The house is locted near the " Fivewives Path", named after the women in the 19th century who would walk to Buckie to sell their fish in the market at Keith. The part of the walk from the croft over the hills to the coast is 7.5 miles..
There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding area.To the North on the coast the famous Moray Firth dolphinsalong with seals and rich variety of seabirds are to be seen and Scotland’s only mainland gannetry at Troup Head is not far away. Boat trips run from nearby Buckie and are highly recommended to view the sea-life closer to hand. To the South there is unlimited hillwalking in the Cairngorms. The crystal clear rivers in this part of the Highlands ensured the development of the whisky trade and there are many famous distilleries to visit along the nearby “Whisky Trail.” Head inland to the heart of the whisky country taking in Keith, Dufftown and the numerous historic Speyside whisky centres along the way. The Castle Heritage Trail also provides a fascinating insight into Highland Scotland’s romantic and turbulent history. The pretty fishing villages dotted along the Moray and Banffshire coast are a real delight, with small winding streets and pretty harbours. Fishing, cycling, sailing, canoeing, swimming, surfing, bird-watching are all enjoyed locally.