Laggan Village Hall, Laggan Bridge by Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, PH20 1AN. Scotland
Budget stay for up to 25 in a fabulous village hallThe sleepy village of Laggan sits on the upper reaches of the river Spey, one of Scotland's finest fishing rivers. The village is an ideal base from which to explore the spectacular countryside. There are cycling trails (nearby is the Laggan Wolftrax mountain bike centre) and walking for all abilities. The peaceful agricultural and forest landscape has abundant wildlife. Red deer, golden eagle, osprey, pine marten and red squirrel can all be seen within the area along with meadows of wild flowers and wading birds.
The Village Hall offers basic accommodation for up to 25 in their main hall. BYO mats and sleeping bags. There is a fully-equipped kitchen, WCs and showers, a games room and free Wi-Fi. The village shop and cafe is just down the road and a short drive takes you to the local hotel which has a lovely bar and restaurant. It's ideal budget accommodation for walking and cycling groups, youth clubs and church groups
The Village Hall also offers a perfect stop-over (and a welcome rest from camping) for cyclists doing the LEJOG route and the Great North Trail as well as walkers on the Scottish National Trail.
Visitors will also have the chance to understand the significant history and archaeology of the area from the "45" and General Wade's road through the Corrieyairack Pass to the ancient Pictish Fort at Dun Da Lamh - a scheduled monument site.
Along the A86 westwards towards Fort William, Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve and Ardverikie Estate (Glen Bogle in the Monarch of the Glen TV series) can be found. These have also featured in more recent productions, The Crown and the latest James Bond film - No Time to Die. To the east lie the larger towns of Newtonmore and Kingussie with their own golf courses.
Beds & Rooms:24
Price per night:£15
Booking:For groups of 10 or more a £100 deposit is required
Directions:Directions from the south: Head up the A9 to Dalwhinnie take the A889 towards Fort William after about 7 miles you come to a T junction take a right after about half a mile you get into Laggan take a left into Laggan and the hall is on the left-hand side just after the Doctors’ surgery. From the north take the A9 turn off at Kingussie. Follow the A86 through Kingussie and Newtonmore after about 6 miles you come into Laggan turn right into the village past Laggan stores the hall is on the left just after the Doctors’ surgery. From the west follow the A86 from Spean bridge after approximately 30 miles you come into Laggan turn left next to Laggan stores and the hall is on the left just past the Doctors’ surgery.
- Train to either Dalwhinnie or Newtonmore and then a taxi.
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Stay in a dry hall for less than camping.
August 2nd 2023
No joking! Laggan Village Hall, in the Cairngorms National Park, offers basic camping style accommodation in it’s main hall to individuals, families and groups of up to 25, (BYO sleeping mat and bedding). Stay for just £15 per person per night. That’s cheaper than lots of campsites. In Laggan Village Hall there’s a fully equipped kitchen, showers & WC’s, and a locked place for bikes. So no more wet feet, soggy sleeping bags and miserable damp mornings trying to cook breakfast.
Situated in the sleepy village of Laggan Bridge, the village shop and cafe are just down the road and a short drive takes you to the local hotel which has a lovely bar and restaurant. With fantastic walking on the doorstep and the Laggan Wolftrax mountain bike centre just down the road, it’s popular with groups of outdoor enthusiasts. Especially as the Scottish National Trail passes through the village and the Great North Trail goes close by.