• Panoramic Views

    Panoramic Views

    Luxury coastal accommodation, a stones throw away from the Moray Firth

  • Tangle Tower

    Tangle Tower

    Relax in comfort and style in this shoreside retreat.

Tangle Tower

If you are looking for somewhere a little out of the ordinary to stay, then take a look at quirky Tangle Tower. This luxury self catering holiday home, based in Inverness - The capital city of the Scottish Highlands was once known as 'The Watchtower' during the Victorian era - it has been used as both an observation tower during the War and a Coastguard station, where boats were launched right out of what is now the kitchen straight into the sea. Located in South Kessock, on the shore of the Moray Firth at Inverness, the property has been lovingly renovated to a high standard with careful consideration being taken to preserve some of the original features. The names of those who have worked here in the past have been painted on to the walls in the stairway so that they can be remembered forevermore in this building that is rich with history. The kitchen, bedroom and upstairs lounge area have beautiful large windows that allow you to take in the astonishing views of the Moray Firth and the Kessock Bridge. The upper lounge can be transformed into a bedroom with the sofa bed if you require a property that sleeps six in total.

Tangle Tower is available to book for short breaks or long leisurely holidays. It is the perfect base to explore the Scottish Highlands and Islands area.

Book now  and experience the rugged landscape of the Highlands in luxury, class and style.

An Historical Property with a Tale to Tell

An Historical Property with a Tale to Tell

The historical elements of Tangle Tower have been and continue to be of great importance. The site has housed a Coast Guards property as far back as 1870, originally described as “wooden huts”. Later the stone building was erected with the top floor being added around the time of the First World War.
Many of the original features have been lovingly restored and enhanced with contemporary embellishments and fittings, giving the building “a new feel” without losing any of its “old charm”.


Enclosed Garden with Superb Sea Views

Enclosed Garden with Superb Sea Views

Tangle Tower has a large enclosed garden that you are sure to spend most of your time in. Even the fencing around the property has been carefully selected to ensure that nothing spoils the sea views that make this property stand out from the rest. Dolphins can be spotted across the firth leaping out of the water, and seals often bathe in the sun just 50 yards or so from the perimeter fence in the garden; there is something magical about seeing these beautiful animals in their natural habitat, and it’s even more special when you can see all of this from the comfort of an armchair.


Explore Inverness and the Surrounding Areas

Explore Inverness and the Surrounding Areas

Tangle Tower is ideally placed for those who wish to leave the car at home and visit Inverness, on public transport. The property is just a 5 minute walk from local amenities and there is a bus stop right outside the Tower that can take you in to the city, which is just 2 miles away (making it easily walkable!). Inverness has many shops, restaurants and bars to explore, so you won’t be short of places to visit during your holiday. There are also many historical castles and places of interest to see within Inverness and the surrounding area – of course, a trip to the Highlands is not complete without a hunt for Nessie at the infamous Loch Ness, which is a 20 minute drive away by car. Inverness is also home to Eden Court Theatre, The Ironworks music venue and a cinema, and many festivals and events take place in and around the city throughout the year. There is plenty to do in the Highland capital, so book Tangle Tower as your base for your Scottish holiday today!

Luxury self catering accommodation in the heart of the Scottish Highlands

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