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Idle Cottage Self Catering Keith Scotland

Idle Cottage
Certificate of Excellence
6 reviews
Idle Cottage
Landing at the top of the stairs
Storage in Twin Room
Twin Room
Double Room
Furniture in Double Room
Shower Room
Shower Room
Dining Room
View from patio
Steps up to Patio
Falls of Tarnash
Walk in the forest close by
Beautiful country side walk
Country side within walking distance
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Keith, Moray, Scotland
Idle Cottage is Quaint and cosy 2 bedroom holiday home that has been refurbished and offers a relaxing home from home in the friendly town of Keith.
Close by there is the Keith to Dufftown heritage railway line,Speyside Malt Whiskey Trail, Keith Golf Course offering an 18 hole parkland course with a par of 69, Johnstons of Elgin offering cashmere goods and the world famous Baxters of Fochabers Factory.
Also nearby
Beautiful scenery in surrounding coastal fishing Villages of Buckie Cullen Banff and Macduff.
Idle Cottage is a lovely 2 bedroom holiday home within walking distance of Keith town centre and all local amenities.


Idle Cottage comfortably sleeps 4 guests with a double room and twin room both rooms have storage and bedding is provided. travel cot at request.


The relaxed Lounge contains a Sofa and 2 Chairs,...
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About the Owner, caroline b
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Check in will be from 5pm if later we can come to some arrangement. We will be there to meet and greet our guests. Security Box available for late arrivals.
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Listing #HL8768003
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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Andy P
Nowhere, Oklahoma, United States
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Lovely cottage clearly run by someone who both understands and enjoys the hospitality sector. Very welcoming, warm and comfortable. Great base to enjoy Keith and the surrounding areas. Came across at least 6 distilleries I’d never heard of before! It’s not far to the Scottish dolphin centre at Spey bay either. Highly recommended for a Speyside break. Only caveat before...

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Thanks for your visit to Idle Cottage. Glad you had a good holiday in our lovely cosy Cottage.


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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Lovely little cottage in the village of Keith. Spotlessly clean and well provisioned, definitely had all we needed. We enjoyed our stay.

Management response:

Thank you for your positive review and the lovely comments in our guest book. Caroline


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Yvonne M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Great Location in small village ,plenty of walks in surrounding countryside. Approx an hour from Aberdeen this allowed us to combine a visit to this lovely city and also visit the picturesque seaside resort of Stonehaven. The cottage has been very tastefully decorated ,has real character. Small outdoor are for sitting when the sun shining. The cottage itself is extremely...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your lovely review we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and visit, to this beautiful part of the Country. We will be delighted to have you back staying at Idle Cottage anytime. Thanks Caroline


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Suitable for children (8-12] and over due to Quirky Stairs
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 1 092
R 7 646
14 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 1 092
R 1 176
R 7 646
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
3 nights
R 1 176
R 8 234
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning: R 588 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Keith is a small town in Moray council area of north of Scotland. It is made up of three distinct sections. Old Town, Keith and Fife Keith where the original settlement was first established can be dated back to 1180. Keith is the main centre and Fife Keith which was originally a separate town built in competition by the Earl of Fife but, having proved less successful economically eventually joined now only by the river.
Getting around
Keith Railway Station is very convenient for getting about and also Stagecoach has many local buses to get you to nearby town and villages.. To have a car would be beneficial but not necessary. There are many beautiful walks in the area The Keith Heritage Group have published a number of maps that lead visitors on walking tours through the town and surrounding countryside.
How to get there
Airport: ABERDEEN AIRPORT: 70.0 km
Railway: KEITH: 1.3 km
Keith railway is approximately a ten minute walk, where Scotrail provide connections from Inverness and Aberdeen. The nearest bus stop is a five minute walk where Stagecoach provide an hourly service to Inverness and Aberdeen Union Square including local towns along the A96.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
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