A review of the Kylesku Hotel, a hostelry in a truly memorable location in the Scottish Highlands

There’s getting away from it all, and then there’s the Kylesku Hotel. 

The Scottish hostelry, in one of the most sparsely inhabited areas of Europe, is near the north west coast at a point where three lochs meet. 

During the Second World War, the Royal Navy used these dark, deep waters to train men for a top secret mission – the audacious miniature submarine attack on the mighty German destroyer, the Tirpitz. The Admiralty knew there was no chance of being spied upon in so remote and wild a spot. A memorial near the hotel paying tribute to the subs’