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The Bothy

Edzell, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 22711)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • “Beautiful cottage in glorious country setting,peaceful with lots of wildlife to ...”

    Beautiful cottage in glorious country setting,peaceful with lots of wildlife to see

    Beautiful cottage in glorious country setting,peaceful with lots of wildlife to see Lovely friendly owners, all in all a great place to stay

    - Mr Richardson, August 2020

The property

Edzell 7 miles.

Situated on a working sheep farm in beautiful Glen Esk, seven miles from the attractive village of Edzell is this cosy holiday home, The Bothy.

This delightful accommodation offers a bright and charming base for a couple seeking to explore the ruggedness of this Scottish countryside setting with a rural hideaway to come back to each evening to unwind.

The interior of the property has retained much of its original charm which is complemented by the plush furnishings and everything you could possibly need to enjoy a week-long break with your loved one.

Here, you will be delighted to find one comfortable double bedroom, a light kitchen, a bathroom, and a sitting room complete with ceiling beams and a cosy woodburner, the perfect addition for a romantic evening in.

Ideally situated for walkers, cyclists, anglers and those in search of a rural getaway, this cottage is an excellent choice for a tranquil break spent amidst spectacular scenery.

Close to the Grampian Mountains, Esk is the longest of the renowned Angus Glens, offering opportunities for excellent walking.

Brush up on the local history and pay a visit to the most northerly Neolithic standing stones at Colmeallie (just outside the Bothy door) Loch Lee or hike to the stone monument at the Queen’s Well, a memorial to Queen Victoria, where stunning views await you.

The Bothy offers a superb choice for a rural break in a beautiful location.


  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Electric central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of washing machine by prior arrangement with owner, WiFi, TV with FreeSat, DVD, 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 on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden to side and rear with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 7 miles
  • Note: Cottage front door opens onto farm access road

About the location


Montrose 12 miles; Forfar 14 miles; Dundee 31 miles.

Renowned as the Jewel in the Crown of Angus, the Victorian village of Edzell is beautifully situated at the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, 12 miles from the coastal town of Montrose. Entered via the striking 19th Century Dalhousie Arch, which greets tourists arriving from the south, this charming village provides a good choice of local shops, pubs and eateries and easy access to all five glens of Angus. The medieval Edzell Castle, with its prominent Stirling Tower and colourful renaissance garden is well worth a visit, whilst golfers are well catered for with two fabulous courses (18 and 9 hole) set amongst a stunning mountainous backdrop. Enjoy salmon fishing at nearby Esk and Westwater, take relaxed riverside strolls along the Rocks of Solitude circuit or the more challenging hikes in Glen Clova and Glen Esk. Discover the glorious beaches at nearby St Cyrus, Montrose and the fabulous, cliff-framed red sands at Lunan Bay. Edzell offers an ideal base from which to discover all that this scenic area of Scotland has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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