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This has been a trying and difficult time for all of us and we have to continue to keep ourselves safe and the Highland community safe from the corona virus. We have reopened as from 10th of July 2020 in line with the Scottish Government Policy.

Current Bookings and Cancellations.

We understand concerns about re-imposition of restrictions and will advise accordingly if the Scottish Government changes its guidelines. Should for any reason you wish to cancel a booking, a full refund will be given as long as cancellation is made in the period 60 days before and up to 48hrs before arrival date.

Current Situation

For latest information from UK and Scottish Governments please see


Myself, Fiona and the cleaning team have been working hard to prepare the cottages in line with agreed guidelines approved by the ASSC and Scottish Government, to ensure that the cottages are cleaned and sanitised to a safe and high standard. Please however wash your hands frequently using the alcohol based hand wash rubs provided and wipe surfaces clean. We have removed some non essential items such as cushions, ornaments, toys and board games. If anything that you need is missing let Fiona know. Whilst books and DVDs remain for your enjoyment please leave any used on the table and they will be quarantined for a week before reuse. If you use the barbeque please clean it before and after use and do not use for first 72hrs of your stay.

Could you please help the cleaning teams.

  • Ensure all rubbish is removed from the property to the bins at the end of the access road for general rubbish and recycling material.
  • Bottles can be recycled at Tesco in Aviemore or on the right before entering Boat of Garten.
  • Bedding and towels carefully stripped and bagged at side of bed.
  • Open windows to enhance ventilation
  • Please leave the cottage as you found it as disinfecting requires additional time for the cleaners.
  • Leave the cottages by 9.30 to ensure maximum cleaning time
  • What to do if you become ill during your stay.

    Please contact the NHS test and trace and inform us as well.We advise then that you return home immediately. Do not use public transport.If too ill to travel you will be charged for any extra extension.The nearest Hospital is at Raigmore in Inverness.
    The local clinic is in Aviemore 01479810258

    Problems during your stay.

    Please contact Fiona on 07756756560. If a maintenance visit is required please remember social distancing. Please keep up to date on any change in UK or Scottish Covid advice and remember when out, ensure you keep social distancing of 2 meters and to wear face masks in shops. Please at all times keep yourselves safe and the local community likewise free from Corona.