The Scriptorium Apartments

Permit number HI-50096-F & HI-50097-F

Fort Augustus, Highland, Scotland

Two apartments for 2 at a restored Abbey at Loch Ness, with use of club lounge, pool with sauna & steam room. 1 has garden / courtyard.

The Quirky Tour

The large former abbey is set on the shores of Loch Ness and with the town of Fort Augustus a stroll away.

The historic apartments are set opposite each other (should you wish to book both). Climb to the vaulted bedroom for a historic night away behind stained glass windows, dreaming of a bygone era.

Jess' visit on 4th February during The Quirky Tour 2023

Key Points

  • Two unique apartments within a historic setting in Fort Augustus Abbey on the shores of Loch Ness sleep 2 guests each.
  • The apartments have a king size bed, open plan living area with fully equipped kitchen and bathroom.
  • Enjoy a complimentary membership to the Highland Club with its tennis court, club lounge, heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
  • There is a range of pubs and restaurants within a few hundred metres of the apartments.

Special Offer

If requesting to book within 5 days of stay request a 15% discount, or within 10 days a 10% discount.


The Scriptorium Apartments offer self-catering accommodation for 2 in each of its stunning units, in a beautiful historic setting.

Guarding the Great Glen on the shores of Loch Ness, Fort Augustus Abbey has a long and often turbulent history that stretches back to the days of Culloden and Bonnie Prince Charlie.

When arriving at The Highland Club, the former St. Benedict's Abbey, you enter your holiday retreat at the Moat House through its marvellous entrance and peacefulness starts with views into the Cloister Gardens.

The Scriptorium Apartments are unique and are one of the few detached apartments at the abbey; with high vaulted ceilings, gothic archways, mighty stone pillars and beautiful stained-glass with even a private inner courtyard garden!

There is a spectacular double bedroom (king-size bed), bathroom, and lounge with integrated, fully equipped kitchen with plenty of light and lovely views either towards the Abbey Church, Moat House and into the old trees of the west part of the abbey grounds OR into its own private garden with crowned kings, gargoyles and the stunning architecture of the outside of the cloisters.

Prices start at £770 a week for 2 in one of the apartments, and short breaks (from 2 days) are also be possible. Included in the price; heating and fluffy bathrobes, and membership to The Highland Club.

THE HIGHLAND CLUB -as part of the services for you - includes an heated indoor swimming POOL with steam room & sauna, a well equipped MiniGYM, a tennis court, badminton net, giant chess, BBQ-places, croquet lawn, outdoor table tennis and cricket pitch, and a Club Lounge with full sized snooker table (free WLAN connection!), also with the 'Boathouse' restaurant on site at the shores of Loch Ness there is so much to explore within the abbey and the extensive grounds.... you will have a very enjoyable, luxury stay!

Whilst here be sure to check out the NC500 which passes by Fort Augustus or take a day trip to the stunning Cairngorms, the largest National Park in the UK. Here you can enjoy walking, cycling, playing golf, visiting castles and even a bungee jump!

The Highland Club as the estate has implimented an online booking system for The Chapel Pool complex, Tennis Court and Gym; this in line with necessary limitations on capacity and time limits.

Book 1 apartment or come with friends and book both and enjoy a discount.

Short breaks are offered, but the longer you stay the lower the per night rate will be!


Room Types




 Not suitable for those with mobility issues




 Hot water








 Clothes rack


 Dining area




 Ironing board

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine




 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport





 DVD player

 Mobile - Limited mobile signal


 Space for outdoor ball games

 Table tennis

 Tennis court




 Book a sauna session

 Book a swimming pool session

 Use of gym

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Personal check-in

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 First aid kit

 Smoke alarm


 Condiments & Oil






 Kitchenware / Utensils



 Tea & Coffee


Shared Facilities

 Communal sauna

 Communal swimming pool

 On-site restaurant

 Shared BBQ facilities


 Free parking


 Large site (12+ accoms)

 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 17th May 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Andreas Peter from The Scriptorium Apartments