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Curlew Cottage

self catering cottage, Burghead

Within half a day

Although is a cliche to say that anywhere is an ideal base for exploring from, in the case of Curlew Cottage, it must be nearly true!  Judge for yourselves after browsing below some of the experiences on offer in Moray and beyond, whatever your interests.  Ruth, who is a Highlands of Scotland tour guide has put together a series of itineraries  for memorable days out.  These, together with up-to-date tourism information and lots of her own tips, are waiting for you in the cottage.

Retail - a few of many!

  • Johnstons Cashmere Visitor Centre in Elgin
  • Baxters Fine foods Visitor Centre at Fochabers
  • Brodie Country Fayre on A96 beyond Forres
  • Logie Steading off A939 near Forres
  • Holm Mills at Inverness

Historic Ruins

  • Duffus Castle
  • Spynie Palace
  • Elgin Cathedral
  • Kinloss Abbey
  • Beauly Priory
  • Balvenie Castle
  • Urquhart Castle

Living Castles

  • Cawdor
  • Ballindalloch
  • Dunrobin

"Must visit" places

  • Sueno's stone, Forres
  • Fort George
  • Culloden
  • Clava Cairns


  • Elgin