Free horse grooming and free eggs from our cheeky girls on site.
Fishing - The Deveron River, situated at Turriff is mid way between the river mouth at Banff and the headwaters above Huntly and offers the angler some of the finest salmon and trout fishing in Scotland. Bookings can be arranged via Frank and Carol Henderson, Turriff Tackle & Trophies or by contacting Nettle Cottages for help. Aberdeenshire also supports two other fine rivers the Dee and the Don and sea fishing can be obtained on the Moray Coast.
Sea Fishing - Puffin Cruises offer daily sightseeing and fishing trips from Macduff Harbour along the scenic Moray Firth coastline which has an abundance of sea and bird life that includes gannets , whales and dolphins.
Equestrian Activities - Aberdeenshire has the largest concentration of horses in Scotland and is the second largest in the UK. With this in mind you can imagine the amount of equestrian activities that are available around Turriff and the surrounding countryside; pony trekking, horse riding, driving and indoor & outdoor equestrian centres to name but a few. Nettle Cottages, by Turriff offers a central access point to a wide variety of these events.
Hill Walking and Climbing - One of the best ways to see any area and take in the splendour of the open countryside is on foot. From costal walks on the moray firth, to viewing the iron age vitrified forts while hill walking, or just simply enjoy and take in the spectacular views of Aberdeenshire. For the climber the Cairngorms are only an hour and a half's drive from Turriff and offers some of the best walking and climbing Scotland has to offer.
North East Scotland Falconry Centre - Offers an amazing opportunity to spend time with birds of prey. Enjoy learning basic falconry skills and handling techniques, meeting the birds and gaining an insight into the history of falconry. After an initial lesson you will be given the opportunity to handle and fly a selection of birds under the expert supervision of one of their experienced falconers. Or simply visit the centre and watch their experienced handlers display and fly the birds.
The above is only gives the holiday maker a flavour of the activities available all year, around Turriff, Aberdeenshire. To find out more why not contact Nettle cottages for more information. Some other Activities; sailing, skiing, snowboarding, shooting, water sports, mountain biking, sport centres, tennis and bowling and so much more.