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Lily Collie's

Bogmoor near Fochabers, Moray, Aberdeenshire & The Coastal Trail (Ref. 1066310)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cosy cottage and lots of wee extras provided which made our stay even more enjoyable."

    There were even mallows for the hot chocolate and our dog enjoyed his biscuits too. Plenty of logs provided for the wood burner too, which was great as it was quite cold for the first few days of our holiday. Nice walks from the cottage, although we spent most days walking on the beaches as there were a few to choose from which weren’t too far a drive.

    Reviewed by ChrisApr 2022

  • "We stayed at Lily Collie's over Easter weekend and absolutely loved it."

    The owners are so kind and thoughtful towards their guests. The amenities are great, the cottage is warm, comfortable and very clean. When we arrived at our destination, there was a lovely 'welcome pack' including shortbread, hot chocolate, marshmallows, butter, marmalade, milk, bread and fresh eggs. Even the dog had a welcome basket waiting for him with warm blankets, dog bowls and dog biscuits. These things were an unexpected bonus and a very lovely thoughtful touch. We have stayed at many cottages for short breaks and holidays and never had the same kind of welcome anywhere. It was lovely. If that wasn't enough, on Easter Sunday, we had a box of chocolate eggs delivered outside the front door. These gestures are over and above and what makes a holiday very memorable. Highly recommend Lily Collie's. Great place for walking, cycling, sight-seeing, or just relaxing, etc. We loved it.

    Reviewed by WendyApr 2022

  • "A beautiful cosy cottage in a lovely location with everything we needed for us and our dog."

    Reviewed by MelanieApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Enclosed garden would have been much better for us. Lots of little extras which were great. Only negative comment to make would be to have larger bath towels, bath sheets would be much better as the towels were small for shower/bath use.

    Reviewed by EmmaMar 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage!"

    Very cosy, well presented with lots of lovely extra little touches. The owner, was very thoughtful and left lots of yummy goodies to get us started and enjoy throughout our stay. This really does set the cottage apart from other places I've stayed. Everything was very comfortable and very well equipped. The log burner was a treat and very easy to use with plenty logs, kindling, matches and firelighters. Again, this was brilliant! The location is also great as plenty of walks to do from the cottage. I would definitely recommend this cottage. It was first class.

    Reviewed by LeonaFeb 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage is well equipped, very cosy, and well presented. We wouldn't hesitate in recommending this property to anybody thinking of staying in the area. The owners were very nice, obliging, and were very helpful. We would definitely like return to this cottage again.

    Reviewed by EdwinJan 2022

  • "We had the pleasure of being the cottages first guests and we couldn’t have chosen a better location and welcome."

    The cottage itself is of the highest standard, cosy, well presented and within easy reach of some fantastic beaches, walks and other things to do. Owners couldn’t have been more helpful in arranging, during and post stay. If you are heading up to Elgin, Fochabers or nearby this would be a great place for a cosy and very comfortable stay. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ColinDec 2021

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Multi-fuel central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Small front garden and large rear garden with lawn, gravelled area and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 3.2 miles, beach 1.4 miles
  • Note: This property offers feather and down bedding, however an alternative can be provided on request

The property

Fochabers 3.3 miles.

Tucked away amongst the rolling greenery of the small hamlet of Bogmoor, Spey Bay, in the picturesque county of Moray, rests this charming single-storey holiday home, Lily Collie's.

Set across one level and sleeping up to four people, Lily Collie'fcos makes an idyllic base for a small family or group of friends looking for a rural retreat to Scotland.

Park up in one of four off-road parking spaces that greet you at the foot of this lovely, white-washed dwelling before unloading your bags and making your way through the gated entrance to begin your staycation.

Stepping inside, be charmed by the fabulous interior of the open-plan living space, effortlessly blending traditional and contemporary with a bright and airy decor, high-quality furnishings and a rustic woodburning stove nestled within an exposed stonework fireplace.

A long journey calls for rest, so kick off your shoes and sink into the sumptuous sofa to watch a family favourite on the TV whilst the fire crackles nearby.

When stomachs start to rumble, make your way over to the stylish kitchen tucked away in the corner of the sociable space, well-equipped with a range of convenience to assist any budding chef prepare delectable meals, whilst the handy washer/dryer and dishwasher helps ensure your space is kept neat and tidy.

Uncork a bottle of wine and gather together with your loved ones at the dining table, where you can plan your thrilling holiday excursions as you indulge, or make meal times an alfresco affair by dining out amongst the mature greenery of the garden, backed by the rolling countryside and distant hills.

As the day draws to a close, retreat indoors and move through the property to discover two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a double and a twin, each pleasantly decorated with a light and airy interior and offering ample storage space to unpack your belongings.

In the morning, enjoy a leisurely wake-up with an indulgent soak amongst the bubbles in the tub, or opt for a revitalizing rinse under the shower head to kick-start your day.

A short walk from your doorstep will bring you into the heart of the quaint settlement of Tugnet, where lazy afternoons can be spent lounging on the beach, making sure to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins gloriously dancing across the water, or avid golfers may wish to test their swing with a trip to Spey Bay Golf Club, where they can enjoy a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant, that is open to non-members, after a game.

Why not spend the afternoon at the WDC Dolphin Centre, where you can enjoy tasty, home-cooked food at the café and learn of the local fishing heritage with a guided tour of the local icehouse?

Further inland rests the village of Fochabers, where you'll find all of your local amenities, including a selection of delicious eateries ranging from traditional country pubs, quaint cafes and a host of takeaways, whilst well-stocked convenience stores offers all of the essentials.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating local history of the village with a tour of Fochabers Folk Museum & Heritage Centre or marvel at the remarkable architecture of Gordon Castle, adorned with peaceful walled gardens; an idyllic spot for an escape from reality.

Make the most of the cottage resting on the Speyside Way and be sure to embark on a long-distance trail that leads through some of the most scenic spots of the Scottish Highlands, offering a plethora of walking, cycling and hiking routes to suit all abilities.

Speyside is one of Scotland's most renowned region for whisky, so why not sample malt-whiskies and others on a guided tour?

The region boasts 50 distilleries so there are plenty to choose from!

The Moray Coastal Trail is also on your doorstep, a 50-mile long walk that takes you to several of Moray's wonderful beaches, including Hopeman East Beach, Lossiemouth East Beach and Cullen Beach.

Additionally, the cottage is within reach of the cottage and promise fantastic hikes, from Ben Rinnes to Ben Aigan.

For an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, choose a stay at Lily Collie's.

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About the location


Elgin 9 miles.

The highly attractive village of Fochabers is situated to the east of the River Spey. A key point along the Speyside Way (long distance path from Buckie to Aviemore), visitors stopping off can marvel at the fine selection of architecture which adorns the village. The Georgian church on the south side of the square is especially striking, complete with its clock-tower dated 1798. In the nearby village of Mosstodloch is Baxters food processing factory, a family-run company that has been operating in the area since 1868. Dolphins can often be seen playing at sea along this stretch of Scottish coastline, and ospreys can be found fishing for food for their young who nest in the tall pine trees. A superb location for enjoying the great outdoors!

Please Note: This property can only accommodate Friday and Monday arrivals

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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