The Brown Trout Hotel, situated in the historical village of Watten, near Loch Watten, offers luxurious accommodation, fantastic home cooked food and a very friendly atmosphere. This family run hotel is an excellent base for fishing, business or for just a relaxing breakaway, only 7 miles away from Wick and 14 miles from Thurso, it is an ideal base for all your needs while in Caithness.
At the Brown Trout, we offer a warm Caithness welcome to all or guests, our accommodation consists of family, twin, double and single rooms en-suite with TV, Tea/Coffee making facilities. Iron and Hairdryers are available from recpetion.
Wi-Fi available free of charge.
Come and enjoy a drink in our warm and friendly bar, we have an extensive malt whisky collection, which of course includes Old Pulteney, distilled in Wick
The Brown Trout welcomes you with a warm and friendly atmosphere. You can choose between dining in the local bar and enjoying the company of some of our local residents around or eat in our dining room.
Whatever you choose you won’t be disappointed, you can enjoy North Highland specialities from award winning Mey Selections Scotch Beef reared within 100 miles of the Castle of Mey or locally caught brown trout fresh from Loch Watten during our fishing season May to October and a choice of locally grown vegetables.
Watten is the ideal place from which to explore the county of Caithness, and enjoy a range of outdoor activities. From The Brown Trout Hotel in Watten you have easy access to the Towns of Wick & Thurso either by car or the use of public transport. Visitors to the area can either relax or take a stroll along one of many beaches on the Caithness coastline. With water on the north and east of the county, Caithness has a long coastline and the sea has had a significant impact in its history, economy and outlook of its people.
Upon staying with us why not visit Orkney, you have a few options you could Visit Orkney for the Day, weekend or even a week.
It is so easy to reach Orkney from Watten. You could take your car along to the famous John O’Groats leave your car and take a short crossing of 40 minutes.
If you want to you could take a day trip on your own by getting the Pentland Ferry across and taking your car over for a day. You can take an early morning ferry and then return later that evening on the last ferry back.
While visiting the island why not taste the unique flavours Orkney has to offer which its famous fudge, Orkney herrings not the mention Orkney cheeses and chutney’s. Taste beautiful seafood from fresh scallops, mussels, lobsters and crab.
Rates: £35 - £60 per person per night.
Children are welcome.
Off street parking.
Pets are welcome.
Please enquire for special offers for long term stays.