Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

If you are looking for somewhere to get away from it all in a wonderful location, close to some of Scotland's most dramatic coastline and world class attractions you have found it.

Recently completely renovated and extended to provide quality self catering accommodation, Clavie cottage sleeps 5 (+1 cot) with stunning sea views from the master bedroom.

The cottage also benefits from a spacious kitchen diner, enclosed rear garden and off street parking.

Burghead with its stunning coastal setting is on your doorstep but within an hours drive you can explore Inverness & Loch Ness, the Cairngorm national park, castles, whisky distilleries and countless golf courses! You needn't even use your car as within 2 minutes of the front door you can explore Burghead's beach, harbour, ancient well and admire the views over the Moray Firth from the Burghead visitor centre - don't forget your binoculars for a bit of dolphin spotting. Relax and have lunch in one of Burghead's 3 pubs/hotels or simply watch the world go by on the sea front in this wonderfully peaceful setting.

As parents ourselves we know that if the children are happy you're happy!If you are looking for a safe environment that you and your children can enjoy, you've found it.Clavie cottage has been renovated with families in mind. We know that travelling with children means alot of extra luggage, so to make life easier we can provide a cot with bedding, high chair and a toddler toilet seat & step at no extra charge. For stress free family mealtimes there are plastic tumblers & plates and to ease the burden of grocery shopping both Tesco & Asda will deliver to the door. Just place your order before you leave home.Clavie cottage has a DVD player, so feel free to let your children bring their own favourite DVDs on holiday with them. We also have a small selection of childrens books and games to help keep them entertained.

Burghead and area have loads to keep the family entertained whatever the weather. The glorious sandy beaches at Burghead and along the coast at Roseile & Findhorn will keep kids of all ages happy for hours.For the more energetic there are forest trails and castles to explore. Elgin has a great leisure centre with a swimming pool, ice rink and soft play area.Within an hours drive you can visit the Highland Wildlife park or Landmark forest park.Whatever your choice you won't be short of ideas - we provide a folder packed full of information to make the most of your stay.

Clavie cottage is available all year round, we offer the option of short breaks with a flexible entry day (except July and August).

Theres no lack of things to see and do in the area during the winter months. The magnicent coastline, forest walks, pretty villages and towns, great pubs, restaurants and golf courses are still here. Why not take of advantage of the excellent boutique shopping opportunities locally including Brodie Countryfare, Johnstons Cashmere and Baxters.The scenery in the highlands of Scotland is stunning in Winter and of course there is no better time to visit to try the winter sports. Aviemore and the Cairngorm national park are only a 1 hour drive from Burghead so ideal for anyone looking to test their skills on the slopes!

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Burghead 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 40 km, Nearest railway: Elgin 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

This cosy cottage by the sea has been completely renovated and extended giving it a contemporary feel, yet retaining the traditional cottage features.

The ground floor comprises:

Lounge: The lounge at Clavie cottage features 2 comfy sofas, TV with digital TV & radio, a DVD/CD player and feature fire (electric). The perfect place for relaxing after a busy day.Kitchen diner: The spacious kitchen diner is the ideal place for the family to gather & socialise.

The fully fitted kitchen has an electric halogen hob, grill & oven, fridge freezer, microwave, full size dishwasher & automatic washing machine. There is also a table with seating for 6 perfect for family mealtimes. In addition there is separate WC and utility area. Patio doors from the kitchen lead out to the rear garden & driveway.The kitchen is also stocked with supplies of tea, coffee, sugar, oil, sauces & condiments.

Master double bedroom: The master bedroom at Clavie cottage really does have the "wow" factor. This spacious double bedroom occupies the first floor of the rear extension and has a large picture window with sea views to the north & west. To take advantage of the views this room has a comfy seating area - the perfect place to relax.

Bedrooms 2 & 3: Clavie cottage has 2 further bedrooms - a ground floor single & first floor twin room. All bedrooms have new comfy beds, cosy hypo-allergenic bedding and ample wardrobe & storage space.

Family bathroom:Clavie cottage had a spacious family bathroom with bath, powerful shower, heated towel rail & plenty of storage space. We provide 1 hand towel & 1 bath towel per person.In addition to the family bathroom the cottage also has a downstairs WC.

The cottage has a free unlimited WiFi service available for guests to use.

Further details outdoors

Clavie cottage has a small enclosed rear garden (mostly paved) with off street parking. The garden is a real sun trap in the summer so if you enjoy al fresco dining there is a set of garden chairs & a table.

The Moray region

Burghead is located on Scotland's beautiful Moray firth, renowned for its temperate climate the area boasts beautiful beaches and coastline, whisky distilleries, historic castles and stunning scenery to keep the visitor entertained.

Within an hours drive of Clavie cottage visitors can explore the Cairngorm national park, Royal Deeside, Inverness & Loch Ness.

Elgin - 8 miles

Hopeman - 2 miles

Findhorn - 9 miles

Lossiemouth - 8 miles

Forres - 9 miles

Nairn - 18 miles

Inverness - 35 miles


The Moray firth and Speyside area lie at the heart of the Scottish whisky making region with numerous distilleries to visit. Every year at the end of April the Spirit of Speyside festival celebrates the history and culture of Speyside, see for more information.

For the golfer there are countless golf courses locally, with something to suit any ability from championship courses at Nairn and Lossiemouth to the less challenging par 3 course.

For those looking for some more retail therapy the nearby towns of Elgin & Forres provide great shopping & eating opportunities. Elgin boasts boutique shopping at Johnstons cashmere and whisky specialists Gordon & Macphail as well as a host of other local shops and restaurants.

Elgin has an excellent leisure centre with fun pool, soft play area, ice rink - plenty to keep the kids entertained whatever the weather.

For anybody interested in history there are castles nearby at Brodie and Cawdor, as well as the impressive ruins of Elgin cathedal to explore. Culloden battlefield and its award winning visitor centre are within a 1 hour drive, as is Fort George.

For children of all ages the stunning beaches at Burghead and nearby Roseile and Findhorn will provide hours of entertainment. The Moray firth is of course famous for its dolphins so don't forget your binoculars! For more information visit the Whale and Dolphin conservation society centre at nearby Spey Bay.

Whatever your choice you won't be short of ideas - we provide a folder packed full of information to make the most of your stay.