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.
- Ballindalloch, ScotlandWelcome to Honey Cottage, your perfect holiday escape in the charming village of Auchnarrow, nestled in the heart of the stunning Highlands. With breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and a plethora of outdoor adventures waiting to be explored, your stay at Honey Cottage promises an unforgettable experience in this idyllic Scottish destination.
Auchnarrow is a tranquil haven for nature enthusiasts and culture seekers alike. The village is surrounded by majestic mountains, crystal-clear lochs, and dense forests, making it a haven for hikers, cyclists, and nature lovers. Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or just looking for a leisurely stroll, the Highlands have something for everyone. The nearby Cairngorms National Park offers a multitude of hiking trails, including the famous Speyside Way, which winds its way through the picturesque Spey Valley.
For those with a penchant for adventure, the Highlands offer a wealth of exciting activities. The River Spey, renowned for its salmon fishing, presents an opportunity to cast your line and experience the thrill of angling. Or perhaps you’d prefer to explore the region’s many whiskey distilleries, savouring the fine Scotch whisky for which the Highlands are celebrated. If you’re seeking a deeper connection with Scotland’s history and culture, the Highlands will not disappoint. Visit historic castles, such as Ballindalloch Castle and Cawdor Castle, to step back in time and learn about the region’s fascinating past. And don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the local Highland games, where you can witness traditional sports, enjoy Scottish music, and taste regional delicacies.
The village of Auchnarrow itself is a quaint gem with friendly locals and a warm atmosphere. Its traditional charm is perfectly complemented by its proximity to the natural wonders of the Highlands, making it an ideal base for your Highland adventure. Discover the enchanting beauty and captivating experiences that Auchnarrow and the Highlands have to offer when you make Honey Cottage your home away from home. Your unforgettable journey awaits in this picturesque corner of Scotland.£64From 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.£165From 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.£155From price per night based on 7 night stay