Monday, 27 March 2017

Lodge of the week



Easter is just around the corner and here at Great North Lodges we've noticed there is an excitement in the air, the daffodils are beginning to bloom, the birds are building their nests, we have a spring in our step, new life is beginning....


If you've missed out booking an Easter break with us, but your dates are flexible by a few days, we have the spectacular Sky Mountain Lodge available for a 4 night stay, 17th - 21st April 2017 at the reduced price of £1299.




This traditional granite house sleeps 14 people and has spectacular views of the Cairngorm mountains.

It is brimming with the owner's own dramatic paintings (http://www.jencollee.com) and artistic flair.


There is a fabulous open plan kitchen/lounge and breakfast bar.



However, for those of you who prefer more traditional dining and lounge areas. The house has those too.






      Accommodation at a glance
Kitchen/lounge with breakfast bar
Separate Lounge
Dining Room with log stove
2 Double Bedrooms with en-suite
2 Twin Bedrooms with en-suite
1 Downstairs Double bedroom
1 x 4 person Bunk Room
Shower room
Separate WC Cloakroom
Boot Room
Ample Parking

        Telephone: 01479 812266



Thursday, 23 March 2017

Treat your loved one



Are you planning to treat your loved one to a stay in the Cairngorms National Park?


Great North Lodges have some fantastic lodges with hot tubs and saunas available.

If you want to make it extra special, why not book a beauty treatment, massage or yoga session?

Here are details of local businesses located in the National Park - 


The Retreat, Aviemore – The Retreat in Aviemore offers all pampering services from Hair Styling to Sunbeds and for that special event whether its for a Birthday, Hen night , Wedding or just because you have not seen your friends in a while, a Pamper Party from the Retreat is the perfect way to get together and REALLY CHILL OUT. Telephone:01479 812210

Cairngorm Beauty Therapy – Cairngorm Beauty Therapy is a luxurious spa and beauty facility in Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. With expert therapists, fresh and relaxing treatment rooms, Cairngorm Beauty Therapy is a sanctuary in the Highlands dedicated to soothing away the stresses of life, rejuvenating and reenergising the body and allow you to indulge your senses. Telephone: 01479 811109
Total Yoga, Highlands   Fancy your own in-lodge massage or bespoke Yoga session? A professional massage service during your stay. Catering for a simple pampering back massage or something deeper to soothe away those tired muscles after your days full of outdoor activities. Easy to book, just get in touch with your requirements totalyoga@outlook.com Telephone:07707 174314

Juicy Detox Yoga & Fitness Weeks/Weekends in the Cairngorm National Park – Contact Lisa Lawson on www.facebook.com/lisalawsoncoach
or email lisahendx@aol.com Telephone: 07969 442103

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Private Catering in the Cairngorm National Park



For those of you who don't want to cook during your stay in our lodges, we are aware of some fantastic caterers located in the Cairngorm National Park using fresh locally sourced produce.

We have them listed on the "links" page of our Great North Lodges website.

However, here is some additional information to wet your appetite!

The Highland Kitchen - Greg is a private chef and he can cater for between 1 to 50 people.
He can prepare a one off meal or for as many days as you require.
How does fat cross-cut Salmon steak, samphire creamed greens, crushed pink peppercorn and Balvenie whisky sound? Yummy?
Click here for a sample menu
Telephone: 07793 014278

Gillys Kitchen - Gillian has lived in the Highlands for 20 years.She can cater from a "one pot dish", to a ready prepared dinner, or a buffet for up to 100 people.
Does Sweet Venison Casserole with Dried Fruits and Sherry float your boat?
Click here for a sample menu
Telephone: 07840 090542

The Speyside Kitchen - Claire and Sarah provide a catering service. However, they have also just launched "Made to Order" Oven ready food boxes delivered to your door. They offer Full Scottish Breakfast Boxes, Contnental Breakfast Boxes, Dinner boxes, BBQ Boxes.
A continental breakfast box contains: freshly baked breads, croissants, homemade preserves, locally sourced cold cuts of ham and smoked salmon, Highland cheeses with cereals, fruit and seasonal fruit salad and yoghurt. Orange juice, Apple juice and milk.
Did you know we have Highland Cheddar cheese?
Telephone:07925 544473, they will be launching a Facebook page soon.

So sit back, relax, simmer in the hot tub or toast yourself in front of the log fire and let the food come to you!

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

New Great North Lodges video


A Great North Lodges thanks to all those who helped and starred in the making or our new video, including the lodge owners and the photogenic models. The film showcases some of our stunning lodges and breath taking scenery in the Cairngorms. Thanks also goes to Cairngorm Brewery and Speyside Distillery for supplying the props. Fantastic products on our doorstep. Well worth a visit and tour of the Brewery and Distillery. You can see the results here;
What do you think? We have had great feedback so far.
The credit for this outstanding film goes of course to the filmmaker Rupert Shanks http://www.rupertshanks.com/ and we would highly recommend him to all.
The video highlights the luxurious standard of lodges in our portfolio and a must visit for anyone who would like a break with family and/or friends in the Cairngorms. All the lodges featured; Beaver Creek Lodge, Wildcat Lodge, Snowy River Lodge and The Crofts of Cairngorms are pet friendly so bring them along to enjoy the experience.
Great time to come and stay, we always have great late availability deals and available to check out on our website;