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Creag Dearg, Culduie, Applecross, Scotland   |  
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Ranked #2 of 6 Applecross B&B and Inns
Millbrook, Cornwall
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“Totally amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Ragged Acre has raised the mark for bed and breakfast. Janet and Lulu made us feel very welcome, and it really felt like a home from home. It was the highlight of our honeymoon. She was quite right in that Applecross is great for two things, lots of good food and lots of good walks. We highly recommend Ragged Acre.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

We were made very welcome by Janet who served us afternoon tea upon our arrival (with lovely chocolate cake!) The room and ensuite were very clean, warm and comfortable and had everything we needed. The fridge in the room was a nice touch too. Breakfasts were memorable occasions - Janet prepared delicious food and we enjoyed eating whilst gazing out onto the sheep and hills beyond. During our two night stay we ate at the Applecross Inn (evening and lunchtime) and the Walled Garden (in the evening). We had positive experiences of both. We would thoroughly recommend Ragged Acre to anybody wishing to stay in Applecross - you really get a sense of the surrounding countryside and warm hospitality.

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We enjoyed three nights at Ragged Acre. Our room and bath were fresh and most pleasant, the food satisfying, and our host generous and kind. We had unexpected car trouble and she made calls around town to help us sort things out. We had plenty of privacy and enjoyed the quiet of being a bit 'out of town'. This area took my heart. In this small community people seem to look after one another and live in community. Dinners down the road are delicious and convivial. The landscape all around soothed my soul.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Lived up to all previous reviews and would highly recommend it. Breakfast was as stunning as the welcome, we'll be back! (for longer next time, Janet!)

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights during a week-long trip to the Highlands. This is quite possibly one of the best, if not THE best bed and breakfast we have ever stayed at. The welcome from Janet (and Lulu!) was warm and friendly. The bedroom was beautiful, spacious and tidy. The bathroom was modern and luxurious (with a great shower). Breakfasts were lovely and used locally-sourced and fresh ingredients. The homemade bread and biscuits were a lovely touch. Janet herself was full of useful information and helpful recommendations.

In particular, the location of the Ragged Acre is superb, a little way south of the Applecross Inn but with beautiful views and great for walks in the area. The sunsets from the cottage were amazing.

After two nights we came away feeling rested and refreshed. We'd both happily stay at Ragged Acre again and will be recommending it to any friends visiting the area. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Janet made us, feel so welcome from the moment we rang the door bell. The homemade cakes, homemade bread, choices for breakfast, and a lovely warm, clean ensuite room, sheer heaven and the location perfect. We were encouraged to walk over the mound and watch the seals sunbathing on the rocks. We could go back to the house anytime we wanted - the door was always open. It was the perfect place to stay and if we visit Applecross in the future, Culdie is the only place to stay for us.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

We stayed with Janet in April for a couple of nights and wished we could have stayed longer.Our ensuite room was warm, sparking clean, wonderfully comfortable and well equipped. Janet prepared a delicious, healthy breakfast and gave us different choices on both mornings. She shared her knowledge of the area and gave advice about where to walk and eat. The setting of the bungalow is idylllic and the beautiful sunny weather and stunning scenery made us feel we had arrived in a little corner of Paradise! A truly wonderful but all too short stay.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Address: Creag Dearg, Culduie, Applecross, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Applecross
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Applecross
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Ragged Acre Applecross, Scotland, UK

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