Self Catering in Strathclyde - Dunoon
Areas: Central Scotland, Strathclyde
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £250.00 - 450.00
Whistlefield Lodges are located in a spectacular, rural, peaceful location overlooking Loch Eck, Argyll. Whistlefield Lodges, Loch Eck and within walking distance of the 14th Century TV Famous 'Whistlefield Inn' offering fine food and drinks. Cowal and Bute offer you the most populated area of lochs and walkways, spectacular scenery, botanic gardens, castles and wildlife in Scotland and because it is off the beaten tourist track, a very peaceful and relaxing place in which to stay.
The very best of Scotland in miniature and packed into an area of only 35 x 25 miles and all within 60 minutes of your Whistlefield holiday lodge. The Cowal peninsula and Argyll Forest Park, some 54,000 acres, offer you a wide range of sporting activities including golf, fishing, various pleasure cruises, mountain-biking, cycling, organised horse riding and of course sailing and other water-based sports. For the walker choose from Seaside / Loch side trails to Woodland forest trails through what is accepted as the most beautiful scenic area of Scotland, notably Pucks Glen, Glenbranter and the magnificent world renowned 'Benmore Botanic Gardens' There are numerous scenic forest walks and loch side trails with sign posted footpaths, in particular to Carrick Castle on the shores of Loch Goil and through the sprawling Argyll Forest Park area.
There are 3 golf courses within easy reach: Blairmore and Innellan (both 9 holes) and the Cowal golf course (18 holes). Fishing and sea angling is available on your doorstep beside Loch Eck and nearby rivers for Trout, Salmon and Sea Salmon. For those wishing to cruise on Loch Eck, motor or rowing boats are available to hire.
For outdoor adventure for all the family, you must visit Quadmania just a short drive from whistlefield Lodges you can tear up the turf on quad-bikes, shoot clay pigeons in the morning then kayak secluded lochs, explore ancient gorges, take an exhilarating rib-boat ride or whatever takes your fancy in the afternoon. Quadmania will organise your dream day and all you have to do is get out there and do it. All in the stunning scenery of Argyll in Scotland.
In Dunoon there is an excellent new indoor swimming pool. Around the area lie quaint lochside villages. Further north is Inveraray, Lochgoilhead and Oban all with extensive facilities.
The Arrochar Alps...
gloriously rugged peaks for the more serious hill walker, stand high above Loch Long, looking onto the 'Rest and be Thankful', a fine viewpoint where cattle drovers once enjoyed a well deserved break after a tough climb. To the East, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Scotland's first National park.
Services / Facilities:
Housekeeping & Services
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Payable
Catering Services Available
Breakfast available (payable locally)
Lunch available (payable locally)
Evening meal available (payable locally)
1 Double Bedroom
1 Single Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower
TV - Satellite or Cable
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
White Water Rafting
Swimming (indoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Dunoon area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Benmore Botanic Gardens - 4.8 miles (Garden)
Auchindrain Open Air Museum - 9.3 miles (Museum)
Inveraray Jail - 9.8 miles (Museum)
Inveraray Maritime Museum - 9.9 miles (Museum)
Kilmodan Sculptured Stones - 10.2 miles (Historic Church)
Inveraray Castle - 10.4 miles (Historic House)
Ardkinglas Woodland Garden - 10.7 miles (Garden)
Hill House - 11.3 miles (Historic House)
Loch Lomond - 13.6 miles (Countryside)
Geilston Garden - 15 miles (Garden)
Nearest Alternative Cottages
Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.