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Excellent 5/5 18 reviews

Spindrift Cottage overlooking Bird Reserve of Insh Marshes

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 10km

Beautiful cottage in a quiet and scenic location to relax and soak up the Scottish atmosphere surrounded by mountains and wildlife. Central for many visitor attractions including the Wildlife Park, Distilleries, Landmark and near to lochs for canoeing and sailing or just walk/mountain bike from the doorstep! Only l mile from the RSPB bird reserve. Bird cameras are linked to the TV in your cottage so you can watch live action of chicks hatching and being fed 24hrs a day! Free WiFi.

Just a 14 minute walk to Kingussie means you can leave the car behind to go to shops and restaurants, or take advantage of the free use of 2 adult traditional bikes to cycle round the locality.

One double bedroom with ensuite.  One twin room with private bathroom.  Open plan kitchen, dining and comfortable lounge with patio doors leading out to a deck with table and outdoor seating and BBQ area. High vaulted ceiling with wooden beams and velux roof windows. WiFi. Satellite TV, DVD and a good selection of DVD's, CD player and radio. Large modern spacious fully equipped kitchen. Handcrafted furniture made in elm and oak.

Free fruit and vegetables from the garden.

Bed linen, towels, electricity and fully controllable oil fired central heating included in the price.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Loch Insh 9.6 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 72 km, Nearest railway: Kingussie 1.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

FREE USE OF 2 ADULT TRADITIONAL BIKES. Large tree lined garden, mountain views, near to visitor attractions, castles, watersports, winter skiing. Bird cameras in nest boxes linked to your TV to watch "live action of chicks hatching and being fed". Free organic vegetables and fruit from the garden and greenhouse. Table Tennis.

Further details outdoors

Just l mile (14 minutes walk) from the Highland Town of Kingussie, 12 miles south of Aviemore.

The Scottish Highlands region

The Highlands is the largest, yet least populated geographical area of Scotland and holds some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery like the towering mountain ranges of Nevis and Cairngorm, pockets of the old Caledonian Forest, plentiful lochs and rivers.

It plays host to a wealth of wildlife, with the majestic golden eagle soaring high over heads of red deer on the mountains and pine martens, roe deer, capercaillie, squirrels and wild cat all finding refuge in pockets of the ancient Caledonian Forest. Dolphins and seals navigate the seas, while otters, ospreys and sea eagles fish in the lochs and rivers.


Just l mile from the Highland Town of Kingussie, 12 miles south of Aviemore. Within l mile shops, restaurants, within 6 miles beach, wildlife park, folk museum, within 19 miles winter skiing, reindeer centre, osprey centre, various visitor attractions.

One of the best golf courses in the Cairngorm National Park only a few minutes drive away and fishing less than 400metres.

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Review 1-10 of 18

25 Jul 2014


"Wonderful holiday"

My partner and I stayed at the cottage in June of this year, and were so sad to leave by the end of the week. Julie and John, the owners, are such a fantastic team and wonderful hosts. We were greeted… More

16 Jun 2014


"Exceptional in every way!!"

Our first visit to this area of Scotland. We were so very lucky to discover Spindrift cottage, an absolute gem. The cottage was absolutely spotless, we have never ever stayed anywhere so clean, a… More

27 May 2014


"a jewel in the highlands"

We stay here every year and it is first class. Julie and John have thought of everything necessary to make your stay in Spindrift a memorable experience . The cottage is spotless and has absolutely e… More

29 Mar 2014


"There are so many reasons to recommend staying at Spindrift."

We stay at Spindrift (our second visit with more to come) as it is a nice warm base for a walking holiday in the Cairngorms. It is a very nice conversion of a steading combining character with modern … More

25 Mar 2014


"A Gem"

Having stayed at the adjoining property in the past, had the chance to check if Spindrift would be as good. Yes it was and there really isn't anything to choose between either of them. In the pas… More

15 Mar 2014


"Perfect base for exploring the Cairngorms"

Second stay in Spindrift and it won't be the last. Lovely location outside of Kingussie overlooking the Insh Marshes and the ruins of Ruthven barracks. Spindrift has everything and is so warm and… More

28 Feb 2014


"Lovely home from home"

This is an excellent cottage which has everything that you could need. The children loved the birds and table tennis which they played every night. The free use of the washing machine and products for… More

28 Sep 2013


"Self catering accommodation second to none...!"

We've lost count of the number of times we've stayed with Julie & John either at the B&B or in one of their two self catering lets. Every single time it has been exemplory and I cannot state… More

17 Sep 2013


"excellent cottage in a beautiful setting"

myself and my wife stayed in the spindrift cottage in the first week of september, we hadn't stayed in the highlands before and where looking forward to it, and we certainly weren't disappoi… More

2 May 2013


"fantastic cottage, fantastic location."

Spindrift cottage has everything you could possibly want for a weeks holiday. It is equipped with all modern appliances, the decorations and furniture are excellent and it is warm and cosy. Julie prov… More

Review 1-10 of 18

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