9th – 16th March 2013

March 23, 2013 by in

We booked ‘Glenfruin Lodge’ to escape our hectic lives and relax – this cottage was perfect for us!  Loved coming back here each evening and getting the log fire burning, very relaxing indeed.

We found this location perfect for visiting this area – we headed up to Oban, Inverary and various places along the way to Stirling.  Did a few walks around Loch Lomond.  A drive up the A817 (Loch Lomond – Helensburgh) is a must – most definately the best scenery!  We spent an afternoon Geocaching nearby through ‘Balmaha Muir’ forest – again a lovely view at the top.  If anyone fancies fish and chip supper, then we recommend ‘The wee kelpie’ in Helensburgh!

Overall, a beautiful cottage (great attention to detail, especially the shower!), thank you for making us so welcome – we’ll be sure to come back!

Jon & Hayley, Merseyside

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