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With not one but three nearby mountain ranges to explore, as well as fishing, golf and pony trekking, it's a treat to come back and cosy up beside a crackling wood-burning stove. These modern cottages have great facilities and are very eco-friendly.

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Rooms: 8 cottages - one, two or three bedrooms

1/2/3-bed cottages from £330/£360/£400 per week

Meals: Self-catering, several restaurants nearby
Open: Year-round
Address: Falls of Truim, Newtonmore, Near Aviemore, , PH20 1BE
Tel: +44 (0) 1540 673566

Why we've chosen Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages

This mini-village (there’s even a red phone box) near Newtonmore offers access to the best of the west and north of the park. Eight self-catering cottages, each named for a local tree species – pine, larch, Douglas fir and so on – are decked out with clean lines and all cons, mod and otherwise (woodburning stoves are nearly ubiquitous), including well-equipped kitchens, satellite TV, CD players and wifi. There’s free fishing for brown trout in the Lochan, and opportunities for pony trekking, golfing and fine walking in three nearby ranges – the Cairngorms, the Monadliaths and Nevis range. The owners are keen on sustainable transport and offer to drop you off and pick you up for outdoor activities. The complex also holds the Gold standard for Green Tourism.


Top eco features at Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages

  • Seven of the eight cottages have eco wood-burning stoves, which burn briquettes made from old newspapers

  • All cottages are insulated and have double-glazed windows to reduce energy needed for heating

  • As much waste as possible is recycled and cottages have recycling facilities which guests are encouraged to use

  • Owners offer a 10% discount to guests arriving by public transport

  • Old appliances are replaced with energy-efficient models

  • Cottages are fitted with electricity meters to allow guests to monitor and conserve their energy consumption

  • Energy-saving LED lightbulbs are installed to reduce electricity consumption

  • Cottages have compostable food waste caddies for guests to use

  • Recycled paper is used for stationery and toilet tissues

  • All cottages are provided with eco-friendly cleaning products for guests to use

  • Information is provided to help guests use sustainable transport around the national park

  • Free bike hire and secure cycle storage facilities are available

  • Owners are happy to pick up / drop off guests at the station or any location in the valley, so there really is no need to bring a car

  • Wildlife is encouraged to flourish in the grounds in a natural pond/garden habitat



Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages, Cairngorms
Nearest train station: Newtonmore

Directions from station:
The owners are happy to pick you up from the station if you arrange it beforehand.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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