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Ptarmigan Lodge Complete With Large Hot Tub In A Superb Forest Village Location



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
Open Plan Lodge in Nethy Bridge, Nr. Aviemore, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - In A Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Walk From The Village And Five Minutes From The Abernethy Forest

Available for minimum rentals of 7 nights. Ptarmigan Lodge provides the perfect holiday home for families and sporting groups. The nearby Cairngorms are home to the elusive Ptarmigan, a rare mountain dwelling bird, after which the lodge is named. The outdoor Hot Tub allows you to relax and soak in the peace and quiet of the forest and listen to the river.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Ptarmigan Lodge is family owned by myself and my wife. We have a young family and enjoy all the outdoor activity that takes place around the Spey Valley and Nethy Bridge. We love skiing, mountain biking, trail running and hill walking.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Lovely, Lovely, Lovely"

"Great accommodation and a tranquil place to stay"

"Great area. Great Lodge. Great facilities"

"The perfect get away. Fantastic"

"A beautiful cabin in a beauutiful location"
Dec 2013
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1 holidaymaker review


The whole holiday was excellent, could not fault it.

  • 5 of 5

The lodge was fully fitted, clean and welcoming with plenty of games to keep the children amused both inside and out.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

We feel Nethy Bridge is a real jewel of the Spey Valley and has a indelible link with the forest, rivers and nature that surrounds it. Nethy Bridge and Ptarmigan Lodge are a real easy-living place. Walking by the river down to the local shop for the paper on a Sunday morning is one of my favourite walks. It's our favourite place to spend time relaxing in winter or summer.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The Cairngorm National Park provide a wonderful playground for you to indulge yourself all sorts of activities.


Canoeing & White water rafting





Sailing & Windsurfing

Salmon & Trout Fishing

Skiing & Snowboarding

Walking & Climbing


Findhorn Bay and the Morayshire Coast are an hours drive from Nethy Bridge.

Loch Morlich is a fifteen minute drive away.


Nethy Bridge is approx' one hour drive from Inverness airport.


Nethy Bridge is in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, around 2.5 hours by car from Glasgow and Edinburgh and approximately 1 hours drive from Inverness. Aviemore is only 9 miles from Nethy Bridge and is well connected to the road, rail and bus networks. The overnight sleeper from London stops in Aviemore en route for Inverness and both CityLink and Stagecoach operate regular bus timetables for the area.

Further Details:

In the heart of Scotland's pristine and ancient forests. Ptarmigan Lodge is located on the banks of River Nethy, enjoying a superb location in Nethy Bridge - the 'forest village'. Sounded by forest and wildlife it is the perfect get-away to enjoy the outdoors and relax in this superb and unique environment. With so many winter and summer activities, Ptarmigan Lodge has so much to offer all year round.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
25 Sep 2016 - 22 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 8
23 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2016
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2016/17
29 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25% of the hire charge and the return of a completed booking form secures your booking.
Damage bonds are primarily a security deposit against any damage to the property, and are refundable, minus damage costs. A deposit against damage will be charged at the following rates - £300 per booking
Pets are charged at £50 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

We rebuilt the lodge 15 years ago and double it in size. We wanted to bring the outdoors into the house with the huge glass windows. So it s very open plan indoor/outdoor house and it worked!

Property Type

  • bungalow


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • river
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room, Main bathroom with separate shower and bath, wc with sink, wet room with shower and utility sink. The external hot tub door allows you to enter the house through the bathroom.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 + 2 guests (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 master bedroom with 1 double bed and ensuite showeroom. 1 main bedroom with 1 double bed. 1 bedroom with twin beds. 1 bedroom with bun beds 1 snug room with fold out double bed


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Open plan easy living with every comfort you would ever need. Very cosy with central heating plus a woodburning stove in the main living area and a open fire in the snug room. Side entry into the 'wet room' keep all the mud in the right place. The 'wet room' is equipped with washing machine, drying machine, additional heater for drying clothes and a shower for getting the mud off you before entering the main living space. Outside: There is a large decking area and garden for outdoor living equipped with a gas BBQ, large dining table and chairs and a hot tub. Access to our private river bank is via a gate to ensure peace of mind for families with children and/or dogs. Utility Room: There is a large muddy entrace for leaving jackets and wellies that leads to a wet room for showering and drying clothes. The utility room is equipped with a washing machine and dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: One set of clean towels and Lineren are included. for the duration of your stay.

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