Tanglewood Lodge B&B


Otter Creek, Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1HP

    Carol & Geoff Blunsum welcome you to their home in Otter Creek, Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland. Tanglewood Lodge is a newly-built Canadian-style wood clad house situated in the beautiful Glen Nant just outside the village of Taynuilt.

    Set in its own three-quarter acre river-side garden, we are ideally situated to provide a base for your adventures in this beautiful area of the West Highlands of Scotland.The surrounding area offers beautiful scenery with wildlife in abundance. Whatever your interests, walking, fishing, cycling, photography, golf, or just messing about in boats, there is something for everyone. We also have all the facilities for doing absolutely nothing! We have several places for your evening meal nearby.Robins Nest our local village cafe in Taynuilt is well known for its delicious home made soups and baking. Oban (20 min drive) also offers plenty of choice with award winning fish restaurants. To build up an appetite there are there are 33 Munros in the vicinity. Glen Coe is 50 minutes drive with Ben Nevis (Britain's highest mountain) and Glen Nevis 1 hour away offering some of the best walking and cycling in the UK. Nearby Castles to visit include Dunstaffnage, Inveraray & on the island of Mull Duart & Torosay. Oban is the gateway to the Isles and offers many ferry trips to nearby Islands.

    Our spacious bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams offer superking/twin beds with mountain and forest views making it easy to unwind and relax. Other facilities include comfortable armchairs, tea and coffee making, satellite TV with DVD player, broadband WiFi network and under floor heating fed from our eco friendly ground source heat pump throughout. The ensuite bathrooms have large showers and towel warmers. One bedroom has a walkout balcony with mountain views and the second bedroom has views toward the river and garden and an adjoining spacious room that could sleep up to 2 children.

    Breakfast is taken in the open plan living room with its log burning stove, vaulted ceiling and large glazed screen window over looking the River Nant and Caledonian Nature Reserve. There are also views to Ben Duirinnis and our local munro Ben Cruachan.The walkout deck gives easy access to the garden and riverside. You are welcome to explore and sit by our riverside cabin enjoying the pure Argyll air, relaxing with a drink from the cabin on a sunny day. If you are lucky you may spot buzzards, herons, red and roe deer and many varieties of garden birds on our bird feeders which they share with the red squirrels!!. Occasionally we may be visited by the UK's rarest mammal a pine martin. The riverside is also a haven for wild flowers especially in Spring.

    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Taste Our Best Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Mountain View Super King Double or Twin
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    River View Super King Double or Twin
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Single occupancy of our double rooms is from £65 per night inc breakfast. Our River View Room has an adjoinig twin bedded room and is available as a Family room - Please contact us direct for information and booking.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Gluten Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available In room
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Log Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • WC EnSuite
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden Garden & summer house available for guests
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • Traveler's Cheques
    • VISA Card


    • Parking
    • Private Car Space


    • Children Welcome No Children under the age of 8 years


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Smoking Restricted No smoking in or around the house


    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    Tanglewood Lodge is approximately 90 minutes drive NW from Glasgow airport. If you arrive from the direction of Glasgow as you enter Taynuilt on the A 85 look immediately for a left turn to Kilchrennan sign posted B 845, turn left here (single track road) up a steep u bend then after half a mile look for a wooden sign on your right for Otter Creek turn right here then immediately left where you leave the tarmac road and join a track. Tanglewood is the wood clad house on the right about 80 yards along the track.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Take the A85 out of Oban in the direction of Glasgow until you reach Taynuilt. Drive through the village then take the left turn signed posted B845, then follow direction as for car.

    Getting there by railway:- Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Station to Taynuilt station. Contact us to let us know what train you are on and we will meet you at the station.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- The nearest International airport is Glasgow. From the airport you can get to Taynuilt either by Train, Coach or Car. There is also a Seaplane service from Glasgow to Oban.

    Getting there by ferry:- From the Oban Ferry Terminal follow the directions a from the TIC or take the train or coach to Taynuilt.

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