Welcome to Craignay Self Catering Cottage
Dulnain Bridge - near Aviemore
In the Cairngorms National Park, Speyside, Scotland
Accommodation for eight people in four bedrooms.
An ideal base from which to explore the Cairngorms National Park
Open from Easter - October only (and for Christmas Week).
Craignay is an attractive traditional stone built and typically Speyside detached house of two storeys which can accommodate eight people in 4 bedrooms and is situated close to the old A95 road entering the village of Dulnain Bridge from Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park. It is within easy walking distance (300 metres) of the centre of the village and is surrounded by Scots Pine and Birch woodland. The back garden enjoys a very sheltered area among the trees where it attracts warm sunshine. There is ample parking space at the front of the cottage for four cars.
Weekly Lets only, unfortunately we do not let the cottage for short lets or weekends.
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Interactive Map showing Craignay Cottage in the Cairngorms National Park in relation to Aviemore, Grantown on Spey, Carrbridge, Boat of Garten and Nethybridge.
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For Sat-Nav purposes Craignay's postcode is PH26 3LU
Dulnain Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park
Dulnain Bridge is 3 miles from Grantown-on-Spey, 7 miles from Carrbridge, 7 miles from Boat of Garten and 12 miles from Aviemore.
Dulnain Bridge has a general store and post office, a garage, an excellent homely restaurant and three high quality hotels. The Speyside Heather Centre also provides snacks/meals and an enjoyable shopping experience.
The Speyside Steam Railway runs from Aviemore to Boat of Garten and to Broomhill Station, only 5 minutes drive from Craignay.
What our guests have said about the surrounding countryside:
"Dulnain Bridge is excellently sited for leisure pursuits of all kinds, and for access to cities north and south."
"Superb weather all week - a heat haze at the top of Cairngorm, this observation was made via the funicular - not by foot!"
"The Landmark Centre at Carrbridge - a great place for children. The Glenlivet Distillery - well worth doing if only for the scenery. Picnic on the shore of Lochindorb about 20 minutes drive outside Grantown. It has a ruined Castle in the centre. For the more active a visit to Loch Insh Watersports Centre south of Aviemore - excellent home-made food in the cafe."
"The restaurant on the bridge in the village is super - jolly atmosphere and good portions."
"We made our way up to Loch Ness and the Culloden battlefield. Driving through the Highlands witnessing some of the prettiest landscape any of us had seen. We made our way to Aviemore and rented bikes for the day. More of the amazing scenery."
"The highlight was the Grantown Highland Games. Can highly recommend the ranger guided walks from Nethy Bridge."
" The grand children loved the train ride to Aviemore."
Renowned 18-hole golf courses are nearby at Grantown-on-Spey, Boat of Garten, Aviemore and Kingussie and 9-hole courses are at Nethy Bridge and Carrbridge.
Salmon fishing in the world-famous River Spey can be arranged locally and there is a wide selection of trout fishing available. Enquire at Mortimers in Grantown on Spey.
Speyside is renowned for the wide variety of outdoor leisure pursuits which can be enjoyed including hill walking, rock climbing, sailing and canoeing.
The Cairngorm Mountain funicular railway and the Lecht chairlift serving these two ski areas are each only 30 minutes away from Dulnain Bridge. These operate all year round and magnificient views can be enjoyed from their top stations.
The RSPB Osprey and Capercaillie hide at Loch Garten is 20 minutes drive away from Craignay.
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Rowanhill Cottage , an attractive traditionally-built cottage in Acharacle, by River Shiel and Loch Shiel on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula which has self catering accommodation for six people in three bedrooms.