Alladale Wilderness Reserve

Experience the allure of the wild, rugged Scottish Highlands

Great swathes of wilderness and freedom beckon with Alladale Wilderness Reserve, home to 23,000-acres of natural beauty. The rugged landscape of the Scottish Highlands is both dramatic and serene, invigorating yet deeply grounding.

 

Alladale Wilderness Reserve imbues every guest with the Highland spirit of connectedness. Providing a perfect base from which to embark on your adventures, secluded luxury lodges are the only way to witness the magic of this ancient vastness and get back in touch with nature.

 

Explore nearby cities and towns from Inverness to Dornoch, be amazed at the bagpipe’s unique symphony, and discover the wonder of real whisky to see why it’s so easy to fall in love with Scotland.

 

Highlights & Activities

Rewild with Alladale
Join Alladale’s efforts to restore and enrich native woodlands as well as regenerate alpine forests by planting native trees. With a donation, a tree will be planted in your name with a geo-tag marking the location of your planted trees to find on a future visit.
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Guided Safari
Feeling intrepid? Hop into a four by four, keeping an eye out for local wildlife.
Hike the Highlands
At Alladale, you can go on a different hike every day, as the 23,000-acre reserve has plenty to discover. Embark on a beautiful half-day walk up one of Alladale’s hills on a clear day for stunning views of both the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea.
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Fly Fishing in Secluded Lochs
Brown trout fishing is unrivalled here, with 10 lochs to choose from.
Explore with a Rewilding Ranger
Gain insights into the day to day operations of Alladale’s nature reserve including reforestation and reintroduction of plant and animal species efforts. Encounter Highland cattle, majestic red deer, golden eagles and other wildlife species.
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Whiskey Tasting with an Expert
Taste the centuries of tradition that infuse the famed Scottish spirit on a distillery tour, learning the varied and sometimes unusual techniques used throughout the region and trying a few rare vintages along the way.

Regenerative Impact

Listed as one of National Geographic’s six destinations worldwide to discover nature in 2021 and beyond and awarded the “most sustainable hotel in Europe” in 2019 by Boutique Hotels, Alladale Wilderness Reserve deserves every accolade it receives, thanks to its unwavering commitment to nature conservation and sustainability.

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Resort Location

Alladale Wilderness Reserve

Hotel Address

Ardgay, Scotland

Closest Airport

Edinburgh Airport

Travel Time From Airport

5 hour drive from Edinburgh Airport

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