29th October – 1st November 2019

November 1, 2019 by in

Crosskeys Cottage is a fantastic, cosy little home from home, very comfortable and well placed for lots of adventures out.  Our highlight was Hill House in Helensburgh, but I expect most people come here for the scenery which is AMAZING!  It was only a short passing through 2 day stay, but very enjoyable.

Every time we come to Scotland I take a little piece home with me, we’ll be back for sure!

Janet, Ed and Jenny (the cocker spaniel), Longridge, Lancaster

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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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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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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