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“Terrific!”
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Very good
39 reviews
The patio and conservatory
Master bedroom
The twinn room
Heath Cottage
Bright and airey living room
The second duoble bedroom
Heath Cottage
dining conservatory
breakfast bar
Master bedroom
Well equiped kitchen
Landmark Forest Park - just 4 miles away a must for the kids
Cairngorm Ski area in winter. 12miles away and you can visit the mountain all year round
Beautiful Loch Garten , juts a mile away and home to the famous Osprey and RSPB reserve
Green Loch near Glen More - well worth the walk or ride in
Loch Morlich and the Cairngorm Mountains in winter
A great area to mountain bike - you can hire in Boat of Garten
Avielochan
City of Inverness - capital of the highlands - just 30 minutes away
Red Deer Stag - part of the local wildlife
Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness - just 45 minutes to see the monster!
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Boat of Garten, Aviemore, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Very good - based on 39 reviews
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Mandy6120...
Skipton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Terrific!”
Reviewed 3 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
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Heath Cottage was such a lovely home from home, very well furnished and equipped and we wanted for nothing. The cottage owner (s) telephoned us on the evening of our arrival to make sure everything was ok and said we could ring them anytime with any queries. This was a very personal touch. The cottage was clean and comfortable and the back garden was lovely with daily visits from red squirrels. The local shop was very well stocked and not expensive, the staff there were friendly and helpful. The local hotel The Boat was also very accommodating, we dined out there twice and the second time they squeezed us in as we hadn't booked, but they didn't rush us at all, the food was brilliant. The cottage itself was central to all the wonderful attractions in the Cairngorm National Park, the funicular railway up the Cairgorm mountain was a fab day out, we also visited castles and lochs. Lochindub and Loch an Eilien were wonderful places, both have castles in the loch, the first is a good place for birdwatchers with Black throated Diver and Osprey, the second a lovely place for families who like picnics and woodland walks. I can only say thankyou so much to the cottage owners for having this place for holiday rental, it was a wonderful weeks holiday :)

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Liked best: The personal touch
Liked least: Can't think of anything negative to say
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
9 May 2014
We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday in our cottage and appreciate the time you spent to let other know how Heath Cottage was for you. Some great tips for other holiday makers too. We do hope to welcome you back soon.
Nick and Heather
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579rachel
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent base to explore the Cairngorms”
Reviewed 2 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Stayed here with a group of friends for a ski trip. Booking was very easy and is just what we expected - good location and cosy with a lot of room to accommodate a full house. I would definitely consider staying here again for the summer - so many places to explore around the area- beautiful settings.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
3 Mar 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Heath Cottage. We do hope that you can manage to make it up in the summer too.

Regards

Nick and Heather
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NettyBarl...
Kent, UK
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Comfortable Stay for fab holiday”
Reviewed 28 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We liked the location, easy access to mountains and Aviemore. We had shopping delivered on our first day and topped up from shop over the road as we went on which was very convenient. We had red squirrels in the garden and beautiful walks on the doorstep via the back gate. The owners were very quick to answer queries and it is a good idea to read all the info about the cottage in advance as it is useful. A tip if you are getting shopping before you arrive is do not get too much frozen stuff as the freezer compartment is in the fridge - that said by removing some packaging we were able to get three pizzas, a bag of chips and some frozen veggies in ! We didn't get soaked and only did a little bit of washing so the clothes dryer sufficed, but you can use the tumble dryers across the road. There were four adults and two kids in our party and there was plenty of space for us all to fit comfortably. The girls enjoyed playing the games and after a long day out sledging/skiing/walking/chasing reindeer they enjoyed watching movies through the wifi. We all slept like logs ! All in all it was a thoroughly enjoyable stay and all of us would recommend the cottage and the holiday very much.

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Liked best: Location and comfort
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
3 Mar 2014
Hi We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the cottage and location so good,thank you for sharing your tips with us and other customers.
We hope to welcome you back soon.
Heather and Nick
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Huskytrav...
East ALER
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Accepted with pets”
Reviewed 27 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

This cottage is superb . loads of amenities , accepted dogs, great walks from back garden into woods. Fabulous location. Highly recommend

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Jan 2014
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the cottage and location so good.
We hope to welcome you back soon.
Heather and Nick
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
MoragM3
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Absolutely brilliant week spent in a lovely warm cottage in nice village”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

It was a brilliant week spent in a lovely warm cottage in a lovely cottage that was close by to all the local attractions. We managed to visit lots of them including, steam railway, wildlife park, landmark, funicular railway, reindeers, grass sledging and bicycle hire.
It was nice to come back to a warm cottage after a busy day out and about.

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Liked best: peaceful location
Liked least: showers not very powerful
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 16 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
14 Sep 2013
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found it comfortable and welcoming. We hope to welcome you back soon. Heather and Nick
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