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Hillockhead Cottage

Near Kirriemuir, Angus

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A most charming little house - spacious, light, extremely comfortable and also perfectly placed for exploring the lovely Angus glens and further afield to Braemar or the coast of Angus and Aberdeenshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed

It has lovely open views across the surrounding countryside to the hills beyond. The owner's house is the only other dwelling nearby but it is completely invisible from the cottage, so privacy and seclusion are assured.

Guests are sure of a warm welcome here. The house is full of charming little touches provided by the thoughtful owners, even down to providing food for the many birds who visit the garden.

The first thing that impresses you as you enter the cottage is its spaciousness. The large, south-facing sitting room is light and bright with windows on three sides and comfortable seating. There are also French doors that open to an attractive and enclosed grass garden (with furniture), perfect for admiring the local wildlife or relaxing on lazy summer evenings.

The excellent dining kitchen is of a size that would not disgrace an average farmhouse.  It is well-equipped with modern appliances and has a lovely traditional Belfast sink. There is also plenty of room for dining, allowing for conversation with the cook.

All on one level, the delightful double bedroom has a magnificent super-king bed that lends a touch of real luxury. The shower room is also of a very good size and with so much space both inside and out and in such a peaceful and secluded situation, Hillockhead is a memorable cottage indeed.

Map & Local

The nearest of the glens to the cottage is probably Glen Isla, which offers wonderful walking opportunities.

All the Angus Glens should be visited while you are in the area. Each has its own distinctive character and charm, yet all are peaceful and unspoiled.

The superb beach at Lunan Bay is 35 miles away, and nearby Kirriemuir (6 miles) and Alyth both have all facilities and good golf courses. The championship course at Carnoustie is also quite easily accessible from the cottage. Fishing is available locally - Lintrathen Reservoir is just up the road, as is the RSPB reserve at Kinnordy.

For a bit of urban bustle, Dundee (24 miles) may be the answer. Captain Scott's vessel Discovery may be visited in the harbour, and from there, too, the Tay Bridge will take you across to Fife and historic St Andrews. The late Queen Mother's family home of Glamis Castle is just 7 miles down the road and is well worth a visit.

Perth (25 miles) is an attractive town with interesting shops and a full range of leisure facilities. Pitlochry, with its famous Festival Theatre in the Hills is 34 miles away.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.



Single Storey

Large sitting room with TV/DVD/CD and electric stove
Kitchen/dining-room with electric-cooker, microwave, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, etc
Double bedroom (super king-size)
Shower room, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)

Available Extras

Towels (per person)


Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and electric stove. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021 POA
06 Feb 2021 - 02 Apr 2021 POA
03 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 POA
24 Apr 2021 - 07 May 2021 POA
08 May 2021 - 21 May 2021 POA
22 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021 POA
05 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 POA
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 POA
28 Aug 2021 - 17 Sep 2021 POA
18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021 POA
09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021 POA
30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021 POA
18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021 POA
28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA
06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 POA
06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


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