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Slains Cottage in Cruden Bay

Front of Slains Cottage -Open Fields to the Back
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Very good
46 reviews
Front of Slains Cottage -Open Fields to the Back
Lounge - Refurbished August 2012
Bedroom - One Double and One Single Bed
Bedroom - Refurbished April 2013
Walk In Shower Room - Refurbished October 2014
Back Garden where you can relax and have a glass of wine !
Rockery - Back Garden - There are some beautiful Sunsets looking up to St. James Church
Cruden Bay Golf Club
1st Tee - View to Slains Castle
9th Tee - View to 15th Green and Sandy Beach
View to Ladies Bridge to get to onto the Beach
Cruden Bay Beach
Miles and Miles of Sandy Beach at Cruden Bay
Salmon Fishing Station
Harbour at Cruden Bay
Harbour Boats
Slains Castle
Bullers of Buchan
Seals at Newburgh
Battle of Viking Cruden Boat which took place on the Anniversary
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Slains Cottage is UR home away from home

It is a One Bedroom Bungalow, sleeping 3 people, one double bed and one single bed. However we have a comfortable Z-Bed which can be made up in the Lounge if a fourth person is required to stay. This incurs an additional cost of 50 GBP per week.

It also boasts a well equipped Eating Kitchen together with full Fridge/Freezer, Double Oven, Microwave, Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer. The Lounge has a Television with CD/DVD Player. There is also a Walk In Shower Room.

Slains Cottage is ideal for golfers as Cruden Bay Golf Club boasts an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course together with the 9 Hole St. Olaf Course which is a testing 9 hole course. Golfers will receive discounted golf when booking Slains Cottage. It is 2 minutes walk to the Golf Course.

It is also a haven for walkers and wildlife...
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About the Owner, Shona F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 46 reviews and 1 property
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Saskatchewan, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Slains cottage is perfect for two people, it will also fit 2 extra for company. It has everything a person needs to make themselves feel like they are home. The beach is fantastic even in the winter. Looking for shells is always fun. Cruden Bay as a village has everything a person could want eating out places, golf on a...

Management response:

Hi Catherine. Thank you so much for your kind review. Liz works very hard to make sure everything is just right for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again, hopefully sooner than you think. Best regards Shona


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Reviewed 25 December 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Cruden Bay Golf course is less than a half mile and Trump Golf Course is less than 10 miles. There are a number of castles and small villages nearby, offering interesting scenery. On a two week trip, this would make a great 3-4 day stop, combined with a stop in St. Andrews & Inverness. Slains cottage is quaint, cozy, clean,...

Management response:

Good afternoon Tom. Thank you very much for your Review and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Cottage. Hopefully when you visit with Irene again you can stay at Slains, we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best regards, Shona


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Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

I was impressed with the booking from start to finish. The booking was handled professionally & I was given all the information I needed to plan a wonderful holiday. The property was really clean & well maintained, with all the amenities you need to enjoy your time at home, although much of my time was spent exploring the surrounding area....

Management response:

Hi Chris, thank you so much for the lovely review, it is very much appreciated. I am very lucky to have Liz and Sheila who look after Slains so well. We hope to see you again in the future. Best regards Shona


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  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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1 Jan 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
3 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We have a comfortable Z-Bed for a 4th Person which can be located in the Lounge for an additional 10 GBP per night, this covers for extra showers, bedding, towels and laundry

Short Breaks are for 3/4 Nights
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About the neighbourhood
Cruden Bay is a beautiful coastal village which is approximately 25 miles from Aberdeen and only 8 miles from Europe´s largest fishing Port of Peterhead.

Cruden Bay Golf Course is one of the most stunning golf courses in the world and Trump International Golf Links is only a ten minute drive away. Peterhead, Ellon and Newburgh are all good golf courses within a short drive also.

There are many historical places to visit such as

Bullers of Buchan (Just outside the Village)
The Bullers of Buchan is an open cave with perpendicular walls - not for the fainthearted! It is located off the A975 three miles north of Cruden Bay. This famous sea chasm is some 200 feet deep, where the ocean rushes in through a natural archway open to the sky. The cliff scenery here is some of the most spectacula...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen Airport: 35.0 km
Railway: Aberdeen: 30.0 km
Ferry: Aberdeen: 30.0 km

From the south of Aberdeen follow all the signs for A90 Peterhead

There are three roads that you can take to get to the coast of Cruden Bay, one via Newburgh (which is the coast road), or alternatively, the Ellon bypass, which is well signposted for the turn off to Cruden Bay and also from the Peterhead area.

Once you drive past Balmedie you will come to the signpost turning right for Newburgh. Follow this road and you will arrive at Cruden Bay eventually. On entering Cruden Bay take the second turning on your left into Golf Road, Slains Cottage (No. 9) is the fifth house on the left.

If you decide to go via the Ellon bypass, do not turn onto the Newburgh road, just follow the road all of the way, signposted A90 for Peterhead. You will pass through the village of Hatton...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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