Nethybridge, 3 miles from the house, has a well stocked village shop/Post Office, an excellent butcher’s shop, great cafe as well as a hotel (which does good meals) and a great visitor centre. It also has a small playpark, tennis courts, a football pitch and a fun nine-hole golf course.
Boat of Garten (4 miles) has two village shops, and a Post Office, a magnificent golf course, fantastic gallery and a few lovely places to eat more substantial meals. It is also on the newly re-opened steam railway line with a great cafe on the platform.
The town of Grantown-on-Spey is 9 miles away with a thriving high street of independent shops, cafes, banks, leisure centre (with swimming pool), health centre and dentist . You can also hire bikes here and there is a fun bike park and trails in the adjacent Anagach woods.
The popular outdoor pursuits resort of Aviemore is approximately 10 miles away and has a supermarket, leisure centre with swimming pool, soft-play, spa facilities and selection of shops and cafes to choose from. There is also the excellent Spey Valley golf course.
Limited public transport is available from Nethy Bridge.
Aviemore is the nearest main railway station and Inverness is the nearest airport.
In line with regulations and guidelines we're not open yet. We are taking bookings for the future though and are happy to reimburse or reschedule holidays if the COVID rules prevent visitors coming to stay.
At present this means that it is only single household bookings that we are accepting for over the summer and into autumn.
The Scottish Government stated that the guidelines on self-catering will change from Friday 25 September 2020. There is now a one household restriction in self-catering properties, in-line with the restrictions in private homes in Scotland.