Stablemans Lodge Grantown on Spey - Cairngorms National Park
Cairngorms National Park

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Stablemans Lodge - Cairngorms National Park

Location: Grantown on Spey - Cairngorms National Park

Sleeps: 6

Price Range: £300 - £570

Christmas: £650

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Stableman's Lodge - Grantown on Spey - Cairngorms National Park - Sleeps 4/6, Wood burning stove. Sorry no pets.

AVAILABLE FOR SHORT BREAKS  - MINIMUM 3 NIGHTS 

The Stableman's Lodge is an intriguing wooden lodge situated in the small town of Grantown of Spey in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The property has been tastefully and simply furnished, with a lounge/dining room, kitchen, and shower room on the ground floor, and upstairs a large open plan dormitory style bedroom, from which access can be obtained to the covered outside balcony area. The property benefits from having the latest modern ventilation system installed, which makes the property ideal for those suffering with allergies.

Grantown, is a traditional highland town on the River Spey, situated on the northern edge of the Cairngorms National Park. The town offers a varied selection of independent shops, bars and restaurants, together with many historic buildings and a museum where visitors can find out about the towns development since the 1760s.

The lodge lies adjacent to the ancient woodland of Anagach, which has beautiful woodland walks down to the River Spey, and is ideally located for exploring the National Park. Every form of activity and outdoor enthusiast is catered for in the local area, climbing, fishing, mountain biking and walking, to name a few are all on your doorstep. A visit to the Cairngorm Mountain Range either in winter for skiing and snowboarding, or in the other months is a must, the funicular railway to the summit gives the most amazing views, and dining at the top is available at the Ptarmigan Restaurant.

Aviemore itself is an ideal place to go and explore, the Strathspey Steam Railway leaves from here and travels through the most magnificent scenery to the small village of Broomhill. Whilst on the train you can sit back, relax, and travel in the way of a bygone age. The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre at Glenmore is also worth a visit, here you can see the Reindeer, and for the more adventurous arrange a walking tour into the surrounding hills. Another place to spent some time is the Outdoor Discovery Centre at Coylumbridge, there are activities here for all the family, bike hire, climbing wall, and a dry ski slope. Have a look here for their full range of activities

The surrounding area is also home to many of Scotland’s best known distilleries, Glen Grant, Glenfiddich, Glenfarclas and Cardhu, to name a few. A great day out would be to complete the Whisky Trail, from Grantown to Elgin, a distance of some 40 miles, and all have visitor centres and conducted guided tours, where you can find out about the making and history of the “water of life”, just make sure you have a non drinking driver with you!

Another great day out is a visit to Revack Estate, the estate has 10 miles of walks and trails for you to explore, where deer, red squirrels, bird life and fauna abound. A must see is the exotic orchid house, and together with the gift shop, restaurant, kids adventure playground, and the well stocked fishing area, it really does cater for the whole family.

If your heart is set on a holiday in a log cabin and Stableman's Lodge is booked then why not have a look our similar properties that can be found on the Log Cabins page.

 

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Facilities

Downstairs

  • Lounge/dining area, wood burning stove, TV, DVD, CD, Radio, table & chairs for six.
  • Kitchen, ceramic hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, and all the usual kitchen utensils.
  • Shower room with large shower, wc, whb, heated towel rail.
  • Lobby area for coats and shoe storage.

Upstairs

  • Large open plan sleeping dormitory, 1 double and 2 single beds, cot, additional two beds available.
  • Door to outside covered roof terrace.

Other Facilities

  • Ironing facilities.
  • Decked front porch area with table and chairs.
  • Covered decked area for dry storage of bikes etc.
  • Decked barbecue area.
  • Cot and high chair available.
  • Wifi internet access.
  • Bed linen and towels, logs for wood burner, and electricity all included in the price.
  • Off road parking for two cars.

Good Housekeeping Deposit

A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £75.00 is required at this property.

Best Features

  • Situated in the Cairngorms National Park. Walks in quiet woodland and on the open hills
  • A variety of activities available within the local area, including, skiing, fishing, water sports, golf.
  • Village location.

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Stablemans Lodge Reviews

The lastest reviews of Stablemans Lodge...


Reviewed this property on 16/08/2016
And awarded it
The accommodation was first class and absolutely beautiful. 2 mins walk from town which had most of the usual amenities needed and 20 mins from Aviemore. We had a brilliant break and would recommend to anyone. Hosts were also very welcoming to our needs.

Reviewed this property on 13/06/2016
And awarded it
Very nice lodge with excellent facilities. Clean, tidy and a comfy bed. In a prime location for exploring and walking. Near by bakery very good (especially the donuts!). Always good to come back to a warm fire. Very recommended. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Reviewed this property on 08/06/2016
And awarded it
We had a very enjoyable stay at Stablemans, the lodge is really well equipped. It is tucked away so nice and peaceful, but only 5 minutes walk to shops pubs etc. It is an ideal base for touring the National Park. I would highly recommend it, I would definitley stay here again if visiting the area.

Reviewed this property on 11/03/2016
And awarded it
The close proximity to other houses does not detract from this brilliant accommodation. A little gift from the owners on arrival is a great finishing touch as is every detail within this lodge. Its very well finished with a fantstic log burner that is worthy of its focal point in the main living room. I would stay here again.

Reviewed this property on 24/02/2016
And awarded it
Nice clean wooden lodge in the centre of Grantown on Spey, with easy access. We were there to go skiing, as from Grantown you can get to either the Lecht or the Cairngorm slopes at Aviemore. The lodge itself was great, with good cooking facilities, comfortable beds and a very good wood burning stove. Only issue was that all the beds are in one room, which we were aware of when we booked - perhaps some curtains or screens to provide a bit more privacy?

Reviewed this property on 10/02/2016
And awarded it
Stablemate lodge was an excellent and comfortable cottage for 2 or a family group happy to sare the open plan upper floor. With the very effective insulation and woodburner it was one of the warmest and economic cottages we have stayed in in the area. Facilities in Grantown are good. Well equipped kitChen.

Reviewed this property on 13/11/2015
And awarded it
Warm and cosy cottage. Great location close to the high street and woods. Had a really enjoyable stay. Well equipped, very clean and lovely welcome hamper. Would happily recommend this.

Reviewed this property on 18/10/2015
And awarded it
Fabulous! The Lodge had everything you could want. It was very cosy too. The log burning fire had the whole place toasting. We hope to go back again the next chance we get.

Reviewed this property on 11/02/2015
And awarded it
We stayed here for a long weekend in January and had a great stay. The lodge if fab - has everything you could need and is really cosy. The wood stove heated the lodge really well. Even when it was really cold and snowing outside we were snug indoors. Good location - places to eat nearby, although as the lodge was so nice we enjoyed cooking in the lovely kitchen and eating in with a bottle of wine infront of the glowing fire! Nothing negative to say about our stay - would highly recommend :)

Reviewed this property on 16/08/2014
And awarded it
We loved Stablemans Lodge. Six of us stayed for a week in August and had the most amazing time. The delightful lodge only added to our experience. Perfectly positioned between the town and countryside, the lodge was homely and was equipped with everything we needed. The owners live next door and were very nice and never intrusive. It comfortably housed 6 of us. We made use of the beautiful wood burner in the evenings. Would recommend this Lodge as an ideal base for exploring the Highlands.

Reviewed this property on 20/06/2014
And awarded it
Ideally situated for town and walking, red squirrels seen playing in the garden. A bird watchers paradise. Everything you could need in the lodge, very clean and comfortable.

Reviewed this property on 10/05/2014
And awarded it
We had a wonderful fortnight over Easter 2014. A great location for the northern Munroes. Accommodation was fantastic - dormitory sleeping was fine for us hardy mountain types! The owners were very friendly and helpful...especially when my morning porridge boiled over the wonderful log stove! Don't be put off by the bar at the end of the lane...its a bonus ( I made great use of it after a hrs day on the Cairngorms) and is not noisy at all. There's a fab' Co-Op in Grantown too. Will return!

Reviewed this property on 27/11/2013
And awarded it
We had a fantastic week at the Lodge in August. It's a great location to explore the Cairngorms and local area. On our first morning, we took the kids for a walk in the local woods and saw Red deer and Capercaillie within an hour of being out! The lodge has a feel of a remote location but is on the edge of Grantown which has good local shops and a few pubs. We were fortunate to have a couple of nice evenings so were able to relax on the balcony and have BBQs. We will definitely be back!

Reviewed this property on 03/01/2013
And awarded it
We LOVED our time at Stableman's Lodge. The owner's live adjacent to the property, but always respected our privacy and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed over the Xmas week and enjoyed all the festive touches inside and outside the cottage. There were 2 sledges outside the back door which we made good use of when we went to the Cairngorms. The property is very central but at the same time has a rural outlook. We would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

Reviewed this property on 21/09/2012
And awarded it
Had a wonderful stay recently at Stablemans Lodge. Lovely modern,very clean and cosy home away from home and one street back from main town yet the feeling of a quite country retreat. Wifi and mobile range not great but this is a Grantown problem in general. Mary -Australia

Reviewed this property on 01/06/2010
And awarded it
Stablemans lodge was a lovely modern cottage. We have holidayed in grantown for 10 years and this cottage was the best we have stayed in, we have already recommended to family. We will be booking for next year, everything is a 2 minute walk away . Was made to feel very welcome and everyone is very friendly thanks for a lovely holiday and will see all next year

Reviewed this property on 07/10/2009
And awarded it
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Stableman’s Lodge in Grantown on Spey. We were made to feel very welcome from the outset, and the accommodation was clean, modern and comfortable.

I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a relaxing break in this area. 5/5.

Reviewed this property on 06/10/2009
And awarded it
Stableman?s Lodge is a great place to stay with helpful welcoming owners, warm clean inviting accommodation and a good location. Comfortable living room with a brilliant real fire (loads of fuel supplied) and a well equipped modern kitchen.

The addition of a dvd player, bath and double bed would make it perfect for couples / families with young children.

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