
Go dolphin, seal and mike whale spotting. Charter a boat to visit Camusfearna where Ring of Bright Water originated. Take a day trip on the Jacobite steam train as featured in Harry Potter. An outing to Camusdarach where the infamous Local Hero beach scenes were filmed.
Boat Charters What about Kinloch Castle on Rum (formerly known as the forbidden isle) where the castle has the one of only a few last working orchestrions in the world and where once stood a conservatory with cayman and hummingbirds. Visit Arisaig for a spot of kayaking or catch a fast boat ride up to Eilean Donan Castle, or Claire MacDonalds Michelin starred restaurant in Skye. Contact us direct to put you in touch with local whale watching, wildlife cruises and fast water taxis. Fast island hopping by rib can be arranged with Big Dipper in Mallaig operated by Western Isles Seacruises Tel 01687 462233 or you can also charter Minch Adventures (www.minchadventures.co.uk) for private picnics on desrted beaches, visit Eiliean Shona Castle, Camusfearna Gavin Maxwell’s Ring of Bright Water and other amazing places in and around your accommodation.
Sea Angling day trips with rods and seafood hamper (optional) in the comfort of your own private sea charter can be booked in advance of arrival on request. Minch Adventures offer experienced fishing trips for adults and children in and around Loch Nevis and the Small Isles. Email email@example.com
Golf A challenging little 9 hole golf course overlooking the small isles, 6 miles south of mallaig; Traigh Golf Course open April to October. Club hire, day passes available 01687 450645 (club manager)
Stool Making Courses Knoydart Forest Trust can offer bespoke stool making courses in a day using traditional tools and harvested Knoydart wood. Take a back a special memory that you have made. For more information contact Lorna Schofield at Knoydart Forest Trust on Knoydart.