Enjoy boating and beach sports or scenic walks around the Estate and gardens, or along the scenic coastal path.

Melvich and other local beaches provide fun opportunities for surfing.

The Bighouse Lodge and Estate provides the perfect environment for a host of naturally fun activities that all the family can enjoy.

When you stay at the Bighouse Lodge and Estate there is always something exciting and fun to do...

The wild Sutherland landscape provides the perfect setting for surfing, scenic walking, wildlife and photographic safaris, pony trekking, hawking, nature trails, bird watching and guided tours.

Clay shooting can be organised in an area specifically laid out for the sport.

Falconry displays, a Piper and a local band can all add to that special occasion.

There are also many visitor attractions, including the Castle of Mey, Orkney, John O’Groats and Smoo Cave.


For those wishing to experience a sense of adventure, the Bighouse Estate offers a wealth of exciting opportunities, from wildlife safaris to automobile and motorbike rallies, where the Bighouse Lodge provides the ideal stopping point.

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There are also numerous golf courses within 90 minutes, including Brora, Durness and Dornoch.  Reay Golf course is only 10 minutes by car.  Designed by James Braid in the 19th century, it is a little gem and provide a challenge for all standards of golf.  

For more information, visit www.reaygolfclub.co.uk