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Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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113 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage is absolutely perfect a real home from home."

    The location is great and the owners have truly thought of everything you could possibly need during your stay. Can’t wait to go back

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2024

  • "Fabulous Cottage, definitely one of the best we have stayed in."

    Welcome pack was second to none and Sue was on hand for any questions. Spacious, clean, nice personal touches everything was lovely. We had a wonderful week and would not hesitate to return if we are ever back in the area.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Jan 2024

  • "Fantastic place to stay, nice hosts, lovely extra's like a welcome basket of goodies and treats for the dogs."

    Good shower and comfy beds. Would be lovely to have a bigger freezer rather than the tiny 'ice box' that's part of the fridge. Good thought gone into providing shovel, broom and salt for the paths as there was a substantial snowfall during our stay. It understandably limited our options of where we could go but it didn't matter as the immediate scenery from the cottage was stunning and it was so lovely to spend time there once the heating/hot water issues had been sorted. Unfortunately due to the very low temperature at night, down to -8 degrees, the underfloor heating and hot water powered by a ground source heat pump struggled and after 24 hours it cut out. This can be a common problem with ground source heat pumps so a suggestion is when the temperature is very low, please warn guests of the potential issues so they can inform you sooner. Due to its operating nature, it is slow to react to any thermostat or operational changes e.g. cutting out, power cuts etc. Thankfully, the owners provided more logs for the wood burner very quickly and the consequent engineer sorted the problem within about 6-7 hours. Great garden for the dogs as it's properly fully enclosed. Also, the garden and bird feeders attracted a lot of different birds which came up close to the cottage. Again, a nice extra thought was all of the many bird feeders were filled up The fact that this cottage is almost fully booked for the rest of the year is testament to how lovely this cottage is. Would have liked to return later in the year but will have to wait for suitable affordable availability next year. Thanks for a lovely break away.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jan 2024

  • "The property is very spacious and clean and warm."

    Sue could not do enough for you with a great box of food and a lovely bottle of wine cannot find anything to moan about 10 out of 10 would highly recommend thanks sue. Keith yvonne aaron tia

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jan 2024

  • "Some stand out more than others and this one is at the front of the queue making its own bow wave."

    It's like going home and staying at Christmas and New Year with more decorations and lights than I manage at home makes it feel really special. You feel like you are at home at Christmas.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Dec 2023

  • "The property was outstanding."

    All that we had wished for. The owners couldn't do more for us. Exceptional service and facilities.

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Dec 2023

  • "Had a fantastic stay."

    Beautiful place and the owners are so nice. Such a shame to have to leave.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2023

  • "A beautiful, spotlessly clean cottage."

    The owners provide a fantastic welcome pack and goodies for dogs too! The owners are helpful and friendly and welcomed us on arrival. The cottage is well equipped - they have thought of everything you could possibly need and more. The location is great for exploring the highlands, and we’d highly recommend anyone to stay at Spinnyfield. We felt at home & hope to return. Thank you Sue & family. 10/10!

    Reviewed by Ashleigh5.0Nov 2023

  • "This is a first class holiday home with everyone to make your stay as comfortable as possible."

    The owners provide you with an extensive welcome pack which goes above and beyond. Would highly recommend this property and will definitely be going back in the future.

    Reviewed by Melinda5.0Nov 2023

  • "Absolutely amazing cottage."

    Instantly felt like a home from home. Spotlessly clean and they have thought of everything you could possibly need. The view is amazing, lovely garden, comfy beds and sofas, and in a perfect location for exploring the Highlands. The welcome pack was lovely and sue even popped round to welcome us and make sure everything was ok. Truly the best holiday home i have ever stayed in, i cant wait to go back.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful holiday home, absolutely first class, spotlessly clean and a huge effort has been made by the owners to make it a home from home, great attention to detail, they really have thought of everything."

    I must also add what a perfect location this is for exploring, Glencoe, Cairngorms, Arisaig, Fort Augustus, Dornie, Ben Nevis all less than an hour away, we had a great day on Skye as well which was also doable in a day. All in all a perfect place for a holiday in Scotland. We would love to return sometime.

    Reviewed by Sadie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Absolutely wonderful."

    Couldn't fault a thing, except the willows

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent cottage, clean and comfortable."

    Probably the best cottage I have stayed in.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2023

  • "Super property with everything you need."

    Super comfy beds. A lovely welcome pack and friendly hosts. All very clean and tidy. It is so peaceful there - it was hard to have to leave

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jul 2023

  • "One of the most comfortable and welcoming cottages we've stayed at for over 20 years of visiting the Highlands."

    Sue & family were the perfect hosts and extremely accommodating with my requests when booking, which was very much appreciated. The welcome pack was exceptional, and the tiny details and little extras provided in the cottage made it the perfect stay. Spinneyfields is bright, spacious and very clean. It has a wonderful view over to the mountains and the cottage itself and garden were so pretty, I could have relaxed there all day watching the birds, but with so much to do nearby we were out all day, and then spent our evenings enjoying the view from the sofa or veranda. I would highly recommend anyone stay here and would certainly rebook again. Thankyou very much to Sue, Nick & Amy for the most wonderful week in your beautiful cottage.

    Reviewed by Chelsea5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage, everything you could need ,lovely welcome pack ,Sue and Amy popped in to see we were ok ,lovely view from the sitting room,loved watching the birds on the feeders in the garden ,and the dogs loved it too."

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time at Spinneyfields at the end of April 23."

    The cottage was everything we hoped it would be, it was in a lovely, relatively isolated location with views over the snow capped mountains on the other side of the valley. It was extremely clean and looked after, warm and cosy and had all the modern appliances you could wish for. We were lucky with the weather, it was quite sunny with very little rain to curtail our plans for walking and sightseeing from Inverroy to Fort William, Mallaig, Loch Ness, Inverness, Aviemore and the Isle of Skye to name a few. The cottage is very well located and we will without doubt return. We would like to thank the owners for a wonderful holiday

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic cottage with fabulous views."

    Very friendly owner who provided a lovely welcome box. Cottage was extremely clean and equipped with everything you need for your holiday. Very dog friendly which was great.

    Reviewed by Johanna5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Spinnyfield."

    The property is situated in a lovely, quiet location with super views of Ben Nevis and the surroundings. It is also handily placed to explore the region, with Fort William, Loch Ness, Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus, Glencoe and even Mallaig being within a reasonable drive. The property is well finished with everything you require and it was very clean with good quality furnishings and equipment. The layout was good, with easy access for those who are perhaps not so mobile and the owners were very helpful and friendly. The level of care and thoughtfulness in the welcome pack was just one of the extra touches that makes Spinnyfield stand out. I would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Apr 2023

  • "Third time back to this beautiful cottage."

    It is stunning, and so clean, The Hunt family are lovely and your enjoyment is their priority. I go to a lot of cottages, this is the only one we return to. I have a small dog and with Suela's encouragement for this first time in a rental, I let him run free in the garden, because the attention to detail in the cottage, is extended to the garden and it is safe! Gorgeous walks from the doorstep and stunning views from the lounge and covered patio. The welcome pack is the best ever! We will be back.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2023

  • "This was our second visit to Spinnyfield and it was just as stunning as the first visit."

    Top marks to Sue, Nick and Amy.

    Reviewed by Antonia5.0Mar 2023

  • "What a gem !"

    We loved our stay at this relaxing cottage. Everything was perfect. The large “properly” enclosed garden was great for the dogs. Beds, couches super comfy. Lovely and warm with underfloor heating and the log burner. The welcome hamper was generous and also included treats for the dogs. Little touches such as plenty of dishwasher tablets / washing pods / toilet rolls, and the best home from home well equipped kitchen we have ever seen in a holiday cottage. The veranda was perfect to sit out in the morning watching all the different birds - and deer! Brilliant location to visit other areas, glenfinnan , Inverness Loch Ness, fort William , Ben Nevis , arisaig beach all with in an hour driving from the cottage. Sue the owner - such a nice lady- stopped by to say hello and mid week to top up the bird feeders. So happy to have found such a clean comfortable super relaxing cottage and location in the highlands. We have booked again for later in the year and next spring - can’t wait to go back!

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Feb 2023

  • "This was our second stay at Spinneyfield (almost exactly four years apart)."

    The cottage is still as meticulously clean as it was back then and really well maintained. Combined with the great location we will sure return in the future.

    Reviewed by Burkhard T.5.0Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful spotlessly clean property so well looked after by the owners, in a lovely tucked away peaceful hamlet."

    Evey little detail taken care of, gorgeous views and wildlife. Loved our stay here , thankyou.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jan 2023

  • "Perfect. If you are not happy here then it has nothing to do with the cottage."

    It's perfect. Think I could live here actually.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jan 2023

  • "We have had lots of holidays to Scotland and can honestly say that we have never stayed at such a beautiful cottage."

    With such a lovely owner. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2022

  • "Enjoyed a very comfortable, and lazy, holiday."

    Just what was needed! Thank you ....

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Nov 2022

  • "We loved our stay ."

    .. the property including large garden was lovely and well set out for self catering. Views were magnificent and the location was ideal for explrong the area ...... Oban Glenfinnan, Balmoral , Loch Ness etc. The dogs loved it!

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely fabulous, best holiday home we've stayed in the Ft William area after 5 stays locally, clean, comfortable, well equipped, fab for dogs."

    Love the view and the birds, perfect end of road location, super peaceful. Didn't see the squirrel. Great extras and welcome. Have already recommended to friends. Only downside is pub not within 1 mile walk as stated.... but 101% for literally everything else, so forgiven

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with everything and more taken care off."

    Immaculate in every way and spotlessly clean. The welcome hamper was a special touch. The views from the veranda were amazing. We’re very lucky with the weather and was a treat to return to the cottage after a day out exploring to relax and unwind, will definitely return. 10/10

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Aug 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage with stunning views."

    This was by far the best cottage we’ve ever stayed in. The welcome pack was outstanding M&S Chocolate cake, biscuits, bread, eggs, milk, butter, jams etc. (M&S food hall is in Fort William.) Half of the things you generally take were not needed as they were already provided, even the dogs were catered for with treats and even a dog towel for muddy paws. Hose pipe in the garden to rinse dogs off if needed too. Cottage immaculately clean, super comfy beds, soft fluffy towels, cuddly sofas and a kitchen that wants for nothing equipment wise. Even sandwich bags and food containers for picnics were in the cupboards. Garden is fully dog proof and our two Lhasa’s loved it. Bird feeders fully stocked by Sue and had a plethora of birds visit on mass, even a Woodpecker called numerous times a day! Sue called in to welcome us and is just up the road if needed. She also sells freshly laid hen and duck eggs from her drive so take some bacon. Local Spar in Spean Bridge was a godsend although we did get a Morrisons delivery to cottage the morning after we arrived. Eating out was tricky as everything local was packed or closed (Bridge cafe was never open.) Fort William was only 10 miles away and had everything. Thank you to Sue for a beautiful cottage which made our visit to Scotland one we won’t forget for a long time.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2022

  • "Can't help falling in love with the place and most of all that view!"

    Never got tired of just sitting and looking at the view! That and all the birds on the feeders and the red squirrel we saw a couple of times. It is without doubt the best equipped and most nicely furnished holiday cottage we have ever stayed in and perfectly clean.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation, the only problem we had was with the neighbours trees spoiling the view."

    We saw the woodpecker and the red squirrel, amazing

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2022

  • "This has to be one of the most welcoming and stunning cottages we have ever stayed in."

    Everything you could ever need for your stay is provided, even a fabulous welcome basket, including things for your dog!! I couldn't fault the cottage or the area, it is a truly beautiful place and provided a much-needed holiday for us all. So much to see and do in the area too. Sue and her daughter Amy were very helpful and even filled up all the bird feeders part way through the week which was brilliant. My favourite part was waking up before everyone and taking my coffee out to the rocking chair on the veranda and watching/listening to the birds and the red squirrel that frequented the garden. Hope to be back soon and we will certainly be recommending Spinnyfield to our friends and family!

    Reviewed by Alastair5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fabulous property, beautifully kitted out, immaculately clean and a very generous welcome package & in person."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2022

  • "We loved Spinneyfield."

    It was super clean, the views were unbeatable and it had everything we could have needed for our week away. And we even managed to catch sight of the elusive red squirrel on our last proper day!

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Jun 2022

  • "A wonderful holiday cottage with everything that you need for a comfortable stay."

    The owners go above and beyond to make sure that visitors feel welcome, with lots of special touches. This was our second visit and we have booked again for next year as we enjoyed our stay so much Thank you

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2022

  • "Fabulous place , warm welcome place to stay , everything you wanted ."

    Would recommend it .

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0May 2022

  • "We loved our stay at Spinnyfield."

    The cottage had everything we needed and more. It was immaculate and very well appointed - nothing had been missed. The welcome pack was above and beyond - both for us and our dog ! Sue was friendly and welcoming and it was nice to know she was just down the road if we needed anything. The location was quiet and peaceful - just what had hoped for. Breakfast on the veranda was a real treat. We spent hours taking in the views and watching the birds on the feeders - never needing to switch on the TV !!! Highly recommended - we hope to return one day.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Wonderful location with great views, the holiday home is fully equipped with everything you would need or want."

    Spotlessly clean, warm welcome with a lovely welcoming package. Would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Apr 2022

  • "Once again, the cottage was wonderful- we love everything from the comfy beds, the thoughtful touches and in particular the amazing birds on the feeders, they provided endless entertainment alongside the breathtaking view, it was a place of peace and tranquility."

    In addition, the thought and care that has gone into every detail is amazing. There are only two small things that we, spoiled as we were, wish; we missed the homemade welcome cake, although we understand the reasons why and the owners had gone more than the extra mile to make up for it- eggs, bread, wine and more, their home cooked cake from our first visit is still a legend in our house. The other thing, as we came in a wet week, was someway of speedily drying wet gear from hill walking... But they are small things and we will be back.

    Reviewed by Danielle4.7Apr 2022

  • "Spinnyfield was far and away the best cottage holiday we've had with Sykes (and we've had a few)!"

    The cottage was beautiful, the location was superb, the enclosed garden was perfect for our little dog (Rupert the chihuahua) the facilities/amenities provided were above & beyond and the hosts are really lovely people. If the cottage wasn't fully booked for pretty much the rest of the year we would be back in a heartbeat! We've already got friends and family looking at the availability so they can book their holidays too. Thank you for everything, it really was an amazing holiday.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2022

  • "Waited 3 years to get to Spinneyfield, boy was it worth the wait."

    Loved this cottage, so clean! every detail is thought out to make your stay perfect. Picture windows enable you to watch the birds playing on the feeders, and the weather rolling across the mountains. Have already booked to go again next year, thats how much we loved it

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2022

  • "Spinneyfields is a home from home."

    The kitchen is fully equipped, including washing up liquid etc. The welcome tray was amazing. The enclosed garden was great for the dogs and kids. Walk down the lane and take a left up to the forest track. We booked a Morrisons shop to be delivered which was great if you need the car space.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Feb 2022

  • "Spinnyfield was perfect!"

    No wonder it has won a top award. Our host Sue was friendly and welcoming and couldn't have been any more helpful. The cottage was warm, comfortable, extremely well equipped and had stunning views, which we weren't expecting. The location was quiet and peaceful but only a short drive from Fort William and perfectly situated for many interesting walks. We loved it so much that we booked for next year as soon as we got home. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Antonia5.0Feb 2022

  • "On arrival we were so pleased with the fantastic location, on entering the ..."

    On arrival we were so pleased with the fantastic location, on entering the cottage we found the layout and the decor 100% ,underfloor heating was simple outstanding during the Christmas cold days ,the view from the french windows has the full wow factor lastly if you take your dogs the garden is all fenced in so safe to let them out by themselves ,

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Dec 2021

  • "We loved our stay, very comfortable and a wonderful welcoming pack."

    The dogs enjoyed all their walks as we enjoyed the views and the view from the cottage is not one to miss. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Nov 2021

  • "Super cottage, great views to the grey corries."

    The cottage is spotlessly clean, loads of hot water, warm and with great facilities. Perfect base for a Scottish holiday.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Oct 2021

  • "This was our second visit to Spinnyfield and we another great holiday there."

    Sue, Nick and Amy are perfect hosts and work hard to ensure you have everything you could possibly need. The cottage is exceptionally clean and is equipped and truly feels like home from home. We will most certainly return, it our happy place.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "Spinnyfield was beautiful and far exceeded our expectations."

    The home is stunning with no detail overlooked. The views are breathtaking and the location was perfect. It’s easy to understand why Sue and the team are award winners. We will definitely be returning and will happily recommend to all our friends and family. Thank you Sue and Spinnyfield for a Fabulous stay!!

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Oct 2021

  • "Totally understand why Spinnyfield received an award."

    Every detail thought of and cleanliness was exceptional. Views from the large windows were fabulous and so quiet. Would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Sep 2021

  • "Brilliant property and space with really accommodating hosts in a wonderful part of the world."

    Only real thing they could improve on would be a hoover (unless we missed it!) for keeping on top of cleaning mid-stay, but this is a pretty minor point !

    Reviewed by Daniel4.7Aug 2021

  • "Spinneyfield is amazing!"

    Everything has been thought about by Sue in great detail. Anything you could possibly need whilst on holiday has been provided. The house was spotlessly clean and extremely welcoming. The views from the living room window and garden just took my breath away every single time I looked! Such a beautiful house in a stunning part of the world. A really peaceful place to stay but near enough to amenities if required. Loved shopping in Fort William and experiencing the Nevis range. My family have had an amazing holiday and would not hesitate in recommending Spinnyfield. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2021

  • "Once again, this cottage did not fail to impress."

    We were here last year and the standards are exactly the same, beyond excellent. Everything about this place is perfect , our 2 furbabies love it, the views are outstanding. Nothing is overlooked, well thought out and a gorgeous welcome pack too. Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, beautiful location."

    Perfect for our visit to the area. Ideal for us with 2 young children and dog. Welcome tray and chocolate cake on arrival was excellent and set this place apart from many other self catering places we have stayed. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jul 2021

  • "Our holiday was amazing, the holiday cottage was as described if not better!"

    !! The cleanliness and also the attention that had gone into to making our stay enjoyable was brilliant. The owners Sue and Nick had thought of everything that we may have needed for arrival. The welcome goodie box and cake were all very nice touches. The location is central to access all the local area has to offer, the views are just amazing. Would highly recommend this as a holiday cottage we will be coming back to Scotland.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is the most amazing cottage."

    We loved staying here. The house has great facilities and the owners ‘go the extra mile’ with little extras to welcome you. The scenery around the cottage is spectacular and there is a shop and good café nearby. Anyone who likes a peaceful place that is well situated for exploring the Highlands will really enjoy their stay. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2021

  • "Wonderful place to stay"

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Jun 2021

  • "There are too many good things to say about this holiday let."

    The gardens and views are amazing. Very clean place, lovely tray of essential goodies on arrival plus a homemade chocolate cake. Provided with everything we needed. Communication from owner also excellent. Would definitely go again!

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful house and location, would highly recommend and look forward to returning"

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2021

  • "Spinneyfield exceeded our expectations, although beautiful the photos do not do it justice and those views were outstanding, we loved to watch the wildlife in the garden."

    Thank you for our starter pack and of course the yummy chocolate cake!!! A great holiday home in a great location to go off and explore the highlands. Myself, my husband and our two fur babys had a perfect stay and we wouldn't hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Oct 2020

  • "This is our 2nd Time of staying at spinneyfield."

    Once again, I cant fault it. The welcome was amazing, sue and her family go out of their way to make this cabin feel as at home as possible. Even with current covid measures we had to take our own stuff to entertain in the cabin it was just as brilliant. We will be visiting again in Feb, sadly to be our last time. I wish they make an investment to create a bigger property as I can not fault their little extras. Have recommended to several people in the past.

    Reviewed by Josh5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage exceeded all our expectations."

    The location was ideal. The owners had thought of everything we could need and it was truly immaculate. The gifts and chocolate cake were a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2020

  • "We had an absolutely brilliant stay here!"

    Whilst obviously some stuff had to be removed because of covid, I’ve never stayed anywhere that is so well thought out and out together! Everything you could possibly need was there! Absolutely perfect and it’s spoilt me for anywhere else as it’s truly raised the bar. It’s a lovely little place and it’s really in a great spot. The welcome pack is lovely with everything you could possibly need and the cake Is spectacular! I know where I’m booking for coming back to fort William!

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Sep 2020

  • "The cottage is very well looked after, clean and comfortable, with all the added touches you would hope for, but rarely get."

    This is one of the best cottages I have had the pleasure of visiting, and I will be going again.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Sep 2020


    Gorgeous holiday cottage with picture perfect views. Great base to explore and equally good just to stay in and admire the views. Our dogs loved the freedom of the garden.We were only here one night and booked up for next year. Thank you to Sue and her family for a great holiday , award is well deserved.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2020

  • "Beautiful setting and a lovely cottage with everything you could need to make you feel at home."


    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2020

  • "I waited 12 months to actually be able to go to this amazing property."

    It is spotless, warm, cosy, gorgeous, the homely touches that Sue and Family have put into this property make it so welcoming. We had a 10 hour drive and Sue had thought of everything with a welcome pack like no other including fresh hen and duck eggs. The views from the garden are incredible and the numerous bird feeders enable you to embrace the beauty around you and immerse yourself and as this was just when the Corona virus hit the news to change everyone's lives it was a great escape. Saying that because of announcements we curtailed our holiday and thought it best to head home. We will be back to this beautiful spot at some point when we are able to get back to normality, until then I really can not express enough how superb this place is and the welcome you receive.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2020

  • "We had a lovely winter break, using Spinnyfield as a base to get to Nevis Range, Glencoe, Cairngorm and the Lecht for skiing."

    When the wind blew too hard to ski, we enjoyed sitting around the log burner and watching the dramatic weather on the mountains and tried to encourage the wildlife into the garden. Sadly we did not spot the red squirrel who was most likely tucked up warm in his dray...a bit like us.

    Reviewed by Sebastian5.0Feb 2020

  • "The cottage is located in a beautiful setting and the photos don't do it justice."

    Our host, Sue called in to welcome us and ensure we had everything we needed which we had, and more. The attention to detail was lovely and it really was a cosy home from home cottage. We would certainly visit again.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jan 2020

  • "What can I say about this Cottage other than Perfect."

    Every detail and thought has been put into this place and it really shows. The owner Sue made us feel right at home, showed us around the heating and had made a cake for us on arrival with wine and treats for the dog. So many bits to make us feel at home, the kitchen is so well equipped we didn't bother to eat out. The location of the cottage is easy to find and easy to get to. Friendly neighbours and a very peaceful place to be. The enclosed garden was great for our dog and it was very much appreciated as she could wander. The location is perfect for Ben Nevis / Fort William, it also lends itself to the nearby national parks and in fairness Inverness and Oban aren't that far away. Beautiful roads and scenery means that even on a grey day its impressive. I cannot recommend this place enough, it is so nice to see someone have such a passion and care for what they are doing and it really shows. I'd like to say thanks again to Sue. Kind regards Craig, Hailey and Violet the Rottie

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Jan 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage, lovely location, everything you would need, and a lovely ..."

    Fantastic cottage, lovely location, everything you would need, and a lovely welcome pack, including a cake, would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Nov 2019

  • "This is a perfect holiday retreat."

    The lodge is very comfortable with everything you could need in your home from home. The owners go out of their way to make your holliday perfect and nothing seams to be to much trouble. The views from the cottage are amazing and there is plenty of wildlife to watch from your settee out of the large panaramic windows. Plenty off shops within easy reach so no need to take loads of shopping with you. In all a perfect retreat for a nice relaxing holliday.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Hospitality was amazing. Perfect cottage for our holiday. We had visiting pine martens every evening, stunning!

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Nov 2019

  • "We were totally amazed by this wonderful cottage."

    It is definitely the best we have ever stayed in in Scotland. Everything we could have needed was provided, along with lots of extras - like a delicious cake and some essential groceries. The cottage was spotlessly clean, beautifully furnished and full of lovely items that gave it such a homely feel. We had only stayed there a day before I went online and booked again for the summer! What better recommendation is there than that?!! Their Sykes Award is well deserved.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Nov 2019

  • "Spinnyfield is the most beautiful cottage and has truly been a home from home for us this week."

    Sue, who owns the property has thought of absolutely every little detail to make you feel comfortable and welcome. We have already booked to come back.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2019

  • "Spinnyfield was perfect-it was spotless and and every last detail had been thought of-Sue was very helpful and lovely and we found the cottage facilities amazing-it was idealic peaceful and luxurious-wd have already booked again for next year!"

    The garden was perfect for our dog Cruise! Who loved to sit on the veranda with us-all fenced in and safe. Everything as done to a very high standard and we would highly recommend this cottage to anyone-if was 5 star!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2019

  • "A Stunning cottage in idyllic surroundings."

    Sue & Nick are excellent hosts, attentive without being intrusive, they clearly care a great deal about what they do and the service that they provide. The cottage has everything that you can think of and lots that you wouldn't even think about providing the ideal experience. The small touches are what makes a holiday cottage a home and it is no exaggeration to say that Spinnyfields is most definitely a home away from home. Massive attention to detail has been paid in every room. The added bonus of a nightly visit from a Pine marten was unexpected!! We cannot recommend Spinnyfields highly enough, this should be the only property that you consider if you are visiting Fort William.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage had everything!"

    Including beautiful views and amazing wildlife. It was a beautiful home away from home with some lovely welcoming touches from the very lovely owners. Would highly recoommend.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Aug 2019

  • "We were blown away with all the little details that the owners put in to there property."

    It was clean and so well equipped with everything you could ever need . The wildlife just outside the window was one of our highlights of our holiday waking up to a red squirrel and various species of birds . It's located so well to various walks and days out , we enjoyed how peaceful the area the house is situated was . The garden was fully enclosed which gave us peace of mind with our dog and 2 young children . Our girls were so pleased with all the toys they had to play with and the amazing cake which was there when we arrived . We hope to book again in the future .

    Reviewed by Roxanne5.0Jul 2019

  • "We’ve stayed in a lot of self catering properties in Scotland & we think that Spinnyfields is definitely the best property that we have stayed in."

    It was clean well equipped & full of personal touches & what a beautiful location, the views were amazing! Sue was a great & thoughtful host & a fantastic baker. She left a lovely homemade ginger cake for us, but because one of our group wasn’t keen on ginger she popped back the next day with a chocolate cake made especially for her. We will be back!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2019

  • "What a lovely cottage in a lovely position."

    The owners have taken a lot of effort to make this cottage a home from home, and it shows in the excellent condition it is in.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Jun 2019



    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage was stunning everything you needed and more the dogs had a great ..."

    The cottage was stunning everything you needed and more the dogs had a great time and the owners where great and very helpfull have told eveyone how gd it was well done to them all will be back at some point x

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2019

  • "Beautiful location and the property was set up perfectly for holiday makers."

    Everything was in pristine condition and in perfect working order. Great care and attention had been taken to make it a welcoming holiday destination.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2019

  • "Superb cottage - so comfortable, well equipped & fab setting."

    Reviewed by Laura5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage was absolutely super."

    The views stunning. The decor and extras lovely. Everything was such that we could have stayed for weeks and even could have lived there. The chocolate cake on arrival was delicious. The bottle of wine, fresh eggs and doggy treats were really appreciated. This was definitely one of the best cottages we have stayed in.

    Reviewed by Beryl5.0May 2019

  • "WE have have been on many cottage holidays over the years with Sykes and other company's."

    Spinnyfied was the most PERFECT one we have ever been too. The attention to detail was quite superb we could not fault it . Sue and Nick were lovely people to meet and a pleasure to talk too. The views were fantastic the wildlife was brilliant . On the veranda we had a weasel many birds and to top it all a pine marten twice. WE WILL BE BACK.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2019

  • "Having been on a few log cabin breaks , this one in particular has stood out by far."

    The owners have produced a cracking holiday bungalow , which is pleasantly stocked with all the essential items and more......, that are typically required with a Self Cater. The property is Idyllically situated with a view that you too often , only find in a brochure . Amazing.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Mar 2019

  • "A beautiful cottage with thoughtful hosts."

    Fantastic views of the mountains.

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7Mar 2019

  • "The cottage itself is even nicer than it looks on the photos."

    Very clean and with all amenities. The owner was very helpful and nice. We will definitely return in the future!

    Reviewed by Burkhard T.5.0Feb 2019

  • "The cottage and the setting was excellent."

    Sue has thought of everything from a freshly baked cake on arrival,fresh eggs,milk in the fridge,tea,coffee,even down to oils for cooking. The dogs even got there own treats.The cottage is fantastic in every way the view from the garden and front windows made it very difficult to move from the sofa.Plenty to do in the whole area if you want a busy holiday or just sit back relax and enjoy the view.The owner even popped in to check every thing was ok Needless to say it was perfect,we will be back in a couple of years its that fantastic a place to stay. Spinneyfields is a fantastic get away from it all destination great credit to the owner. Thanks

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2019

  • "Another amazing stay in one of the best Cottages we've ever had the pleasure of using."

    Will continue to visit this perfect slice of Scotland for as long as it is available.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2019

  • "We had a lovely time here, the cottage is well equipped and in a stunning location."

    Upon arrival we were welcomed with a bottle of prosecco, fresh eggs and the most amazing chocolate cake. The view over the Nevis Mountains is quite spectacular. Thoughtful touches such as herbs, cooking oils and biscuits for our dog make Spinneyfield the perfect choice for a break in the Highlands. Would not hesitate to return.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Dec 2018

  • "A lovely modern and well equipped cottage with amazing views."

    The cottage had everything you could need with every little detail thought of and the owners could not be more helpful. Would not hesitate in booking this location again .

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2018

  • "The owners realy go the extra mile to make your stay special with little personal touches that i have not had at other cottages."

    The cottage was very comfortable and ensured we had a lovely restful stay. Plenty of shops not far away and about 13 miles to Fort William where there is a big supermarket and all you would need. Booked for next year already its that good.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2018

  • "Wonderful setting."

    Overlooking mountains. House was clean modern and huge attention to small detail. Cleaning materials available , lovely oils to cook with. This is a brilliant place to stay for access to north west of Scotland. We would happily return.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Sep 2018

  • "Couldn't fault the property in any way everything absolutely fabulous even down to the fine details ."

    I would have no hesitation about booking again in the future, sue the owner made alovely chocolate cake for us on arrival also left us some eggs,wine & even some dog treats. Paul, Jane ,ant & mitsy

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2018

  • "The accommodation was above our expectation."

    Sue had thought about everything. Milk, eggs, handsoap, herbs for cooking and the decoration of the house was lovely. The view from out of the living room as well as from the veranda was breathless. We have never had such a view without travelling. It was a nice way to wake up every morning.

    Reviewed by Hans5.0Aug 2018

  • "Amazing place with great location, stunning views, beautiful house couldn't have asked for more."

    Loved every minute of our stay & the cake Sue left us was so good!!!

    Reviewed by Oliver5.0Jul 2018

  • "Great cottage!"

    Very clean, a lot off extra's; thanks Sue! Only a little hot in de children's room in de evening (we had very hot weather). Maybe extra curtains to darken the bedrooms would be pleasant, now a lot of light in de mornings...

    Reviewed by Nele5.0Jun 2018

  • "Great cottage, had everything we needed (and even more)."

    Very clean and tidy. The view is absoletely amazing.

    Reviewed by Femke5.0Jun 2018

  • "Lovely place to rest and unwind great views from windows just a exclent place both to stay and quality"

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2018

  • "Spinyfield cottage was perfect in every way."

    We could not find any fault with it. Stunning views. Very clean with excellent amenities. The owner has put a lot of thought into spinyfields and was well appreciated. The lovely touches sue had done was so lovely, chocolate cake, duck eggs, bottle of wine. Just absolutely loved it. Ten out of ten to Sue.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in a marvellous position."

    Everything was provided for us. Comfortable beds and hot showers very welcome. Peace and quiet - only the sounds of the birds to wake up to. Wonderful

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Apr 2018

  • "Gorgeous cottage in a lovely location."

    Very convenient for a lot of local walks, munros, and Fort William for a bit of shopping or somewhere to eat. The view from the cottage is stunning and with a covered balcony and large windows, we were able to enjoy it whatever the weather. There is underfloor heating for a steady temperature, but a log burning stove (supplies provided) for that evening boost. But that did mean limited places to dry washing when we got wet on the hills and needed dry kit for the following day. The enclosed garden was great - our 2 border terriers loved it and it was secure enough for them. A concerted escape artist could wriggle under the wire fence in a couple of places, but ours showed no such interest. Beware there are wood floors throughout, which our two found very slippy (they're used to carpet). There was a field of sheep one garden over behind thin woodland, so again, a highly driven hunter might show a lot of interest. These definitely aren't complaints, just factors to be aware of if you are bringing a dog with you. The place was incredibly clean and well-stocked. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and the surrounding peace and quiet was lovely. We made use of the small selection of games and books for evening entertainment. The TV doesn't receive many terrestrial channels, but there is a smart TV that has Netflix and access to the internet, so we were able to access a lot of options that way. A gorgeous batch of home-baked cakes met us on arrival, as well as freshly-laid eggs. We had a thoroughly lovely week and would happily come back time and again.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Apr 2018

  • "Incredible accommodation, exceeded expectations."

    Our first ‘staycation’ booked through Sykes Travel, it most certainly won’t be our last!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2018

  • "A wonderfully warm welcome and cosy setting made this the perfect cottage to come home to after a long day roaming the hills and glens!"

    We'll be back...

    Reviewed by Danielle4.7Apr 2018

  • "The large patio windows view were beautiful snowy mountains and wee birds at the bird feed posts."

    Very private. And cottage was lovely. The home made cup cakes left were delicious and wee Easter eggs and freshly lain hen and duck eggs coffee tea etc. For us. Could not ask for better.

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Mar 2018

  • "We were absolutely blown away by the Cottage and have rebooked it for longer for next year!"

    The Cottage was as described and extremely comfortable, the views from the cottage were amazing and the seeing the wildlife was the cherry on the top. The cottage is perfectly placed for access to all areas of the Highlands. We cannot wait to return.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2018

  • "A very well appointed cottage in a great area, very well maintained, nice touches on arrival, will definitely be going back."

    Reviewed by Tim4.4Jan 2018

  • "Great house and all the extra touches made us feel welcome."

    Would definately recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Faye4.8Dec 2017

  • "The contact for the site provided some lovely touches that made the stay special."

    Would highly recommend this property in terms of location and value for money.

    Reviewed by George5.0Dec 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double upon request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
  • Electric central heating and underfloor heating throughout with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WIFI, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture, decking and veranda
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Nevis Range Mountain Experience 15 minute drive away
  • Pub under 2 miles
  • Shop, pub, restaurants and cafes at Spean Bridge

The property

Roy Bridge under 2 miles.

This well presented retreat, near to the village of Roy Bridge has been decorated to a high standard and makes the perfect holiday break for couples, friends, or family, whatever the time of year.

You will look forward to returning here in the evening, after a busy day exploring the local area.

The versatile zip and link twin bedroom is most inviting, ideal for either adults or children and comes complete with a fitted wardrobe to house your belongings.

Close by, a double bedroom is just as welcoming and boasts a feature window, along with a well-appointed en-suite shower room.

For all guests to benefit from, the bathroom is a pleasant place to get ready or simply relax before heading to bed.

The open plan sitting area offers a spacious layout with stunning mountain views that wrap around the cottage, which you can admire whilst relaxing on the comfortable sofas.

A well equipped kitchen lies to the back of the formation, so you can prepare your favourite meals without having to leave the heart warming set up.

The dining table is tucked into the room at the other side, where you can rest next to the wood burner with a good book, or simply enjoy dinner while looking out over the pleasant landscape.

Make the most of this quiet location by sipping a refreshing drink in the lovely enclosed garden any time of the day, and stay covered any time of year with the covered patio area.

Nevis Range Mountain Experience is only a 15 minute drive away, a great day out for those who love to ski.

You may also want to wander into the village of Roy Bridge home to a café and two hotels.

The larger village of Spean Bridge has a village shop, woollen mill and some cafes and restaurants.

The town of Fort William is a short drive away and from here guests can venture a little further south and visit the Glencoe Museum.

Explore the depths of this wonderful accommodation.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-40266-F

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About the location


Fort William 11.5 miles; Inverness 58 miles;

Roy Bridge which in Gaelic is Drochaid Ruaidh meaning "the bridge over the Roy" is a small friendly highland village situated some 3 miles east of the bigger village of Spean Bridge in the Scottish Highlands. There is a craft shop, cafe and two hotels where good service, good food and good cask ales are assured. The larger village of Spean Bridge has a well stocked village shop, woollen mill and several cafes and restaurants. Close by is the famous Commando Memorial which stands some 17ft high, and comprises a group of three bronze Commandos dressed in typical World War Two uniforms. This is a haunting and popular stop off for visitors and was built to commemorate their training ground in this area. The vibrant town of Fort William is a short drive away and from here guests can venture a little further south and visit the Glencoe Museum and learn more about the infamous massacre.