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Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Please note: This listing is to describe the lodge. Ptarmigan Lodge 8 has to be booked over the phone or via an email enquiry - it cannot be booked via this Holiday Lettings online system.

The Location

The Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village sits at the head of Loch Goil within the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. The setting alone makes it pretty special. Add in the first class all-weather leisure facilities, dining and entertainment, then this is a self-catering holiday that offers so much more.

Choose your own pace. Relax and take in the ever changing views down Loch Goil, use the village as a base to explore the area, or make the most of the facilities right on your doorstep.

Ptarmigan Lodge 8 is a privately owned 2 bedroom holiday lodge. If it is views that draws you to this wonderful area then Ptarmigan 8 has arguably one of the best positions on this most scenic of parks. The bungalow style lodge is the last property sitting on an elevated terrace. This gives you a sense of privacy at the same time as being just a few minutes walk to the Hotel, Leisure Centre and Restaurants. Truly the best of both worlds. The picture postcard and ever changing view is down Loch Goil and over to Lochgoilhead village and the mountains of the Argyll Forest Park.

A single storey design, you enter the lodge into the kitchen area. You move into the lounge and dining area which has a large picture window to make the most of the view. Double doors open onto the deck area which has a picnic table.

Short breaks are welcome all year round. The owners are happy to accept a pet in this lodge. £30 per stay.

Accommodation Features

1 Double room with en-suite shower/bath • 1 Twin room with en-suite shower • TV/DVD with selected satellite channels • Fully equipped kitchen with microwave • Fridge plus separate mini Freezer • Iron & Ironing Board • Double Glazing & Electric heating • Bed linen & duvets made up on arrival • Patio doors open onto the deck area • Balcony with outdoor seating • Parking by the lodge

FREE WiFi and Other Features

Make use of the FREE WiFi connection in the public areas of Rob Roy Lounge & Coffee Shop just minutes away in the hotel. Also on site you will find beauty therapies, self-service launderette, Costcutters mini market, cash-machine and bike hire. On arrival all guests are given a What's On programme forwhat is planned during your stay.

The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre

There is no doubt that the choice of things available in the area is a major attraction. The Drimsynie Leisure Centre is 1 mile from the village and offers: 25m indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Gym • Crazy Golf • Indoor Bowls • Snooker • 9-hole loch side Golf Course • Snooker • Badminton • Table Tennis • Children's Indoor Play Area. As a customer of Lochgoilhead Holidays you have the option to purchase an unlimited Rover Leisure Pass which is not usually available to non-Drimsynie guests. Take advantage of the great value price of 7 days £155 or 3 days £95. Prices are for everyone in the party. The pass must be ordered and paid before your arrival.

The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre - just minutes from Ptarmigan 8

Open all year round the Drimsynie Leisure Centre offers an excellent range of indoor and outoor activities.

• 25m indoor Swimming Pool

• Sauna, Jacuzzi. Steam Room

• 9-hole loch side Golf Course

• Crazy Golf

• Indoor Bowls

• Snooker

• Badminton

• Table Tennis

• Soft Play & Indoor Play Area

• Gym - extra admission charge - not included in the Rover Pass

You can enjoy the activities on a pay-as-you-go basis or purchase a choice of leisure passes including a Rover Leisure Pass which will cover everyone staying in the property.

• 3 Day - £85

• 7 Day - £145

Email us for an email copy of all the leisure prices in the area.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Steps away from the shore of Loch Goil
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow Airport 75 km, Nearest railway: Arrochar & Tarbet 19 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available
Access Parking

About this location

The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park region

This area of Scotland is known as Argyll, and is renowned for its wild and rugged scenery. Peppered with sea and inland lochs and miles of often remote coastline, it is a favourite area for visitors from all over the world.

Driving through the historic towns brings a variety of interesting curio shops, museums, places to eat and visitor attractions. Popular places include the living museum at Inveraray Jail, Inveraray Castle, the underground power station at Loch Awe, take a cruise on Loch Lomond or try Quad Biking at Quadmania overlooking Loch Long.

The area is also renowned for its food and produce, with Loch Fyne Oysters being just half an hour from Lochgoilhead, as well as the microbrewery Fyne Ales where you can visit their tap room and have a brewery tour.

Argyll offers a truly great variety of places to go and things to do.


Email us for a copy of our 17 page Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead. It covers everything you need to know about what is happening in the village as well as activities, restaurants, walks and touring in the area. There is much to tell about this special place. It is updated to make sure all the details are accurate.

Lochgoilhead, although only around an hour's drive from Glasgow, has a remote, relaxed feel to it. Situated within the Loch Lomond National Park, the village is a paradise for walkers, water sport enthusiasts, those who love 'the great outdoors', and those who are just looking for somewhere to crash out!

Due to the fact the village is at the end of the road, there is very little through traffic, couple this with good amenities at the local hotels leisure centre, the village is very popular with young families during the traditional holiday periods. The village has also become popular with retirees, many who visit to enjoy the tranquillity, or have retired to the area, often having enjoyed decades of memorable holidays in the village.

While some never leave the glen during their stay, many use the village as base to explore the west coast, either down through the Kintyre Peninsula, or further west to the Oban area. Just over one hour north is magnificent Glencoe which was the Scottish setting in the latest Bond film, Skyfall, as well parts of the Harry Potter movies.

Whatever your choice, active or relaxed, Lochgoilhead is a wonderful place that often captures the hearts of those who visit.

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    • 2 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:11 Feb 2015

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