21st – 28th December 2013

December 28, 2013 by in

What a find this turned out to be – couldn’t believe our luck.

Well appointed, parking space for at least 2 cars & the cottage itself tastefully decorated with a super shower & spacious double bedroom.  I am also told that the sofa bed was very comfy too.  The piece de resistance though, the wood burner in the sitting room.  It was so cosy I’m surprised we left the cottage, but we checked out the Lomond Arms Hotel in Luss and the Duck Bay Marina near Balloch.

We also had a walk around the grounds of Cameron House Hotel and watched the sea plane head off to the Kyles of Bute.  We also watched the birds of prey demonstration that was presented at Cameron House too.

As we didn’t have to travel far, we had no issues with the weather or commuting on work days (for some!) and would recommend this pretty cottage with it’s great amenities and locale to everyone we meet.

Thanks a million – loved it!


Things to do

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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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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The Duke’s Pass – starts at Aberfoyle

Regarded as one of Britain’s best drives, the A821 road between Aberfoyle and Loch Achray leads you through some of the most scenic parts of the iconic Trossachs landscape.https://forestryandland.gov.scot/visit/forest-parks/queen-elizabeth-forest-park/dukes-pass

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