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Heatherlea Cottage, Garmouth. Moray.

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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Garmouth, Moray, Scotland
Listing #HL1228307
About the Owner
Fiona S
Languages spoken:Norwegian, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
Interaction with guests
I live in the property next to the cottage and will handover the keys and give a guided tour of the cottage and facilities. If you have any queries, about the local facilities I am happy to answer them. When your holiday is complete please drop off your keys into the letterbox of my house. If there have been any breakages, or something doesn't function properly, please let me know by the time you are ready to leave.
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Thank you so much Fiona for a Fabulous welcome and I was left speechless at the welcome pack More like a weeks groceries Such a lovely warm homey cottage in a great location overlooking Spey bay A comfy bed , a bath that you could...More

Thank snowtoes27
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Thank you for a lovely review. I am glad you liked the cottage and all it has to offer. The Moray Firth coast is a hidden gem and a great hideaway to relax and recharge!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We received a warm welcome from Fiona & Moira who very kindly let us drop off our bikes before the check in time. We went for lunch and came back to Heatherlea to get settled in. A lot of thought has gone into decorating and...More

Thank Catherine W
Management response:Responded 25 July 2017

I am very glad you liked the cottage and enjoyed exploring the surrounding area. We constantly add 'little extras' to try to give our guests a comfortable, relaxing holiday. There are lots of interesting walks and cycles on the doorstep, and lots of places to...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Heatherlea has everything you could want in a self-catering holiday let, and it is in a beautiful location - Garmouth was the hottest place in Britain while we were there! The dolphin centre is a lovely walk from the cottage and is virtually in a...More

Thank Olive S
Management response:Responded 4 June 2017

Glad that we managed to provide everything you wanted, and that you enjoyed your visit. This corner of Scotland is a hidden gem and the cottage is a real sun trap in the summer. Thank you for your review.

Amenities
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Garage is currently unavailable, but ample off street parking. Respect the location on the edge of a wildlife reserve, and the animals that use the garden and surrounding...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Bunk
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
During low / mid season, it is possible to book the cottage for long weekends and midweek breaks. Please send an email if this is what you would like to arrange. Please note that these type of breaks will be available at short-notice, and are ideal for last-minute get-away breaks. No bookings available with less than 36 hours notice.
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is on the edge of the Spey Bay nature reserve, famous for birds and wildlife such as otters. The WDCS base at Tugnet is 30 minutes walk away,, and 15 minutes cycle. Ospreys frequent the area in season, and dolphins and seals are often seen close to shore. The Speyside Way is located 15 minutes walk away. Mountain bike trails are to be found at Fochabers' Windy Walks, and several running and walking trails criss-cross the local area.

Garmouth and Kingston are historic villages, Kingston a model village, developed for wooden shipbuilding from as early as 1785 to as recently as 1920, taking advantage of the timber industry which developed along the Spey. Garmouth is probably most famous for the 'Maggie Fair' a fair which has origins in 1587, when Garmouth was erected...
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Getting around
A car is necessary to make the most of your visit, although there is a local bus service during the week, but not at weekends. Local taxi firms are accustomed to longer journeys, and as we are in the midst of 'Whisky Country' it is nice to let someone else drive if you want to taste the different local drinks.
Garmouth and Kingston have a large number of cycle and walking paths on the doorstep, and it is really useful to pack a pair of stout walking shoes, and bicycles. The River Spey is also becoming a destination for kayakers, and there is secure storage for bikes and kayaks at the cottage.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 60.0 km
Railway: Elgin: 15.0 km
Ferry: Aberdeen: 90.0 km
Aberdeen Airport is located 90 km away.

Main road access is via the A96 (Aberdeen / Inverness), or the A95 connecting to the A9.

Aim for Fochabers / Mosstodloch. At the roundabouts at Mosstodloch (east and west of village, A96 bypass), drive through the village of Mosstodloch to the junction at the petrol station. Turn along the B9015 to Garmouth. Follow the road to Garmouth and through the village heading towards Kingston, and the cottage is c. 400m along the road on the left-hand side of the road.

Elgin, or Keith can be used as the local railway stations. Taxis available at both stations.

Local bus No 34/34A runs from Elgin to Kingston Beach Mon- Sat, no service on Sunday.

No 10 bus runs from Aberdeen to Inverness bus stations, and stops at Mosstodloch. Local taxi firm in Mosstodloc...
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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, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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