Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
New for 2009, the cabin is warm & cosy all year round. Furnished to a high standard, open plan lounge with 42" Plasma TV with Home Cinema, Flame effect fire, dining and kitchen area, 3 bedrooms (master en-suite), main bathroom, washer/ dryer, with parking for 2 vehicles.
It is situated on a Scenic site within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Rob Roy country. Graded 4 star by the Scottish Tourist, and AA 3 Pennants, the Park also holds a Silver Green Business Award and Silver David Bellamy Environmental Excellence Award.
The Park is on the site of the old Balquhidder Railway Station - the Railway steps, Platform and Tunnel can still be seen. The Park has resident Red Squirrels and wild flowers and butterflies abound! The Rob Roy Walking Trail and Cycle Route 7 which provides safe cycling amongst the beautiful scenery pass across the road from the Park.
Nearby Loch Earn is a centre for both fishing and water-sports: water skiing, canoeing and sailing. there is also a sea plane, and lots of walking trails around the area.
Only 80 minutes from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, the Balquhidder Braes are ideal for outdoor activities including golf, walking, water sports, fishing and cycling, also as a base to visit the many places of interest in easy reach
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow or Edinburgh 50 / 55 miles 80 km, Nearest railway: Stirling|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
A cot & fold away bed can be made available if required
|Further details outdoors|
Large Deck area with lovely views, table / chairs & barbequeue
parking at the side for 2 vehicles
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
1 mile south of Loch Earnhead, which has a Shop, Post Office, Cafe & Bar, beautiful loch.
The home of Rob Roy, fabulous scenery, a great location for walkers right on the Rob Roy Walking trail and there are numerous other self-guided walks, for example in Balquhidder Glen we have Creag an Tuirc.
Cyclists we are opposite Cycle Route 7, Bike hire is available locally through Comrie Croft Bikes.
As a base to get into the Highlands or visit the major cities, there is a variety of Water-Sports on offer 1 mile away at Loch Earnhead.
In keeping with the environmentally friendly policies the on-site farm Shop products are sourced locally and organic wherever possible.
There are currently Guinea Fowl and a few hens. The latest additions are the highland ponies.
The Golden Larches Restaurant is directly across the road from the Park and serves delicious home cooking.
The Kingshouse Hotel is one mile south of the park which is our closest pub. This also serves bar snacks. You can walk safely to it on Rob Roy Way path that runs across the road from the park.
Callander is 12 miles away, it has a lovely main street and sits on the river Teith, it has a good Tourist Information Office along with supermarkets, pubs etc.
with mountains and lochs around every corner the stunning scenery of the Highlands is a must.
Balquhidder Glen is quite simply stunning, there are a number of munro's which are easily accessible from Loch Voil
Loch Lomond National Park
Cycle Route 7, stunning for walks up through Glen Ogle.
Rob Roy's Grave.
Stirling, Castle & Wallace Monument.
Blair Drummond Safari Park.
Argaty Red Kites.
Loch Katrine - sail on the historic steamship Sir Walter Scott
Doune Castle (where Monty Python's Holy Grail was filmed).
Kilmahog Woollen Mill.
Famous Grouse Experience at Creiff.
Killin - Dochart Falls
a little further and within easy reach
Perth @ 1 hour
Glencoe - stunning scenery @ 1 hour
Oban @1 hour 15 mins - ferries available here to the Islands
Edinburgh and easy day trip @ 1 hour 15 mins away
and so much more -