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You will not need us to tell you that the Cairngorm Highlands of Scotland are a superb location for a Festive Break. There will more than likely be snow on the hills and we get more crisp clear days than you may think – a truly magical setting in which to see out the Old Year and, of course, welcome in the New.

At Crubenbeg House, we offer our traditional warm welcome, personal service and a friendly, “house-party” atmosphere. After a day sampling the delights of this wonderful area, put your feet up in front of our warming fire, glass in hand, chat to fellow guests prior to dinner - perfect.

Typical Hogmanay Celebration Dinner Menu.

Sample Dinner Menus.

We’re open right through Hogmanay and we offer either 3 or 4 night Breaks.

These include Bed & Full Breakfast, a delightful dinner each evening and, Hogmanay itself, a superb Celebration Dinner. Traditionally and weather permitting, we all take part in a torch-lit procession & fireworks in Newtonmore, returning to Crubenbeg House for a glass or two of nice wine (and welcome warming nibbles) to welcome in the New Year.

Then, on New Year’s morning, we lead our guests on a delightful local walk. This year, we did a glorious walk round our local Glentruim Woods. Getting some fresh air is, we find, ideal for working up an appetite for dinner. Our guests seem to agree!

We have had mixed weather on some of our New Years Day Walks. As you can see, a few years ago the weather wasn't our best friend, but this year the walker got glorious views up the Upper Spey Valley. Most of the time, it has been just fine, honest!!

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We are sorry but we are now fully booked for this year's Hogmanay Break. However, we do occasionally get cancellations so, if you'd like to be with us, and to go on our waiting list, as we hope you will, please just get in touch by e-mail or phone.

Hogmanay Breaks - Prices

Hogmanay Break – 3 or 4 nights between 30th December 2017 and 2nd January 2018 incl.


Osprey &

Pine Marten




3-night break £250.00 £240.00 £215.00 £240.00
4-night break £315.00 £305.00 £275.00 £305.00


These prices are per person sharing double or twin-bedded accommodation on the dates as shown above.

Single guests are also welcome in Capercaillie at the special tariffs detailed above.

In place of a deposit, we ask for a credit or debit card guarantee (Visa, MasterCard & Maestro). If you have to cancel within 28 days of your arrival and we are unable to re-let your room(s), we regret that we will have no option but to charge for the full cost of your break. We will, of course, send you a full set of documentation to allow you to reclaim the sums from your insurance company.

Don't forget, if you’d like to be popped on our waiting list for Hogmanay – as we hope you will - simply e-mail or give us a quick call.