Foresters House

B&B

Station Road, Inverkip, Inverclyde, PA16 0AY

    A warm and personal welcome awaits you in our much loved Victorian home. We take pride in making our guests welcome and ensuring that your stay with us is a happy experience.

    Jim and Rhona Wallace
    The Foresters House is a 3 star Gold Bed and Breakfast situated in the Marina Village of Inverkip on the beautiful Clyde Coast. The area is famous for its stunning scenery, lochs, golf courses, sailing, maritime history and fresh seafood and is known as the Gateway to the Highlands.
    The house previously occupied by the Head Forester of Ardgowan Estates has been carefully modernised to retain its old charm and provide a high standard of accommodation.


    The Foresters House facilities include:-

    Free wi-fi
    Full ensuite facilities
    Flat screen T.V. with satellite connection in all bedrooms
    Guest Lounge
    Extensive Breakfast choice: Full Scottish, Vegetarian, Weight Watchers 
    We accept Debit, Visa and Mastercard
    For your added comfort and well being, we have also installed an air purification system.

    The village has 3 good restaurants. The Innerkip Restaurant in The Inverkip Hotel, The Chartroom Restaurant at The Inverkip Marina and the new Kipper Bistro Restaurant are less than 10 minutes walk from the house.


    The Foresters House is near Greenock and Gourock you are able to commute to any location in these towns in less than 15 minutes.

    Inverkip Village is near Largs and only 10 minutes from ferries to Bute and Dunoon.

    There are direct train links to Glasgow which takes 45 minutes.  Glasgow International Airport is 30 minutes away and forty minutes from Glasgow Prestwick Airport. For those arriving by boat we are a five minute walk from Inverkip Marina.


    The Foresters House is ideal as a touring base. Edinburgh ,Glasgow, Stirling, Loch Lomond and The Burns Country are all less than 80 minutes by road or Rail.

    Gradings
    3 Bed and Breakfast
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome Bikers Welcome Golfers Welcome Ancestral Welcome Cyclists Welcome Classic Cars Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    7 Jan 2015 - 23 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    4
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room
    £25.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Occupancy - Double room
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Occupancy - Twin Room
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £25.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday We welcome walkers, bikers, cyclists, golfers and sailors and have the facilities to provide their needs.

    Domestic

    • Drying Facilities We have a very good laundry room with hanging facilities and dryers available for the use of our guests.
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available We have a laundry room with hanging and drying facilities which is available to our guests.

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available We have a secure dry building for bike storage.
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route We have a very good transport system in the village and the house is near to the bus stops for Greenock, Gourock, Largs and Glasgow. The train station for Glasgow and Wemyss Bay is a 10 minute walk from the house.
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available Included in the room prices is a Lifestyle breakfast which is a cold buffet breakfast. We also offer a wide choice of cooked breakfasts varying from £3 to /£6
    • Dairy Free
    • Restaurant Although we do not provide evening meals we have 3 very good restaurants in the village which are all within 10 minutes walk from the house.
    • Tea & Coffee Available All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities. The hospitality tray contains speciality teas and coffees.
    • Vegetarian A substantial vegetarian breakfast is available consisting of eggs, hash browns, potato scone, tomatoes and baked beans

    Facilities

    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Coastal Location It is a ten minute walk to the seaside. The village is near ferries to Dunoon and the Islands of Bute and Cumbrae.
    • Village Location Inverkip is a conservation village. It's church dates back 800 years. Scotland's premier marina is 10 minutes from the house.

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers We are always happy to help anyone with allergies and will provide alternatives wherever possible.
    • Business Travellers
    • Groups Welcome We are members of Visit Scotland Welcome Schemes for Cyclists, Bikers, Walkers, Golfers and Vintage Cars and have provided all the facilities required to be a member of these schemes.
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    From Glasgow take M8 and follow signs to Greenock, ( becomes the A8 dual carriageway before Langbank).
    In Greenock, at the traffic lights (beside fire station on left, before Morrisons petrol station) turn left and follow sign for Largs and Irvine (A78).
    You will start to pick up the signs for Inverkip.
    Enter the village and follow road round to right. Continue straight past Inverkip Hotel on left.
    Take first left (Station Rd) and we are the first house on the right.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Fom Glasgow Central Station take the Wemyss Bay line. Inverkip Station is the stop after I.B.M. From Inverkip Station walk straight down the hill (about a five minute walk) The Foresters House is at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- By car from Glasgow International Airport take the M8 and follow signs to Greenock, ( becomes the A8 dual carriageway before Langbank).
    In Greenock, at the traffic lights (beside fire station on left, before Morrisons petrol station) turn left and follow sign for Largs and Irvine (A78).
    You will start to pick up the signs for Inverkip.
    Enter the village and follow road round to right. Continue straight past Inverkip Hotel on left.
    Take first left (Station Rd) and we are the first house on the right.
    By public transport take a taxis to Paisley rail station and take the Wemyss Bay line. Inverkip Station is the stop after I.B.M. From Inverkip Station walk straight down the hill (about a five minute walk) The Foresters House is at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side.

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    Foresters House
    Stay & Play Golf Offer

    Bag 3 James Braid Courses and 2 nights accommodation for £100 

    Included in this offer is a round of golf at each of the superb James Braid courses in Gourock, Greenock and Skermorlie and 2 nights bed and breakfast, including full Scottish breakfast.  This is based on 2 persons sharing either a double or twin room.

    For further details visit www.forestershouse.com or phone 0044(0)1475521433

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