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Culgower House

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Loth, Helmsdale KW8 6HP, Scotland
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ESSEX ENGLAND
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second stay at Culgower house. This time our stay was for two nights. Catriona and John made us welcome. As before, the bedroom was superb. A well appointed bathroom with a lovely shower. Nice touches like home made oat cakes and fudge. We had booked supper and were not disappointed. Breakfast was very satisfying. Well worth the... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, and your repeat visit. Glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that your journey home went well. Best wishes, Catriona & John More 

Cee Vee, Texas, United States
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60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights with Catriona and John and could not have been more pleased with everything at Culgower House. It is a beautifully restored home, and the hosts made us feel very welcome. They provided great tips on what to do in the area, and John even went above and beyond by changing the tire on our rental car... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Ellen Many thanks for your kind words; I hope you got your rental car sorted and that the rest of your trip went without any more hitches. We hope to see you again if you return to the north Highlands. Best wishes from us both, Catriona More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Four of us spent two nights here during our 14 day road trip around the 'North Coast 500'. It's a beautiful house and the guest rooms were spacious and comfortably furnished with lovely en suites. The breakfasts were delicious with a good range of options on offer and Catriona's home baked shortbreads and cakes were equally well received. The nicely... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Thank you for your lovely review, I'm glad that you all enjoyed your stay with us and I hope the rest of the NC500 went well. Murdo was more than happy to play his pipes for you. Best wishes from us all and we hope to see you again sometime, Catriona More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I had read the previous reviews and expected Culgower House to be nice, but my expectations were well exceeded. The house is absolutely beautiful and immaculately kept. The host is most welcoming and breakfast was memorable. Must be one of the best B&Bs anywhere.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Bill Many thanks for your lovely review, I'm glad we met your expectations! Hope you got safely down the road and we see you again another time. Best wishes from us both, Catriona More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely B&B Culgower House is! Very well-maintained and such wonderful hosts. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit there, especially the breakfast which is super delicious :) The 4 stars are well-deserved! We will definitely be back if we are in the area.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Hi Veronika Many thanks for taking the time to write your great review, especially whilst still on holiday. I hope you both had a good day yesterday on your way south and that Dunrobin and Stirling castles did not disappoint. Hope to see you again another time, best wishes, Catriona and John More 

leigh on sea
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Culgower House is an excellent B&B, one of the best that my wife and I have ever visited. The house is maintained to a very high standard and feels very comfortable. The dining room, guest lounge and bedrooms are all excellently maintained. Breakfast is all that could be wished for and an excellent evening meal can be provided with 48... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review; reviews are such a boost, both to us and to the business. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and your day trips to all parts of the north highlands. Best wishes from us both, Catriona & John More 

Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A real luxury B&aB.We had high hopes for Culgower House & it exceeded our expectations. Excellent hosts, a beautiful home, large comfortable room ( Loth ) with a beautiful view & everything for a comfortable stay. The breakfast was delicious & the porridge the best we had on our holiday. Only one problem we only had one night to enjoy... More 

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Thank sandraspence1
hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Sandra, glad that you enjoyed your stay and good that we exceeded your expectaions! The not so secret ingredient in the porridge is Golspie Mill medium oatmeal, I think you can buy it online. Thank you for leaving such a lovely review and we hope to see you again another time. Best wishes Catriona More 

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Loved this Beautiful B & B for many reasons. First the hosts were extremely helpful and accommodating. The rooms were spacious with large en-suite bathrooms and there was a lovely sitting room for us to use on the ground floor. We had many delicious choices for breakfasts and tea and biscuits whenever we wanted. The view from Culgower House is... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review, glad that you enjoyed the breakfasts and the shortbread. I was in the garden in the sunshine yesterday planting a couple of things near the bench. Hope the rest of your trip went well, best wishes to you all, Catriona More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We went there last summer and I loved it. Beautiful house and the guestrooms, bathroom and breakfast were perfect. The lady of the house couldn't be more British and I mean this as a compliment. I can highly recommend this place and the area too.

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Thank Alain K
hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Alain Thank you for your kind review, always good to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay and glad that you both enjoyed all the area had to offer as well. Best wishes Catriona More 

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The room was beautiful with a view. The supper (don't forget to book) was fantastic and excellent value for money. Also breakfast was memorable and set us up well for the day. One of the best things was the attentive cups of tea and biscuits supplied by our host Catriona whenever we returned to 'base'. We had some good visits... More 

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review; we're glad that you enjoyed your stay. I hope the rest of your lovely trip around Scotland went well. Best wishes from us both, Catriona More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1850 as a farmhouse for Sutherland Estates, Culgower House lies between Helmsdale and Brora on the scenic East Sutherland coast of northern Scotland and has glorious views over the sea. We offer tranquil, contemporary, high quality bed and breakfast. A great base for touring the north Highlands or en-route to Orkney. We look forward to welcoming you to our home and sharing with you the wonders of this very special part of the Scottish Highlands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Culgower House

Address: Loth, Helmsdale KW8 6HP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Helmsdale
Price Range: $111 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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Culgower House Helmsdale, Scotland
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