Beside a burn (Scottish word for stream) in a 3 acre forest homestead. The Lazy Duck overlooks waterfowl ponds and has clear views south to the Cairngorm mountains, the central attraction of the new Cairngorm National Park. There are deer paths to explore right from the hostel door. With adjoining covered garden, barbeque etc. the accommodation is interesting and friendly. Mountain hut/'bothy' style it has a choice of two sleeping areas and is fresh,colourful and snug with woodburning stove, music system, (no TV) CD's and books.
It has a well equipped kitchen, shower room, laundry/drying facilities, ready meals by arrangement, free range eggs from our own hens, freshly baked bread (try the 'Lazy Duck Special'), advance groceries and use of telephone and e mail by arrangement. There is also a space for 5 small tents on a dedicated camping ground with toilet & wash handbasin.
Nethy Bridge on the Speyside Way and in the Cairngorms National Park has a Post Office/store, butcher, tennis courts, golf course and a choice of pubs with food. The area is famous for its hill walking and summer & winter mountaineering and ski-ing, horse riding, sailing, canoeing, fishing, birdwatching as well as for its stunning, tranquil and uncrowded landscape.
Lazy Duck Hostel are winners of the coveted National Thistle Award for excellence and one of the smallest hostels in Europe. Valery, David and the ducks look forward to your visit.