We know that many of you have dogs that come on holiday with you, so here are some of the best pet-friendly places to stay in Boat of Garten – click on the images to find out more about each house.
We have miles of walks around the village and dog-litter bins at key points. Please keep dogs on leads in the environmentally sensitive areas, particularly during the breeding season – there are many places where they can have a run safely!
The Tree House is set amongst mature trees, away from the road, and is not overlooked, yet is only a few minutes’ walk from the local shops and restaurants. It is on a side road, which leads directly on to cycle paths and woodland walks. There is a covered area for bikes, storage room inside for wet and muddy gear, and ample parking. Up to seven people can be accommodated in the three bedrooms and dogs are welcome.
A traditional granite cottage in a central location in the village, Douglas Cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms. It has many period features, enclosed garden, a wood-burning stove, a bike store and parking for three cars. Woodland and river walks are nearby for visitors and their dogs to enjoy.
The But’n’Ben site near the River Spey in a very quiet location. It sleeps six people in three bedrooms, has a large, enclosed garden and plenty of private parking. It has a good-sized dining kitchen, an additional dining area and a large lounge with open fire and patio doors.
Fir Hall is an imposing granite villa with many period features, and accommodates eight people in four bedrooms. Centrally located in the village, it has easy access to woodland walks. It has a large, enclosed garden and plenty of private parking.
Poppy Lodge is a well-appointed two-bedroomed chalet, sleeping four people in two bedrooms. There is a mat, bowl and poo bags provided for your pets and easy access to local walks. The lodge has a decking area and storage for bikes and outdoor equipment.
With a large enclosed garden and a private gate into the woods behind the house, Mallachie offers plenty of opportunities for you to exercise your dogs. The house sleeps eight people in four bedrooms and the garden is equipped with play equipment and outdoor dining furniture.
Tomdhu Lodge is a large modern house which offers the chance to really get away from it all. It accommodates eight people in four bedrooms, has an enclosed garden and access to local walks. The well-equipped kitchen and spacious living areas ensure there is plenty of room to spread out and there’s an outdoor dining area, firepit and hot tub.
Heath Cottage has a large enclosed garden with a gate giving direct access to Deshar Woods and its extensive network of walks – perfect for walking your dog. It sleeps six people in three bedrooms (one of which is en-suite), a sunny open-plan living area, a conservatory which is ideal for wildlife watching and a patio with furniture for outdoor dining.