Bowater Cottage

Self Catering

3 Douglas Pier, Lochgoilhead, Argyll, PA24 8AE

    1 bedroom ● Sleep 2 ● FREE secure WiFi ● Dog Welcome ● Loch View ● Short breaks all year ● Any day arrival ● Ideal couples or single traveller retreat one mile from Lochgoilhead village. Good for walking, fishing and touring.

    The lounge has floor to ceiling windows to make the most of the view while giving it an open and bright feeling. There is a dining table for 2. Satellite TV with Freesat channels. The French doors open up onto a patio seating area with patio furniture. You can relax and watch the boats on the loch, as well as the gannets, eider ducks and other bird life. The cottage has its own entrance leading into a small hallway and then into a modern kitchen with an electric hob and oven plus a full sized fridge and separate freezer and washing machine. It has all the crockery and equipment you will need for a self-catering holiday. The WC has a good sized shower. Towels included and the bed is made up for your arrival. Central heating is by a gas combi-boiler with instant and unlimited hot water. The cottage is cosy and warm for winter breaks. The bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe storage. Parking for a car by the cottage.

    There is a gate off the driveway that leads to a screened part of the loch side. Loch Goil is a tidal sea loch. You can fish from here or launch a canoe or kayak.

    Privacy: Bowater Cottage is built adjacent to the main Bowater House. Located at the end of a private driveway, there is no one passing in front of the cottage, so privacy is assured. Your privacy will be respected. If you need anything during your stay you are welcome to call on the owners, but otherwise you will be left to enjoy the peace and quiet of this special place. 

    Leisure options in and around Lochgoilhead

    There is no doubt that the choice of things available in the area is a major attraction. Take to the water, head off on one of the marked walking trails, hire a bike, book some adventure at the Lochgoilhead Centre or head to the all year Leisure Centre which has an excellent choice of activities.

    Outdoors - Argyll Voyageur Canoes - escorted trips on Loch Goil in a 10 seater canoe. Ideal for all the family. Hire a boat from Loch Goil Cruisers or D&M Auto Marine. Head off to explore the hills on one of the marked walking trails or hire a bike. All information detailed in the Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead. 

    The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre

    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. From Spring 2014 activities are being added - information to follow. The centre is open to the public and all activities are available on a pay-as-you-go basis.

    The Lochgoilhead Centre

    If it's adventure you are looking for The Lochgoilhead Centre is in the village. Subject to availability visitors are welcome to join in with other groups. All activities are led by qualified instructors. Please check with them by phoning 01301 703217.  Sailing • Orienteering • Rock Climbing • Burn Run • Archery • Jacobs Ladder • Kayaking

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Bowater Cottage
    £65.00 per unit per night

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday Wonderful walking area and many local activities. See the Destination Guide for details.
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Domestic

    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • Satellite / Cable TV FreeSat TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Private Parking

    Catering

    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles View the Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead for a full list of places to eat
    • Self Service Well equipped kitchen with fridge and separate freezer
    • Shop Costcutter mini market open 7 days less than 1 mile away

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Lochside Location
    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome
    • Non smokers

    Road Directions

    Lochgoilhead is situated just over an hours drive from Glasgow Airport. It is a small rural village, situated at the head of a sea loch (tidal lake) in stunning fjord like setting.

      From Glasgow M8 motorway head past airport and follow signs for the Erskine Bridge. Over the Erskine Bridge follow the A82 for Loch Lomond.   Drive alongside Loch Lomond on the A82 until Tarbet (Note - There are several Tarbets in Scotland!) At Tarbet keep left onto the A83 passing through Arrochar.   Several miles after Arrochar you will start to climb a very significant hill. This is known as the 'Rest and be Thankful'. At the top of the hill there is a car park and viewpoint, and a small road signposted 'Lochgoilhead' .   Follow this road - (take care - single track!) for approximately 6 miles into the village.   Detailed directions are included with your final confirmation. We make sure the holiday property is really easy to find.

    Public Transport Directions

    There is public transport by bus to the village from Helensburgh and Dunoon. Use the Traveline Scotland link right of this box to check times.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2

    Parking

    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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