Self Catering accommodation to explore Speyside, Aberdeenshire & Moray
Ideal for Castles - Whisky Trail - Fishing - Golf


  • Spacious modern house sleeping up to 8 people
  • Recently constructed and equipped to a high standard
  • Countryside location near the Speyside Way
  • Uninterrupted view over the River Spey
  • Close to castles and distilleries
  • Ideal for family holidays, golf or fishing
Hollybush House

Hollybush House Hollybush is a spacious property with 4 large bedrooms, 2 of which are en-suite. They are furnished 2 as doubles and 2 as twins. In addition there is a bathroom and a further toilet making the house suited to more than one family.
The kitchen is fully fitted and has a range of equipment including oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. There is also a freezer, washing machine and drier in a separate utility room.
The dining room has a large farmhouse table, which can comfortably seat 8 adults. The spacious lounge has an open fire, plus TV and VCR.

  • The house is set facing west towards the river which gets the best of the evening sunshine.
  • There is a generously sized area to the front with a picnic table.
  • For those with bicycles or fishing tackle there is a lockable garage in which to keep such equipment.
  • The house has full central heating.
  • All bedding and towels are included and there is sufficient crockery and cutlery for 8 people.
  • Sorry pets not allowed.

View of the River Spey
View of the River Spey from the front of the house
There is direct access from the house to the riverbank making it especially suited to those who are fishing or visitors who just enjoy relaxing by the river watching fish jump and the water meandering over the rocks.
Although no fishing is included, there are private walks along the riverbank for approximately 1 mile.

In addition there are numerous other walks and routes for easy cycling in the vicinity.


The property is available on weekly terms:

Sunday to Sunday during the fishing season
(i.e. March to October)
Saturday to Saturday at other times of the year.

January to April £800 per week
May to September £850 per week
October to December £800 per week
Christmas/New year weeks £1000 per week


Carron is located in the north-east corner of Scotland halfway between Inverness and Aberdeen. It is easily accessible from the major cities of Edinburgh or Glasgow (both about 3 hours drive).
  • Elgin 19 miles
  • Aviemore 36 miles
  • Inverness 55 miles
  • Aberdeen 60 miles

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While there are no amenities in the village of Carron, Charlestown of Aberlour is only 4 miles away and has a range of shops, hotels, pubs and a restaurant.
Aberlour can be easily reached from Carron by walking or cycling along the old railway line which is now part of the Speyside Way (the long distance hiking path from Buckie to Aviemore).


Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.


local fields Speyside and the surrounding area is blessed with beautiful varied scenery from heather clad hills with fields of cattle and sheep to fertile agricultural plains with barley ripening in the summer sunshine for making into whisky.

What ever the time of year you will almost certainly be amazed at the host of wildlife and the range of colours in the countryside.

Habitats and views change quickly in a relatively short distance from the high hills of Glenlivet to the sandy beaches at Lossiemouth.


Speyside is home to the whisky industry and Hollybush is located in the midst of the Whisky Trail
with numerous distilleries within easy reach many of which are open to visitors.

Hollybush House is just a few miles from splendid Ballindalloch Castle and Gardens. Open to the public from Easter to end September, this historic home is known as the 'Pearl of the North'.

Numerous other castles can be toured in Aberdeenshire, Moray and Inverness-shire including Cawdor, Brodie, Corgarff, Duffus and Huntly to name but a few.

In addition, there are a variety of other visitor attractions in the area including the famous Baxters of Speyside and Walkers shortbread of Aberlour.

Ballindalloch Castle
Photo of Ballindalloch Castle copyright Colin Palmer

For those interested in golf, there are some excellent courses in the area
operated by Moray Council Leisure Department. which can be played at reasonable daily rates.
For those visiting during the winter, all 3 Scottish ski resorts are within
easy travelling distance. There is just as much to do off-season as in the summer months.

For further information
or to make a booking
contact the owners:

Mrs Cattanach
1 Conval Drive
Moray AB38 9PG
Tel: +44 (0)1651 851485
Email: w.cattanach1485@btinternet.com

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