Self catering at Selkie House Helmsdale in Sutherland

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Selkie House in Helmsdale, Sutherland

Selkie House

Helmsdale, Sutherland

Selkie House in Highlands Scotland a perfect base for your holiday in Sutherland. Find out more about Selkie House below.

  • Sleeps 6
  • Pet friendly
  • Internet broadband or Wi-Fi
  • Garden

More about Selkie House

Overlooking the picturesque fishing harbour in the historic village of Helmsdale, Selkie House was built in the 19th century at the height of the herring industry. With high ceilings and large windows that drink in the ever-changing sea views, this traditional house has been modernised, yet it still keeps some original features. It offers attractive and welcoming accommodation for families and groups. Miles of shoreline walks are accessed directly from the property; fossils are regularly found along this particular stretch of coast. Fishermen still fish for lobster, crabs and clams along this coast and visitors can often purchase fresh local shellfish direct from the boats. Helmsdale has a good selection of local restaurants and small shops, as well as a fascinating museum detailing the unusual history of the area, including the 19th century gold rush. There is also a 9-hole golf course within walking distance. This region is renowned for its unspoilt beaches, wild and rugged coastline and traditional villages. Travel north to visit the Castle of Mey, John O’ Groats and the Orkney Isles. Golf, fishing, cycling, hill walking, surfing, kayaking and pony trekking are all local pastimes. Try panning for gold in the Helmsdale River and visit the fairytale castle of Duobin. The local area is also renowned for its wildlife. Beach walks often afford sightings of otters and seals, and wild deer, golden eagles and

Accommodation features

  • Dogs are allowed, but please confirm with the operator/owner before booking
  • It has a garden
  • It has an enclosed garden or patio
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps up to a maximum of 6
  • Has Internet access (this may be WiFi or Broadband, please confirm with operator)

  • Accessibility

    We have the following details listed regarding Selkie House accommodation accessibility but we would recommend that you always confirm these prior to booking with the owner or operator.

  • This property is not listed as wheelchair accessible
  • Close to Selkie House

    Selkie House is a great base to explore the wonders of Sutherland and you will find plenty of activities near by.

  • If you just want to chill out, enjoy the local hospitality at the local pub which is close by
  • Finding Selkie House

    Selkie House is at Helmsdale, Sutherland. Check out the map below for directions, use the controls to zoom in.

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