Nethybridge, Cairngorm National Park


  • Central Heating
  • Off Road Parking
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Linen Supplied
  • Hangers
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Towels Supplied
  • Freesat TV
  • WiFi Available
  • Non Smoking
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Heat Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Pet Friendly
  • Covid Guarantee
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Heron Cottage is a lovely semi-detached two-bedroom cottage situated on the amazing Aultmore Estate.  It occupies an elevated position on the estate, enjoying views of the grounds and magnificent Cairngorm mountains.

The ground floor contains an open and spacious arrangement of living, dining, and kitchen which is fully equipped to make you feel completely at home, whilst also giving the designated chef of your group the freedom to chat and socialise while cooking the evening meal. You will find a flat screen TV with basic cable service, DVD and CD player and WiFi for your use.  A toilet/washroom adds to the convenience.

On the first floor are two clean and comfortable bedrooms, one of which has a king-size bed and the other has twin beds. In addition, there is also a welcoming bathroom containing a bath, shower, and toilet. 

Parking is adjacent to the cottage.

Local Area

Aultmore Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by mature forest and breathtaking views of the Cairngorm Mountains.  Hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing are some the the recreational opportunities readily available.  The Whisky Trail begins a short distance away; castles dot the countryside, and yet there are spaces within the twenty-five acre grounds for quiet contemplation.

The River Spey is only one mile away and is one of Scotland's prime fishing rivers.  Cairngorm ski area is fifteen miles away and there are several golf courses nearby.  The area is famed for its bird life, with ospreys nesting close-by and the rare capercaillie resident in the adjacent woods.  Shops and restaurants abound in Aviemore, just twelve miles away, although one might want to stop in the bar at Nethy Bridge Hotel or Grantown on Spey for a touch of local flavour.



Please be mindful that Heron is strickly a no smoking property.

Dogs are welcome to stay at the lovely Heron Cottage, but please do be respectful and don't allow them on the furniture. Please do let them enjoy the lovely walk around the walled garden but be sure to clean up after them. There are lots of great walks for them to explore and we want your pooches to enjoy their holiday too.

A cot and highchair are avaliable for our infant guests, but you must supply your own linen for the cot.

Towels and linen are supplied

Check in : The housekeeping staff work extremely hard to ensure the highest of standards, so check in time is 5pm, unless previousely arranged.

Check out:  10am

Cancellation Terms : 8 weeks or less to arrival date 50% not refunded, 4 weeks or less to arrival 100% not refunded.

Finally can we ask that you ensure you use the correct bins, which are clearly marked.

Wishing you and yours a lovely stay.

Testimonials 4.8

  • September, 2023

    Very pleasant pet friendly property in a beautiful location. Nice to be able to walk from the cottage and also close to other walks in the Cairngorms and Moray coastline.

    Nick Pearce
  • September, 2023

    Loved the cottage we stayed in. It was so peaceful and quiet and wasn’t too far from the places we wanted to see. We were able to even do a couple of walks next to the cottage. Michael one of the mangers helped us with a couple of issues straight away. If we ever return to Scotland we would definitely stay there again.

    Mrs Helen Zacharewicz
  • August, 2023

    Well another amazing stay at Aultmore cottages! Audrey and the other staff are brilliant, so welcoming, helpful and great for a blether. The cottage was as usual spotlessly clean, warm and great night sleeps had by all! Keep up the great work guys and hope to see you again soon!

    Mr Jeremy Frith
  • August, 2023

    Very comfortable accommodation in lovely surroundings, Audry was attentive if needed. Decor and and leaking gutters getting tired and could do with attention. But overall very good.

    Mr David laing
  • July, 2023

    The country estate where the cottage is situated (and its immediate surroundings) are utterly magical. The cottage is charming and comfortable. The estate staff are very friendly and efficient. We had a problem with the central heating system and it was fixed with no fuss in a matter of minutes. We'd love to go back.

    Mr Charles Kellock
  • May, 2023

    A great place to stay - peaceful, warm, very good facilities and very friendly caretaking staff. We will be back

    Mr Richard Stanley
  • March, 2023

    Comfortable cottage in a great location. Grounds and forest to explore from the doorstep. The area has loads of activities and places to visit. Would definitely return to explore further.

    Mrs Dawn Webster
  • January, 2023

    Very comfortable cottage in a lovely setting within country estate. We enjoyed woodland walks direct from the house.

    S Gibson
  • September, 2022

    We are delighted with our experience in Heron cottage. It was very peaceful, and Staff were very responsive and quickly addressed our needs. Walking around the area was most enjoyable, there were plenty of walks of various lengths! And it was lovely the dog was welcome without additional charges

    Mrs Kerry Cooper
  • September, 2022

    Comfortable cottage, lovely quiet location

    Mr David laing
  • August, 2022

    5 stars for location and comfort of cottage.  Walks from the door we’re breathtaking, lovely gardens and peaceful.

    Mrs Fiona Gerhard
  • July, 2022

    A most charming place with all you need for a holiday in the most beautiful landscape. The forest directly behind the house, many different walks nearby, beautiful views towards the estate and the privilege to feel temporarily at home in those wonderful gardens. Should you still want to watch TV, though, be prepared for very unstable reception of only a few stations. The kitchen is adequately equipped to prepare smaller meals. Bathroom facilities fine, beds wonderful. A place to fall in love with Scotland, as we did.

    Dr. Oliver Hole
  • May, 2022

    Great comfy and clean accomodation, kind of Audry to check in on us. freestat TV hit or miss when it's windy. Unlike most places pet friendly includes pet cats, plus for us. overall really good and hope to visit again

    Mr Stuart Laing

Heron - Rate Card

Where rates cross over seasonal price changes, arrival dates will apply.

From To Mid Week Option Rate Weekend Option Rate
01/09/2023 20/12/2023Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
21/12/2023 07/01/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
08/01/2024 24/03/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
25/03/2024 18/04/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
19/04/2024 30/06/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
01/07/2024 29/08/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
30/08/2024 19/12/2024Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
20/12/2024 09/01/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
10/01/2025 13/04/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
14/04/2025 24/04/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
25/04/2025 29/06/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
30/06/2025 31/08/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
01/09/2025 18/12/2025Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
19/12/2025 08/01/2026Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40
09/01/2026 29/03/2026Monday to Friday (4 nights)£308.00Friday to Monday (3 nights)£462.00
30/03/2026 09/04/2026Monday to Friday (4 nights)£355.60Friday to Monday (3 nights)£533.40

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