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Sandpiper Cottage

Findhorn, Near Forres, Morayshire

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Sandpiper Cottage is a pretty seaside retreat set in a lovely spot just a 5-minute stroll from a wonderful long stretch of sandy beach, in the village of Findhorn on the scenic Moray coast.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

Inside, in the attractive sitting room the wood-burning stove just begs to be curled up in front of, especially after days spent out enjoying the refreshing sea air. The bright, contemporary kitchen is equipped with everything required for whipping up meals and has a little breakfasting area that supplements the charming dining/sunroom.

A little utility nook in the porch by the front door houses the laundry facilities. The modern shower room with its large walk-in shower is downstairs along with a twin bedroom with bunk beds that children and adults alike are sure to adore.

Upstairs are the two other bedrooms, a single and a double, that have plenty of storage and views out over the village. A neat modern family bathroom with a bath and useful hand shower completes the indoor accommodation.

To the front of the cottage is a small enclosed garden that is safe for children and pets. Free parking is available on the main street nearby and, as the cottage is accessed via an unsurfaced footpath, care should be taken.

Map & Local

Findhorn’s wonderful sandy beach is sure to be top of everyone’s agenda whatever the weather. There are a couple of excellent pub/restaurants to try in the village, as well as a small grocery shop. Boat trips can be boarded from the marina for a close-up look at the local wildlife including impressive minke whales and basking sharks.

Visitor permits for salmon fishing on the lower River Findhorn can be bought from the Post Office. Those wanting to explore further afield can hire bikes from the holiday park or tackle part of the Moray Coast walking trail that runs from Forres across to Buckie.

Forres (5.5 miles) is the place to head for supermarket shopping or a round on the well-maintained, 18 hole golf course at Forres Golf Club where visitors are welcomed and buggy hire is offered.

At the Culbin Forest (11.5 miles) picturesque walking/cycling paths meander through the woods with various pools and ponds to admire. There is plenty of wildlife to look out for along the way and at one of the pools there is even the chance to see otters!

Nature lovers will also enjoy a visit to the RSPB Culbin Sands Nature Reserve that stretches right along the coastline towards Nairn. Wading birds such as oystercatchers, curlews and sandpipers can be seen along the shoreline and seals and dolphins can often be spotted out in the water.

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 and TV
Kitchen/dining room with electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Twin bunk room with full-size bunk beds
Shower room with WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom
Single bedroom
Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels INCLUDED (not beach towels, please bring your own). The first £30 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heaters and wood burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. 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: Fri

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: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 5
22 Jul 2022 - 25 Aug 2022 £795.00
26 Aug 2022 - 15 Sep 2022 £650.00
16 Sep 2022 - 06 Oct 2022 £550.00
07 Oct 2022 - 27 Oct 2022 £650.00
28 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £495.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £750.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £750.00
06 Jan 2023 - 02 Feb 2023 POA
03 Feb 2023 - 30 Mar 2023 POA
31 Mar 2023 - 20 Apr 2023 POA
21 Apr 2023 - 04 May 2023 POA
05 May 2023 - 25 May 2023 POA
26 May 2023 - 01 Jun 2023 POA
02 Jun 2023 - 22 Jun 2023 POA
23 Jun 2023 - 20 Jul 2023 POA
21 Jul 2023 - 24 Aug 2023 POA
25 Aug 2023 - 14 Sep 2023 POA
15 Sep 2023 - 05 Oct 2023 POA
06 Oct 2023 - 26 Oct 2023 POA
27 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 POA
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 POA
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 POA
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 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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