Our Diary

Danny Macaskill – The Ridge

It’s been around a year since this YouTube video came out and it still holds it’s impact.  You don’t have to be a mountain biker to enjoy it as the skill and the scenery are just amazing.  


Police Scotland are continuing to appeal for information to assist with the search for missing hillwalker Robin Garton (69) from Devizes in Wiltshire, who is believed to be in the Glencoe area and has not been seen since the morning of Friday 25th September 2015. Police enquiries to date have established that Mr Garton checked […]

Laroch Bar Reopens

We are pleased to hear that the Laroch Bar will be re-opening around 27th July.  We are looking forward to sampling their menu as soon as possible.

Fibre Optic is on its way

Fibre Optic Broadband has finally reached Ballachulish and our order to have it installed has been submitted.  So hopefully by mid July we will be running with the dizzy speed of between 20 and 28 mb.

Guests from all Around the World

11th June 2015 It always amazes me that people have traveled from all corners of the earth to find their way to Fern Villa in the small village of Ballachulish in the Scottish Highlands.  Today I looked at the diary for the next 7 days and can see that we have guests coming from France, […]

Outdoor Capital Diaries

The Outdoor Capital encompasses the whole of Lochaber, if you’d like to get a taster for the area and pick up some tips of where to go and what to see while staying at Fern Villa then visit their new page.  A great new video diary launches this page today, 16th May.


Our friend Sylvia has pulled together a 2015 calendar of her favourite places in Scotland. Follow this link to take a look and to buy a nice stocking filler for your friends and family.

A Day Out

This week we had our friend Sylvia visiting us from Germany and on Wednesday 11th June David let me off my duties and us girls were able to go out for the day.  It started off very wet so we were not very hopeful. We tried Cuil Bay first but it was just too wet […]

New Towels

Fern Villa is very ‘dusty’ at the moment.  We have bought some new white fluffy towels and despite several washes the fluff is still coming out of them when we shake them before folding.  If we had kept all the tumble drier lint we would have had enough to stuff a mattress!

A few hours out in the sunshine

As all guests were stopping over we had the chance to make the most of the sunshine for a few hours.  We picked up a sandwich at the CoOp and pulled into a layby on the loch side en-route for a quick lunch.  Then on for a few more miles to Kinlochlaich Garden Centre.   […]

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