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Come to Ballater this November or December and enjoy a Cosy Mini Break 


Craigen Cottage is perfectly located in the very heart of Ballater village, in a quiet location within a couple of minutes walk from all the lovely eateries and independent shops. Close by are countless gorgeous Autumn walks and the picturesque village golf course. A few miles up the road is Balmoral Castle, holiday home of the Royal family and beautiful Braemar. Craigen sleeps up to six people in three individually themed double bedrooms and boasts a dining kitchen and cosy living room, with log burner to come home and enjoy a hot chocolate around. Welcoming one well behaved dog by prior arrangement, now is the time to have a welcome getaway and relax and enjoy some warmth and hospitality in beautiful Ballater.


Weekend packages each include bedlinen and towels, heating and a generous basket of logs for log burner, a welcome basket of local produce and a hot chocolate set or an Advent calendar for any children (or young at heart!) in your party. Weekly rates available too if you'd like to stay a bit longer please just ask for more details.

November Offers - 2023

  • Enjoy a Bonfire Mini Weekend - Friday 3rd Nov - Monday 6th Nov ( 3 Nights) -£495 ** BOOKED **

  • Autumn Glory Mini Break Weekend  - Friday 10th Nov - Monday 13th Nov ( 3 Nights )  £495 **BOOKED **

  • Cosy Weekend Mini Break Weekend  - Friday 17th Nov - Monday 20th Nov ( 3 Nights ) £495 **BOOKED **


December Offers - 2023

Early Christmas Mini Weekend- come and enjoy some Christmas shopping in Ballater. Find all the gorgeous independent local shops and take home some unique gifts this year. Relax in the abundance of coffee shops or take in a festive walk to see the village decorations.

  • Early Christmas Mini Break Weekend: Friday 1st December- Monday 4th December (3 nights) - £495

  • Counting the Sleeps Mini Break Weekend: Friday 8th December- Monday 11th December (3 nights) - £495

  • Ten days until Santa! : Friday 15th December- Monday 18th December (3 nights)- £495

For further information please call for an informal chat on 07850 707902 or fill in an enquiry form on our website.

We can't wait to welcome you soon!

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