Post Office Cottage ref: UK10759

Dulnain Bridge, near Grantown-on-Spey, Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Enjoying a quiet setting in the small village of Dulnain Bridge, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Old Post Office Cottage makes the perfect base for exploring one of the most scenic and popular holiday destinations in Scotland. This detached holiday cottage has been equipped and furnished to a very good standard to ensure guests have a comfortable and relaxing holiday with your every need taken care of.

The Cairngorms National Park is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise, and Dulnain Bridge is only a short distance away from some of the most popular attractions and activities this popular area has to offer. Take a trip on the Cairngorm Mountain Railway, visit the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Highland Wildlife Park at nearby Kingussie, or the Landmark Forest Adventure Park. Aviemore is within easy reach and has a super range of shops, good restaurants and bars. The area boasts a very wide range of outdoor activities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain and quad biking, climbing, hill walking and a variety of water sports on nearby Loch Insh, Loch Morlich and the River Spey. Visit the lovely Spey Valley golf course and the Dalfaber Resort with its wonderful array of leisure activities.

Further afield, take a trip to the beautiful west coast and the Isle of Skye, or enjoy a day trip to the Orkney Islands. The Moray coastline is peppered with little fishing villages and beautiful beaches, and was voted in the Top 20 Coastal Destinations in the world by National Geographic. With so much to do and see for all ages, Post Office Cottage really does make a super base for exploring the many delights this area has to offer. This location is very popular for those who love the outdoors, for the less energetic, sit back, relax and unwind at this lovely cottages where wonderful memories will be made. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Living room: With 43" Freesat TV, DVD player and CD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and 20" Freesat TV.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Small garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 1 small dog welcome. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Grantown-on-Spey
  • Shops
    3 miles
  • Distance
    3 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Aviemore
  • Pub
    0.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    9.0 miles
  • Lake
    17 miles (loch)

About the local area

With a rare wildlife stronghold and a landscape shaped by the ice ages the Cairngorms National Park is full of scenic variety and has a treasure trove of natural wonders for you to enjoy.

Walk the Cairngorms hills which were formed when the last age covered this country. With landscapes characterized by high, rounded humps carved through deep and spectacular gorges the variety of geology in the area is truly amazing. It is also home to a fantastic array of rare wildlife. One quarter of Britain's 400 most rare and endangered wildlife species are protected within the park. If you are lucky you might spot such species as the golden eagle, otter, pine marten, osprey and Red kite sheltering in amongst the sub-Arctic and mountain plants.

The glens of Isla, Prosen, Clova and Mark are well known destinations for walkers as they are all easily accessible by car. They offer low level walks but also provide access to tougher long distance hikes into the south east section of the park. Make sure you take the funicular railway up nearly 1,200m to the summit of CairnGorm Mountain to enjoy spectacular views.

As well as the impressive uplands in the area the lochs and rivers in the region are home to some world class salmon fishing, wildlife and habitats making it yet another area not to be missed. The waters offer a variety of scenic delights including gorges, waterfalls and tranquil expanses of streams.

For woodland and forest walks visit Loch an Eilein on the Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of Caledonian Pine Forest. Or if you are in search of a beach visit Loch Morlich where the sandy expanse proves popular with fisherman and water sports enthusiasts.

Many attractions are connected with the area's history or wildlife and are great places to learn more about the natural wonders that surround you. Whether you have a passion for wildlife, whisky or walking, or simply want to have fun, you will never be short of something new to experience in this wonderful area of The Cairngorms National Park.

Things to do nearby

Highland Wildlife and Birdwatch Safari

Guided wildlife excursions with a friendly, experienced local nature watcher. View the wonderful world of birds and wildlife in remote areas of the Scottish Highlands. Tel: 01479 811169

The Cairngorms National Park

Home to over 17,000 people and extremely popular with visitors all year round, the Cairngorms is Britain's largest national park and is home to an extraordinary range of landscapes, wildlife, history, people and activities.

Highland Safaris

For those after something a little different, Highland Safaris provides some of the most exciting and unique safari days and events in central Scotland.

Drumin Castle

Constructed in the mid 14th century this well fortified tower house was one the strong hold of Alexander Steward the `Wolf of Badenoch'. Great views and attractive walks close by. Tel: 01479 870070

Landmark Forest Adventure Park

A fantastic day of fun and discovery with watercoaster, maze, play area, tree top trail, towers and lots more. Tel: 0800 731 3446

Blair Castle

This remarkable 13th Century private home is open to the public and allows visitors to explore its magnificent gardens and grounds.

Auchgourish Botanic Gardens

A fascinating four star 10 acre garden containing collections of over 2,000 hardy and unusual plant species from across the world. Tel: 01479 831464

The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

Join the reindeer herder out on the mountainside where the reindeer graze in their natural environment. Treks available from June to September! Tel: 01479 861228

Highland Wildlife Park

Discover Scotland's wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountain and tundra regions. Meet the Amur tigers, snow monkeys, wolves, red pandas and even polar bears! All just seven miles from Aviemore.

Cairngorm Mountain Railway

Open all year round the Cairngorm Mountain Railway offers a unique gateway into this ancient glacial landscape with fantastic views of the mountain landscapes. Tel: 01479 861261

Loch Garten Osprey Centre
Loch Garten Osprey Centre

Osprey Centre overlooking nesting ospreys, spectacular fish eating birds of prey. Watch them via the CCTV linkup. Tel: 01479 831476

Highland Folk Museum

This award winning museum has a 1700's township with turf houses and open peat fires, a working croft with animals and a play area with cafe. Tel: 01463 663800

Spreyside Heather Garden and Visitor Centre

Multi award winning attraction with quality gifts, antique shop, exhibition, garden centre and wildlife viewing stations. Tel: 01479 851359

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