Aonach Mor News

Swimming Pool Currently Closed

Please note that the swimming pool complex (which includes the sauna and steam room) is undergoing refurbishment and is closed until further notice.

The swimming pool at The Highland Club, Fort Augustus Abbey, Loch Ness

Classic Cars

Classic cars will be parked up in the Highland Club grounds on the 16th September 2017 from around 9.45am – 10.45pm.

Children’s Party

Join us on the 24th October 2017 for a Children’s Party. Contact us for more details or see the advertisement at the Highland Club.

Cheese & Wine

Join us in the Club Lounge for Cheese & Wine on the 28th October. Contact us or see advertisement at the Highland Club for more details.

Instagram Workshop at the Highland Club

Saturday 19th August at 10am

Complimentary practical Instagram hands-on session in collaboration with renowned photographer Scott K Marshall who has agreed to share his secrets to Instagram success exclusively with our guests.

The sessions are for small groups with a maximum of 12 people allowing you to make the most of his immense knowledge of photography as well as the unique setting of The Highland Club. BOOKING ESSENTIAL – CONTACT US.

Scottish Coastal Landscape & Property Photographer, Scott, has been on Instagram for 5 years and has amassed a staggering 2000+ followers and multiple features including @Visit_Scotland @IG_Scotland @excellent_Britain to name but a few. You can find him on Instagram @skm1963 – be prepared to be wowed.

The group will meet in The Club Lounge and depart together on a pre-planned route through the cloisters and then the grounds of Fort Augustus Abbey and also the pretty village of Fort Augustus with the stunning backdrop of the lock gates of The Caledonian Canal.

The workshop will cover a few key principles of photography and will allow you to practise and improve your skills at the same time. Throughout the session Scott will cover the following topics:

• Composition
• Understanding Light and Shade
• The limitations of shooting by phone
• Using a dedicated camera rather than your phone
• How to upload images via external 3rd party software (Dropbox, Onedrive, Google Drive Flikr etc)
• Simple editing of you IG’s
• Tagging and marketing to increase likes
• examples of good and bad IG’s
• Trying something different, something out of your comfort zone

At the end of the workshop Scott will provide a factsheet covering the key points discussed over the day.

We hope to see you there!

*Please note that the events are available exclusively for guests staying at The Highland Club during the appointed dates. Children are welcome but need to be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them.

This event is complimentary for guests but must be booked in advance.

Festival of Cricket at the Highland Club

In the grounds of Aonach Mor at the Highland Club the opening of the new cricket pitch and introducing Fort Augustus Cricket club. With barbecue, guests welcome.

Highland Club Cricket Loch Ness

Bike Hire at the Highland Club Loch Ness

For guests staying at the Highland Club and wanting to experience the outdoors, the range of options available means you are spoilt for choice. One activity that is exclusively for Highland Club guests and has proven very popular since it began in 2014 is to hire a bike and experience the Great Glen on two wheels. Children and adult bikes, helmets and a map of cycle routes provided. Contact us for more information.

Biking Loch Ness, Scotland

Fort Augustus sits on the Great Glen Way and more information is available here.

Canoeing at the Highland Club on Loch Ness

Canoeing at the Highland Club

Dates available in July and August 2017. Contact us for more information or see prices and book at In Your Element.

Canoe Taster Session (1 h)

Canoe Explorer on Loch Ness (2.5 h)

Archery & WoW balling Highland Club Loch Ness

Activities taking place at the Highland Club

Archery at the Abbey

 

WoW (Walk on Water) Balling on Loch Ness

Various dates throughout July & August 2017

For more information, prices or to book on-line go to In Your Element

Breakfast & Champagne with Aonach Mor at the Highland Club

Optional Extra’s when booking with us at Aonach Mor

You can now purchase optional extra’s when making your booking with Aonach Mor at the Highland Club including delicious Breakfast Packs for the day of your arrival both Scottish and/or Continental or treat yourself to a lovely bottle of champagne (may differ to picture).

Highland Club Abbey Church 9