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Snuffbox Concert Monday 15th July

St Columba’s Drimnin Trust  is delighted to welcome  Snuffbox an acoustic trio based in Glasgow; comprised of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 Charlie Stewart on fiddle; Rufus Huggan on cello; and Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018 finalist, Luc McNally on guitar and vocals. Mixing traditional tunes with contemporary flair, as well as quirky, original material, Snuffbox melds old and new to create entirely their own sound

Free Admission (though a donation, suggested at £10, at the door for the charity to cover costs would be appreciated).  Free refreshments (interval & end). Please reserve seats to ensure we have space by email: drimnin.chapel@gmail.com (name, phone number & No of seats required) or call Louise on 07767 443504 or 01277 352567.  Parking will be available near the chapel; follow signs on arrival

If you don't fancy the drive back in the evening make a night of it in Achnacriche B&B here on the Estate, call 07714 248425 for accommodation details

Concert - James Hickman & Dan Cassidy Transatlantic folk inspired by the traditions of America & Britain

SATURDAY 15 JUNE - St Columba's Chapel Drimnin 6.30pm

St Columba’s Drimnin Trust

is delighted to welcome

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

Transatlantic folk inspired by the

traditions of America & Britain

 

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling. Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres www.hickmanandcassidy.co.uk

Free Admission (though a donation, suggested at £10, at the door for the charity to cover costs would be appreciated).  There will be refreshments (free) in the interval and at the end.  It is helpful to reserve seats to ensure we have space by email: drimnin.chapel@gmail.com with your name, phone number and number of seats required or call Louise Lewis on 07767 443504 or 01277 352567.  Parking will be available near the chapel; follow signs on arrival.

Housekeeper wanted for holiday cottages

Position filled

Drimnin Estate is seeking an enthusiastic part-time housekeeper/caretaker for two holiday properties (one three-bedroom, one one-bedroom) and the main house to help maintain high standards of quality and guest satisfaction. 

Duties include welcoming guests and advising on facilities and activities; organising bikes and bike hire, fishing and the supply of local produce; cleaning between lets; managing household supplies; assisting with catering; monitoring maintenance needs; and undertaking some maintenance work.  Changeovers are on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays. 

On average about 2½ days a week; potential for additional responsibilities and hours.  Pay will match the high standards expected.

For more information call 07767 443504

Drimnin Estate Beef & Hebridean Lamb/Hogget Now available - while stocks last

Drimnin Estate Beef & Hebridean Lamb/Hogget Now available - while stocks last

Healthier - Lean meat lower in cholesterol & higher in omega fatty acids. Local with very low food miles

The meat is dark, succulent and distinctly sweet with a subtle gamey flavour. Hebrideans are natural browsers and they prefer land that contains a diversity of plants which in turn adds to their meat's distinctive flavour. Hebridean are slow to mature. This allows the flavour of the meat to develop further.

Drimnin Estate meat is frozen, and can be collected from Drimnin Estate office by

prior arrangement please call 07714 248425 or email enquiries@drimninestate.co.uk

for list of cuts and prices

UNLIMITED WiFi

FREE unlimited broadband & Free logs

Our cottages now all have unlimited free WiFi with download speeds suitable for running netflix, Iplayer, etc. So after a great day out, snuggle down in front of the log burner (The logs are also Free)  connect up your laptop or Ipad and spend the evening catching up with the weather forecast, old friends or the latest blockbuster. 

The Lodge has a Smart TV

 

Drimnin Estate proud to win conservation award

Here at Drimnin Estate we are proud and honoured to have been awarded the Scottish Land and Estates 2018 Helping It Happen Conservation Award, sponsored by Anderson Strathern: 

If you would like to read more about this please visit http://www.helpingithappen.co.uk/case-study-322

Inspirational Music in the stunning setting of St Columba's Chapel

Four Inspirational Concerts in Stunning Surroundings

Of St Columba's Chapel

Kyle Carey 6.30pm Saturday 26 May
A unique fusion of ‘Gaelic Americana’. Her new album ‘The Art of Forgetting’ Kyle Carey
weaves together resonant threads of Celtic and American roots music into a rich
tapestry of acoustic storytelling.

Calum Roberts and Sally Carr 6.30pm Friday 29 June
Calum Robertson bass clarinet & Sally Carr soprano.

Routes Quartet 6.30pm Monday 6 August
Routes Is A String Quartet With A Difference; Made Up Of Traditional Folk Musicians.

NOVA Guitar Duo 6.30pm Saturday 27 October
Hailed as “a guitar ensemble of the finest grade” by the German newspaper Neue Westfälische.

Marra with onboard camera
Drimnin on BBC4 - Where Eagles Dare

Drimnin - Where Eagles Dare
On location in Drimnin with the BBC & Marra the sea eagle

A few months ago Drimnin Estate was priviledge to host Marra the sea eagle during filming for the upcoming BBC4 documentary Turtle, Eagle, Cheetah: A Slow Odyssey BBC 4, 9pm on 27th December

We would love to know if you will be watching as Marra dons her onboard camera and takes to the skies above Drimnin.

Thank you to the BBC crew & the Elite Falconry team for sharing a great week http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09ksyb3

Join us on Instagram

Keep upto date with all the Drimnin Estate news and views on social media

as in addition to Facebook and Twitter we are now live on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/drimnine

Lady Gordon's Bedroom
Bed and Breakfast now open here on Drimnin Estate

For those that really do like 'a path less travelled' Achnacriche B&B really is off the beaten track, at the tip of the Morvern peninsula which has breathtaking views over Ardnamurchan and Tobermory on Mull. It is ideal for those looking for their first taste of this beautiful area, or for those self catering in Morvern who wish to extend their holiday by a few days.

For more information available on our B&B pages.

2017 National Awards
Drimnin Estate on award winning form

Drimnin Estate are delighted and proud to have received two awards this year. We are the first to receive the Scottish Land and Estates Rural Business Award, an award given in recognition of Estates, farms and land-based businesses that have helped their local region to flourish. Our congratulations also go to joint winners Luss Estates. We are also proud that alongside Errichel Cottage to have been the joint runners-up in the Green Business Category.

Special Offer Drimnin Estate
Special Offer Feb/March

The Lodge has a fantastic new seating area, over-looking the sea. SPECIAL OFFER Take a 7 night break in Feb/March 2017 and quote DEWS25 and you can also enjoy £25 worth of estate reared meat waiting in the freezer for you.

Luing Bull For Sale
Luing Bull For Sale

NOW SOLD Luing male 29/04/2012 "Wooplaw Pilgrim" For more details please contact John on 07825 542736 or email farm@drimninestate.co.uk

Winter Breaks
Book winter breaks with confidence

Worried that the weather may stop you enjoying that well earned winter break?

Book any of our cottages from Nov-Feb (*see exceptions) and if you need to cancel because of weather related travel problems, you can switch to another week in the same price bracket at no extra charge (subject to availability).

*Excluding Christmas/New Year and Half Term weeks.

Snooker Room
Drimnin House for family and group exclusive holidays

Snooker with a view at Drimnin House. With 10 bedrooms available Drimnin House is perfect for extended families and groups. The services of a cook and housekeeping staff mean everyone can enjoy a luxury break in this fabulous location.

Certificate of Excellence
Accommodation Certificates of Excellence

We are delighted to have received Certificates of Excellence for our three self - catering cottages on the Estate, awarded for 5 star guest review ratings in 2015 on Feefo an independent customer review provider. Many thanks to our guests for the reviews and we look forward to meeting guests old and new in 2016!

Drimnin House
Drimnin House

Drimnin House is available to let on an exclusive party, fully catered basis all year round and comes complete with it's own cook and housekeeping staff ! For short breaks and longer stays, weddings, christenings, vow renewals, family holidays, celebrations and corporate events, we look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to Drimnin Estate.

St. Columba's Chapel
Opening of St. Columba's Chapel

The restoration was completed in 2012 with funds raised by St.Columba’s Drimnin Trust and hosted its first wedding in 128 years, in September 2010. The Chapel was officially opened in May 2012 by His Royal Highness Prince Edward in a ceremony conducted by clergy from the Catholic, Church of Scotland and Episcopal Church of Scotland, and attended by Donald Cameron of Lochiel (Lord Lieutenant of Inverness), local residents with music provided by the Astrid String Quartet.