The Scottish Highlands

Newhall Mains


Restored luxury

The property has been lovingly restored with great emphasis placed on preserving the integrity, beauty and intrinsic character of the original buildings built well over 200 years ago. The buildings’ exteriors have been faithfully restored using traditional materials: stone, limerender, lead and slate.

Inside, the classic old barn layout has been re-interpreted to accommodate the 21st century traveler. With spacious interior living spaces, including five individually themed cottages and four double bedroom suites, this accommodation is designed to meet the needs of the modern traveler. Elegant interiors, modern conveniences and private surroundings are just some of the details that make a stay here unique.

Located in the Highlands, you have to take time to breathe in the crisp Scottish air. There are a whole range of activities right on your doorstep, take the time to appreciate the incredible wildlife, iconic landmarks and the stunning Scottish landscape.


At a glance

  • Five cottages and four suites

  • Cosy fireplaces

  • Bar and private dining

  • Sweeping Scottish Views

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  • Flying in the Scottish Highlands

    Flying Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Scottish Highlands from the air. Take flight in a light aircraft from our very own airstrip and explore what is some of the country’s finest landscapes. Popular destinations include Loch Ness, the Cairngorms and the West Coast.

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    Whiskey Tours

    Have a tipple with some of the best malt whisky distilleries on the doorstep, immerse yourself in Scotland’s national drink. From the Angel’s Share to the Quaich learn the intricacies involved in producing the much revered amber nectar. Must visit distilleries within a 45 mins drive include; Dalmore, Glenmorangie, Balblair & Glen Ord.

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    Great courses within easy reach: Fortrose, Skibo Castle, Tain, Golspie, Brora, Bonar Bridge and the most famous of all, Royal Dornoch. The Championship course, rated 16th in the world, is classic links, with the first 8 holes following the natural grades of the old dune embankments, while the remainder skirts the sandy beaches of Dornoch Bay.

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What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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