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Tomidhu stars
14 reviews
Tomidhu stars
Country kitchen
Breakfast bar
A day for cross country skiing
19th Century fireplace with wood burning stove
Cairngorm ponies
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Ballater church
Cosy snug with log burner
Second double bedroom
Daffodils in spring
Front aspect
A frosty river Dee
A fine brown trout
Back garden patio
Front garden looking along the Dee valley
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Full of character and charm, Tomidhu is a modernised traditional farmhouse providing accommodation for 6-8 people. It is located in the hamlet of Crathie less than one mile from Balmoral Castle and on the doorstep to a wealth of outdoor activities in the Cairngorms national park. The cottage is set within a fenced garden with it's own parking and has beautiful open views from all rooms. The living rooms are fitted with wood burning stoves making this a cosy home at all times of the year.

Tomidhu farmhouse is located at the edge of the village of Crathie in the eastern Cairngorm National Park in the heart of Royal Deeside. Crathie is around six miles from Ballater, a vibrant highland town with numerous opportunities for eating out, shopping and activities. Seven miles to the west in the centre of the park is Braemar, a smaller to...
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About the Owner
Gary M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:73%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here in December. Had a fantastic time. Great location for a skiing holiday or a winter retreat. Just a short walk from Balmoral castle, which looks beautiful in the snow. Will definitely be returning soon.

Thank Ryan_booth88
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely cottage, with a well equipped kitchen and the most wonderful views to the Scottish countryside. The location is perfect for exploring the area around river Dee. The fenced off garden is perfect for dogs and our golden retriever loved exploring it...More

Thank chrissi20172017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a wonderful 5 night stay at Tomidhu in September 2017. Well located for walks, a short drive to local towns but perfectly peaceful for a nice relaxing time in the heart of the Highlands. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the kitchen...More

Thank CMPLondon
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
14 Apr 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
3 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
3 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
3 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Within the immediate vicinity of Crathie, Balmoral Castle is a popular destination for tourists passing through the area. The Lochnagar distillery is also located here and can be visited for a tour of the facility or just to try a quick dram at the bar. There are many other castles and distilleries within a short drive of the property.

Ballater is an old town which has retained much of its charm as it has avoided the extensive development so prevalent in the towns to the north of the park. There are numerous hotels, restaurants, bars and shops serving the local population and the busy tourist industry which reaches it’s peak during the summer months.

Braemar is considerably smaller but is still popular with tourists due to it’s enduring architecture and spectacular...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 80.0 km
Railway: Aberdeen: 80.0 km
Ferry: Aberdeen: 80.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
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