Kate's Cabins

Self Catering

Kates Cabins, Birch Cabin, Insh, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NU

    1 bedroom with twin or kingsize bed, open plan living in quiet location with bright outlook to patio where you can watch the wildlife passing by. 10 mls to Aviemore. 3mls Loch Insh.

    The self-catering accommodation is situated in the new Cairngorm National Park and set in a peaceful garden with a backdrop of natural forest stretching into Glenfeshie and the Cairngorms. You can walk, cross country ski or mountain bike in the forests behind the cabin. Bird watch on the famous RSPB Insh Marshes or take in a round of golf at courses in the area and enjoy the watersports and restaurant at Loch Insh. Try your hand at fishing at Loch Insh or on the River Spey. Take advantage of touring 'Monarch of the Glen' countryside and enjoy the stunning colours of the changing seasons.

    The Old Log Shed which has the advantage of wheelchair access, was converted in 2003 and provides a light and airy living/kitchen/dining area with patio windows looking on to a sunny garden. The bedroom has either a king size bed or twin beds with en suite bathroom. The built-in shower is spacious with electric shower unit. The kitchen is supplied with an integral electric cooker, microwave and fridge. It is well provided with oil fired central heating, Freesat TV and radio/cassette/CD player.

    There is a secluded garden, ample parking with a patio set out with garden table and chairs.
    Bed linen and electricity are included in the price. Towels are available on request.
    Please view www.selfcateringkincraig.co.uk for available dates
    3 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2013 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2016
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Nov 2014 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    The Old Log Shed
    £250.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cabin
    • Chalet


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • Senior Citizens

    Road Directions

    On arrival at the south end of Kingussie take the B970 over the railway crossing and continue for approximately 5 miles to the village of Insh.  After the telephone box continue for 100m to large driveway on right.  Turn right then sharp left along our drive which is parallel to the main road and continue up to the left of Birch Cabin.  The Old Log Shed is signposted on the gable wall.

    Public Transport Directions

    There are excellent links by train from Kingussie and air from Inverness to the south.  The overnight sleeper also stops here.  We are 2.5 hrs drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow and there is good access to Aviemore, Loch Insh, the Cairngorm mountains and Loch Morlich.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

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

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