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Entrances to the cottages
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Entrances to the cottages
View of owners house and cottages showing situation.
Autumn view from the gardens.
The cottage is 200m from the Newtonmore wildcat trail.
Location of the cottage with Creag Dhubh behind in winter light.
Barn cottage living area.
Living area of Stable cottage
The exterior of Stable cottage and entrance to the Steading
Interior of Loft cottage
Pets are welcome
Our nearest neighbour this Spring!
Reindeer can be found at the Highland Wildlife Park and at Cairngorm.
Winter scene only a few minutes from the cottage.
You can take classes in glass fusing or buy gift items at the owner's studio in Newtonmore.
Wildfower meadow in owner's garden.
Hare in adjacent field
Insects and reptiles abound in this region
View from the cottages towards the Cairngorms.
Sunset view from cottages looking South.
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 11
Newtonmore, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
The accommodation comprises 3 adjacent holiday cottages which can accommodate up to 11 in total (approx 4 in each). In addition, two of the cottages (Loft and Barn) have an interconnecting door. It works well for groups coming to join in the excellent New Year celebrations in this Highland village or for walking groups. We are popular with mountaineering groups as there is easy access to the mountains of the Cairngorms, Monadhliath and also Creag Meagaidh. We also have an efficient drying room for wet walking gear.

The main thing our guests comment on is the views of the Cairngorm mountains, which can be seen from the cottages and garden. We are located above the village so these can be enjoyed in peace and quiet. In the foreground are sheep and lambs, as we are in a crofting area, together with lapwings, curlews, oyster catchers and har...
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About the Owner, Anne B
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 5 properties
Interaction with guests
We live on site and will generally be around the evening you arrive to greet you. The level of interaction is up to you! Most guests prefer their own space so we try not to impose ourselves, but we are on hand to answer any queries (or if we are away ourselves we provide phone and email contact numbers). This week I have provided information on local health support and local music sessions for instance! There are 3 cottages onsite so there is also the opportunity to chat with other holiday makers.
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Woodfinef...
Longhorsley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed February 23, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Stayed in Loft Cottage with 2 children and 2 dogs. The cottage is in a beautiful location, dog walking across the moors from the door, with wildlife on your doorstep and fabulous views. Ideal for those who love a peaceful country setting but easy access to the main roads. The cottage is small, suited the 3 of us and very...

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Moira B
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 9, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I would recommend Croft Cottages to anybody who loves a peaceful relaxing holiday. The views are spectacular the accommodation is excellently equipped with every gadget you could possibly need. The owners are close by but not intrusive but they are there if you require any help and are very obliging. We rented all three cottages for a two week holiday...

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Steve0i0
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed August 20, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Agree largely with the description by 'star7474', we stayed in the same cottage, our choice being defined by looking for somewhere in the area that would do the days we wanted (tuesday to sunday) within our budget. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and found the location great, looking for somewhere that was a bit out of the way, but not...

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Amenities
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights -- --
$1,517
£1,200
May 20, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Early Summer
7 nights -- --
$1,391
£1,100
Jul 1, 2017 -
Jul 14, 2017
July
7 nights -- --
$1,517
£1,200
Jul 15, 2017 -
Aug 18, 2017
Aug
7 nights -- --
$1,770
£1,400
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About the neighborhood
Newtonmore is a traditional highland village with a long and colourful history: visitors can learn more at the Highland folk museum or Clan Macpherson museums located in the village. There is also an annual highland games and clan gathering in August as well as weekly shinty matches. Some of you will have seen the area featured in the popular TV programme " Monarch of the Glen".<BR><BR>Today it depends on agriculture and tourism. The former can be enjoyed from the cottage in spring, when lambs skip in front of the cottage. Local restaurants serve good local produce to satisfy your appetite after a day spent hillwalking, mountain biking or skiing. Or you can pursue more artistic endeavours, such as photography, painting or learning how to make fused glass crafts at the... more
Getting around
A car is helpful to see the most of the area but we welcome guests who arrive by bus, train or bike, meeting trains where possible. For train travel we suggest booking to Kingussie not Newtonmore as this has more frequent connections.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 49.7 mi
Railway: Newtonmore: 1.2 mi
Newtonmore is situated approximately 65 miles North of Perth. If travelling Northwards by car, take the A9 signposted Inverness and turn off at the Newtonmore/ Kingussie exit. Drive right through the village and turn left after the Highlander hotel into Strone Road. This leads uphill over a cattle grid and bends to the left at the top of the hill. Croft holidays is situated on your left hand side. If flying, Inverness airport is served by Easyjet and Flybe from UK destinations; Edinburgh and Glasgow airports have flights throughout Europe with many different airlines. Car hire can be arranged from these airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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