Friday, 17 September 2021

Holmpark Holiday Cottages, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Scottish Borders Sleeps 1-4


Family ran (for 22 years), Holmpark Holiday Cottages offer superb self-catering off the River Cree which separates Minnigaff and Newton Stewart. Our 6 cottages are in a private yard with a private communal garden on a small ex stock farm. Perfect for a peaceful and relaxing getaway.

Our 4 purpose built original cottages are identical and affordability, comfort and cleanliness are our priorities. No5 (Gate Cottage) is the original Farm Cottage refurbished to a high standard. No 6 (River Cottage) is a compact (not cramped!) cottage with one twin bedroom, shower room, dining kitchen and living room overlooking the River Cree.

There are superb off and on-road biking available in the area, we can store your bikes. This area is also a paradise for nature lovers, with lots of gorgeous scenery to enjoy. The area is great for sea, coarse and salmon fishermen, whilst 7 golf courses are within a 25-minute drive. The area is also great for bird watchers and walkers. Galloway Forest Park, sub-tropical gardens, castles and historic sites are all within easy reach. 

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/ScottishBorders/17102

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Green Hall Gallery, Craigellachie, Aberlour, Banffshire (Sleeps 1-8)


Green Hall Gallery in Craigellachie, Banffshire offers wonderful self-catering accommodation in a charming property. Our property near Aberlour is in the middle of Aberdeen and Inverness, overlooking the River Spey and Speyside Way.

The superb property sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms. The en suite bedrooms are relaxing and comfortable, perfect for a good night’s sleep.

We are in a great location, with the village shop and filling station only 5 minutes away. 7 brilliant distilleries are within 6 miles and local amenities include the Craigellachie Hotel and The Highlander Inn (just 3 doors down the street) with a Gold award, (one of 51 worldwide) for their whisky bar. Local attractions include salmon and trout fishing, clay-pigeon shooting and off-road experiences. 

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Banffshire/15580

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Cruinn Cottages, Achnamara, Lochgilphead, Argyll (Sleeps 1-4)


Cruinn Cottages offers charming self-catering accommodation near Achnamara, set on the owner’s tranquil working farm. Both cottages sit at the edge of a wood and offer stunning views over Loch Sween. 

The two cottages are each fully equipped for four people and centrally heated throughout. They have modern, fitted kitchens, spacious living rooms with dining areas & French doors opening onto a patio with furniture.

Bedrooms include a double bedroom and a twin-bedded room. The bathroom has a shower over the bath.

There are two cottages built to the same specification. You can also enjoy a communal open-spaced garden into the woods.

You do not have to go far from the cottages to see the local wildlife. Two kinds of deer live in the wood around the cottages and you might also see badgers. Walk down to the shore for the chance of watching seals and otters and, of course, sea birds, or visit Taynish Nature Reserve across Loch Sween.

Alternatively, bring your own boat or canoe and discover the many interesting inlets of Loch Sween; the loch is also ideal for windsurfing. 

Or, best of all, sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquillity and do absolutely nothing at all ... some of the best things are right on your doorstep, such as the wild deer and the beautiful sunsets.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Argyll/2746

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Craigton Croft House, Attadale, Strathcarron, Ross-shire (Sleeps 1-6)


Craigton Croft House in Attadale provides excellent self-catering accommodation. We are in a glorious position, nestled between the shoreline of Loch Carron, with direct access to the beach and the renowned Kyle to Inverness Railway. We are close to Strathcarron and a range of attractions in the area, perfect for a relaxing break.

Our charming old croft house is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty & is brimming with character.

Two bedrooms are available downstairs: a king and twin room. Both rooms share a bathroom. An additional shower room is available for the further double room on the first floor.

Outside there are pretty gardens with a terrace. This is a great spot for a morning coffee whilst admiring views over the loch.

Only a short drive away are the Torridon Mountain peaks, the quaint village of Plockton and the gorgeous Isle of Skye. Applecross is nearby and has beautiful old footpaths and coastal walks to enjoy. For the more adventurous, you can tour the rugged coastline and beaches by kayak, canoe or boat. 

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Rossshire/17094

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1 Belltower, Inverness, Inverness-shire (Sleeps 1-2)


1 Belltower offers fabulous self-catering accommodation in a former church in Inverness. We are set in a glorious position on the banks of the River Ness, on a quiet road which is close to the town centre. Wonderful restaurants and pubs are close by, with more a short stroll away across the famous pedestrian bridge on our doorstep.

Our elegant apartment is beautifully styled and decorated in keeping with the historic nature of this listed building. On the ground floor, there is a gorgeous bedroom with a king-size bed. The en-suite bathroom comes with a bath and separate shower. An additional toilet is upstairs, as is the cosy living room with amazing views across the river and city, & the well-equipped kitchen area.

Our central location makes us a great base for discovering all that this ancient city has to offer. We are only a short stroll from the museum, castle, Victorian market, art gallery, botanic gardens and shops. Famous attractions to visit include Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. There are several golf courses in the area and further afield in the county there is an abundance of scenic walks. 

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Invernessshire/17091

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Crosslea, Brodick, Isle of Arran (Sleeps 1-6)


Crosslea offers charming self-catering accommodation in Brodick; a beautiful part of the Isle of Arran.

This modern cottage-style three bedroomed semi-detached house is tastefully furnished and only a few minutes from the town centre. The property sleeps up to 6 people and is great for a family or group looking for somewhere relaxing to stay. A downstairs double bedroom and bathroom are available, suitable for people with limited mobility.

Outside there is an enclosed rear garden, with a patio area and garden furniture for al fresco dining.

We are only a few minutes walk from the beach, golf course and the Auchrannie Spa with its swimming pool, leisure facilities, play barn, restaurants and bars. You can visit the historic Brodick Castle which has a wonderful collection of period pieces and beautiful gardens. You can also learn about the history of the island at the Isle of Arran Heritage Museum. 

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/IsleOfArran/17084

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Thursday, 16 September 2021

Brimsness Cottage, Longhope, Orkney


Brimsness Cottage provides wonderful self catering accommodation in Longhope, based on the small peninsula of Brims on the island of Hoy. Hoy is the second largest of the Orkney islands and ideal for an unforgettable holiday

Our delightful cottage sleeps up to 4 people and is great for a family or group looking to escape the pressures of modern life. The cottage is in an elevated position, enjoying stunning views across the Pentland Firth and across the island.

The cottage comes with a cosy living area with comfy seating and free Wi-Fi is included. A bedroom comes with a lovely double bed, perfect for a restful night’s sleep.

We are only 2 miles to a well-stocked shop and there are two hotels within 2 miles. One provides great evening meals throughout the summer. The island is brimming with history, with many sites that date from prehistoric times to the 20th Century. The area has an abundance of gorgeous walking routes, including sea cliff walks and hill walking. Sea trout fishing is available on Hoy

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Orkney/17070

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Onedin Cottage, Longhope, Island of Hoy, Orkney


Onedin Cottage offers superb self catering accommodation close to the village of Longhope on the Isle of Hoy in Orkney. The charming holiday cottage combines all the comforts of a modern bungalow yet retains its unique character as a traditional building.

The holiday cottage has two large public rooms one boasting an open fire. These rooms offer comfortable seating, a TV and a radio.

The kitchen is fully equipped offering everything you will need including a microwave, washing machine, toaster, oven, cutlery, crockery and utensils.

There are two bedrooms sleeping up to five people. One bedroom has a double bed and a single bed and the second bedroom has bunk beds. The bathroom has a bath, overhead shower, toilet and wash basin.

The holiday cottage is in a central location making it an ideal base for those who enjoy walking, cycling or touring the beautiful island of Hoy. Hoy is very rich in history with sites that date from prehistoric times to the 20th Century. Hills and stunning sea cliffs offer excellent hill walking and bird watching opportunities.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Orkney/6160

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