Arriving at Hillockhead the panoramic sea views are all around you as far as the eye can see. There is a feeling of space and light, ideal for recharging your batteries and escaping the hectic pace of life.
The cottages are situated on the Black Isle which is renowned for it's scenic beauty and mild dry climate where pretty villages and lovely beaches wait to be discovered. Inverness and Loch Ness are a short drive away and Avimore an hours drive.
There are 5 self-catering properties each with their own character and sleeping between 1 and 9, situated amid woodland glens and grazing land and over looking the Moray Firth.
This area of the Scottish Highlands is haven for wild life, birds, wild flowers and sea life, including Britain's largest school of wild dolphins which can even be seen from your holiday cottage.
See the Moray Firth dolphins in the sea below or whilst walking along the shore, or go to nearby Chanonry Point the best land based place in the world for dolphin watching. Chanonry Point has recently been seen on the "Coast" and "Spring Watch" There are about 140 Moray Firth dolphins and a large colony of seals, in addition to sea bird colonies such as oycster catchers, curlews and resident red kites.
The Black Isle has some great places to eat out, choose from award winning pubs and restaurants and a pizzerea offering delicious wood fired pizzas and locally sourced produce.
Hillockhead is a great base for touring the Highlands, castles, distilleries, lochs, mountains and glens can all be explored on a day out. The West Coast of Scotland is a short drive away with majestic scenery and beaches, enjoy a day trip then return to your "midge free" zone at Hillockhead!
Come and discover "Highland time" in this magical place, enjoy all it has to offer even if that is doing nothing at all!