Balsporran Cottages B & B


Balsporran Cottages B&b, Drumochter Pass, By Dalwhinnie, PH19 1AF

    A relaxed and care free place to stay. Welcoming Bed & Breakfast Near Dalwhinnie With Excellent Food & Comfortable Rooms. Dogs Welcome.

    Balsporran Cottages Bed & Breakfast offers well presented, comfortable holiday accommodation close to Dalwhinnie and is a great base for exploring the Drumochter Hills, spotting the local wildlife and enjoying the stunning, unique views of the Scottish Highlands. Ideally located on the Perthshire/ Inverness-shire border, Balsporran is located in the wild Drumochter Pass in the Cairgorm National Park within 30 minutes of many of the area's natural and historic attractions including Blair Castle, one of the most visited historic castles in Scotland.
    The generously sized rooms at the Balsporran Cottages are beautifully decorated with quality furnishings and warm, fluffy duvets, televisions and free Wifi. The luxurious and spacious guest lounge has a real log fire and there is also a drying room available for wet coats and boots.

    Breakfast is served at a time to suit you. Have an early start or gradually wind in the day at your leisure. Choose from our delicious menu, a traditional Scottish cooked breakfast, Scottish smoked salmon, fresh homemade rolls and Scottish cheese are just some of the choices. Naturally there are also cereals, yoghurt, fruit and porridge to choose from. All our breakfasts are served with toast and preserves, orange juice and endless tea or coffee (with or without the caffeine!) made with water from our own natural spring supply. In addition, packed lunches / picnics are available for your day-trips.

    Accommodation is on B&B basis, dinner is optional, but recommended! Home cooked meals are available upon request from our extensive menu. We also provide a great variety of vegetarian meals. Dinner is served at 7.30pm and fresh local produce is used. If you choose to enjoy an evening meal at Balsporran Cottages, you can be sure of simple delightful dishes, freshly made.

    Well behaved dogs are welcome at Balsporran.
    Should your visit be for business, pleasure or family we look forward to meeting you.


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    1 Oct 2014 - 23 Dec 2014
    new year
    28 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
    3 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
    1 Apr 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
    1 Jul 2015 - 30 Sep 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room En Suite
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double room single occupancy
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    double/twin room
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/Twin single occupancy
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    single room
    £40.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Mountains area
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    We are 200 yards from the Sustran Cycle Route (no 7), perfectly placed for cyclists. We are approximately 2 hours north of Edinburgh, 2 hours north east of Glasgow, and 1 hour south of Inverness.

    Balsporran is located approx 4 miles south of Dalwhinnie. Heading north on the A9 we are on the left after lay by 83, heading south on the A9 we are on the right after lay by 85.

    We share the same postcode as Dalwhinnie village, so if you use your sat nav that's where you'll end up!

    Transport within Scotland

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

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


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