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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Achneim Cottage (the smallest cottage) for three nights in the beginning of August. Between Edinburgh, Skye, and Cawdor in the Highland - this was our favorite (though all were lovely). The place was a wee bit tricky to find, but once there it was perfect. The view of the ocean, the welcome basket,... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed at Ivy Cottage with friends in August '16 (2 families - 4 adults, 2 teenagers). It was perfect for us and so very quaint. The cottage was well-appointed, cozy and clean. The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed, including a washing machine. My daughter loved the horses across the street and visited them several... More 

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Thank Lisa V
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

My husband and I have stayed at Achneim cottage on three occasions over three years since 2012 (and once in that time at Lochanshelloch Cottage) ... and we've booked again for 2015. We just keep coming back from Australia to stay here because it feels like home and is wonderfully relaxing. The Cawdor Estate staff are very, very friendly, super... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2014

We stayed in Ivy Cottage in August and had the most wonderful time. The cottage was so homely, clean and well equipped, truly a home from home. Our 2 children loved the cottage also with all it nooks and crannies. It is a great location, close to the village and a great gastropub nearby. We will definitely be returning. Very... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

I'd seen and heard rave reviews of Cawdor's cottages for many years but was still impressed when we drove down the farm track to Achneim and opened the door on a cold January day to a warm, welcoming, stylish holiday home. The views of the Moray Firth from the windows, the endless supply of firewood, the superbly fitted out kitchen... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

My husband, my one-year old son, and I had such a wonderful time when we stayed here for 5 days last May. It is set in the most beautiful location, amidst the many fields of the Cawdor Estate, with a view of the Moray Firth in the distance. My husband and I spent several nights in the backyard of the... More 

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Centreville, Maryland
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

I learned about the 5 cottages on the Cawdor Estate from Fodor's Guide, much to my surprise, in a little blurb noted as "TIP," in thier section on Cawdor Castle. I contacted the website and also was pleased to find out that rentals for three days but less than a week were possible, so this seemed a great idea for... More 

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

We just spent Christmas at Achneim cottage, and it was really wonderful. We were overwhelmed with excitement when we arrived, not just because it was a perfectly formed cottage, but the estate had been kind enough to put up a tree for us, leave some Christmas goodies, and build a fire ready for us to light as soon as we... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2011

I have been a regular visitor to Cawdor Estate Cottages since 2005. I am sorry to say that I no longer feel that the Estate delivers the same standards that I enjoyed in my first few years. They charge a very high rental for facilities that are no longer a match to their competitors and they have unfortunately, in my... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 July 2010

We stayed in the Achneim Cottage on the Cawdor Estate for a few days to rest during a very busy vacation trip. With its large bedroom, comfortable living room, eat-in-kitchen, sizable bath and even a room for laundry and/or storage, this tastefully furnished little home is a bit of heaven for two in the Scottish countryside! The cottage is set... More 

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Address: | Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5RE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Nairn
Number of rooms: 13
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“Suitable for 6 but since we had teenagers who didn't want to share a room, one slept on sofa in living room (made for a nice "4th bedroom").”
 of 5 bubbles 697lisav, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are 5 cottages here, plus another large guest house, on the estate. Achneim is perfect for two, with plenty of space.”
 of 5 bubbles GK1959, 13 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Pack a mousetrap and washing up liquid!”
 of 5 bubbles IanMu, 30 Oct 2011 | Read review
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