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Tarken Lodge

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 25 reviews

Lodge | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

A real hideaway, this delightful detached property is ideal for a romantic couple looking for a secluded spot in the Scottish Highlands with plenty of local amenities and activities as well as excellent access to the whole of Scotland by road. Providing very comfortable and well-equipped accommodation, the lodge is located on the outskirts of a picturesque highland village in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. On the edge of a natural woodland forest, with the Tarken burn running by, it is ideal for those wanting immediate access to lovely country and hill walking.

Amble along the old railway route or take a more demanding walk up the hill to get the most amazing views of this beautiful area which is dotted with lochs and surrounded by hills and glens. Always keep a camera at the ready – from the windows you may well catch sight of an osprey fishing on the loch, wild deer grazing in the woodland or a red squirrel feeding in the garden. Golden eagles have even been reported locally by hill walkers.

Anyone interested in watersports will find many varied activities on the loch and golfers have a huge range of possibilities from the lovely little 9 hole course in the village to the world renowned courses at St Andrews, Gleneagles and Loch Lomond which are all within easy travelling distance, as indeed are the Trossachs, Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling and Glasgow.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 110 km, Nearest railway: Perth, Stirling or Gleneagles 50 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

All on ground floor: Living room with fully fitted kitchen area and wood-burning stove. King-size double bedded room. Bathroom with toilet and a shower over the Whirlpool bath.

Heating: Electric underfloor heating throughout and wood-burning stove. All electricity included in rental and a starter pack of peat supplied for the stove. Further fuel (peat) available locally. Double glazed throughout and well insulated.

Linen: Duvet, duvet cover, bed linen, towels and teatowels all included in rental. Hot water bottle.

double oven

induction hob

microwave

fridge

freezer

dishwasher

auto washing machine

tumble dryer

constant hot water

colour TV (Freesat)

DVD player

radio

CD player

iPod player

Wi-Fi

telephone (calls charged for)

wood burning stove

pet bed

garden furniture

natural woodland garden area (not fully enclosed)

ramp access

loch shoreline 300yds

Further details outdoors

Quarter of an acre of natural woodland garden (not fully enclosed)

garden furniture

loch shoreline 300yds

Further details

Sorry - NO CHILDREN (burn runs nearby)

The Perth and Kinross region

World-renowned for their scenic beauty, the Scottish Highlands offer unsurpassed touring, mountains, lochs, glens and much more!

This delightful little Perthshire village offers good eating out, a local shop, cafe and great walking.

St Fillans golf course is Sandy Lyle's favourite small golf course!

St. Fillans

St Fillans Golf Course, fishing, Watersports Centre on Loch Earn, the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie, hillwalking on Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin all locally. Gleneagles Golf Course, Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument, Dunfermline Abbey, the City of Perth with its theatres and festivals, Pitlochry Theatre, Loch Katrine and steamship 'Sir Walter Scott' cruises. Easy access to Edinburgh and Glasgow (one hour's drive).

* local shop, public telephone, pubs, restaurants, St Fillans golf club, trout fishing, boat hire, slipway for dinghies all locally *

* water skiing, water sports centre, doctor, House of Tartan shop, restaurants all within 6mls *

* main shopping, vet, dentist, restaurants, horse riding, tennis, swimming pool, bike hire, car hire, Auchingarrich Wildlife Park, The Ceramic Experience, Christmas Shop, Crieff Crystal Factory, Crieff Visitor Centre, The Famous Grouse Experience all within 12mls *

* pony trekking, Drummond Castle & Gardens, Falls of Dochart, Breadalbane Folklore Centre, Gleneagles Golf Course, falconry, The Scottish Real Ale Shop all within 20mls *

* railway station (BR), Doune Castle, The Crannog Centre, Blair Drummond Safari Park, Loch Katrine & steamship 'Sir Walter Scott' cruises all within 30mls *

* Dunblane Cathedral, Dunblane Museum, Scone Palace, Dewars World of Whisky, Perth Racecourse, Stirling Castle, The Wallace Monument, Loch Lomond, Blair Castle, Kilchurn Castle all within 40mls *

* skiing, Cruachan Visitor Centre & Hydro Electric Scheme, Falkirk Wheel, Dundee Discovery Point, Glencoe and a host of other quality attractions all within 60mls *

* Comrie 6mls * Crieff 12mls * Gleneagles 21mls * Perth 30mls * Stirling 37mls * Loch Lomond 40mls * Glasgow 63mls * Oban 64mls * St Andrews 66mls * Edinburgh 73mls * Fort William 75mls * Inverness 140mls *

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15 Dec 2014

5/5

"Lovely home from home"

We stayed in Tarken Lodge for a few days in November. This is a marvellous place for a relaxing holiday. The standard of this accommodation is very high, the lodge was spotlessly clean and the level o… More

20 Nov 2014

5/5

"Did'nt want to leave this amazing place with stunning views"

Great place to stay an the lodge is very comfy with the wood burning stove cosyeeee ,And the hot scones were yummy .Looking forward to going back sometime… More

28 Sep 2014

5/5

"Definition of a Bolt-Hole"

We selected St. Fillans as we'd visited several times before and like 'both ends' of Loch Earn.I take photographs and but for the odd tornado, the weather was great. By the time I real… More

1 Sep 2014

4/5

"Lovely Lodge"

The lodge was very well equipped and had a good spacious feel. Only downside was the lack of a pub within walking distance that was dog friendly, apart from that we enjoyed our peaceful and relaxing … More

25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Peaceful haven"

We stayed at Tarken Lodge for a week and the worst thing about our stay was having to leave! This is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday.Everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay … More

22 Jun 2014

5/5

"A fantastic return visit"

Having reviewed the lodge in May 2012, I said that we would certainly return and that we did. Still a beautiful and private location. We were greeted with warm scones by the owner on arrival, a lovely… More

6 May 2014

5/5

"a perfect place in Scotland !"

We have spent a fantastic week in Tarken Lodge. The lodge itself is very neat and greatly equiped and its location is perfect for those who want to travel all around Scotland in car. We went from Stir… More

16 Apr 2014

5/5

"Wow!"

We were so grateful that we were allowed to experience five days of pure relaxation staying at Tarken Lodge.The Lodge had everything we needed.Even a wee starter kit of milk etc and lovely homemade sc… More

4 Feb 2014

5/5

"Peace and tranquility!"

What a wonderful lodge in a stunning location! We stayed over Christmas week and arrived to some simple christmas decorations and home made mince pies - a lovely touch. The lodge is of a particularly … More

21 Oct 2013

5/5

"Breathtaking honeymoon destination!"

We traveled up to the lodge from Norfolk the weekend after our wedding. After a long journey we arrived and we were not disappointed. The lodge was so welcoming and homely. Blair and Sheila had also b… More

Review 1-10 of 25

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