Dolphin View Cottage, Ardersier

Self Catering

Stuart Street, Ardersier, between Nairn & Inverness, Ardersier, Inverness Shire, IV2 7RS

    A comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage with sea views over the Moray Firth towards the Black Isle, ideal for couples, dog friendly with a secure enclosed rear garden. Village location with good shops and pubs within walking distance

    Dolphin View Cottage is a pet friendly self catering holiday cottage situated in the village of Ardersier, the cottage is ideal for couples and the village location makes for an easy relaxing holiday. Within walking distance of the cottage you can follow the well surfaced shore path to historic Fort George.


    The cottage has stunning sea views over the Moray Firth towards the Black Isle and is directly opposite Chanonry Point, dolphins can often be seen between Fort Geroge and Chanonry Point.  


    The village of Ardersier has two good convenience stores that open 7 days a week, a pharmacy, hairdresser, several organic food outlets, church, pub and a hotel serving excellent food.  There is a bus service between Inverness and Elgin with the bus stop just a few yards from the door.


    Dolphin View Cottage is a very comfortable cottage, well insulated and warm, with a good selection of books, games and free WiFi. it is a one bedroomed cottage, there is also an IKEA chair bed in the living room that can be used for an extra guest.  It has electric heating throughout.


    The rear garden is enclosed with a high wooden fence and a useful shed/kennel that can be used for bike or sports gear storage.


    A paradise for golfers, Castle Stuart golf course is within 4 miles, Nairn Dunbar and Nairn links are just along the road. Other great courses in the area are Cawdor, Royal Dornoch, Strathpeffer, Fortrose & Rosemarkie, Inverness - you could play a different course everyday.


    Please visit the website for more information and pictures, checking availability and booking.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    Open all year
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017

    Normal times for arrival are Saturday 16:00, check out the following Saturday by 10:00am. Off season variations possible.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Christmas & New Year
    £450.00 per unit per week
    High Season 6th June to 26th September
    £425.00 per unit per week
    Low Season
    £325.00 per unit per week
    May 2nd to 30th May
    £400.00 per unit per week
    Spring & Autumn
    £350.00 per unit per week

    Prices range from £325 - low season. £350 Spring and Autumn. £400 May, £425 high Season £450 for Christmas and New Year weeks

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks Short breaks and special offers available out of main season
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point Shaver adaptor
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Iron Available
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower electric shower over bath
    • Towels Provided
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden secure rear garden with high wooden fence and lockable shed that can be used for bike/sports gear storage
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Television
    • WiFi Free WiFi from 15 Dec 2014

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cheque
    • PayPal


    • Bike Storage Available lockable shed in rear garden
    • Cycle Locker
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Park and Ride good bus service to Inverness and Nairn
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking private driveway within garden


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles The Gun Lodge Hotel in the village does excellent meals. cafes at Connage dairy, Fort George and also within village
    • Organic Food MacLeod Organics have a farm shop also Connage dairy does organic cheeses and has a lovely cafe
    • Shop excellent shop in village open 7 days a week with long hours
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities Free WiFi
    • Internet Access Free WiFi
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location situated on the inner Moray Firth, lovely views from the cottage windows, the Moray Firth is famous for its' resident population of bottlenose dolphins
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View Seaview from living room and bedroom windows over Moray Firth towards the Black Isle
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome Dogs most welcome, they will receive their own hospitality pack, the rear garden is secure with a high wooden fence. dog bowls and towels provided for use during stay
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome Pet food bowls, dog towels and dog hospitality pack provided. The rear garden is secure with a high wooden fence
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens Dolphin View Cottage is situated in a village with good well surfaced paths, shops, bus service and no hills

    Road Directions

    To get to Ardersier you leave the A96 between Nairn and Inverness, travel about 6 miles through countryside to get to the village of Ardersier. Dolphin View Cottage is on a quiet traffic calmed road in the village of Ardersier, it is near a bus stop with a regular bus service between Elgin and Inverness.  Full driving directions will be given on booking

    Public Transport Directions

    Close to Inverness Dalcross Airport with regular scheduled flights to Amsterdam, London Gatwick, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Jersey, Orkney and the Western Isles.  The nearest train station is Inverness,  Regular bus services from near the cottage to the Airport, Elgin and Inverness

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer

    Christmas/New Year break - 15 nights arrive Tuesday 22nd December stay until Tuesday 5th January £795. 

    Accommodation Special Offer

    £25 off.

    £25 off second week if booking a two week break.

    3 for 2

    Three weeks for the price of two, save £300! Arrive on either 31st October or 1st November and stay for three weeks in Dolphin View Cottage, located in the village of Ardersier. Well insulated and warm, secure rear garden, walks from door, private parking, free WiFi. Lots to do in the area, great golf courses nearby. Dog friendly.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 19 Sep 2015 to 26 Sep 2015

    Late availability reduced rate. 19th September 2015 was £425 now only £360 for 7 nights.

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