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Reviewed 17 June 2012

Over a period of many years we have stayed in a large number of B&Bs throughout Scotland, and the Aurora is our now at the top of our list! The hosts are very friendly and welcoming, the house is particularly comfortable and spotlessly clean, and of course situated in Scotland's most scenic grandeur. The panoramic view from the guest lounge... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 May 2012

We spent a wonderful three nights here. Shieldaig itself is a lovely village in beautiful scenery, and the B&B itself couldn't really have been better. The place was comfortable (and completely spotless!), the breakfast was great, and Ann & Thomas were welcoming and incredibly helpful -- not just a mine of useful information and tips, but we were particularly impressed... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 February 2012

Stayed at Aurora Bed and Breakfast in september 2011 for three nights. The hosts were very helpful and frienly.The rooms very great with nice views and comfortable beds. Shieldaig and the Torridon is a stunning location and we will be back for sure!

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 11 November 2011

Anne and Raymond have made this purpose built building into a home away from home for their guests. We had a triple room as we had our adult daughter with us. The room was spacious and we got a reprieve from living out of our suitcases by using the open shelving and hanging rails for our clothes. The shared living... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2011

We have just returned from a 3 day stay which was brill! A wonderful place to stay with attention to detail second to none. Ann & Thomas are great hosts with lots of advice on how to make the most of your visit. Breakfast was wholesome and tasty with lots of local and organic produce available. The guests sitting room,... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2011

We stayed at Aurora for three nights at the beginning of our west coast trip. The house is beautifully contemporary in style and packed with facilities, information and comfort to make your stay a pleasant one. Thomas and Ann were both friendly, enthusiastic and above all informative about the area with ideas of places to visit, routes to take, walks,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2011

Firstly, Sheildaig is a beautiful place! Thomas and Ann are lovely although T can br a tad overbearing, explaining how door handles and windows work etc. However, all in good faith and clearly means well. The b&b itself is fantastic. Massive room and huge comfy bed. Even a lovely large lounge area which would have been great if the weatger... More 

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Reviewed 18 August 2011

we stayed there during our trip to scotland in august of 2011 and it was a really lovely place. The room was very spacious with the obligatory tea-maker and hair dryer. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom also gave no reason to complain about anything. There were lots of locally hand-made soaps and gimmicks to use. John and Anne(i hope i... More 

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Thank ocharni
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Reviewed 2 August 2011

From the moment of arrival so hrlpful help plan your day withcreative suggestions to suit you.delicious breakfast. Beautiful view.eco frindly everything thought of home made soap snd home groen vegtables.beautiful ambience delicious flapjaks.room a tiny bit small bathroom dhower clean and high standards.

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2011

If you're thinking of visiting the Torridon Mountains I cannot recommend this bed and breakfast highly enough. I have stayed in many B&Bs over the years and this is, without doubt, right up there with the very best! The welcome we received from Ann and Thomas was wonderful (Ann makes some of the best flapjacks you'll ever taste)! The bedroom... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ann would like to welcome you to her relaxing Highland home. Set in the picturesque coastal village of Shieldaig, by Torridon. Pub in walking distance and Torridon Inn just up the road. Contemporary en-suite bedrooms have King & Super-King sized beds; top quality to create a good nights sleep. No foot-boards. Free WiFi throughout. Breakfast is cooked to order or pre-order using local produce: local butchers Venison Sausage & Haggis. As much organic or fairtrade produce used as possible. Eggs are organic & free range. Home-made jams, bread & yoghurt. The 1st floor guests living room has panoramic views, a wood burning stove, binoculars and a TV with DVD player. Some of the best sunset views in the village are from this room, with views out to Harris on clear days. It is possible to see otters & seals from here. Sea-Eagles nest on Shieldaig Island and this room overlooks the Island. A perfect base for exploring the remote Applecross peninsular, Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, Torridon, Eilean Donan Castle, Plockton, Inverewe Gardens, Glen Elg and Wester Ross. Lots of local knowledge and information, including daily weather forecasts. Tailored advice to meet your needs - great walks, activities and tours close by. 4 Star, 'Gold' Green Tourism award, a Sawday's "Special Place", Green Highlands & Islands award 2010, Cyclists Welcome, Walkers Welcome and 'Taste our Best' awards. Minimum stay 2 nights for advanced bookings. Children over 12 years old. Sorry no pets in the house. ... more   less 

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Address: Aurora Torridon, Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Shieldaig
Price Range: $46 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aurora Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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