Welcome at a Distinctly Different Place to Stay

The Old Church of Urquhart, Your uplifitng experience in Bonnie Scotland,
you find close to the Cathedral Town of Elgin inmidst Malt Whisky Country close to the sea and at the foot of the Grampian Highlands...an area well-known for its dry and sunny climate !

Stay in a rural Scottish Church

Your spirits lift as you approach the edge
of the village of Urquhart and
spy the inspiring 70ft tower of the church.
On top of a small hillock the church offers open, uninterrupted views of the beautiful countryside ...close to the Highlands and to the Sea !

You have the choice of
self-catering in
The Sanctuary Apartments
or you go for
B&B in one of our Church Suites

...all at ground floor.

Our Services at the Church

Find your own little 'Island of Peace' in nearly 2 acres of garden grounds stretching over the church hillock .
Enjoy services from continental style breakfast prepared in your booked accommodation to our personal advice for your every day itinerary to explore 'Secret Scotland', only locals like us know best about. 

Make the most of Your Stay with Us

This is Malt Whisky Country offering all what to expect in Bonnie Scotland...from white sandy beaches & rough cliffs as a perfect seabird sanctuary via Castles & Stone Circles/Standing Stones to fine Walking along the coast or right into the Grampian Highlands;
all on your doorstep PLUS - we like to share with you upon request - the History of

 the converted church dating back to 1843, a 'B'-listed building conceived in the  perpendicular style of 'James Gillespie Graham' situated in a superb rural location ! 

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The Old Church of Urquhart

Parrandier, Meft Road
Urquhart by Elgin, Moray IV30 8NH

  • +44 (0)774 886 7825

[email protected]

...next Railway Station is Elgin
...Buses are stopping at Lhanbryde at which we are happy to pick you up or you catch our local service to Urquhart several times on weekdays from Elgin Bus Station.
...closest Airports are Inverness & Aberdeen
or take a train/car from Edinburgh/Glasgow

How to get to us

...from the A96 take a turn off to Lhanbryde into the village and follow the signposting of Urquhart... look out for the brown tourist board signs 'Old Church B&B' starting in the centre of Lhanbryde!

In Urquhart follow the said brown tourist board signs 'Old Church B&B'; which means, take the first left and then right into Meft Road and see the church on top of a small hillock.


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