Sweet Donside Cabins and Sweetheart Cottage are a collection of magical holiday accommodations, each sleeping 2, set in the charming village of Strathdon in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park. We’re surrounded by romantic beauty and knee-deep in history and our central location is the perfect base for exploring rural Scotland.

Sweetheart Cottage sleeps 2 people in one bedroom, everything is on one floor.

The Wee Love Nest and The Wee Beehive are one room luxury cabins that each sleep 2 people.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 07540178288or email info@sweetdonsidecabins.co.uk.

Pre-arrival information

  • For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the directions section of our website. Alternatively, you can plan your journey by car or public transport using www.transportdirect.info; simply enter your postcode and ours, which is AB36 8UR to get directions.
  • You can arrange to have shopping delivered to the House from our local Spar: https://www.facebook.com/BELLABEGSHOP/

Key collection, welcome & car parking

  • The key will be in the lock box at the front door for your arrival
  • There are three steps that lead to the entrance of The Wee Behive and The Wee Love Nest.
  • There is private parking adjacent to Sweetheart Cottage, for guests staying in The Wee Beehive and The Wee Love Nest, the parking area is just past the cabins.

Sweetheart Cottage

Entrance to the Property

  • There is a very small sandstone step leading up to the front door, with no ramp and no hand rail
  • There is no designated parking for guests with disabilities
  • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

Sitting Room

  • The sitting room is situated on the ground floor with level entry from the hallway
  • The room has one sofa, an armchair, a low coffee table and a dining table and chairs for 2.
  • There is a widescreen TV with remote control with Netflix and an Alexa Echo dot
  • Lighting is natural daylight and by night wall lights
  • Flooring is carpet
  • French doors lead to the The Love Shack


  • The kitchen is situated on the ground floor with level entry from the sitting room
  • No kitchen table – the table is in the dining room
  • Full height fridge/freezer
  • Front loading washing machine
  • Single sink with lever tap
  • Glasses and crockery in lower cupboards
  • Lighting is natural daylight and by night ceiling lights


  • The bedroom is on the ground floor.
  • Bedroom is carpeted with short pile carpet


  • One bathroom with a bath and overhead shower
  • Bathrooms are not fitted with handrails or shower chairs


  • Gravel patio area accessed via the sitting room

The Wee Beehive and The Wee Love Nest

  • Accessed via three steps
  • One room (with separate bathroom)


Additional Information

  • Trained assistance dogs are welcome
  • All areas in the house have good colour contrast between the floor, doors and walls
  • Floors are dark colours and doors are light
  • Mobile phone reception can be poor (best reception from Vodaphone) but 4G is very strong in the area for most networks
  • The Doctor’s surgery is a 5 minute drive away
  • The nearest out of hours Doctor / Minor Unjustly unit is a 30 minute drive away
  • The nearest hospital is Aboyne Hospital, which is a 30 minute drive away
  • Accessible paths and walks nearby
  • There is a non-smoking policy throughout the properties
  • We do not offer 24 hour staff, or personnel who have disability awareness training
  • There are no services for guests with hearing or visual impairments