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Dalnavaid Cottage

Near Pitlochry, Perthshire

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For those looking for a stylish and comfortable base from which to get out and explore picturesque Perthshire then Dalnavaid Cottage is just the ticket and is set just 6 miles from Pitlochry.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

This traditional cottage has been lovingly refurbished and extended and is now a gorgeous country retreat with all of the creature comforts one could wish for. The bright sitting room is the real heart of the house and is kept cosy by its wood-burning stove.

In the large, state-of-the-art kitchen the whole gable end has been made entirely of glass to showcase the gorgeous view out over the surrounding rolling countryside. There is plenty of room for cooking and gathering around the huge oak dining table for lingering evening meals in front of another wood-burning stove.

Downstairs in the family bathroom there is a beautiful rolltop, clawfoot bath to soak in as well as the convenience of a separate walk-in shower. Also on this level is a double bedroom with a lovely modern en suite shower room and both of the bathrooms have the added luxury of underfloor heating.

The other attractive and light bedrooms, two twin rooms and a further double, are laid out upstairs and all have lovely views out over the pretty scenery.

Outside the secure garden is ideal for children to run and play in and there is walking straight off out into the hills all around so make sure to bring along some wellies.

Map & Local

There is a supermarket in Pitlochry (6 miles) where there are some interesting little shops to wander around, or the superstore near Perth delivers to the cottage. Pitlochry is known for its festival theatre and fish dam and from the train station it is only half an hour’s journey into the centre of Perth for day trips.

The River Tummel is famous for its salmon fishing and Loch Faskally that it flows into is the place to try to catch them and also brown trout, pike and grayling. Tackle hire is available, as is boat hire for getting further out on the loch.

Enjoy a round of golf on Pitlochry’s 18 hole course or hone your skills on the 6 hole ‘wee course’ with its practice bunkers and pitching area. Whisky enthusiasts will want to try a tour or tasting at the Blair Athol Distillery or Edradour Distillery just outside Pitlochry.

At Faskally Forest on the outskirts of the town there are pretty woodland paths to explore that lead around Loch Dunmore and in the autumn the forest is transformed into ‘The Enchanted Forest’, an impressive sound and light show that is really quite a spectacle!

The Cateran Trail walking route runs nearby and can be followed in either direction, right in the footsteps of the cattle thieves that terrorised the area back in the Middle Ages. Skiing and snowboarding are available at Glenshee (24 miles) within the Cairngorms National Park.

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.




Sitting room with wood-burning stove, TV (Freesat)/DVD
Dining kitchen with wood-burning stove, electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, portable bluetooth speaker, etc
Bathroom with bath and hand shower, separate shower, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)
Travel Cot (excluding linen)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED), underfloor electric heating and wood-burning stoves. WiFi by 4G dongle INCLUDED up to 5GB for email checking and general web browsing. Not suitable for large downloads or high bandwidth applications (such as Skype, YouTube, Netflix, iPlayer/video streaming, etc). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can be discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome under control at all times at an additional charge (2 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 8
07 May 2022 - 27 May 2022 £1,375.00
28 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022 £1,675.00
04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jun 2022 £1,375.00
25 Jun 2022 - 22 Jul 2022 £1,675.00
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £1,850.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £1,375.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £1,050.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £1,375.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £950.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £1,850.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £1,850.00
06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 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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The cottage was amazing. Very well equipt


Lovely setting and excellent cottage facilities, clean and good quality linens and soft furnishings


The cottage was lovely and would highly recommend it! The location / scenery was superb in the middle of nowhere. Also t...

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A special place to stay, like a home from home. Very cosy and warm.

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