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Flowerdale Cottage

Near Gairloch, Wester Ross

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Of all the many holiday locations on the glorious north west coast of Scotland, Gairloch, around 70 miles north west of Inverness, must be one of the most desirable. Situated around the sea loch of the same name, with beautiful beaches to hand and some of the best known and challenging mountains of Wester Ross behind.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

The village is small enough to be pretty and peaceful yet large enough to have shops, restaurants, hotels and a golf course. On a hill above the bay, Flowerdale Cottage is quietly situated in the heart of the glen on the Gairloch Estate. Formerly the 'Gardeners cottage' to Flowerdale House the seat of the Mackenzies of Gairloch, the cottage is bordered to the rear by a large walled garden with tantalising glimpses of the sea loch. Beyond the sheltered woodland with its many wild flowers and wildlife lies a private picturesque waterfall, so care should be taken with children, who will nevertheless be excited by this pretty natural water feature.

Inside, the cottage has been very well refurbished with a new and very spacious kitchen/breakfast room and utility room, a separate dining room, cosy sitting room with wood-burning stove and a downstairs bedroom and bathroom.

Upstairs are two further charming bedrooms and a shower room. Flowerdale cottage really is a great house for a family holiday. Few cottages boast the privacy and history of Flowerdale Cottage.

Map & Local

This area is one of the jewels in the crown of the west Highlands, numerous beaches are within walking distance of the cottage and within a short drive provide great entertainment for children as does the trekking centre, located further up the private drive on the estate.

Adults can wander down the same drive to a cosy pub at the bottom (circa 6 mins walk) for a drink or something more substantial.

South of Gairloch lies Loch Maree, the fourth largest freshwater loch in Scotland boasting salmon and sea trout fishing and numerous beautiful islands which can be explored from boat and on foot.

The Gairloch estate expands south to, and forming part of, the renowned Torridon Mountain range and the estate can give advice on specific walks and climbs if required. To the north, there are the famous sub-tropical gardens at Inverewe from where you can continue up to Ullapool.

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/DVD/iPod dock
Dining room
Kitchen with electric range oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher microwave, washing machine, Nespresso coffee machine, etc
Utility room with tumble dryer and additional fridge/freezer
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath (hand shower), WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras



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 bio mass CH (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome 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: 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 6
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £1,050.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £1,150.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £950.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £850.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £950.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £750.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,150.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,150.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £750.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £850.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £950.00
25 Apr 2025 - 01 May 2025 POA
02 May 2025 - 22 May 2025 POA
23 May 2025 - 29 May 2025 POA
30 May 2025 - 26 Jun 2025 POA
27 Jun 2025 - 17 Jul 2025 POA
18 Jul 2025 - 28 Aug 2025 POA
29 Aug 2025 - 11 Sep 2025 POA
12 Sep 2025 - 02 Oct 2025 POA
03 Oct 2025 - 23 Oct 2025 POA
24 Oct 2025 - 18 Dec 2025 POA
19 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 POA
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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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