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Aviemore Cottages For Dogs

Dog Friendly Cottages In Aviemore

Are you looking for the perfect pet friendly break up in Scotland? It might be time for you to explore Aviemore. In this guide, we’ve hunted down the best dog friendly cottages in Aviemore right now, offering you a brilliant selection of spaces central to some of the best country walks and green expanses.

We’ve rounded up our favourites in the area after some serious searching – saving you more than a bit of time in the bargain! Keep reading and find yourself that perfect spot.

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Aviemore

What makes the ideal dog friendly getaway work for you? Are you looking for a lovely Aviemore cottage that has clear links to the Cairngorms National Park? Maybe you’re looking for a ground floor cottage with an open plan living room and an open fire. or, you could just be looking for a cottage that offers you plenty of mountain scenery.

Whether you’re keen on finding dog walking routes, family friendly attractions or otherwise up in the Scottish Highlands, you can rely on our list of fantastic favourites. Take a good look through these properties and find yourself that ideal fit!

Westwood in Ballater

This 2 bedroom cottage sleeps 4 guests and has room for a well behaved dog. One of our favourites, this holiday home offers a double room and a twin room, and also has an open plan living space complete with a kitchen, sitting nook and a dining area. There is a TV and access to Wi-Fi throughout, and you will also have access to an enclosed garden at the rear.

This well-positioned holiday getaway brings you close to Ballater, known for its links to Queen Victoria. There are wonderful wildlife spotting zones close by, too.

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Tigh An Tearlach in Kincraig

This ground floor cottage location sleeps 4 people across 2 bedrooms, and you can also bring two pets with you. There is a kingsize double bedroom and a twin room, with an en suite in the latter. There is a sitting room with a wood burner and facilities for dining. You’ll also find a big garden that’s got plenty of seating, too.

Within five minutes of wonderful river walks, this Aviemore cottage is close to the fabulous Cairngorms National Park, one of our personal favourites for all kinds of walking adventures. Take a look out at the local Kincgraig village scene for nearby pubs.

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The Bothy in Kirriemuir

This cosy ground floor holiday nook near Aviemore offers a double bedroom as well as space for 2 dogs. You’ll also find this sleeps 2 guests max, making it a romantic getaway. There is a kitchen suite with cooking facilities, a wood burner in the living room, and plenty of space for pets. There is fuel, bed linen and towels included.

The Bothy is a great couples’ base for exploring the foot of the Cairngorm Mountain range, and beyond the Cairngorms, you’ll find National Trust museums and market town scenes in Kirremuir.

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Granite Cottage in Aviemore

This Aviemore cottage sleeps 8 guests max and has room for a dog. A pet friendly cottage offering an open fire in the ground floor living room, there is also a dining area as well as a cottage kitchen offering you cooking and washing facilities. Bed linen is included in the price, and pets will love the garden space.

Ideal for exploring Aviemore, the Cairngorms and spotting their famous red squirrels, take the time to explore the nearby Loch Garten reserve. Pets will love the rugged walks nearby, and you can also get active at Loch Morlich’s watersports hub.

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Rowan Cottage in Carrbridge

This Aviemore cottage sleeps 8 people and has space for a dog. There’s an enclosed garden space that pets will love, and it is a very secluded holiday home spot. There is Wi-Fi throughout, with a living room on the ground floor boasting Freeview TV and access into the kitchen and dining room combi. There’s an ensuite in the main bedroom which you will find on the ground floor.

Whether visiting the Cairngorms or just surveying the scenery, this cottage up in the Scottish Highlands has it all. You are only 400 yards from local shops and restaurants, and while secluded, village fun is nearby.

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West End Cottage in the Highlands

West End Cottage is a family friendly Aviemore breakaway offering a living room on the ground floor, a TV and DVD player, and a kitchen with dishwasher, cooker and more. It sleeps 4 guests and you can bring a dog with you. There is Wi-Fi throughout, and all the family bedrooms are on the first floor. Pets can stretch their legs in the large garden attached.

Based in Carrbridge near Aviemore, this Highlands getaway offers river walks alongside the Dunlain and Spey. Landmark Forest Adventure Park is a family day out not far away. Again – get exploring the Cairngorms, too!

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Tomachlaggan Smithy in Ballindalloch

This cottage welcomes 2 pets and can sleep 4 people, across 3 bedroom spaces. This holiday home close to Aviemore and the Cairngorms has a shower and bathtub, a washing machine, a fridge freezer and Wi-Fi throughout. There is also an open fire, and there’s a garden for pets to enjoy, with a BBQ set provided.

Ideal for family breaks, this cottage offers a wonderful holiday experience within the Cairngorms National Park. There is an abundance of wildlife around, so always make sure to keep your pets under control! It is a wonderful place to take time out and enjoy nature up close.

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Learag in Tomatin

This Highlands cottage sleeps 6 people and offers a space for 2 pets. There is a double bedroom and two twin rooms, and there is an en suite bathing area as well as a family bathroom space. There is enclosed garden seating and a BBQ set, as well as a kitchen area and separate utility area with a freezer outside.

Positioned brilliantly for you to explore the River Findhorn, this is a secluded holiday cottage that is around 15 miles from Aviemore and 17 miles from Inverness. Destinations close by include Carrbridge golf course and – naturally – the Cairngorms.

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Brier Grove in Kingussie

Brier Grove sleeps 7 people max in a 4 bedroom cottage, offering room to one dog. As a dog owner, you will likely appreciate the enclosed garden to entertain your pets, though make sure to keep your dog on the ground floor. There is a kitchen with all mod cons included, and off road parking available. Choose from a double room, a single or 2 twins.

This delightful villa location is based within the Cairngorms National Park, and offers lots of access to local town adventures. There are forest trails all around, and beyond the Cairngorms, make sure to take a look at the golfing scene in Kingussie.

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Types of Accommodation To Expect


With Hot Tubs

Why not treat yourself to a luxury cottage break in Aviemore with a hot tub? With so many outdoor activities to enjoy in the area, a soak in hot bubbling water at the end of the day will be just what the doctor ordered.


Properties By The Coast & Beach

Book something a little different from the usual seaside holiday and spend time in the Cairngorm mountains this summer. The coast of Scotland is delightful, but the hills and lochs inland offer something very special. With miles of open countryside on your doorstep, you and your pet can enjoy hours of exploring.


Cheap Weekend Breaks

Spend time in the beautiful surrounds of Aviemore, there are cheap weekends available so you can treat yourself at any time without spending a fortune.


1-2 Night Self Catering

Looking for a 1 or 2-night break with self-catering facilities? A cottage in Aviemore is perfect. With fully-equipped kitchens and comfy dining rooms available, you will find exactly what you’re searching for.

About Holidays In Aviemore With Dogs

Surrounded by magnificent Highland scenery, Aviemore is nestled in the Cairngorms National Park. The views are incredible whichever way you look.

This large village is a hub where visitors to the area stay, shop, eat and meet. It’s a great place to base yourself and explore this amazing part of Scotland.

Doggies will enjoy the open countryside and you could choose a different walking route every day to see something different. Loch Alvie, Loch an Eilein and the River Spey (see here) are all close by if you love to spend time next to crystal clear water.

Plenty of pubs and cafes in Aviemore welcome pooches inside – there’s no need to leave man’s best friend behind when you holiday in this area.

The Last Word

Aviemore is the perfect place for outdoor lovers of all ages. Mountain trails and woodland paths are a haven for doggies too, so everyone can have a wonderful holiday in Aviemore together.

Winter or summer, there is plenty to do in the Cairngorm National Park.

When it comes to booking dog friendly cottages in Aviemore, there is quite a selection to choose from.

Cosy cottages on the patio and comfy homes with lots of room to spread out – they are all available to book here.

For more fantastic cottages in Scotland for dogs it’s here.

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