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Dell of Abernethy Cottages

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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room features
Refrigerator in room
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Inverness Airport40 km
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Reviewed 24 Oct 2018via mobile
My sister and I stayed in the South Dell cottage for several days. The surroundings were peaceful and so serene. The staff was excellent and very responsive.

If you’re looking for a place to reboot your brain and just relax, look no further than The Dell of Abernathy.

Ed Gould
Thank egould1153
Response from Polly C, Owner at Dell of Abernethy Cottages
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Ed Thank you so much for your lovely review, glad you had a lovely time staying with us, it really is an amazing place to switch off surrounded by the trees. Hopefully we will see you again sometime. Love from all at The Dell
Reviewed 26 Sep 2018
We loved: the relaxing setting amongst the woods with nice walks. The kids loved: the zip wire! We were met at the entrance by Ross who was super friendly and showed us the cottage/parking etc. The cottage was well equipped and cosy and there was a whole plate of freshly made chocolate brownies for our arrival - what's not to like about that! We also had the huge good fortune to be staying on a night when there was a live act in the woodland teepee, all glittery with fairy lights. Everyone settled in around the roaring fire to listen to the music -such a magical atmosphere. Supper was the most delicious venison stew prepared by Polly which we all devoured, even the children ate it all. If you can make it to an event in the teepee, you will have a real treat. A tranquil get away, it ticks all the boxes.
Thank DublinFhw
Response from Polly C, Owner at Dell of Abernethy Cottages
Responded 5 Oct 2018
Hi Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm really pleased that you had such a lovely time here at the Dell and managed to get to one of our Tipi events, always a treat. Hopefully we will see you here again sometime. Thanks again Love from all at the Dell
Jude W
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 Sep 2018
Just back from a lovely family get together. This self catering house was perfect for our needs with new born baby and young kids big enough for us to have our own space when needed. Lovely big extremely well equipped kitchen with huge dining table for family dinners an important part of the day in our family!! Large relaxing living room for us all to lounge about and play the multiple games provided and listen to the LP,s also provided. All cots high chairs etc provided for us. Loved the history of the house and all the quirky mix of style of furniture. The walks were great through the forest got lost many times but always managed to find our way into the village coffee shop. Oh and the butcher/farm shop was amazing had the nicest leg of lamb ever!! Highlight for our little grandson was going on the steam train to Aviemore for a few extra provisions!! All in all could not recommend this place highly enough, would hope to be back. Thanks Polly, Ross and Christine for being so welcoming.
Thank Jude W
Response from Polly C, Owner at Dell of Abernethy Cottages
Responded 5 Oct 2018
Hi Judith Thank you so much for the lovely review, it was really nice to meet all of your family and glad you all enjoyed yourself here. So much to do around the area and the village has everything you need for a luxury get away. Hopefully we will see you all again in the near future. Love from all at the Dell
Reviewed 16 Sep 2018
We had an unbelievable time at The Dell for my brothers wedding! Ross and Polly were wonderful and made sure everything was perfect for the entire 4 night stay.

The accommodation is beautiful. Homely, rustic and very comfortable. Our cottage had everything we needed and more... a record player with record collection, board games, a washing machine and dryer (needed after muddy walks in the national park!). The rooms are large and the bed super comfy. The 2 bathrooms in our cottage were also of a very good quality.

The setting is incredible; right in the heart of the forest with loads of great walking routes in all directions.

The big tipi was a fabulous setting for the wedding breakfast and reception. 2 fire pits meant no one got cold! The food was lovely, we enjoyed everything Polly and Ross prepared for us!

100% recommend The Dell to anyone. It was amazing and thanks to Ross, Polly and team for making it the perfect occasion!
Thank JonnyRedUK
Response from Polly C, Owner at Dell of Abernethy Cottages
Responded 20 Sep 2018
Hi Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was our pleasure to be your hosts for the wonderful wedding and you we all lucky enough to have gorgeous sunshine on the big day as well. Hopefully we will see you here at the Dell again in the near future. Love from all at the Dell
Stefan G
Reviewed 6 Sep 2018
Unfortunately we had only time for two nights in this fantastic place. From the welcome to the farewell we met only very nice and friendly people, who really care for the wellbeing of their guests. The ambiance in the clean and cozy cottage was a joy for the family, including the dog.
Thank Stefan G
Response from Polly C, Owner at Dell of Abernethy Cottages
Responded 12 Sep 2018
Thank you Stefan for your lovely review, glad you and your family enjoyed your stay here. Hopefully we will see you here again in the near future.
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"We stayed at the East Dell ans had a lot of privacy..."
30 Jul 2018
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"Great place for a corporate booking or a large family get together when you can take over the lodge for you..."
4 May 2018
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"little dell perfect for couples. heated cupboard for storing wet walking boots."
29 Mar 2018
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"Amazing location, perfect for a get-away"
17 Dec 2017
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US$ 144 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandBadenoch and StrathspeyNethy Bridge
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