Craigellachie Cottage in Wester Galcantray offers a homely welcome to all of its guests.
A brilliant choice no matter the season, the cottage is close to beautiful secluded beaches, the city of Inverness and the great outdoors of the Scottish Highlands.
The enclosed lawned garden is perfect for enjoying the stunning views and peace and quiet of the Highlands which guarantee a relaxing break with family or friends.
At A Glance
Two Dogs Allowed
About Craigellachie Cottage
The perfect base for golf fans, detached Craigellachie Cottage in Wester Galcantray is just two miles from Castle Stuart Golf Links and comfortably sleeps four people.
With a double room and twin room, a luxurious shower room, it has an outdoor seating area with amazing views over the woodland and fields surrounding the cottage, or you can dine in the modern fully equipped kitchen.
Parking for two cars and a cycle store are on site.
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Things To Do in Wester Galcantray, Nr Cawdor
The Moray coastline is a short drive from the cottage and offers the opportunity to undertaken water sports, boat trips and walks on the tranquil beaches with your favourite canine friend. Some of the best beaches to stretch everyone’s legs are Findhorn Beach near Forres, Findochty Beach near Buckie, Hopeman Beach near Elgin and Covesea Beach at Lossiemouth. These beaches allow dogs throughout the year.
Mountain biking and walking are popular pursuits in this area and there are several forest trails that are suitable for mountain biking or simply for taking an invigorating walk out with your four-legged friend. Mountain bike routes include those from Cawdor to Nairn or you can head slightly further afield to Loch Ness and follow the shore of the loch.
There are some fantastic places to eat in the villages along the loch’s shoreline, from modern restaurants to traditional Scottish cottage-style places, serving locally sourced fish, meat and vegetables.
Culloden Battlefield is one of Scotland’s most historic sites. It was here in 1746 that the Jacobites attempted to regain the British throne in the name of the Stuart family. In the last pitched battle on British soil, 1,500 Jacobite soldiers died in one hour, whilst the opposition suffered losses of just 100 men in comparison.
A visit to this historic battlefield is a short distance from Craigellachie Cottage. It has guided visits and a café that serves locally produced food. Enjoy a pint of Culloden Ale or a glass of Culloden Whisky as well as freshly ground coffee, tea and cakes. Dogs are welcome on the battlefield when on a lead.
Visit Cawdor Castle which was constructed in the 14th century as a private fortress to protect the Thanes of Cawdor family. With an imposing rectangular four-storey tower-house and a garret, this was a fortress to protect a family with links to Scottish royalty.
The house is still owned today by the Cawdor family who open it up to visitors for visits to the gardens, house and to view its wealth of paintings, furniture and to enjoy scones and a cup of tea in its café.
A peaceful, traditional Scottish setting awaits guests at Craigellachie Cottage. Cosy up together to play board games by the fireplace, read a good book or simply snuggle up under a traditional plaid blanket on the sofa.
The wide choice of outdoor activities within a short drive of the cottage offer something for everyone. From water sports to walks in woodlands, on tranquil beaches or visits to a battleground with its history deeply rooted in the history of the United Kingdom there’s plenty to keep everyone occupied.
A local shop is just a mile away and there is a local pub just three miles from the cottage for days when enjoying a meal made with locally sourced food is the way to go. Dogs are welcome at the cottage and will love the freedom to run around in the fresh air.
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