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Thornton Cottage in Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Thornton Cottage, Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £345 to £ 838

Self catering accommodation in Drumoak sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

This attractive, traditionally built, stone holiday cottage is ½ mile from Drumoak village in Royal Deeside. Within easy walking distance are the River Dee, Drum Castle with its 13th-century tower and the Drum Garden Centre. There are castle trails, malt whisky trails and the Cairngorm National Park close by. In the area are 70 golf courses and anglers have a choice of well-stocked fisheries. Aberdeen, 10 miles, has many facilities and a long sandy beach front. Shops and pubs ½ mile.


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The White Ship in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

The White Ship, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £317 to £ 699

Self catering accommodation in Portsoy sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

This 300-year old, detached holiday home has magnificent views over Portsoy harbour and out to the sea. Portsoy is renowned for its boat festival in summer and is a great base to explore this rugged coastline which is home to dolphins, minke whales and birds. The Whisky and Castle Trails are easily accessed and the Cairngorm National Park is an hour away. Shop 300 yards, pub 200 yards.


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Daylesford in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Daylesford, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £295 to £ 788

Self catering accommodation in Portsoy sleeps 5.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview:

Situated down a quiet lane in the delightful coastal village of Portsoy, this lovely period, detached house has been refurbished to a high standard. The property also benefits from an enclosed walled garden to the rear which is perfect for enjoying a barbecue in the evenings. Portsoy, which is host to a popular boat festival in the summer, is ideally placed for exploring the rugged and varied coastline of the Moray Firth. There is plenty to do in the area with several fine golf courses close at hand, the Whisky and Castle Trails waiting to be explored and excellent sandy beaches along the coast - from Banff to Nairn and Lossiemouth especially. Shops 500 yds, pubs ¼ mile.


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Oystercatcher Cottage in Cullen, Morayshire, East Scotland

Oystercatcher Cottage, Cullen, Morayshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £317 to £ 699

Self catering accommodation in Cullen sleeps 4.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Oystercatcher Cottage is a traditional, fisherman’s cottage situated on a tiny street in the old seatown of Cullen. Within easy walking distance of a lovely sandy beach and quaint harbour this holiday cottage, one of two, makes a lovely, cosy retreat. Refurbished and offering a good standard of accommodation with contemporary furnishings and modern conveniences, including a 27in flatscreen TV. Cullen, with interesting shops and eating places to suit all tastes, in a lovely seaside village with fine views of the sea through the viaduct traversing the main street. The stretch of coastline is dotted with many quaint villages and marine life, including dolphins and minke whales which are regularly spotted. Inland the castle and Whisky Trails are easily accessed and the majesty of the Cairngorms National Park is just an hour’s drive away. Shop ¼ mile, pub 100 yards.


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Mar House in Inverey, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Mar House, Inverey, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £368 to £ 1339

Self catering accommodation in Inverey sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

Nestling in a secluded, wooded position overlooking the River Dee valley, this superior stone house has been totally renovated to offer the finest facilities and provide every comfort to ensure an enjoyable stay. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and fine views, and the drawing room has an open fire making the property ideal for all year round holidays. Herds of red deer, stags and hinds, graze by the river during the evenings giving a feeling of tranquilility amidst the beautiful highland scenery. It is situated in area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within the Cairgorm National Park and offers access to some of the best walking and climbing in Scotland, with the challenging Cairngorm mountains within easy reach. Fishing, stalking and shooting may be arranged through the estate. Winter sports are also catered for with skiing at Glenshee only a 20-minute drive.
For the less energetic a visit to the 16th-century Crathes Castle and Gardens at Banchory (40 miles) offers an exciting day out. The gardens provide a wonderful display at any time of the year with great yew hedges and a fascinating presentation of the art of topiary dating from 1702. There is also a children’s adventure playground. Closer to Mar House is Balmoral Castle – the Royal family’s Highland residence which offers the opportunity to pony trek and the chance to view various exhibitions, including one on the local wildlife. Golf is available at Braemar only 4 miles away and there are also excellent courses at Ballater and Aboyne.
Inverness is within easy reach and offers many attractions for all the family. Unusual places of interest include the Kiltmaker Centre, where a small visitor centre explains the whole process of making tartan, and the novel Balnain House, which explores the development of Highland music. Inverness Castle, perched above the river, offers the Castle Garrison Encounter, an entertaining interactive exhibition in which the visitor plays the role of a new recruit in the 18th-century Hanoverian army. Shop and pub 3 miles.


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Westerpark in Glen Deveron, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Westerpark, Glen Deveron, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £340 to £ 866

Self catering accommodation in Glen Deveron sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

"Beautiful surroundings with forests, river and countryside walks all waiting to be discovered and savoured..."


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The Aul Bank in Banff, Banffshire, East Scotland

The Aul Bank, Banff, Banffshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £285 to £ 629

Self catering accommodation in Banff sleeps 4.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: This unusual holiday property has been imaginatively converted from the local bank to extremely good effect. It features a wonderful spiral staircase which ascends from the bright, airy living room to the master bedroom. Set in the heart of the quiet traditional fishing village of Whitehills, visitors can easily walk down to the quaint harbour and marina, where locally caught fish can be bought. A walk along the rocky shoreline towards Boyndie Bay with views towards Banff makes an enjoyable afternoon, or visit the villages of Crovie and Pennan (of Local Hero fame), which cling to the rocky coastline further to the east. The Moray Firth is known for its mild climate, lovely sandy beaches and dolphin sightings. Shop 10 yards.

Living room/dining room with electric ‘wood burner’, rugs on wooden floor and spiral staircase. Modern, galley-style kitchen with wooden floor. Utility. Double bedroom. Shower room with double power shower and toilet. Spiral stairs to first floor: Double bedroom.


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Isla Bank House in Keith, Banffshire, East Scotland

Isla Bank House, Keith, Banffshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 12
Weekly prices from £523 to £ 2196

Self catering accommodation in Keith sleeps 12.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Pub near by • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 12

Accommodation overview:

This magnificent, baronial-style mansion provides a stunning setting from which to tour the Moray coast and the Grampian Highlands. Standing within its own spacious grounds on the edge of Keith, on the Whisky Trail, it offers guests supreme comfort and the chance to savour the elegant lifestyle of a bygone era. There are fine antique furnishings selected to blend in with the sumptuous surroundings, which include a huge mahogany dining table, and even a grand piano, making this an unforgettable ‘live like a laird’ experience. Built in 1892, a room accommodating a full-size snooker table also features, where guests can enjoy a friendly game. The colourful and extensive gardens include formal herbaceous beds, a walled kitchen garden, vinery, greenhouses, orchard and sweeping lawns, providing space to relax and unwind in gloriously tranquil surroundings.
Isla Bank is only a mile or so from the Moray Firth, with its beautiful sandy beaches and charming fishing villages to explore, and is renowned as one of the best places in Scotland to view dolphins at play. To the south lies the stunning Cairngorm mountain range, stretching for fifty miles and offering outstanding climbing, hill walking and winter skiing. The area also boasts superb fishing on the Spey and Deveron rivers, and an 18-hole golf course and swimming-pool just a mile away. Lying in the heart of distillery country, Dufftown, the acclaimed ‘Malt Whisky Capital of the World’, is found just a short distance away. Here the Glenfiddich Distillery produces one of Scotland’s lighter and sweeter varieties of fiery amber spirit, bottled on the premises, and offering visitor tours. Behind the distillery, the Stewart stronghold of Balvenie Castle survives as a ruin, whilst several other castles abound – one of the smallest and prettiest in the area at Huntly, 10 miles away, which is also the birthplace of children’s author George MacDonald. There are many fascinating places to visit in an area with a long and colourful history. Aberdeen and Inverness airports are both an hour by road or rail, making this a very convenient holiday location. Shop 1 mile.


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Straitinnan in Glen Deveron, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Straitinnan, Glen Deveron, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £292 to £ 717

Self catering accommodation in Glen Deveron sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

"Beautiful surroundings with forests, river and countryside walks all waiting to be discovered and savoured..."


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Speybridge in Cragganmore, Morayshire, East Scotland

Speybridge, Cragganmore, Morayshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £442 to £ 1029

Self catering accommodation in Cragganmore sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Easy Walking Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

This modern, detached family holiday home is surrounded by wonderful views. The interior is welcoming, well laid out and extremely cosy with full oil central heating and double glazing with a wood-burning stove in the living area. The living room and main bedroom have arched full-length windows that open to front patios and hill views. The property is strategically situated for a wide range of outdoor activities. Running alongside the river (150 yards) is the site of the old Speyside railway now part of the Speyside Way, a delightful long distance walk running from the Moray coast to Aviemore. There are many other great walks for all abilities. Trout and salmon fishing (permit only) can be arranged on the Rivers Avon and Spey. There is a 9-hole 18-tee golf course 1 mile away at Ballindalloch with superb courses at Grantown-on-Spey, Nairn and Lossiemouth less than an hour away. Wildlife enthusiasts will have a chance to see the famous ospreys at Boat of Garten and Moray Firth dolphins. Otters are often seen at Loch Spynie and golden eagles in the Findhorn Valley. The surrounding pinewoods are home to red squirrels, crossbills and crested tits. Visit the fairytale Ballindalloch Castle (2 miles) or the ruins of Drumin Castle and its walled garden. Travel a short distance north to sample the wonderful sandy beaches of the Moray Firth around Lossiemouth and Nairn. The malt whisky trail starts close by, with Cragganmore Distillery (tours April to October) less than one mile from the house. Ski resorts at Cairngorm (34 miles) and the Lecht (22 miles) are easily accessible. Co-op and deli at Aberlour (9 miles), large supermarkets in Elgin (25 miles) and Inverness (47 miles). Local store/PO/fuel and pub/restaurant 1 mile.


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Glentairie Cottage in Glenprosen, Angus, East Scotland

Glentairie Cottage, Glenprosen, Angus, East Scotland

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £169 to £ 478

Self catering accommodation in Glenprosen sleeps 5.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview:

"Acres of peaceful and secluded countryside surround these magnificent cottages..."


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The Coyles Cottage in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

The Coyles Cottage, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, East Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £302 to £ 719

Self catering accommodation in Ballater sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

These two holiday properties stand near to each other in their own grounds, each with their own garden, and enjoy a convenient setting close to the heart of the delightful small market town of Ballater with good shops, hotels, restaurants and golf course near at hand. The Coyles (SOOJ) is a wonderful family house and perfect for larger gatherings, whether enjoying a special birthday or a relaxing get together with friends, with plenty of living space and very good amenities throughout to ensure a memorable and convivial holiday. On two levels, it offers a high standard of comfort throughout and is a great choice at any time of the year. The Coyles Cottage (SBH) is set in a delightful part of the garden and is well equipped throughout with a lovely sunny conservatory, and benefits from triple glazing and central heating throughout, affording year-round comfort. An excellent centre from which to discover the many places of interest nearby; Ballater itself is a lovely base with many links to the Royal family and historic castles nearby include Balmoral, Crathies and Craigievar. The Grampians offer wonderful hill walking and wildlife, and the surrounding area of Deeside is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Leisurely walks abound on the banks of the River Dee or alternatively tackle some of the Monros and other mountains in the Cairngorms - a short drive away via some majestic scenery. Skiing is 35 minutes’ drive going through parts of the Whisky Trail, and canoeing and mountain biking are also readily available throughout the region. Shops 100 yards to 400 yards, pub 100 yards.These two holiday properties stand near to each other in their own grounds, each with their own garden, and enjoy a convenient setting close to the heart of the delightful small market town of Ballater with good shops, hotels, restaurants and golf course near at hand. The Coyles (SOOJ) is a wonderful family house and perfect for larger gatherings, whether enjoying a special birthday or a relaxing get together with friends, with plenty of living space and very good amenities throughout to ensure a memorable and convivial holiday. On two levels, it offers a high standard of comfort throughout and is a great choice at any time of the year. The Coyles Cottage (SBH) is set in a delightful part of the garden and is well equipped throughout with a lovely sunny conservatory, and benefits from triple glazing and central heating throughout, affording year-round comfort. An excellent centre from which to discover the many places of interest nearby; Ballater itself is a lovely base with many links to the Royal family and historic castles nearby include Balmoral, Crathies and Craigievar. The Grampians offer wonderful hill walking and wildlife, and the surrounding area of Deeside is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Leisurely walks abound on the banks of the River Dee or alternatively tackle some of the Monros and other mountains in the Cairngorms - a short drive away via some majestic scenery. Skiing is 35 minutes’ drive going through parts of the Whisky Trail, and canoeing and mountain biking are also readily available throughout the region. Shops and pub 100 yards.


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