Dog 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. 

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    Ballindalloch, Scotland
    A luxuriously furnished property at the foot of the Cairngorms within the 56,000 acres of the Glenlivet Estate. Ideal for country pursuits including walking and adventure activities and being on the Whisky Trail and the NE 250 route, is convenient for visiting numerous whisky distilleries, castles and the beautiful sandy beaches along the Moray coast.

    On approach from the winding driveway, you already get a feeling of how truly special this property is. Open the large wooden front door and step inside the spacious hallway, complete with dining area and exposed oak beams and parquet flooring. A warm and welcoming living room has ample space for everybody to relax. The Swedish wood burner and floor-to-ceiling windows only add to the modern features, while the stunning green oak beams add extra charm. There is an outside balcony area which can be accessed via both the living room and kitchen.

    The perfectly designed kitchen, complete with electric oven, hob and Aga, induction wok and Quooker, is a haven for budding chefs, providing a wide selection of utensils and implements. This wonderful, detached house benefits from a second living room, affectionately named ‘The Nook’, boasting an additional wood burner, completing the warm feeling in this room. The property has a second outside balcony area, complete with hot tub and more amazing views.

    The three bedrooms are aptly named after the region’s finest whiskies. The master bedroom, The Cragganmore, has wonderful east-facing views and overlooks the burn in the grounds. The en-suite bathroom is a real stunner, providing a large and inviting space for enjoying a long soak after a busy day exploring the area.
    Glenlivet Estate has a number of waymarked paths of various lengths together with a series of mountain bike trails with varied degrees of difficulty. There is a number of nearby adventure activities centered around the rivers Spey and Findhorn. Within Speyside there are approximately 50 whisky distilleries many with visitor centres. These include Glenlivet, Macallan, Glenfiddich, Aberlour, Glenfarclas and Balvenie. Dufftown is only 5 miles along Glenrinnes and is one of the major distillery centres where you can join a walk visiting all nine based in the town.

    There are many castles to visit in the area starting with Ballindalloch Castle frequently referred to as The Jewel of the North. The North East 250 route leads to Deeside for Balmoral, Braemar, Crathies, Drum and numerous other castles. Within an hour’s drive are the sandy beaches on the south coast of the Moray Firth including Cullen, Lossiemouth and Nairne together with a number of small harbours and view points for seeing dolphins on the incoming tide.

    For golf lovers, Ballindalloch, Dufftown and Grantown-on-Spey courses are close at hand with a number of links courses along the rugged coastline. Around a 36-mile journey will bring you to Aviemore, a popular large village offering plenty to keep the whole family entertained. For skiing in the season, as well as Cairngorm, The Lecht Ski School is approximately 17 miles from the property with Glenshee a little over an hour making it a fabulous choice in the winter months for lovers of the slopes. Shop, pub and restaurant 9 miles.
    £158
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  • Garden House - Brodie Castle, MorayInstant Book Overlay Image
    A superb three-bedroom detached cottage resting on the Brodie Castle Estate in Forres, Moray. Pet-friendly. National Trust. Enclosed Garden. Nairn 6.8 miles; Kinloss 7.4 miles; Findhorn 9.7 miles.
    £151
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  • 1 The Coach House, MorayInstant Book Overlay Image
    An excellent, semi-detached house sitting in Elgin, Moray. Electric fire. Dog-friendly. Ample off-road parking. Lossiemouth 7.3 miles; Fochabers 8.4 miles; Burghead 9.7 miles.
    £640
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    Ballindalloch, Scotland
    Take advantage of the proximity to the famous salmon fishing River Spey for a scenic walk, or cycle along the Speyside Way, and be sure to see the historic Ben Rinnes Distillery, which was founded in 1826 with its iconic tall red chimney. In the heart of Speyside there are numerous famous distilleries to explore. For walkers, a path starting up Ben Rinnes is nearby, and the lovely Lynn Waterfalls are also close to the old packhorse bridge in the village.

    Aberlour is a charming little town located just 1.2 miles from the property in the heart of Scotland’s Speyside region, famous for whisky, Walker’s shortbread and salmon fishing. The town and vicinity is home to a variety of attractions, including the Speyside Cooperage, numerous famous distillery tours, The Wee Ferm, the attractive Aberlour Victoria Bridge and nearby Craigellachie (Telford) Bridge over the River Spey. There is a salmon smokehouse, choice of miniature or steam railways, and Moravia Aviation, as well as magnificent Ballindalloch Castle and grounds to enjoy along with a number of local golf courses.

    Fishing on the Spey is sought after and there is also trout fishing close by. Within easy reach of the Cairngorms or Lecht for skiing and hill walking, and also beautiful beaches along the dolphin-famous Moray Firth. Moss of Bourach is a fabulous central location for rural fun and exploration. Venture to the city of Elgin, home to the Elgin Cathedral, which is a stunning example of Gothic architecture, as well as the Duffus Castle, which is a beautiful medieval castle.
    £180
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  • Mountain View, MorayInstant Book Overlay ImageNew In Overlay Image
    Ballindalloch, Scotland
    Travel north to the highest village in the Scottish Highlands, Tomintoul, where a warm welcome awaits. This detached holiday home is set on the outskirts of this quaint village and backs onto fields with the Avonside Hills as a panoramic backdrop. Furnished with style and comfort in mind, it is an ideal base to explore this magical region. Whisky lovers will enjoy the delights of the Whisky Trail, of which the famous Glenlivet is only a short drive away. Plenty of outdoor adventures can be had, horse riding from the village, skiing at nearby Lecht and the Cairngorms where fabulous hillwalking and mountain climbing can be enjoyed. Cyclists will love the Glenlivet Mountain Bike centre too. In addition, Landrover safaris or gorge walking at nearby Bridge of Brown will surely get the adrenalin going. Alternatively, bird watching or deer spotting will suit the less adventurous and for interesting shops and eateries, Tomintoul, Ballater, Grantown-on-Spey and Aviemore are all within easy reach. By total contrast, the beautiful Moray coastline is within an hour’s drive.
    £91
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