- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Ploughmans Cottage is a cosy two bedroom cottage set on the outskirts of Ardgay in Sutherland. It will accomodate 4 non smokers and up to 2 pets are welcome. The town of Bonar Bridge is a mile away and provides a small supermarket, post office, butchers, hotels, cafe and bistro.
The nearby town of the ancient Royal Burgh of Tain and the beautiful cathedral town of Dornoch offer a wide array of shops, hotels and restaurants as well as the famous Royal Dornoch golf club.
It is an ideal location from which to explore the scenic beauty of the Northern Highlands of Scotland. It is 45 minutes from Inverness, 2 hours from John O'Groats and the North ...Read more
2 bed self catering cottage in Scottish Highlands
Ardgay, Scottish Highlands & Islands, Scotland
Additional Location Information
There is plenty to see and do in this beautiful area. From mountains and glens, rivers and lochs, burns and waterfalls, beaches and forests, castles and distilleries. There are activities for all, including mountain biking, walking, golf, horse riding, fishing, bird watching, seal spotting or just sitting watching the weather go by!
While Sutherland's West coast is justly famous for its breathtaking mountain scenery and traditional crofting lifestyle, the East coast is increasingly well known for some of the best links courses in the world. Golf courses at Golspie, Brora and Tain, the Championship course at Royal Dornoch as well as smaller courses at Helmsdale and Bonar Bridge. These offer golfers of all abilities an astonishing range of challenges.
Great places to visit include Dunrobin Castle, the cathedral at the Royal Burgh of Dornoch, Glenmorangie and Clynelish whisky distilleries, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, the late Queen Mother’s home Castle of Mey, the Falls of Shin Visitor Centre where you can see wild salmon leaping up great waterfalls, Smoo Cave at Durness, and of course you can stand at the top of Britain at John O’Groats.
A day out on the Black Isle can include a trip to the Wildlife Park or the local brewery. Try quad biking or paint-balling or take a boat trip dolphin and seal spotting.
The thriving city of Inverness is crowned by a pink crenellated castle, and lavishly decorated with flowers. There are plenty of shops, places to eat and drink, peaceful areas close to the centre for relaxing. Chill out by the river at lovely Ness Islands or shop for something tartan to take home. The city itself is small, compact and easy to get around.
Last updated on February 25, 2015
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- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no