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Cosy cottage in Nethybridge, the forest village, Cairngorms National Park

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Three bedroom cottage with conservatory and garden set in forest village.

Hawthorn features comfortable furnishings and facilities to help you enjoy your stay in the National Park. Accommodation comprises double bedroom with en suite, double bedroom, twin bedroom, family bathroom, sitting room with TV, Free Sat, DVD, WiFi, & open fire. There is a modern kitchen diner with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave etc. We have oil central heating to ensure you have a comfortable stay. In addition there is a conservatory and large garden.

Hawthorn is located off a quiet road and set within an enclosed garden which is safe for children to enjoy. There is parking for two cars within the drive. There are three steps at the front & one at the back door. Guests are welcome to use our log fire but are requested to bring their own logs & kindling. Towels, bed linen and a hair dryer are provided and for those 'so inclined' we have an iron & ironing board. There is an outside hose for cleaning mountain bikes, or for cooling off, after a hard days ride.

This is our family cottage so we aim to share our own standards for your comfort and enjoyment - we don't allow smoking or pets to ensure these standards are maintained. Short stay (outwith peak periods) by arrangement - minimum stay three or 5 nights.

Nethybridge is a quiet village surrounded by the ancient Caledonian pine forest within the Cairngorms National Park. This is an ideal place to experience a vast range of activities in a fantastic setting - you can ski, board, sledge, walk, cycle, climb, fish, canoe, sail and more all within the locale. If you want to explore the local forest or venture onto the high tops of the Cairngorms there is a great networks of paths and trails. You can also visit the reindeer herd at Glenmore or take the funicular railway up Cairngorm. There are water sports centres at Loch Morlich & Insch and a number of guided adventure activities available locally. There are several cafes & restaurants with shops, cinema and swimming pools nearby. You can experience the Speyside 'whisky trail' or visit some of Scotland's most iconic castles and heritage sites. If you love nature we have red squirrels & ospreys and you may also encounter some of our rarer Scottish wildlife such as pine martin, capercailie & crossbills.

Nethybridge is easy to get to by road. There is a good rural bus service and excellent mainline train services at nearby Aviemore & Carrbridge with frequent services to Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Pitlochry & Perth. Inverness airport is approximately 45 minutes drive. There are numerous walking and cycling trails to cater for all tastes and levels of adventure.

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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Nethy Bridge in Highld

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom is ensuite to main double bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Cosy cottage in Nethybridge, the forest village, Cairngorms National Park
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 23 reviews

Lovely property definitely a home from home. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Yet again we had a lovely holiday. We visited Fort George and also Highland Wildlife Park this I fully recommend. We also went to Aviemore, Lossiemouth, Elgin and Nairn. We visited relatives at Tomintoul and they took us to Loch Morlich. We were lucky with the weather apart from one morning when we visited Loch Garten. Can't tell you how beautiful Scotland is, you need to see it for yourself. A true Paradise.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very well appointed house, extremely clean & well equipped & on the bus route we loved it

  • 5 of 5

We did some excellent walks & enjoyed the cottage especially the sunroom

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We found the cottage very clean and well equipped, but could do with a tumble dryer..

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Nethybridge and the cottage was nice and very comfortable felt a little like being at home, we always have a lovely time and always find new places to visit and great places to eat, we come to Scotland twice a year summer, christmass and new year.

So well done to Karen and Alan for making our holiday special.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review.It is always great to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay at Hawthorn. regards, Karen
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Great location, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Everything you would need for a home from home stay in a truly lovely part of the country. I can't recommend Hawthorn enough.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic warm and comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed just before Easter and had a fantastic week, the location is ideal with loads of walking and cycling straight from the cottage. We visited the quality butcher in the village and the local shop is well stocked. The full cottage is well equipped with an excellent kitchen and the open fire provided good warmth on the chiller nights.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful property, a home away from home. They have thought of everything even sellotape.

  • 5 of 5

We had such lovely weather. We went to the Osprey Centre at Loch Garten it is wheelchair friendly so able to take the Mother in law, we love the peace and tranquility and beauty of this Loch and had a walk. Also went to Aviemore, Lossiemouth, Buckie and Loch Ness and Ballater. And the main reason for our trip, to Tomintoul to see our relations and go to our Great Nephews' Christening. The accommadtion was wonderful, lovely décor, very comfortable. We saw lots of different birds in the garden which we fed with seed an fat balls.Mother in Law and our Daughter thoroughly enjoyed there stay as did my wife and myself. What a shame my sons were unable to come after all as they have been invited to Switzerland with their Boss. They missed a great time,some other time perhaps. Anyway can't thank you enough for the use of your lovely cottage. Les Watts and family.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nethybridge Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
11.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nethybridge Hotel
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Loch Morlich
Car: recommended

Nethybridge is set within the ancient Caledonian forest at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

We do not charge an additional cleaning fee in our rental cost. Guests are expected however to leave the cottage clean & tidy, otherwise an excess cleaning charge may be deducted from the security deposit.
At certain times of the year, including Christmas & New Year, we may apply an additional (refundable) security damage deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.