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“Beautiful quiet cottage set amongst history”

Review of Ceol-na-Mara

Ceol-na-Mara
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29 reviews
Ceol-na-Mara
Sea view from Ceol-na-Mara
New wood burning stove 2016
Kitchen
Living room
Handsome hounds welcome
sitting room
Master bedroom with king-size bed.
Small double bedroom.
Freshly decorated with delighlful authentic touches
Single bedroom (joins small double room)
Freshly decorated bathroom
Caroline with Cuillin, winter 2016
Ceol-na-Mara snowdrops February 2015
new bench July 2014
view from bench July 2014
Kirtomy harbour
Surfing on the north coast
Kirtomy harbour
Farr Bay
Ceol-na-mara from harbour road
Tongue
sunset ceol-na-mara 2011
lobster creels, Kirtomy
peat stack, Kirtomy
Riding at Bettyhill
Smoo cave
Farr Bay (2 miles from cottage) Sept 2013.
Farr Bay sunset Sept 2013.
Winter view above Kirtomy from peat road
Drift wood
Kirtomy tractor
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Kirtomy, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Newcastle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful quiet cottage set amongst history”
Reviewed 19 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012
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Had a wonderful week at this quiet and comfortable cottage in Sutherland. Cottage had everything we expected and was even more comfortable than the pictures had led us to believe. The place was fantastically clean and neat on arrival and everything worked perfectly - no complaints at all. Booking was easy and the owners have been sensitive in their restoration of the building and kept a meaningful photographic record of the renovation and the cottages history which is a really nice thing to connect you with the area. There was great reading material in the house with local O.S. maps for walking (Ben More and Ben Klibreck maps not included). The hamlet of Kirtomy was very friendly and quiet and there is a short walk down to old Kirtomy harbour with Otters and Seals and even fish to be had. The cottage is located a couple of miles from Bettyhill with local shops there and three restraunts locally to choose from. If you're a surfer than this is an amazing spot to base yourself for the north coast breaks and the cafe at the harbour in Thurso is excellent as is the fresh fish shop just across from it. Also there is a great museum in Thurso for the history of Caithness and an abundance of local history on your doorstep.

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Karen J
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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“Excellent Holiday - highly recommended”
Reviewed 14 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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My husband and I and our dog stayed at Ceol-na-Mara for a week in August and we were delighted with the cottage. It is a real home from home and i could not have felt more comfortable and relaxed there.
Everything you need is provided, beds are really comfortable and the location is spot-on.

Don't hesitate to book this one !!

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Liked best: The atmosphere - peace and tranquility
Liked least: nothing
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Reviewed 5 September 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Liked best: location and scenery
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Liked best: Sensitive refurbishment
Liked least: Having to go home
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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