Welcome to Dolphin View Cottage, Ardersier on the Moray Firth - A place to enjoy nature.

To find out more about the cottage please use the navigation buttons on the left to find your way around the site.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact me via the link on the enquires page feedback.asp, email dolphincottage@aol.com or phone on 0798 987 0228 

January 2nd to end of February stays - special offer -  £380 for 9 nights.  Please click tariff page for this and other special offers. 


bottlenose dolphins escorting yacht off fort george

Dolphins escorting a yacht as it passes Fort George

Dolphin View Cottage is the ideal base for a dog friendly self catering holiday cottage on the Moray Coast. Dolphins can often be seen from nearby Fort George which is a lovely gentle walk from the cottage along well maintained and surfaced paths.  The picturesque seaside village of Ardersier lies between Inverness and Nairn overlooking the Moray Firth and Chanonry Point. Only 10 miles from the Highland capital, Inverness, and 7 miles from Nairn, famed for its fine beaches and championship golf courses.

Dolphin View Cottage, Ardersier and the Moray Firth offers you -

  • Living / Dining Room with great sea views of the Moray Firth and  the Black Isle
  • Double Bedroom with built in wardrobes and lovely sea view  from bedroom window
  • Pet/Dog friendly self catering cottage with secure enclosed rear garden with 6' fence, great walks from the door. Dog bowls and towels provided 
  • Hospitality pack provided to get you started on your holiday
  • Private off street parking on drive in front garden
  • Perfect for cycling – lockable shed for your bicycles and sports gear in rear garden
  • Historic Scotland’s Fort George is just a stroll along the beach path away, Dolphins can often be seen in the narrows between Fort George and the Black Isle
  • Close to Nairn with its long sandy beaches
  • Close proximity to all Moray's Golf Courses and only 3 miles to Castle Stuart Golf Course. 
  • Picturesque historic village with a hotel restaurant and a pub within easy walking distance
  • Village Shops, Post Office, Doctors surgery, hairdresser, cafes and pharmacy just minutes walk away
  • Excellent bird watching: ospreys, red kites, waders and sea birds. 
  • Shingle beach ideal for picnics, barbeques, kite surfing, paddling and canoeing - concrete steps opposite the cottage - ideal to launch your canoe.
  • Within 3 miles of Inverness Airport and on bus route to the Airport, Nairn and Inverness
  • Free fast WiFi.

The cottage is well placed to be the perfect base for all the attractions the Moray Firth and Highland have to offer:- Dolphin Trips, Loch Ness, the Castle Trail, the Malt Whisky Trail, the Speyside Way,  Cawdor Castle, Glen Affric, Findhorn Foundation, Skiing at Aviemore and the Lecht:  A perfect year round location.   

Dolphin View Cottage is well insulated and provides modern comfortable accommodation. For more information about the cottage please click here.

Dolphin View Cottage is available for weekly let from Saturday to Saturday, prices range from £375.00 to £475.00 per week. Perfect for couples. Short breaks or longer stays may be available out of season.  Please see our tariff and availability page for full details.

shore walk from the cottage to fort george

The shore walk from the cottage to Fort George