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The Sidings

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Plockton Bay is a 10 minute walk from the Sidings
Excellent
20 reviews
Plockton Bay is a 10 minute walk from the Sidings
The Sidings
Kitchen/dinning room
Welcome pack on arrival
Livingroom
Ground floor bedroom
Twin room upstairs
Double master bedroom
Bathroom with bath & shower
Open fire - warm and cosy
Plockton village
Our highland cattle
Boat trip
Plockton sunset over Skye
View from Plockton to the Isle of Skye
Plockton main street
Plockton bay
Plockton main street
Plockton beach near the sidings
Plockton regatta
Plockton bay
Plockton sailing
Plockton thatched cottage
Plockton street party
Plockton in the snow
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Plockton, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
“The Sidings” is situated in a row of 40-year-old cottages, adjacent to Plockton station. It is a very comfortable, cosy home. It is particularly handy for spectacular walks to the beaches close by. Locals and visitors have been known to swim their even in September. The house is a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of Plockton with gorgeous views of the Crags towering over the village. There are very good eating places that serve local seafood and other local produce. The house consists of a spacious dining kitchen, a warm living room with reclaimed Victorian fireplace. Outside there is a small back garden with a leafy green outlook and a larger front garden with a picnic bench that in the past the owners, Thomas and Julie, have enjoyed early evening drinks and family barbecues. It has a parking area opposite the house and extra space is... Read more
About the Owner, Thomas M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL202298
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Excellent - based on 20 reviews
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Benedicte...
Paris, France
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Comfortable semi-detached cottage, clean and well equipped. Quiet location and Plockton harbour within walking distance. Very good base to go and explore the Isle of Skye. Eilean Donan Castle and lots of walks close by. I'd definitey recommend!

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Management response:

Hi Benedicte Thank you for your lovely review of the Sidings. We are glad you had a lovely time. Regards Thomas & Julie

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Myrajo
Duns, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Spent a lovely week here with excellent weather. Very comfortable accommodation and a much appreciated welcome box of groceries - especially the homemade jam. Great area for short walks, long walks and mountain walks. Amazing scenery. We will be back.

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Management response:

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are glad you had a lovely week and hope to see you again. Thomas & Julie

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Joanne F
Inverness, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

we stayed at the siding in april 17. what a beautiful little cottage. equipped with everything you could need (with a welcome basket and flowers for arrival with home made jam). such a lovely touch. the accommodation was very well kept, immaculate and homely. the open fire was a comforting addition on a cold evening. we settled into plockton very...

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Thank you for your great review. Glad you had a lovely time and hope to see you again.

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Amenities
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Patio area with picnic table and parasol.
Open fire for cosy nights.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    3 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
€511
£450
4 Nov 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Winter
7 nights
€511
£450
23 Dec 2017 -
5 Jan 2018
Christmas and New year
7 nights
€874
£770
6 Jan 2018 -
16 Feb 2018
Low Season
7 nights
€511
£450
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
When you book, a deposit of £150 within 5 days will secure you're booking. The final payment should be paid at least one month before your arrival.

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or by Bank transfer (Please note that bank transfers may incur extra charges that will have to be covered by the customer).
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About the neighbourhood
Plockton is a beautiful village with all the amenities that you will require. The local bars and restaurants serve very good local produce, they also serve the local Ale that is brewed in Plockton. Traditional music is played in the bars through the week by local musicians.

The local beaches are only a Ten minute walk from the Sidings, the vews you will see from here are looking to the Isle of Skye.

There are boat trips out of plockton that will take you to see birds, seals and also dolphins and lots more wildlife.
From the Sidings, the Isle of Skye is only a ten minute drive, there are lots of things to see and do on the Island.

Applecross is also a stunning place to visit. The drive over the Bealach is the highest road in Britain, The views from the top on a clear day are fantastic....
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Plockton: 0.1 km
There is an Airport in Inverness that is 80 miles away. You can hire a car or get a Train that will take you to Plockton.
Plockton railway station is only a two minute walk to the Sidings.
A car journey will take you about two hours where you will drive through some amazing Scenery.
Plockton also has an airstrip where small aircrafts can land.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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