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“Lives up to its Promise”
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Taigh un' Bhraoin
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Taigh un' Bhraoin
Narcisi in primavera in un Taigh' Bhraoin
Sunset reflects over Beinn Dearg from the patio at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Taigh un' Bhraoin
Taigh un' Bhraoin, guardando oltre Loch Broom
King size bedroom with en-suite at Taigh a' Bhraoin
King size bedroom with en-suite at Taigh a' Bhraoin
En-suite at Taigh a' Bhraoin
View from King size Bedroom at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Upstairs Twin Bedroom at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Downstairs Double Bedroom at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Downstairs Double Bedroom at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Downstairs twin bedroom at Taigh a' Bhraoin
The lounge with views across Loch Broom and into the mountains beyond
The lounge with views across Loch Broom and into the mountains beyond
Main Bathroom downstairs with bath, w.c., basin and full sized shower.
Fully-equipped Kitchen at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Fully-equipped Kitchen at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Dining area at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Dining area at Taigh a' Bhraoin
The view from the Patio at Taigh a' Bhraoin
View from the patio at Taigh a' Bhraoin
Beinn Dearg across Loch Broom from the patio at Taigh a' Bhraoin
The rising sun from Taigh a' Bhraoin
Beinn Dearg viewed from the patio at Taigh a' Bhraoin
You could be in the Caribbean, but this is actually at Achmelvich Bay near Lochinver
Stac Pollaidh (Stack Polly) is a relatively easy climb
Sghurr Mor (the highest mountan in Ross-shire) viewed from the bridge over the River Broom
An Teallach is regarded as one of the best expeditions in the country and includes two Munroes
Loch Droma
Gruinard Bay, on the road to Gairloch
The skyline of Assynt is more like the Moon than Scotland
An Teallach, one of several Munroes in the vicinity of Taigh a' Bhraoin
Loch Droma, between Garve and Ullapool
Remains of the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest near Loch Droma
An Teallach
A spectacular day at Loch Glasscarnoch
Sunset over the Summer Isles from Rhue, Loch Broom
Sunset over the Summer Isles from Rhue, Loch Broom
Looking down on Ullapool and Loch Broom from the North Road
Unusual cloud formations at Loch Droma
Beinn Dearg from Taigh a' Bhraoin
Sunrise from Taigh a' Bhraoin (Mid-Summer)
Sunrise over Loch Broom (Mid-Winter)
The neighbours wear masks!!!
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Ullapool, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Clare9611
Ullapool, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Lives up to its Promise”
Reviewed 28 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We have had this booked for the past 6 months and have intermittent contact with the owners, Mary and Andrew MacKenzie, finalising the booking. Internally, the property is extremely well appointed, especially the kitchen area - big for us as we have three teenage boys in the party and eating out is not always an option. Thoroughly clean and spotless throughout. Everything works and it works well. Heating and showering is up to the standards we would expect.
Externally, what, can we say? The weather has been kind to us even at the end of October and we have been breakfasting (porridge all round) on the well kept patio area. Views are to die for and so relaxing and peaceful especially for city dwellers like ourselves.

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Liked best: Personal touch and contact with owners
Liked least: Nothing. It was great
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Nov 2015
Thanks very much for your kind words. It's always good to know that the effort has been appreciated although we can't take any credit for the weather. We're glad everything was to your liking and hope you'll manage back in the not too distant future. Thanks and best regards, Mary & Andrew
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Sarah L
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great location Great Views Great Cottage”
Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The only reason it is not rated excellent is that the sauna was broken. Otherwise this cottage catered for our every needs, very well equipped kitchen, lots of extras, spices, condiments and a welcome food pack. Detergents for washing machine and dishwasher. Wi fi was much appreciated by the teenagers and it had lots of dvd's and board games. Lots of information available. Hairdryers and straighteners also included. A very comfortable and relaxing stay.

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Liked best: Cottage and location
Liked least: Broken sauna
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2015
We're really sorry the lack of sauna spoilt your stay and caused you to mark us down. This was outwith our control as a previous guest had damaged it by misuse but unfortunately this spoilt YOUR stay. The fact that you mentioned a large number of pluses makes us hope that when you think back, it will be those that stay in your memories. We hope you will give us the opportunity to rectify the sauna problem with your return in the future. Thanks for staying at Taigh a' Bhraoin,
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Angela M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Beautiful cottage in a Beautiful place”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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This is our 4th visit, and definitely not our last. We had a wonderful time at Taigh a' Bhraoin. From booking to holidaying the process is seamless. This is a fantastic cottage with everything you could possible wish for. A peaceful and relaxing place with beautiful views over loch Broom.
Thanks to Mary and Andrew for allowing us to stay in their beautiful cottage. It was lovely to meet you.

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: going home
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
Thanks very much for such a glowing report. That's what makes the effort worthwhile. We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to visit no.5. It was really nice to get to meet you too and put faces to the names. Thanks for coming back and we hope we can keep making you want to come back again and again.
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
2 Aug 2015
Thank you very much for such a glowing report. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to have the pleasure of your return in the not too distant future. Thanks once again for staying at our place.
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Wirral
Reviewed 24 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Liked best: The Peaceful Location with Great View Loch Broom
Liked least: The loose gravel parking for the five motorcycles we just parked on the road no problem really
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
26 Jul 2015
Thank you very much for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and managed to find some sunshine (not easy this year). Thanks for choosing to stay at Taigh a' Bhraoin and forward to you returning to the area in the not too distant future.
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