Pet Friendly Holiday Moray
Scotland's North East Coast is in an idyllic position surrounded by the stunning Moray firth coastline, Cairngorms national park, and part of the famous whisky trail. This peaceful location is a pawfect for a hound hideaway in one of Scotland's oldest tiny towns.
- Keith, ScotlandNestling in 24 acres of natural grounds and woodland, this lovely detached holiday cottage is in a beautiful, remote, sheltered location within easy reach of Dufftown. It enjoys direct views of heather clad hills and the majestic Ben Rinnes from the back garden, and regular sighting of local wildlife including red deer. Guests can collect fresh eggs from the hens, and are welcome to explore and enjoy of the grounds surrounding the property. Enjoy walking, fishing, skiing, horse riding and birdwatching locally. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.£91From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Aberlour, ScotlandThis lovely detached family holiday home is situated in a super location within the attractive village of Aberlour in glorious Speyside. On a small private estate, the house backs onto a lovely riverside walk along the banks of the Spey and is furnished and equipped to a good standard. Peaceful and quiet yet within walking distance of Aberlour’s interesting shops and eateries, the house makes a wonderful base to relax and enjoy the area’s many attractions. Accessed by a gate from the rear garden, the Speyside Way, as it is known, meanders through the village, through Strathspey down to Tomintoul taking in many well known distilleries on the Whisky Trail - ideal for walkers and cyclists alike. There is a large choice of golf courses within an hour’s drive and fishing can be arranged on the river with day permits available locally. The excellent beaches of the Moray Firth are just 20 miles away, notably Lossiemouth and Nairn, and the historic town of Elgin with its cathedral and Cashmere Centre is worth a visit. Come and enjoy! Beach 20 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.£117From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Portknockie, ScotlandThis detached fisherman’s cottage is situated just a stone’s throw from the coastline of Portknockie. The Old Net Store has been renovated to provide bright and attractive holiday accommodation whilst retaining a ‘feel’ for the past. On the Moray Firth, this lovely fishing village is an ideal location for touring this unspoilt area. Dolphins and seals are regularly spotted along the coast (boat trips available to view close-to-hand). There is a selection of small shops, pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance. Golf, fishing, riding, cycling and visiting the famous Malt Whisky and Castle Heritage Trails are all highly recommended. Shop 50 yards, pub 120 yards.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandThe Old Boathouse is an exquisite holiday home tucked away in beautiful Highland countryside in the Cairngorms National Park. Situated a stone’s throw away from the River Spey, within the Tulchan Estate east of Grantown-on-Spey, The Old Boathouse is perfect for those wanting outdoor pursuits nearby and generally reconnect with the great outdoors. Renovated to a very high standard, The Old Boathouse is a luxury lodge within its own large enclosed plot. Surrounded by Highland nature, there are many locals that visit the garden throughout the day and night including red squirrels, pine martens, red deer and a wide array of bird life. This luxury property welcomes dogs, and the garden, as well as the local area for walks, is an absolute paradise for them to run around in. The garden also boasts a charcoal barbecue and patio area with garden furniture, but the piste de resistance is the welcoming hot tub.
Entering the property through the front door you’re lured to the right where there is large living/dining room with a wood burner taking centre stage. This living space is set-up round the fire, and is the perfect room to relax in after a meal and a long day either fishing on the river or exploring the national park. There are stairs up to the master suite from the living/dining area, but first there is another room beyond on the ground floor; a large conservatory with a Smart TV.
Up the stairs, the master suite has a super kingsize bed that can also be a zip and link if needed. The former dressing room that links the bedroom to the en-suite shower room has been renovated into a further sleeping area with twin beds, making this a perfect family room for four. Back downstairs to the front door and directly opposite is the kitchen with extra breakfast table. Like the entire house, it is decorated to a very high standard. There are two further bedrooms downstairs, both with en-suite shower rooms and Smart TVs. An exciting feature of the house is the games room which is accessed from the garden. It has a table tennis table and a galleried living area with yet another large Smart TV.
With some of the best fly fishing in Scotland available only a short walk away, permits available through the Tulchan Estate, and other excellent beats only a few miles away, including at Ballindalloch, The Old Boathouse is an excellent choice for fishing parties. Because of its position in the Cairngorms National Park, it also caters for families and groups of friends that want to get outdoors exploring on foot, by bike and also on skis. There’s also the Speyside distilleries to visit only a few miles down river, and many interesting towns and villages to roam around. Stay at The Old Boathouse and you’ll end up visiting year after year. It’s a truly special house in a fantastic part of the world. Shop, pub and restaurant 7 miles.£191From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandA warm and friendly welcome awaits you at this gorgeous Highland home, where you will be greeted with beautiful decoration and stylish Scottish touches. Situated in stunning Tomintoul, Hawthorn House is a perfect spot to enjoy this wonderful part of Scotland.
Set in the heart of the village, Hawthorn House can sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms, one of which is downstairs. Benefiting from a lovely wood burner, this home is very spacious, yet still has a welcoming and cosy feeling throughout. A modern and spacious kitchen with large windows overlooking the garden also adds to the attractiveness of the property. A lovely, large garden is the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor family time, and being fully enclosed means the adults can relax while the kids and dogs play.
Hawthorn House is within easy strolling distance of the village square where you can enjoy a coffee or browse through the local gift shops. Stock up on essentials at the village store and newsagent. Treat yourselves to a fabulous meal in the lovely restaurant and there are also a few village pubs in which to sample the locally produced beverages... all wait to welcome you in this picturesque setting.
Tomintoul, sitting in the Cairngorm mountain range, is believed to be the highest village in the Highlands, the perfect location from which to explore the area’s many attractions. You will be well placed for winter sports at the Lecht Ski Centre, or enjoy the activities on offer at the surrounding Glenlivet Estate. Here you can walk or cycle the many paths, all whilst appreciating the stunning Scottish scenery and local wildlife.
From Hawthorn House you can easily access the famous Scottish Whisky Trail, with the Glenlivet distillery only 5 miles away and many other distilleries located in and around Dufftown, approximately 18 miles away. The diverse town of Aviemore, situated in the Cairngorms National Park, is 25 miles away and provides a fun filled family day out. Whether you want to visit the mountains, lochs, the Highland Wildlife Park or the Landmark Forest Adventure Park, you will find something for everyone under an hour’s drive away. The Queens Scottish residence, Braemar in Royal Deeside, is approximately 30 miles away. Explore this historical region and see how the Royal Family live. We cannot forget the dramatic North Coast with the beaches of Nairn and Lossiemouth within driving distance. Shops, pubs and restaurant 175 yards.£138From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandThis lovely detached cottage is set amongst the rolling hills and stunning scenery of Glenlivet, in the heart of the Whisky Trail. Inside, attractive décor combines with comfortable furnishings to produce a cosy and homely atmosphere. The entrance vestibule has plenty of room for storing outdoor boots and coats, and the kitchen/dining room opens onto a sun room at the rear. This in turn leads onto a raised lawned garden, complete with summerhouse and wood-fired hot tub, where you can sit back in the warm water and admire the wonderful panoramic views beyond the garden. The sun room is a lovely place to curl up with a book or to enjoy a meal after a busy day sightseeing.
An ideal base for relaxing and exploring this wonderful part of the Scottish Highlands, Nether Clashnoir is situated approximately half-way between Aberdeen and Inverness. For the whisky connoisseur, there are many distilleries to visit including ’The Glenlivet’, the Macallan, the Balvenie and Glenfiddich.
Throughout this wild and romantic region, many castles, houses and gardens are open to the public including Ballindalloch Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland. From a sporting perspective there is plenty to do in the area, from fishing on the great Spey and Avon rivers, to walking, golfing, cycling at the nearby Glenlivet mountain bike trails or skiing at the Lecht. With other excellent sporting activities in and around the local area, guests will be spoilt for choice. Visit Carrbridge, home to the famous Landmark Centre where young and old can enjoy the various outdoor activities, or for a complete contrast take a trip up to the beautiful beaches of the Moray Coast, which is within easy driving distance.£74From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandSituated in a peaceful part of the popular village of Tomintoul, Berg Cottage is a brilliant choice for a relaxing holiday in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The amazing windows in the upstairs living room and master bedroom open up to form a balcony to make the most of the panoramic views over the rolling countryside beyond. Downstairs, the spacious dining kitchen/family room has a reclining sofa and doors opening onto a sunny patio with private hot tub and a lawned garden beyond. The contemporary smart furnishings ensure a high level of comfort throughout, making this a very comfortable house at any time of the year.
Surrounded by stunning scenery, Tomintoul has the distinction of being the highest village in the Highlands and with interesting shops, good eating places and easy access to the ski resorts of The Lecht and Cairngorms it is well placed for a great holiday for friends and families. In the heart of the Whisky and Castle Trails, there is something for everyone in this beautiful wild area with many opportunities for walking, climbing, fishing or wildlife watching. In contrast, an hour’s drive takes you to the beautiful Moray coastline with its long sandy beaches and there are further watersports available at Loch Morlich near Aviemore.£92From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandEnjoying a lovely quiet setting only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the town, this substantial detached property has been furnished and equipped to a good standard to ensure as comfortable and relaxing holiday as possible. A warm Highland welcome awaits you at Dallas Brae which makes a perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of the Highlands of Scotland. Grantown-on-Spey is a small town located on the edge of the spectacular Cairngorms National Park and is surrounded by ancient woodlands with a unique habitat, which supports a large variety of wildlife. The area is a popular all year round holiday destination due to the large range of outdoor pursuits available, along with a range of amenities second to none.
Situated half way between the Cairngorm and Lecht ski centres, where you can ski and snow board or climb and walk in some of Scotland’s most scenic areas. Amongst the many activities available are mountain biking, kayaking and gorge walking, clay pigeon shooting, golf, fishing and zip lining to name just a few. Take a trip along the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail or visit some of the lovely fishing villages dotted along the Moray coastline. Visit the nearby Craggan Outdoor Centre just on the edge of the town, where you can experience a large range of outdoor pursuits. Slightly further afield visit the Landmark Forest Adventure Park in the Carrbridge, the Highland Wildlife Park at Kingussie or take a trip up into the Cairngorms mountain range on the funicular railway and see the reindeer in the Cairngorm Centre or board the steam train for an exciting trip through the beautiful countryside. The vibrant town of Aviemore is just 15 miles, where you can enjoy a wide range of restaurants, pubs and shops. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just want a relaxing holiday, Dallas Brae will tick all the boxes. Beach 23 miles. Shop and restaurant 100 yards, pub 200 yards.£95From price per night based on 7 night stay