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Bugaboo Cottage

(Ref. 21366)

Weem near Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "The property owner was lovely."

    The picture of cottage was totally misleading and inside was so dark we had lights on all the time we were in cottage. The details said dog friendly but no way of stopping dog going upstairs so used chairs to barricade. Glad we didn’t have children as stairs would have been a big problem. Plus side cottage in good location for seeing the sights and mostly very clean.

    Thanks for your feedback. Inevitably cottages have small windows but the lighting inside is very good so I think the photos are accurate. The bedrooms are light and airy. Many of our guests return and really like the cosiness so it is a matter of personal preference. Larch cottage next door has an upstairs living room which is very light and airy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia3.1Jun 2024

  • "I booked Bugaboo Cottage as I was having a couple of days fishing the river Tay and my partner and mother fancied a wee break away."

    The cottage was lovely with everything that you would need for a comfortable stay. A lovely double room with ensuite , and two other very nice twin rooms both with on-suite bathrooms. As a fisher it was handy to have the drying area for wet waders and boots. The underfloor heating was very pleasant and the shower has more than enough pressure which is always a positive. I would stay again.

    Reviewed by Campbell5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had the best Christmas at Bugaboo Cottage."

    Such a lovely place - very spacious but cozy, mountain view in the distance, 5 min walk from pub, comfy rooms/beds and the underfloor heating was delightful!!!! 5 stars for the owners as well, who put up a xmas tree and decorations for us and when we couldn't check out on time due to car trouble in a storm, they were very understanding and offered help which was so kind in a stressful moment with infant and toddler. Everyone loved it. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Dec 2023

  • "A fabulous find, so warm and cosy with everything we needed for our weekend."

    We would definitely make a return visit to the cottage. Milk and shortbread (which was delicious) was a lovely welcoming touch.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was well equipped and comfortably furnished, we enjoyed our week there."

    The location, with easy parking, was perfect for us to revisit some of our favourite places. The beds were comfortable. we slept well after exploring locally and further afield. The shortbread biscuits were much appreciated and enjoyed. Overall a most successful and enjoyable return to Scotland !

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Sep 2023

  • "Good location for seeing the sights easy to get to Perth and Inverness along with the fantastic scenic locations around Lochs Tay and Rannoch."

    The resturant in Weem fabulous as were those in Aberfeldy.

    Reviewed by Coral5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very comfortable home in a convenient and quiet location!"

    Reviewed by James5.0Jul 2023

  • "Property perfect very comfortable and well equipped."

    Great holiday enjoyed by all. Stewart Family

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2023

  • "Bugaboo cottage was exactly as described and we were delighted with our choice."

    Cottage is well equipped, rooms were clean and tidy, beds were incredibly comfy. We will absolutely return.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Dec 2022

  • "We booked Bugaboo (together with Larch cottage next door, which we had booked before) to accommodate our extended family for a pre-Christmas long weekend get-together."

    Bugaboo comfortably housed five adults and two kids (and a dog) and was a nice setting for our family meals. There were ample towels and linen for all, and teabags, milk and shortbread left for us on arrival. We explored Aberfeldy and beyond, mostly on foot, and even popped along to the Ailean Chraggan hotel for a pint (less than 10 minutes' walk from Bugaboo: top tip - take a bright torch to light your way outwith daylight hours). We'll be back...

    Many thanks for staying with us again and for leaving the cottages so tidy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in Bugaboo cottage."

    It is a very comfortable cottage, well equipped and warm. It was a lovely base for our family to meet up. Would definitely stay there again, in fact we stayed next door in Larch cottage last year which was equally nice.

    Reviewed by Agnes5.0Oct 2022

  • "This is such a lovely property in a great location."

    We had a wonderful stay. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Bugaboo and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone."

    We will certainly look forward to returning in the near future.

    Thanks Evelyn. Lovely to have you stay and thanks for leaving it so clean and tidy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Evelyn5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Bugaboo Cottage."

    The house was ideal for our party - spacious, clean and very comfortable, and particularly well equipped, even for baking. Upstairs was light and airy, and downstairs cosy with underfloor heating, and we loved having three bathrooms, one for each bedroom! It's five minutes away from Menzies Castle and some beautiful forest walks, well within walking distance of Aberfeldy, and 15 or so minutes by car from Kenmore (Crannog Centre and Watersports). We had most of our meals outside on the patio, and when we weren't exploring the lovely area, the children enjoyed playing in the garden. Many thanks to the owners!

    Reviewed by Cathy5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had an excellent stay at Bugaboo cottage."

    Plenty of room and it was spotless. Would highly recommend. Nice 15 minute walk away from Aberfeldy.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2022

  • "Really enjoyed it, couldn't have been better."

    Reviewed by Shane5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely 5 night stay in Bugaboo cottage."

    The place was spotless and well equipped. This was our first trip away with our baby and was perfect. The location suited us as it was a nice walk away from Aberfeldy. We would definitely like to come back in the future.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2022

  • "Hi we had a great stay at the cottage ."

    I would recommend you get some kind of support for top bunk bed as as my daughter had rolled of had hurt her self during the night which I was not happy with , the bedroom walls were dirty to . but everything else was great .

    Thanks for your feedback. Really pleased you enjoyed the cottage. We have now installed a guard rail and that bedroom is being repainted at the end of this month. Property Owner

    Reviewed by K4.4Apr 2022

  • "We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at bugaboo cottage."

    It was clean and was well equipped for our stay. The beds were comfortable and the showers were lovely. The cottage was really central for exploring the local area as well.

    Reviewed by Leigha4.4Mar 2022

  • "Great cottage, comfy, good amenities."

    Good communication with owner and very friendly. Nice biscuits and milk left for us on arrival.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Oct 2021

  • "We had a great holiday and really enjoyed the Walking and Climbing which for us is the main reason for visiting Highland Perthshire."

    The cottage was clean and the accommodation was comfortable. We did have a few issues, but the owners sorted them quickly. If somewhere is popular then keeping on top of things is difficult. So well done folks you did well. Oh and thanks for a good holiday.

    Reviewed by Roger3.8Sep 2021

  • "Extractor fans in two out of the three bathrooms do not work."

    Reviewed by Jean4.7Sep 2021

  • "Four of us (two couples) had a lovely holiday at Bugaboo."

    The cottage is well-presented with plenty cooking equipment and adequate dishes etc. The kitchen/dining/sitting room is spacious, with comfortable sofas and chairs to relax in after a day’s walking or cycling. The entrance area is great for storing boots, jackets, etc. We used the second sitting room as a store for cool boxes, rucksacks and so on. Bedrooms are nice with comfortable beds. The laundry at the back was ideal for washing and drying clothes and would be a real bonus in bad weather. It was hot and sunny for the whole week we stayed and we enjoyed a cold drink round the picnic table in the garden when we came back each day. The area is beautiful with lots to do for people who enjoy the outdoors. The hotel about a quarter of a mile back towards Aberfeldy has a nice beer garden and offers good food. It can be accessed from a path so no need to walk along the road which can be quite busy. All in all, an excellent stay - we hope to return!

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Aug 2021

  • "Spacious and well-kitted out cottage in a great location for exploring the local area."

    Pub/restaurant within a couple of minutes walk.

    Reviewed by R5.0Aug 2021

  • "A lovely, roomy cottage in a beautiful location, very handy for both Aberfeldy and Kenmore."

    An added bonus was the drying room at the back, perfect for getting the wetsuits dry after trips to Loch Tay. The only inconvenience was having to be out by 9am when our booking said 10am

    Reviewed by Helen3.8Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was beautiful, extremely comfortable and very well equipped."

    There was plenty of room for the 6 of us. It is in a fantastic location being so close to Aberfeldy and the river Tay. There were lots of walks from the front door with beautiful wild flowers and birds. It is a fantastic part of Scotland for hill walking and forest walks. Aberfeldy is also a fantastic town to spend time in. We did not want to leave.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had a lovely time in this delightful cottage in a most beautiful part of Scotland."

    It's very convenient for trips in any direction and there are many lovely walks too. Also we can recommend the hotel about a quarter of a mile walk along the road for friendliness and good food.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2021

  • "Thanks for information about local walks."

    It was really helpful.

    Reviewed by Vidis5.0Oct 2020

  • "A fantastic, spacious and comfortable cottage in a great location."

    The kitchen was well equipped, the second lounge was great to be able to spread out and having a separate drying room and washing machine was welcomed in a location where the weather can be a little unpredictable! The porch area was also helpful to remove and store boots and outdoor clothing, keeping the main living area warm and clean. We loved the area and hope to visit again soon.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage is at main road, very noisy is during the night."

    Reviewed by Agnes4.1Sep 2020

  • "Great cottage with all the facilities needed."

    Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely warm cottage"

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, if a little tired in places, would definitely recommend to friends and family."

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Apr 2019

  • "Thank you for a lovely cottage, we all had a wonderful holiday."

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2018

  • "All good. We didn't use the odd living room with the two fridges on the ground floor."

    Pity there was no fire as the owner did say that logs would be supplied but I think he mixed up with another cottage as there was no fire, no logs. TV would be happier at low level. Excellent hotel next door with great atmosphere and live bands. Great spot where you can walk through the Birks to Aberfeldy.

    Reviewed by Graham3.8Aug 2018

  • "Loved staying in Bugaboo cottage, comfortable, well equipped and perfect location to explore Aberfeldy , Glen Lyon and the surrounding area."

    Our second time in this homely cottage and wouldn't hesitate to go back.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2018

  • "This is the second time we have been to Bugaboo cottage what a fantastic property in an amazing location."

    A fabulous holiday which we all enjoyed.

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Aug 2018

  • "Best part of Scotland"

    Reviewed by Johanna5.0Sep 2017

  • "This property was excellent in Location and facilities."

    I would definitely recommend this to anyone.

    Reviewed by Valerie4.2Jun 2017

  • "The cottage is well located and was well equipped."

    The microwave oven did not work. The WIFI is not secure so it can't be used for anything which requires a login.

    Reviewed by Thomas3.8May 2017

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Very comfortable, clean and in a great location. All the facilities we needed as well as lots of car parking space. Very close walking distance to Aberfeldy for shops, pubs and restaraunts.

    Reviewed by Anya5.0Nov 2016

  • "Beautiful base for our family break."

    Underfloor heating was a luxury we didn't expect!

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Oct 2016

  • "Fantastic location,comfortable, well equipped cottage, loved staying there and hope to go back."

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2016

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  • Three bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 single and 1 adult bunks
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Second sitting room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge
  • Shared washing machine in external utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Covered bike storage
  • Shared lawned front garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Double room accessed via separate staircase
  • Note: Minimum of 3 nights for short breaks, please

The property

This semi-detached Weem cottage has three en-suites and a spacious open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

There is also an additional sitting room off the main living area.

With the owners' added touches such as original beams and underfloor heating, this Weem cottage is an ideal holiday base, close to superb scenery.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 21598, together they sleep 9.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: PK-11672-F

Weem Cottages

Aberfeldy 1 mile. In the hamlet of Weem and about 1 mile from the beautiful market town of Aberfeldy on the Rob Roy Way, these two Weem cottages sit amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in Perthshire. Ideally located for a relaxing break or an energetic adventure holiday, these Weem cottages have been lovingly renovated, retaining character and charm. These Weem cottages have a shared south-facing front lawned area with seating, the ideal place to relax with a drink. These two Weem cottages can accommodate up to nine people, making them ideal for extended family or groups of friends. Take some time to enjoy walking amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland, cycle along the riverbank towards Loch Tay or along Cycle Route 7, or take part in some of the variety of watersports on offer including whitewater rafting and kayaking at Grandtully on the River Tay. In Autumn, head to The Enchanted Forest to experience the woodland as never before! These Weem cottages are located just 1 mile from the attractive town of Aberfeldy with its pubs, restaurants, shops, galleries and golf course. There is a choice of attractions around these Weem cottages offering something for the whole family.

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About the location


Pitlochry 14 miles; Perth 31 miles.

The market town of Aberfeldy stands on the River Tay amidst beautiful scenery in rural Perthshire. Famous for its association with Burns and his poem The Birks Of Aberfeldy, and also the bridge built for General Wade in 1733, Aberfeldy is just south of Glen Lyon, known as the longest, loneliest, and loveliest glen in Scotland. There is much to attract the visitor in addition to the spectacular scenery. There is a 10 mile riverside walk for pedestrians and cyclists, as well as numerous paths through forest and countryside. In addition, Aberfeldy is on the Rob Roy Way and Cycle Route 7. Whitewater rafting on the River Tay is an exhilarating way to enjoy the scenery. Castle Menzies is a wonderful 16th century castle, now fully restored and open to visitors. Take a distillery tour at Dewar’s World of Whisky on the edge of town. Sample the many bars, restaurants and cafes in the town and explore the galleries and craft shops, including the Scottish Chocolate Centre. The Scottish Crannog Centre offers a glimpse into Iron Age life and Loch Tay offers a multitude of watersports, while Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park are on your doorstep. An hours drive brings you to 30 Munros, just waiting to be 'bagged'!

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Note: Minimum of 3 nights for short breaks can only be accommodated

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas