21st – 28th May 2016

May 28, 2016 by in

We have very much enjoyed the peaceful tranquillity of Glenfruin Lodge.  We know the area quite well as our daughter has lived in the area for four years.  It has been lovely to stay here while she and her family are having house renovations.

The Lodge is all we could ask for, spacious with airy ceilings, but beautifully cosy with under floor heating.  Our granddaughters particularly loved the spa bath!

Sheila & Jbonny Bond, Gloucester

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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Historical sites

Historic Scotland (Historic Environment Scotland) offer ‘Explorer Tickets’ that enable you to visit multiple sites over a number of days to save on entry fees if visiting more than one site and also give you fast track entry for Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. For more information go to: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/explorer. Some of their historic sites have […]

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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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