|Short breaks||From £220||Prices||view details|
|2 person discount||Yes||Fire/Woodburner||Yes|
Holly Cottage is a delightful single storey detached cottage, nestling in the peaceful open countryside looking out to the sea in the distance. The property has recently been totally renovated to offer comfortable and spacious holiday accommodation. The pretty village of Catterline, perched on cliffs overlooking the bay and harbour, is only 1 1/2 miles away and boasts the Creel Inn renowned for its excellent sea food. Stonehaven is just 3 miles away and offers a good selection of shops and restaurants along with the UK's only Olympic size, filtered heated, seawater open air swimming pool! (open June to September). Stonehaven also has its own picturesque harbour, where you can stop for a bite to eat and sample some real ale. Fowlsheugh, the RSPB reserve at Crawton is well worth a visit; the cliffs at Fowlsheugh are packed with 130,000 seabirds and where grey seals and minke whales are occasionally spotted. The wild life reserve at Montrose Basin is just 20 miles south and has a visitor centre with viewing gallery to provide panoramic views for a variety of birds. During the summer months you can take a boat trip from Stonehaven, past Dunnotter Castle admiring the sea cliffs and bird colonies, if you are really lucky you might even spot a dolphin. Dunnotter Castle is only a further 2 miles. This dramatic ruined cliff top fortress is a very important part of Scottish history and holds many rich secrets of Scotland's colourful past! If you are lucky enough to be here for New Year you may have the opportunity to witness the spectacular fireballs festival. Aberdeen with its bright city lights is approx 18 miles away. The granite city offers a range of fantastic first class restaurants combined with a thriving cultural calendar and shops galore. The city of Dundee, and Arbroath - home to the famous Arbroath Smokie are also easily accessible. For those who like to explore, the North East coastal trail, which winds its way from St Cyrus in the south through Stonehaven and Aberdeen and round to Findhorn, runs for more than 150 miles, with cliffs, coves, beaches and bays. The castle and malt whiskey trails in Royal Deeside are both within easy reach, giving you the opportunity to learn about Scotland's history and have a dram! For the more adventurous the area has a network of cycle routes, good gold courses and endless walking opportunities. Holly Cottage provides the ideal place to relax and unwind in stunning scenery and an excellent base to explore the beautiful coastal countryside.Read more about Holly Cottage
Property is all at ground floor level, has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With open fire, TV, DVD and radio/CD.
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge (with ice box) and dishwasher.
Utility Room: With washing machine and tumble dryer
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 1: With super king size bed (zip & link bed, so can be made into two singles) and two single beds with seating area and spacious en suite shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en suite shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.
All gas and electricity included. First supply of fuel for open fire provided Oct to April. Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available.
Patio area with furniture and BBQ surrounded by open farmland with the sea in the distance. Off road parking for 3 + cars.
|Nearest town||Stonehaven||Shops||1.5 Miles|
|Distance||3 Miles||Restaurant||1.5 Miles|
|Nearest railway station||Stonehaven||Pub||1.5 Miles|
Aberdeen is a city of many names but it is often referred to its most popular one – The Granite City
The striking gothic Marischal College, the world’s second largest granite structure, is one of many fine examples of Aberdeen's most famous export. Visitors to Aberdeen should make sure they visit the three main free attractions in the city Provost Skene's House, Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Shop on the famous Granite mile where there are over 800 shops showing off everything from traditional Scottish Crafts to upmarket designer stores. Get out and explore some of the many gardens and parklands including Hazlehead Park and Winter Gardens in Duthie Park – Europe’s largest gardens under glass. Just next door is the amazing sight of 100,000 rose bushes on the Parks rose mound. You also won’t be short of places to eat out with food from all corners of the globe - Mexican, Italian, Greek, Indian, Thai, French, Hungarian and of course native Scotland!
Sport enthusiasts can take part in their favourites sport. Relax in the great outdoors where you'll find an irresistible mixture of golfing, fishing, wind-surfing, tennis, horse-riding and walking. But if you rather just sitting back and being entertained Aberdeen has a wide range of entertainment and events including galas, ceilidhs, world renowned festivals and Highland Games.
Nowhere will you find natural terrain more suited to golfing than in Aberdeen City and Shire. There is a choice of over 50 wonderful course set in beautiful parkland and lush greens. Try out some of the best, Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay, Hazlehead or Royal Deeside. Whatever your notion of perfect golf, you will have a truly special time golfing in this region.
If you prefer to get away from the hustle and bustle of this lively city then there are some great little towns and villages to explore nearby as well as the large expanses of rugged coastlines, a selection of tranquil lochs, and inspiring glens.
Some of Europe’s finest and most unspoilt coastline awaits you on the North East Coastal Trail which starts at St Cyrus in the south and finishes at Forres to the north. Craggy cliff tops with secret cove, glistening beaches, tiny picturesque towns and secluded bays all await you along the Coastal Trail. The path covers over 80 miles of magnificent coastline with many attractions along the way such as Dunnottar Castle, Tolbooth Museum, Balmedie Country Park and Ugie Salmon Fisherings. The path also crosses many nature reserves such as Donmouth, St Cyrus and Findhorn. Being right by the sea front you can be guaranteed premium quality fresh seafood served at a top range of restaurants as well as small harbour pubs full of character.
Sitting between the dramatic east coastline and the towering peak ridges of the Cairngorms National Park are the hills and glens of Aberdeenshire. This area has a range of habitats that is matched only by the variety of wildlife that lives in them. Whether you’re a keen nature enthusiast or just want to spot wildlife when on one of the many superb walks and cycle routes through Aberdeenshire this is a region that is alive with nature! Sit at the picnic area in the Huntly Peregrine Wild Watch Centre and look out for the area’s residents including voles, great spotted woodpeckers, butterflies and roe deer.
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From £220 for 3 nights
Call us: 01228 406731
Very good property and great hosts. A home from home.
The best cottage we have ever stayed in,you couldn't fault anything about it.
Superb! I would recomend Holly Cottage to any of my freinds.
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