Dorain Cottage

Self Catering

Kingshouse Cottages, Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, Perthshire, FK19 8NY

    Dorain Cottage is in the perfect location for enjoying a truly Scottish Holiday. The family friendly, dog friendly accommodatoin is ideal for walking and cycling holidays or relaxing amid the splendor of Balquhidder glen

    The cottage features a large open plan sitting and dining room, a country kitchen, a bathroom with both bath and shower, a double bedroom and a twin bedded room.

    Dorain cottage contains all the modern appliances needed including an electric cooker, fridge, a microwave oven, and dishwasher, together with a washer/ dryer for your laundry. All linen, towels and electricity are included.

    Don't feel like cooking? On your doorstep is the award-winning Mhor 84 restaurant. The food is served all day from 8am until 9pm satisfying the walkers and cyclists with all day breakfasts, hearty lunches, cakes and pastries to shellfish loving galloping gourmets! A games room keeps the young and young at heart entertained with a pool table and juke box, TV and Wii with toys and board games too. Roaring log fires are lit inside and out. Wi-fi is also available.1

    Dorain cottage is one of six self-catering cottages located here. Situated on the Sustrans Cycle Route 7 and Rob Roy Way means it is an ideal location for both cyclists and for walkers.


    Historically the Kings House occupied an important position dating back to 1571 as it was once the hunting lodge of King James VI and was set firmly in the clan lands of the MacLarens whose connections with the area dates back to the 12th century.

    Another famous resident in the parish of Balquhidder was the outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor who ran his cattle business from various locations in the area. After this period in the wake of the failure of "The 45" rising the name of Kings House was bestowed on the building by virtue of the fact a garrison was billeted here during construction of the military roads network, under the supervision of Generals Wade and Caufield.

    Surrounding Area :-

    Golf Courses : St. Fillans (9 holes), Callander (18 holes) and the world class Gleneagles is only 45 minutes drive away.

    Walking:  A fantastic range of short walks and rambles. Also more challenging walks, with the Munros Ben Lawers, Ben More and Ben Vorlich all nearby.

    Fishing :  Fishing is available on the River Earn and at Loch Earn as well as a number of other nearby locations. Permits available at local shops.

    Watersports : Sailing, waterskiing and kayaking on Loch Earn.

    Sightseeing: Stirling Castle, Rob Roy's Grave, Doune Castle and more.

    The cottage is just off the A84, meaning easy access to Scotland's major road network if you’re looking to explore further by car.

    3 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Dorain Cottage
    £350.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted


    • Mountains area
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers


    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • Television
    • WiFi Available close by

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted
    • VISA Card


    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    From Stirling take the A84 towards Lochearnhead. After coming through Strathyre you will see the turn on your right to Balquhidder. Turn right and follow the road around. The Kingshouse Cottages are on the left, beside the hotel and opposite the carpark.

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