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A collection of luxury and unique self catering dog friendly holiday lodges some with hot tubs in and around Aviemore and the Cairngorms

The Lodges

From adventurous family summer holidays in the Cairngorms to luxurious ski accommodation in the winter season, these lodges offer something very special ​all year round.

All of the lodges are dog friendly and child friendly and have wood-burning stoves. Some offer period features, others are airy and modern. Some are equipped with hot tub, sauna – or both – for a little luxury.

All our self-catering holiday homes are very different – which will become your favourite? Whether it is a cosy little retreat near the centre of Aviemore, or a large country lodge with views down to the river, we have a holiday home that you are sure to fall in love with. However, don't take our word for this please visit our Reviews Page!


Handpicked Lodges

Each Handpicked Lodge is unique and full of character. As our guests, you can enjoy them as a warm and welcoming home from home during your Highland holiday.

We provide you with a uniquely personal service from checking every lodge prior to each guest's arrival, to negotiating great deals for you with other local businesses.

The Cairngorms National Park is not just where we live it is our passion, and as such we are more than happy to share our knowledge and recommendations with you before or during your stay.

We hope you have a truly wonderful holiday in our very special part of the world. We look forward to welcoming you to your handpicked lodge!

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Latest Reviews

"I almost don’t want to write this review as then other people will want to stay here and we might not be able to! The house is amazing, and had everything we needed. Great location in the village, and full of thoughtful touches."

December 2018, Douglas Cottage

"The lodges were amazing and gorgeous, both inside and out - perfect for our family weekend away. Judith was so helpful in the run up to our stay and the house was well equipped with all the information we needed about the house and surrounding area."

December 2018, Smithy & Riverside Lodge

"We have had a lovely time here. We loved the house and felt right at home. Perfect location. Great facilities and five stars for cleanliness in fact, five stars all round! "

December 2018, Trails End Lodge

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