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Stornoway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! Everything is wonderful - the situation, the view, the house, the room, the food (including wonderful homebakes and tea/coffee on arrival). In addition to delicious fresh home produce there are wonderful locally sourced items (with sources named on the menu). Seldom have I ever stayed in such an amazing place! Needless to say, the owners are...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stayed at Culgower House whilst on our way North at the end of September during our NC500 trip. The hosts were extremely welcoming, with tea and home made cake on our arrival. Although we were only there for one night, I would happily have stayed for longer. The breakfast was amazing, home made pastries, bread and a gorgeous fruit...

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. I'm glad that you enjoyed breakfast, we're currently trying to think up some new recipes for next year. Hope to see you again, best wishes from us both, Catriona

Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night at the end of our NC500 trip and easily the best of the five places we stayed at. Cannot recommend highly enough. Beautiful property tastefully appointed, warm welcome, excellent food, a privilege to have visited. Thank you.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Chris and Diane Many thanks for your lovely review, glad that you enjoyed your stay. I hope the rest of your trip went well and that you get another opportunity to head back to the north in the future. Best wishes Catriona

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We were sorry that we had only booked one night here at the start of our NC500 trip so couldn't sample more of Catriona's cooking. She made us very welcome to her house with excellent coffee and homemade cake, our room was spacious and very comfortable with a super view. We had pre-booked our evening meal with Catriona and what...

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm and Sue Thank you both for your very generous review. I'm glad that you both enjoyed our food, you were here at just the right time to enjoy the products of the garden. The salmon is smoked by AG Campbell Fishmonger in Golspie - 01408 633255. Best wishes from us both, Catriona

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We stayed for one night a month ago and were sorry to leave so quickly. The hosts were accommodating, attentive and lovely, the room and a specious bathroom had everything we needed and the breakfast was the best we had during our eight day trip in Scotland. Everything was the best quality and we highly recommend it to everyone.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Anna Many thanks for your kind review, and especially for the high breakfast praise! I hope you both enjoyed the rest of your tour, best wishes from us both, Catriona

Berrynarbor, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We recently stayed for one night here, it was a great place to start our NC500 trip. Catriona was very welcoming, we had some lovely homemade cake with a cup of tea on arrival. The room was spacious, the bed comfortable and the shower worked well, all we needed! Would definitley return if in the area again. Catriona also gave...

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. I'm glad the recommendations worked out well and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Best wishes Catriona

Parksville, Canada
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I stayed tgree nights and would have stayed longer if there had been room. The house is modernised and comfortable, even luxurious. Catriona is a wonderful host and cook - fresh baking every morning and afternoon. Will definately stay here again but know to book well in advance.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Ishbel Many thanks for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed your stay and the baking. I hope the rest of your time in the area went well and that you saw all that you wanted. We hope to see you both another time, best wishes to you both, Catriona & John

Reviewed September 9, 2016

Beautyfull house and friendly owners Catriona and John. Superb and classy rooms, super comfortable and big bed with very nice and big modern bathroom. The breakfast is realy very good and Catriona's son even played bagpipe for us in the morning, amazing ! Great place to stay .

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear Frank Many thanks for your kind review and your picture of the house. Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and our son's piping. We hope to see you both again if you come back this way. Best wishes to you both, Catriona & John

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My Korean wife and I stayed for three nights on our first ever foray into Caithness and Sutherland, and wish it could have been longer. We cannot imagine a better place from which to explore the region, after the most sumptuous bath, the most comfortable bed and the most lavish breakfast we have known in our visits to the UK...

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Dear John, thank you for your great review. We're glad that you both enjoyed your time with us and that you had fun chatting with the other guests. Best wishes to you both, Catriona & John

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely house, beautifully decorated in a nice situation outside Helmsdale. Owner very friendly and provided very useful info about places to visit. Camster Cairns were amazing. Bedroom large and comfortable with a great bed. Breakfast outstanding ! Lasted us for the day. Would recommend if you are wanting a great place to stay in the Helmsdale area.

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hubnut23, Owner at Culgower House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind, and speedy, review. Good that you enjoyed the cairns and breakfast. Hope the rest of your trip goes well, best wishes from us both, Catriona

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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, en-route to Orkney or whilst driving the NorthCoast500. 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: $89 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Culgower House 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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Culgower House Helmsdale, Scotland
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“You will be given a nice room.”
 of 5 bubbles PPPEssexEngland, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms have really comfortable beds and high standard en-suites. Good views from both rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles leightravel_9, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“I am sure both rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles sandraspence1, May 27, 2016 | Read review
“We liked the second floor room that looking out over the front of the house. One could see the water in the distance.”
 of 5 bubbles SandyKingstonNewYork, Oct 3, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are well”
 of 5 bubbles jaeschkekl, Sep 4, 2015 | Read review
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