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Bear Cottage

Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park

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Escape to Bear Cottage, a meticulously designed haven nestled in the stunning Cairngorms National Park, just 1 mile outside the vibrant town of Aviemore. This bright and contemporary cottage offers the perfect blend of modern comfort and natural beauty, ensuring a memorable stay in the heart of Scotland's wilderness.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2/6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 3
Licence No: HI-70229-F
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

As you enter this charming retreat on the outskirts of Aviemore, you'll be greeted by a small, perfectly cultivated cul-de-sac, surrounded by the breathtaking Rothiemurchus Forest. With parking available for 2-3 cars, convenience is assured from the moment you arrive.

Step inside to discover a well-designed open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area, cleverly crafted to maintain a sense of space while fostering social interaction. Relax in the lounge area, featuring a comfortable corner sofa and wood-burning stove for cosy nights in. Enjoy the warmth of underfloor heating downstairs, complemented by radiators throughout for added comfort.

Downstairs, an additional snug sitting room offers a quiet retreat, while a convenient bathroom adds practicality to your stay. The kitchen boasts modern amenities, including an integrated microwave, oven, and induction hob, along with a utility room equipped with a washing machine and tumble dryer for added convenience.

Upstairs, retreat to the luxurious double bedroom, complete with a sumptuous king-sized bed and ensuite shower room featuring a large, heated towel rail. Two bright and comfortable twin bedrooms provide ample space for additional guests, while a further bathroom with a bath and shower ensures convenience for families.

Outside, unwind in the seating area under shelter, accessible via a glass sliding door from the main living area. The large garden, backing onto woodland, offers the perfect spot to soak in the tranquility of your surroundings.

Aviemore beckons with its array of charming shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs, all within walking distance. Explore the nearby woodland trails, including the Rothiemurchus Forest Circular or the scenic loop trail near Aviemore, offering a moderately challenging route for outdoor enthusiasts.

Experience the beauty and comfort of Bear Cottage, your ideal retreat in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Book your stay today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in Scotland's wilderness.

Map & Local

The area surrounding Bear Cottage in Aviemore offers an abundance of attractions and activities to suit every taste.

Situated amidst the stunning Cairngorms National Park, outdoor enthusiasts will delight in the array of hiking trails, mountain biking routes, and wildlife-spotting opportunities available right on the doorstep. Nearby attractions include the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, where visitors can meet and feed reindeer in their natural habitat, and the Strathspey Steam Railway, offering scenic journeys through the Highlands. The near-by award-winning Landmark Park offers adventure and family fun, with a thrilling array of activities for visitors of all ages, from treetop trails to dinosaur encounters and the immersive Bamboozeleum.

The Cairngorms National Park is also a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts, establishing itself as an ideal holiday destination throughout the year.

Aviemore itself is a bustling town with charming shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs to explore, while the surrounding area boasts picturesque lochs, rivers, and forests waiting to be discovered.

Whether you're seeking adventure in the great outdoors or simply looking to relax and unwind amidst breathtaking scenery, the local area near Bear Cottage offers something for everyone to enjoy.

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.




Open plan living area with Smart TV, wood-burning stove, halogen hob, electric oven, integrated microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Shower room with WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom (super king-size) with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by air source heat pump, underfloor heating and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Please note: For Bear Cottage, the tariff for 2 people is based on one bedroom only 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
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,395.00 £1,395.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £995.00 £1,195.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £795.00 £895.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £995.00 £1,195.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £695.00 £795.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,395.00 £1,395.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,395.00 £1,395.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £695.00 £795.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £795.00 £895.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £995.00 £1,195.00
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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 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 Bear Cottage, the tariff for 2 people is based on one bedroom only being made available.


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