This is a perfect spot for a winter holiday in Scotland. You have everything you need - cozy, clean cottage, fireplace, great location…. just pray for snow 😜 Briony and Martin are very welcome and friendly hosts. Martin met us on our arrival and Briony prepared a nice welcome hamper ( the homemade Brest was delicious) Thank you 😊

Desislava Avatar
26 Feb 2022

We had an amazing stay at Sycamore cottage, it was a beautiful little space with all the amenities we could ask for. The cottage was situated in a great location for our adventures in and around the area. The booking process was very easy and would highly recommend staying in this Cottage.

Laura Avatar
22 Feb 2022

Sycamore cottage surpassed our expectations. It is such a nice, cosy place to stay in. It’s the perfect location for exploring the Cairngorms & potential skiing! The views from the cottage were stunning.

Lucy Avatar
16 Feb 2022

Nice little comfy place close to Aviemore.

Veronica Avatar
03 Feb 2022

Sycamore cottage was such a lovely place to settle in to call home for a few days. The place was immaculate with little touches to make it feel like a special holiday home. We were thankful that Briony was on hand when we arrived as night vision made it difficult to see where to park, but once we arrived we were welcomed to the warm bothy with plenty of wood and instructions to make a nice fire. The kitchen was well stocked, the bed was comfy, and small details like whiskey glasses, reading lights at the bed, and a blue tooth radio didn’t got unnoticed and were well-used. Being situated close to the highway means it is nicely located near to Aviemore and other key walking hubs, so would advise having a car to take you to different places in the area to explore.
We were also fortunate that Speyside Tours could pick us up from this location, so we were able to get a whiskey tour in during our stay as well, which really made the trip complete.
Overall a good location and a beautifully maintained self-serve accommodation, and will be recommending others (to book directly!) who are keen for a Scottish holiday escape.

Brittany Avatar
25 Jan 2022

Cosy, warm wee cottage, great location to explore the area. Well equipped kitchen too

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Grant & Kate
12 Jan 2022

We really enjoyed our stay at Sycamore Cottage. It was easy to find, clean and well stocked with cooking equipment.
We had a short weekend getaway going on our walks and paddleboarding. So it was lovely to come back from the cold to warm ourselves by the fire.

Rebecca Avatar
10 Jan 2022

Lovely cosy cottage near to the hills. Easy to find and had everything we needed plus a warm welcome. The Boat Inn a short walk away does an incredible steak pie!

Stuart Avatar
22 Dec 2021

Had such a lovely stay at the cottage. The perfect place for a winter getaway, great location to explore from and cosy cottage to come back to, wonderful. Really appreciated the log burner and was supplied with ample logs for the duration of our stay. The bird feeder outside the cottage was really well stocked, and it was so lovely to watch the birds in the morning with a brew! Faultless accommodation and lovely hosts. Would love to stay again.

Liam Avatar
19 Dec 2021

thanks for such a lovely stay, hope to visit again

Mustafa Avatar
16 Dec 2021

Cost and comfortable cottage perfect for a couple. With a 15minute walk along a track to Boat of Garten for dinner and within easy reach of the Cairngorm Mountains. Perfect location for hill walkers.

Amanda Avatar
15 Dec 2021

Sycamore Cottage is the perfect couple’s getaway! We had everything we needed to cook. The bed was very comfortable and everything looked like new. The location is perfect for exploring the Cairngorms. Briony and Martin were lovely hosts who helped make my birthday weekend extra special!

Nicole Avatar
12 Dec 2021

Briony was very accommodating and let us stay at short notice while I had a power cut at home following Storm Arwen. It was great to get warmed up and powered up. I found the apartment to be clean and very cosy. Thankfully the power came back on shortly after we arrived so we didn't stay long but I'm sure it would have been very comfortable.

Ruth Avatar
01 Dec 2021

excellent cottage in great location. hosts were extremly attentive & helpful

Henry Avatar
28 Nov 2021

Very beautiful apartment! The apartment was extremely clean and very nicely decorated. Communication was good with the host and helpful when I couldn’t work out the hot water. Easily accessible to Aviemore.

Caitlin Avatar
25 Nov 2021

Great cottage in a good location. It has everything you need for your stay including a bluetooth speaker, USB sockets and wireless phone charger. You can also pre-order a welcome hamper, we did this and were really impressed with the vegan option. There is a pub in nearby Boat of Garten that you can walk to (there is a torch in the cottage which you'll need) sadly it was fully booked when we were there so best to plan ahead if you do want to go. We opted for Aviemore for a takeaway but there is also Grantown on Spey if you don't fancy cooking. Plenty to do locally but if you just want to completely switch off, light the stove and relax in the cosy cottage and simply enjoy the view. We hope to return as this was a perfect short break.

Emma Avatar
22 Nov 2021

Locheil Apartment is a beautifully decorated apartment and it is in a great location. The interiors are homely, the flat is warm, spacious and clean. It has everything you would need and more. Briony was very welcoming and we can't wait to return. I'd highly recommend staying here!

Madlaina Avatar
21 Nov 2021

We had a fantastic stay at Locheil Apartment, we were very comfortable and had everything we needed. Briony is very friendly and helpful, and the welcome hamper was amazing. It's a great base for exploring the Cairngorms.

Lucy Avatar
12 Nov 2021

The apartment is super. it has everything you need and it's full of lovely touches which makes it absolutely perfect for a couple but Briony went the extra mile to ensure that our 5 months old daughter was comfortable. we highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in visiting the area. its location is perfect for walking to Boat of Garten or in the fields near by and it's a short drive to lovely places like Nethy, Aviemore and others.

Claudia Avatar
27 Oct 2021

A lovely little cottage, perfectly situated. Sycamore Cottage is warm , comfortable and cosy .with all the mod cons and with Lovely friendly hosts .

Rachael Avatar
20 Oct 2021

Lovely stay. Lots to do. Friendly and helpful hosts. Gorgeous accommodation. Thanks so much

Kirsteen Avatar
16 Oct 2021

Lovely hosts with great communication. Accomodation is beautiful and has everything you could need - including robes and a luxury bath tub. Has cosy lounge with a smart TV too. Location is ideal with nearby nature reserves, stunning lochs and many outdoor activities available.

Natalie Avatar
13 Oct 2021

A lovely wee place for a few nights. We so enjoyed coffee in the morning on the verandah admiring the sun rise. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and had everything we could need. Even better than the photos! Thank you and hope to be back one day!

Sheila Avatar
10 Oct 2021

We had a lovely short break at Sycamore Cottage, a great base to explore the Cairngorms.

The cottage was well equipped and well located for our stay, we wouldn't heiatate to return to see more of the beautiful local area!

Francesca Avatar
08 Oct 2021

This is a lovely one bed cottage. It has its own garden with a beautiful view. It is very comfortable and well equipped. There was even a box with towels, balls etc for our dog. Briony and Martin met us on arrival and were very welcoming and helpful. We found the location was a perfect base to explore the local area.

Anna Avatar
06 Sep 2021

Great place to stay. Nice and quite and great location.

Mark Avatar
14 Aug 2021

Really enjoyed our stay here, the cottage is stunning and really peaceful!

Fay Avatar
26 Jul 2021

Fantastic host and beautiful cottage. The secured garden was perfect for our dog and exactly what we were after.

Ryan Avatar
24 Jul 2021

Lovely, clean place to stay in a good location. Excellent communication from the host with great recommendations of the local area.

Holly Avatar
18 Jul 2021

The cottage is absolutely amazing.
Its spotless clean and comfortable, fully equipped with everything you may need.
We were travelling by public transport and had no issues getting out and about as Briony sent us very clear directions how to get there from the village.

She's a wonderful host, very friendly and full of knowledge about the local area.

We cannot wait to come back. Thank you very much!

Agata Avatar
16 Jul 2021

Loved the cottage and would come back. The garden area was perfect for a dog and we had a great night's sleep

Craig Avatar
12 Jul 2021

Gorgeous cottage! Absolutely perfect trip! We throughly enjoyed our stay.

Kirsty Avatar
10 Jul 2021

Cosy accommodation in the perfect location to explore the Cairngorms. The cottage is beautifully finished, with a well equipped kitchen and a private garden that was ideal for our small dog.

Donna Avatar
08 Jul 2021

A perfect little cottage tucked away a few miles from Aviemore. There was a private and safe garden for our dog to play in, the on first glance the grass was looking great and the inside of the cottage did not disappoint. It is just out the way of the hustle and bustle of Aviemore and a great location for us to explore the Cairngorm mountains. There is a pub within walking distance and plenty of attractions for miles around. A very comfortable 2 days for the 2 of us, cooking in the kitchen was a pleasure and so was watching the Euros on the big tele!! Also, bird watching in the garden with a coffee or a beer was more than enjoyable.

Liam Avatar
04 Jul 2021

Just what we were looking for

Peter Avatar
02 Jul 2021

We had a wonderful stay in the cottage. It’s small but perfectly formed. The kitchen is very well equipped and the bed is comfortable. The location is good but you will need a car to get around as the nearest village is a 5-10 minute drive. The surrounding area is great with lots to do; walking / hiking, cycling, nature trails and a steam train all within 15 mins drive.

Helen Avatar
29 Jun 2021

We very much enjoyed a relaxing stay here. The location was ideal for exploring the Cairngorms, particularly the area around Aviemore. The cottage itself is beautifully finished, a lot of thought and hard work has clearly gone into making it stylish and comfortable.

Tom Avatar
04 Jun 2021

Beautiful place to be. Lots of stunning scenery, walks, lochs. Very good accommodation. Well thought out. Everything you need to be comfortable.

Lynn Avatar
02 Jun 2021

Sycamore Cottage is perfect for a solo stay or for a couple. Comfortable, quiet and with great views. The porch gets sun all day and the location is perfect for exploring the beautiful area. The kitchen is well equipped and the bed very comfy.

Jennifer Avatar
15 May 2021

Great place to stay in the Aviemore area

Bertie Avatar
05 May 2021

5 star rating“It's, almost, our second home.” Returned to Sycamore Cottage, after the holiday booked in 2020 was 'carried over'. This is our third stay in this lovely cottage. A perfect place for a quiet getaway. The garden has several bird feeders that attract goldfinches, yellow hammers and various other birds to watch. Ideal location and close to Aviemore for a variety of shops, cafes and restuarants/bars. It is a lovely walk into Boat of Garten, with its 'Aladin's Cave' Post Office shop. We plan to return on a regular basis.

Brian W Avatar
Brian W
01 May 2021

5 star rating“It's, almost, our second home.” Returned to Sycamore Cottage, after the holiday booked in 2020 was 'carried over'. This is our third stay in this lovely cottage. A perfect place for a quiet getaway. The garden has several bird feeders that attract goldfinches, yellow hammers and various other birds to watch. Ideal location and close to Aviemore for a variety of shops, cafes and restuarants/bars. It is a lovely walk into Boat of Garten, with its 'Aladin's Cave' Post Office shop. We plan to return on a regular basis.

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