The charming village of Dulnain, dominated by the picturesque salmon river, has a restaurant, pub and a good local store, all within walking distance. The famous Strathspey Steam Railway stops nearby. This runs through to Aviemore as well as offering trips to Royal Deeside, Balmoral, Loch Ness and the West Coast. Grantown-on-Spey is just 3 miles away. This thriving Victorian holiday resort is situated on the wooded banks of the world-renowned river Spey, with broad streets lined with granite buildings. It has an excellent selection of small shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The town has maintained its reputation as one of the Highlands main sporting centres. Fishing permits for salmon and trout can be obtained locally. The owner of Broomlands Cottage is also an avid fisher and local ghillie. For the golfing enthusiast there is an excellent local course, and a further six courses within easy reach. With the Cairngorm mountain range right on the doorstep, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hill walking, climbing and horse riding are all available close by. The superb water-sport lochs of Insh and Morlich are just a short drive away; the choice of outdoor sports is almost unlimited. For the less energetic there is a funicular railway that runs up the side the Cairngorm mountain range at Aviemore, just 20 minutes’ drive away. This takes visitors up the mountain to the Ptarmigan top station, just below the summit of the Cairngorm offering panoramic views. Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands, and the Moray coast are within an easy hour’s drive.