Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottage Recommendations Forres

Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendations in Forres, Moray, Scotland.

Manse Cottage is a charming cottage set in rural surroundings and overlooking the River Lossie. An open log fire is laid ready for your arrival, the beds are made with carefully ironed linen and everything we think you might need is provided. Accommodation includes one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, a cosy sitting room and a bright kitchen/dining room. A barbecue sit s waiting for the summer sun to be enjoyed in the enclosed garden. A maximum of 2 dogs is allowed by arrangement. The area has so much to offer. There are long sandy beaches along the Moray Firth, places for gentle rambling or more challenging hill walks and too many golf courses to mention! This is also castle country with Brodie Castle, Ballindalloch Castle and Cawdor Castle all within easy reach for a morning's outing and many more just a little further afield. If you have a passion for an interest in Malt Whisky we are on the Whisky Trail which starts with Dallas Dhu and continues on through the Spey Valley, all about a half hour's drive away. And of course being so near the Rivers Findhorn and Spey there is salmon fishing to be had and sometimes on the River Lossie adjacent to the cottage when the river is in spate.

Slate Cottage is situated in the centre of the town of Forres. Shops, restaurants and a large park are within a minutes walk. The cottage is ideal for a single person or a couple but can accommodate one or two children on the sofa bed in the sitting room. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave and cooker. Forres is the location of Sueno's Stone, an enormous carved stone probably created by Picts to commemorate a battle against Norse invaders. The stele is 20 feet tall and encased in glass structure to protect it from the elements and graffiti. Sueno's Stone translates to Sven's Stone. Brodie Castle lies near the town. Other attractions to Forres include Dallas Dhu Whisky Distillery, which lies just south of the town. Although no longer in production, the distillery is maintained in working order by Historic Scotland. Benromach Distillery is an active distillery with a visitors' centre and is located just north of the Forres bypass.

The Boyne House was a Georgian merchant house built in 1779. It was built by a sugar merchant based in Jamaica. It is large airy flat with its own separate entrance. The apartment is situated in the former servant quarters. It is is located seconds away from the bus stop and is an excellent base for touring The Highlands from. Forres is considered one of Scotland's loveliest small towns and is an excellent place to tour the Highlands from. It is four miles from Findhorn and about ten miles from Nairn. The nearest beach is about four miles away . The property has one double bedroom, one single bedroom with ensuite and a comfortable sofa bed in the sitting-room. The sitting room is large with an area to dine, There is an an area out side for sitting out and eating outside, There is free car parking opposite the house..The separate well stocked kitchen has cooker, washer drier and fridge. There is a freezer and FREE WIFI.

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