Dolphin View Cottage between Nairn and Inverness

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From $81 / night


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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Cottage

Dolphin View Cottage is a warm, well insulated and cosy one-bedroom cottage in the pretty village of Ardersier. From the cottage windows, you can look across the Moray Firth coastline to the Black Isle and the hills beyond. Both the lounge/dining room and the bedroom have great sea views and the cottage is well equipped with freesat TV, DVDs, books, board games, local guides and ordnance survey maps to help you get the most from your holiday.

The cottage is situated on the Moray Firth which is home to about 190 bottlenose dolphins. (There are two pairs of binoculars in the cottage for guests use). Popular places to see dolphins are fro...Read more

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Dolphin View Cottage between Nairn and Inverness
Ardersier, Scottish Highlands & Islands, Scotland

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Dolphin View Cottage is a warm, well insulated and cosy one-bedroom cottage in the pretty village of Ardersier. From the cottage windows, you can look across the Moray Firth coastline to the Black Isle and the hills beyond. Both the lounge/dining room and the bedroom have great sea views and the cottage is well equipped with freesat TV, DVDs, books, board games, local guides and ordnance survey maps to help you get the most from your holiday.
The cottage is situated on the Moray Firth which is home to about 190 bottlenose dolphins. (There are two pairs of binoculars in the cottage for guests use). Popular places to see dolphins are from the Ramparts at Fort George, the lighthouse at Chanonry Point and of course, the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) wildlife visitor centres at Spey Bay and North Kessock – (free admission)

Ardersier, which was originally a small fishing village is located between Nairn and Inverness the village has a local convenience store, post office, pub and hotel serving excellent food along with a couple of cafes and organic food producers with their own shops.

Ideally located to tour the Highlands, you can explore myriad mountains and miles of exciting coastline, fishing villages. lochs, including the famous Loch Ness - try to spot the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie. Visit the stunning Caledonian pine forests where you may see squirrels, Scottish Crossbills, Ospreys and Red Kites. Take a cruise on Loch Ness, stop for lunch at Drumnadrochit. Watch the boats on the flight of locks and visit The Caledonian Canal visitor centre at Fort Augustus. Return on the south side of the Loch visiting the spectacular Falls of Foyers.

Also call in on the 14th century Cawdor Castle only 6 miles away. Cawdor was romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth.
Only 3 miles from Inverness Airport and under 4 miles to Castle Stuart Golf Course, you are close to Nairn with its wonderful long sandy beaches, the Speyside Way, Cawdor Castle, Brodie Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, Glen Affric and the world famous Malt Whisky Trail.

The cottage is ideal for couples and dog friendly. Private parking on the driveway. If you do not wish to drive once you arrive, there is an excellent bus service that takes you to Inverness, Nairn or Elgin.

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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats

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Last updated on July 18, 2014
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Rates

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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
May 31 - Sep 26, 2014
High Season
$6911 Week
Nov 1 - Dec 13, 2014
late Season
$5691 Week
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
Christmas & New Year
$7321 Week
All other dates
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$81$5291 Week
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Amenities

General
  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Property Features
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove or Oven
  • Microwave
Entertainment
  • Books
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outdoor
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • Outdoor Dining Area
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - ask
Living space
  • 49 square meters

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