Winters Cottage

Self Catering

Winters Cottage, Dykehead, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4QN

    Charming, tastefully restored, stone cottage with panoramic view adjoining Glen Clova on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. New contemporary kitchen with multi-fuel stove. Outstanding walking, golfing, fishing, cycling countryside. Wi-Fi



    Available primarily off season either Fri/Sat/Sun or Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur (70% of weekly rate).  Please call (+44)(0)1608 682570 / (Mobile) 07979 518076 or e-mail to check availability.

    PRICES FOR 2014 and 2015 (fully inclusive)

    January £475 (short break £332)

    February £475 (short break £332)

    March £475 (short break £332)

    April except Easter £475 (short break £332)

    Easter week 1 12 - 19 April £495 (short break £346)

    Easter week 2 19 - 26 April £495 (short break £346)

    May except bank holiday £495 (short break £346)

    May bank holiday 24 - 31 May £595 (short break £416)

    June £595 (short break £416)

    July £595 (short break £416)

    August £595 (short break £416)

    September £595 (short break £416)

    October £495 (short break £346)

    November £475 (short break £332)

    December £475 (short break £332)

    Christmas Sat 20 Dec - Sat 27 Dec £625

    New Year Sat 27 Dec - Sat 3 Jan £625

    • New contemporary kitchen/dining/morning room
    • Southerly panoramic view & stunning local scenery
    • Wi-Fi
    • 2 Flatscreen TVs, DVD, CD & radio
    • Large, well maintained garden & barbeque
    • Multi-fuel stove and open fire
    • Private catering available (by separate arrangement)
    • Prices fully inclusive

    Dykehead is a hamlet on the estate of the Earl of Airlie adjoining Glens Clova and Prosen, home of the osprey, red squirrel, ptarmigan and deer.   Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and glorious scenery of this unspoilt natural wilderness on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.

    This charming period cottage has been in the Winter family since 1860 and was originally the village post office.  It stands on the edge of the village with a southerly panoramic view of the countryside to the hills beyond.

    The cottage has been tastefully restored and the rooms are in very good decorative order. The sitting room has an open fireplace which adds to the warm, homely atmosphere and a Freeview flatscreen TV with DVD, CD player, radio and WI-FI .  There is also a boot room for outdoor sports equipment and storage.

    There is a new large contemporary kitchen/dining/morning room with integrated appliances including a dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave in addition to an electric cooker and fridge. There is also a multi-fuel burning stove and a Freeview flat screen TV. The two bedrooms include one double and one large twin bedded room with ample storage and a hair dryer.

    The refurbished bathroom includes a 'Heritage' white bathroom suite, a separate Showerlux shower unit with Mira Sport electric shower and a heated towel rail.   Bed linen and 'The White Company' Egyptian cotton towels are provided together with the use of The Highland Soap Company soap and handcream during your stay.

    The cottage is set in three quarters of an acre of well maintained garden with garden furniture and a barbeque provided.

    Excellent for outdoor sports - Visit Scotland Walkers and Cyclists Award. Children over 6 years are welcome. We regret we are now unable to accept pets. No smoking policy.

    Electricity, fuel, towels and linen are included in price.

    3 Self Catering
    Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Guests are welcome to arrive any time from 3 pm. Departure time is around 10 am.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Winters Cottage
    £475.00 per unit per week

    Prices for 2015 remain the same as 2014 fully inclusive.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Single Travellers


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point Electric shaver/toothebrush plug
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Cycle Locker
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From Edinburgh:  Take Forth Road Bridge north on M90 to Perth.   From Perth follow the A90 to Dundee, and from Dundee take the A90 towards Aberdeen (signposted Forfar). On the A90 turn left to Kirriemuir on A926.  In Kirriemuir take the B955 following the signs  to The Glens.  As you come into Dykehead, the cottage is first on the left as you enter the village.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest main line station is Dundee

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Regular services to Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Limited services to Dundee

    By coach/bus:  Services from Dundee to Forfar/Kirriemuir. 

    Taxis from Fofar/Kirriemuir to Dykehead.

    Car hire available from Edinburgh and Dundee airports (pick up service from Dundee)

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