Croft Holidays

Self Catering

Croft Dhu Steading, Strone Road, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, PH20 1BA

    Croft Holidays offers three comfortable, well equipped, heated, self-catering cottages, which each sleeps 2-4.

     The cottages are situated 0.5 mile above the village of Newtonmore in a quiet location with superb views over both the Cairngorm and Monadhliath mountains, with walking, cycling and wildlife opportunities straight from the front door. The area is in the Cairngorms National Park and is where the BBC Monarch of the Glen series was filmed. It also offers excellent fishing, golf, sailing, canoeing, gliding and horse-riding.

    Your hosts at Croft Holidays will be Ian Bradbury, a keen cyclist, photographer and mountain walker and his wife Anne. Anne is a Munroist who also enjoys gliding, mountain biking and skiing, as well as being an amateur artist. Between us we should be able to answer most of your queries!

    Croft Holidays offers three, well equipped, heated, self-catering cottages, which each sleep 2-4. All cottages have a bedroom, shower room and multi-purpose main room with settee, table and chairs, TV, microwave, cooker and fridge. Cooking is by gas in Barn and Stable Cottages and electricity in Loft Cottage. All cottages have been newly decorated.

    Each cottage has a bedroom - in Barn Cottage it has a double bed. In Loft Cottage the bedroom is upstairs and it has a new kingsize bed with and a 3' single bed and a single futon bed. Stable Cottage has twin 3' beds in the living room and 3' bunk beds in the bedroom.

    The layout of these cottages has been designed to offer families and groups flexibility should they wish to stay together at one location. If all three cottages are booked by the same group, a reduced rate will be applied. Electricity is included in the rental. Bed linen and 4 towels per cottage are supplied. Stable Cottage has a gentle ramp to the door, wider doors and a shower room suitable for wheelchair users. There is a laundry area, including washing machine and drying room, for use by guests at Croft Holidays. There is plenty of parking space in the grounds. For picnics or playing there is a large grassy area with views south over the Spey valley to the Grampian Mountains. In summer the garden has a beautiful flower meadow.

      Wi-fi is available and pets are allowed. We also offer short breaks and longer stays.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Barn Cottage
    £325.00 per unit per week
    Loft Cottage
    £352.50 per unit per week
    Stable Cottage
    £325.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cheap Holidays
    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • TV In Room
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Drying Facilities
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking


    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    By road, Newtonmore is 64 miles north of Perth on the main A9 route north to Inverness - turn off the A9 at the signs for Newtonmore, follow the road through the village and at the Northern end of the village, turn left just after the Highlander Hotel (signposted to the Strone). COntinue up the hill over a cattle grid. The road bends round to the left at the top and the cottages are on the left hand side labelled Croft Dhu Steading.


    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Newtonmore railway station is 1.4 miles away and Kingussie railway station 2.6 miles away; both of these are on the main Perth-Inverness line.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- The nearest airport is at Inverness 51 miles away. Edinburgh airport is 108 miles away with public transport links to Newtonmore

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