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Glen Brae Cottage

Braemar, Royal Deeside

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Glen Brae Cottage is a charming cottage in a row in the picturesque village of Braemar that has easy access to the village’s shops, pubs, cafés and interesting independent shops, as well as being very well placed for exploring the varied landscape of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 3
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

At each end of the sitting/dining room is a wood-burning stove so it is very cosy and welcoming with an open plan layout that makes it the perfect place to gather in the evenings. Relax and watch a film on the Smart TV or enjoy meals together followed by discussions on what activities to try next. Alongside the dining area is additional seating for sitting reading a book or enjoying a drink and a chat by the crackling fire.

From the sitting room an archway leads straight through to the kitchen, so it is handy when it comes to serving up at meal times. The stylish kitchen has everything needed easily to hand with a useful utility room off it and a door that leads out to the pretty garden.

The three bedrooms are all upstairs with two double rooms that each have king-size beds and their own en suite facilities and a bright twin bedroom that makes use of a modern bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Both the twin and master bedrooms enjoy comfy seating next to large, west-facing windows overlooking the village and the Linn of Dee. For maximum flexibility, the twin beds are ziplock so they can be joined together to create a super king-size bed if desired.

Off road parking is right by the door and the sweet garden behind the house has its own seating area from which to dine al fresco or simply enjoy the views of Creag Choinnich. With the two cottages being alongside each other they are ideal for larger groups wanting to holiday together but still have their own space.

Map & Local

For a small village Braemar has a very good range of amenities that are in walking distance of the cottage, in fact, some of the shops are right across the road.

Stop off at The Fife Arms for a delicious bar meal or a drink, as there are an excellent range of whiskies to sample. Fans of interior design will certainly appreciate the décor that is very impressive with amazing artwork and antiques on display throughout.

One of the highlights of the local calendar is the Braemar Gathering that is held each September, drawing visitors and competitors from far and wide for an exciting programme of highland games against a backdrop of traditional music and dancing.

The Braemar Highland Games Centre celebrates the long, rich history of the gathering and its connections to the Royal family who still attend the event every year. The centre is set in the Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion where, as well as the exhibition, there is a café, gallery and shop to peruse.

Being set within the Cairngorms National Park provides ample opportunities for walking, climbing, cycling or visiting one of the nearby nature reserves such as the one on the Mar Lodge Estate where red deer, pine martens, otters and even golden eagles can be spotted. The Glenshee Ski Resort (9 miles) is also only 15 minutes’ drive away for skiing and snowboarding in the winter months.

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/dining room with wood-burning stoves and TV (Netflix and Amazon Prime enabled)
Kitchen with induction hob and electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, etc
Utility room with washing machine


Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room with wash basin and WC
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room with wash basin and WC
Twin bedroom (can be converted to super-king size bed)
Bathroom with bath and separate shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is underfloor ground source heat pump and wood-burning stoves. WiFi is INCLUDED. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Please note: For Glen Brae Cottage, the tariff for 2 people is based on only one bedroom being made available.



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

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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 Sleeps 6
25 Jun 2022 - 22 Jul 2022 £850.00 £850.00
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £895.00 £895.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £750.00 £795.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £550.00 £595.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £695.00 £795.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £495.00 £550.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £850.00 £850.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £850.00 £850.00
06 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023 £495.00 £550.00
04 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023 £550.00 £595.00
01 Apr 2023 - 21 Apr 2023 £695.00 £750.00
22 Apr 2023 - 05 May 2023 £550.00 £595.00
06 May 2023 - 26 May 2023 £695.00 £750.00
27 May 2023 - 02 Jun 2023 £950.00 £950.00
03 Jun 2023 - 23 Jun 2023 £695.00 £750.00
24 Jun 2023 - 21 Jul 2023 £850.00 £850.00
22 Jul 2023 - 25 Aug 2023 £895.00 £895.00
26 Aug 2023 - 15 Sep 2023 £750.00 £795.00
16 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 £550.00 £595.00
07 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023 £695.00 £795.00
28 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 £495.00 £550.00
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 £850.00 £850.00
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 £850.00 £850.00
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 POA POA
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking and where more than one tariff is shown, the number of bedrooms made available may vary. This is allows us to offer larger properties at lower rates for smaller parties. 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.

For Glen Brae Cottage, the tariff for 2 people is based on only one bedroom being made available.


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