Views from the property
View towards the property
Relax in the cosy lounge
Sit back and relax after a day of exploring
Kitchen area
Views from the kitchen
Dining area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shower room
Relax in the bath
Garden with seating
Garden with views
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Bulchatton Cottage

Lybster (4mls S), The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A spacious and airy cottage with stunning uninterrupted views, a perfect rural retreat
  • This charming farm croft cottage lies in the heart of the Scottish Highlands
  • Just a short drive from the famous John O’Groats and close to the popular town of Wick
  • Perfect for wildlife cruises or day trips to the Orkney Islands
  • Great destinations for hill walking, cycling, fishing, and wildlife spotting
  • Perfect for couples or families to explore the Scottish Highlands
Property code: BCHAT

Situated on the far North East coast of the Scottish Highlands, a few miles from the coastal village of Lybster, this charming farm croft cottage offers uninterrupted views to the sea and countryside

This charming cottage is an ideal country retreat for couples and families keen to explore the surrounding area, with accessible walks to the nearby woodlands. The quaint village of Lybster has a museum, a picturesque harbour, a small cove pebble beach and a 9 hole golf course. John O’Groats is only a 40 minute drive, offering spectacular views of the famous stacks from Duncansby Head. You could take a day trip to the Orkney Islands or a wildlife cruise to see some stunning scenery and amazing wildlife which might include pods of killer whales, dolphins, seals, puffins and other seabirds. The town of Wick is just seven miles away and has a choice of shops, restaurants and pubs.

On entering this pretty and ideally situated cottage, you will find yourself in the welcoming and tastefully furnished lounge, which is an ideal space to relax in, complete with Smart TV, CD and an additional sofa bed. Moving into the attractive kitchen/diner, you will find the dining area is ideally situated so you can enjoy the beautiful views. The elegantly designed kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need including electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer. Exploring this lovely accommodation further, you will find there are two comfy but spacious bedrooms. There’s a cosy double room and a comfortable twin bedroom. You will also find a bathroom which is complete with bath, shower and WC.

Stepping outside, you can relax and unwind in the charming garden which is furnished with a picnic table and chairs, and which offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Lounge with Smart TV, CD and sofa bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower and WC G
  • Garden with picnic table and chairs
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wifi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, pub and restaurant 5 miles, train station 7 miles
  • Arrival: 4pm

This property is personally managed by Fiona.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alan 18th May 2019

This is a lovely warm Pet friendly Cottage, beautifully furnished and well equipped, in a very quiet location, with sea views, and an attractive Garden, with plenty of bird life. As is to be expected in such a remote location, the Internet access is not the fastest, but perfectly adequate to keep in touch by Email. The property is accessed by a narRead morerow single-track road with passing places, but since there is virtually no traffic, this is not an issue. There is a large Tesco Extra Supermarket (w Hide

Reviewed by Sharon 27th April 2019

The cottage is ideally placed for visiting attractions such as the Whalligo steps, the Hill o many stanes, Lybster and Wick harbours and John o Groats. The cottage sits on its own up a short track from the main road. From the front of the cottage and the kitchen window there is a lovely view over the fields and out to sea. We really enjoyed watchinRead moreg the birds that came to the bird feeders in the garden. Goldfinch, siskins, coal tits etc. The cottage was well equipped and reasonably comfortabl Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm 8th September 2018

Bulchatton Cottage was perfect. Everything was great, from the view over the Moray Firth to the location. The kitchen had everything we needed and the living room was cosy.

Reviewed by Michelle 25th August 2018

A wonderful cottage tucked away in a peaceful location with gorgeous sea views and lovely surrounding fields. If you want to get away from it all this is the place to go. Plenty to see within reasonable driving distance, we particularly enjoyed the Castle of Mey, Dunrobin Castle, and exploring several the local historic sites such as Camster CairnsRead more and the Hill o many Stanes. Owners of the cottage were very helpful, and the accommodation is very well presented, comfortable and welcoming! Superb! Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 4th August 2018

A really comfy cottage the double bed was super a location for exploring the area I can recommend a visit to John O'Groats much improved a visit to Lybster harbour and the visitors centre is a must

Reviewed by Louise 28th July 2018

This is a great cottage as a base for exploring the north highlands. The owners were really helpful when we spoke to them before arriving and the cottage is well equipped with everything you could need. The towels were large and smelt lovely, as did the bedding. The cottage has a washing machine which is not listed on the website. I wouldn't hesitaRead morete to recommend this property to anyone wanting to go that high up. Hide

Reviewed by Bill 7th July 2018

This property has everything we want from our stay. It is clean, everything works and it serves perfectly as a getaway. There is plenty to do if you want to explore by car, not quite so much for the itinerant walker. If you are a dedicated hiker I am sure this would be fine but that is not us. We made use of many of the attractions within driving dRead moreistance and found them all excellent. Orkney trip, Clynelish distillery and Dunrobin all five stars as far as we are concerned. John O'Groats, meh! Hide

Reviewed by Linda 30th June 2018

Excellent holiday cottage ideal for exploring the surrounding area. Excellent views from the cottage peaceful setting close to nature.

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Views from the property
View towards the property
Relax in the cosy lounge
Sit back and relax after a day of exploring
Kitchen area
Views from the kitchen
Dining area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shower room
Relax in the bath
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