Situated just yards away from the picturesque harbour of Portknockie, ‘Tigh na Cala’, (Galic for Harbour House) was built in 1900 and located in the old part of Portknockie on the Moray Firth coast. The 4-bedroom property was completely renovated and refurbished during 2003/2004 to a high standard and can comfortably accommodate 7 people. On a clear day there are views towards the Caithness coast, and during the summer evenings you can watch the sunsets disappearing over the sea. You may also catch a glimpse of the dolphins as they pass by.
Portknockie is an ideal location for a relaxing holiday and local activities include golfing, coastal walks, many suitable for cyclists. Malt Whisky, Castle and Heritage Trails are all easily accessible. Within easy reach are the marine aquarium at MacDuff, Duff House in Banff, the Buckie Drifter Museum, the Scottish Tartan museum in Keith and Baxter’s of Speyside. Other activities include pony trekking, mountain biking, fishing, sea angling and bird watching. Dolphin spotting cruises are available nearby. The clean sandy beaches and viaduct of Cullen is a short walk from the house. Portknockie has a Post Office and Grocers, Newsagent and General Store, Chemist, Chip Shop, Ladies hairdresser, Hotel and Inn. There is a small harbour with a slipway at Portknockie as well as a children’s paddling pool. Local pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and galleries in nearby Cullen and Findochty. A comprehensive list of activities and places to visit along with Ordinance Survey maps are available within the cottage.
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