12th – 22nd November 2014

November 22, 2014 by in

This is a real gem ideally situated for access to both city and country.  We found it easy to travel to Glasgow city centre by way of the excellent train service from Balloch and the numerous sea lochs in the area are really worth exploring.

My fire lighting and fire stoking skills have really improved and we hope to invest in a wood burning stove in our own home within the very near future.

Norris and Julie Oyston, Co. Durham

Things to do

Luss conservation village – western shore of Loch Lomond

Located on the banks of Loch Lomond, off the A82, 5 miles north of Crosskeys. Occupation of this area dates back to medieval times, but much of the village and the neat rows of cottages were built in the 18th and 19th centuries to house workers from the nearby slate quarries and featured in the […]

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Auchendrain Village

Auchendrain museum – just south of Inveraray

The preserved buildings from the 1700s give an authentic insight into how people lived and worked in the north and west of Scotland. You can wander freely around the houses and farm buildings furnished with everyday objects from time gone by.

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The Hill House (National Trust property) – Helensburgh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a revolutionary architect and designer and The Hill House is considered to be his domestic masterpiece. Mackintosh and his wife Margaret created almost everything, from the building itself to the furniture and textiles. More examples of his work can be seen in Glasgow.https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/the-hill-house

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