Boath House

Boath House is a five-star country house located on Scotland's majestic Moray Firth coast. With just nine beautiful bedrooms including two cottages in the grounds for even more privacy, guests can enjoy the personal, warm service that comes with such a compact hotel. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grounds with a mature walled garden that supplies the kitchen with fresh produce, this restaurant with rooms really does offer a genuine garden to plate eating experience. The Kale Yard is open for table bookings and takeaway Wednesday - Sunday 12 noon to 7.15pm (last orders).

For guests seeking a room with a view and warm Highland hospitality.

  • Nearest Transport
  • Inverness Airport - 11 miles, 21 minutes
  • Nairn Rail station – connected to Inverness/London/Edinburgh 1.5 miles, 5 minutes
  • Nearest Attractions
  • The Nairn Dunbar Golf Club - 3 miles, 5 minutes
  • The Nairn Golf Club - 3 miles, 10 minutes
  • Culloden Battlefield - 20 miles, 25 minutes
  • Cawdor Castle - 5 miles, 15 minutes
  • Brodie Castle - 3 miles, 10 minutes
  • Inverness - 18 miles, 35 minutes
  • Royal Dornoch Golf Course - 60 miles, 1 hour and 20 minutes

5 Reasons to Stay

  1. Feels like your own Scottish country estate
  2. Stunning location on the Moray Firth Coast
  3. 400 year old walled garden and mature gardens to roam
  4. Helipad and chauffeur service
  5. A restaurant with an enviable reputation for excellence

About the Hotel

Family run with an emphasis on fine food and relaxed, but attentive, friendly service, The Boath House is renowned for its style, quality and fine cuisine. The Matheson family have lovingly restored and run this multi-award-winning hotel nestled on the Moray Firth coast in the majestic Scottish Highlands for the past 28 years. 


Nine unique and stylish rooms, each individually-styled and furnished. There are also two cottages in the grounds for even more privacy.


Boath House is known for fine dining and seasonal à la carte menus featuring the herbs, vegetables and fruit grown in their award-winning gardens. The Kale Yard Café is located in the 400-year-old walled garden and uses a wood-fired oven for a daily changing menu of garden-inspired dishes. Afternoon Tea is a real treat, served overlooking the lake in the main dining room or outside in the lush gardens.


Boath House is surrounded by 22 acres of lawns, wildflower meadow, woodland and streams and also home to swans, wild geese, ducks and various types of Scottish native birdlife.

Garden Shop

A curated small shop of artisanal garden and home artefacts - both vintage and new.

Hotel Details

At a Glance
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Check-out time: 12pm
  • Exclusive use available
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed (additional charge)
  • Nine bedrooms
  • Two cottages in the grounds
In-room Services:
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Telephone
  • Lounge area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • The Restaurant - modern Scottish cuisine seven days a week for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • The Kale Yard Café - with a wood-fired oven for their daily-changing menu
Diner Information
  • Fine dining
  • Seasonal à la carte menus
  • Daily-changing menu of garden-inspired dishes
  • In the award-winning gardens the culinary team grows herbs, vegetables and fruit 
  • Homemade bread 
  • Restaurant
  • Garden cafe 
  • Gift shop
  • Award-winning garden
  • 22 acres of grounds
  • Terrace
  • Electric charging point available in Nairn, one mile away
On Site Activities
  • Viewing Moray Firth coast
  • Explore 22 acres of grounds
  • Ornamental lake, streams, parkland and walled gardens
Off Site-Activities
  • Day tours
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Dolphin watching
  • Osprey spotting
  • Enquire for Custom / Bespoke
  • Self-Drive or Chauffeur-Driven Day Tours
  • Loch Ness Tour
  • Malt Whisky Trail Tour
  • Highland Clan Tour
  • Munro Highland Tours
  • Pictish Stone Tour
Main Contact

Boath House
IV12 5TE

01667 454896