Glencoe Hideaway

Self Catering

9 Tighphuirt, Glencoe, Highlands, PH49 4HN

    Charming 160 year old traditional Crofters Cottage,cosy,full of character.Cverlooks Loch Leven with stunning mountain views. Short walk to Glencoe or Ballachulish.Home from home in a fantastic location.Please visit our website for booking

    This  delightful 160 year old Crofters Cottage is very  cosy and full of character in a fantastic location for this most famous Highland area. Overlooks Loch Leven with mountain views all around, and Loch views from every room. Glencoe and Ballachulish villages are a short walk away with shops and pubs. A warm welcome awaits you, tea and coffee and pint of milk , fire set ready to light on your arrival. Friendly help nearby if needed. Real home from home in a cosy full of character cottage with all modern comforts
    The cottage perfectly combines the comforts of modern living with tradition. There are traditional local slate and wooden floors, deep slate window sills, beamed ceilings, traditional slate surround hearth with multi fuel burner, fully heated throughout , with WIFI,2 freeview digital TVs, DVD with small DVD library, CD/radio with growing CD and book library, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine.

    On the Ground Floor is the Porch/Drying room- useful for wet weather! One double room with slate floor, one twin bedroom with wooden floor and  high open beamed ceiling with ladder with handrail and balcony rail leading to a mezzanine level with double mattress on floor for extra sleeping (like Heidi's hayloft!). Both bedrooms are cosy, tastefully furnished with plenty of storage space. The Shower room is decorated to a very high standard with a large shower cubicle and a good electric shower. Kitchen is open plan with the Dining/Sitting room that has an oak wooden floor, beamed ceiling, a digital freeview TV , easy chairs in front of a slate hearth with the multi fuel burner laid ready to light for your arrival, very cosy after all your activities during the day! The Lounge is on the first floor as this has the best view of the loch. It is cosy and welcoming with WIFI, digtal freeview TV/DVD and a double sofa bed for extra sleeping if required.

    There is private off street parking in the disused cow byre attached to the cottage. A side gate from here leads into the large enclosed garden with garden furniture and BBQ and a lockable shed for guests’ bike storage with some tools, handy for any repairs.
    All power for lighting, heating etc and bed linen and towels included in hire. Cot available. Dogs are welcome , brilliant area for walkies.

    The cottage is in a fantastic location for walking, climbing, wildlife and bird watching.  Three locations on BBC’s Secret Britain can be accessed easily from here. West Highland Way easy access. Ben Nevis 20 minutes drive. Nevis Range Gondola open all year (skiing in winter). Glencoe Skiing centre and chairlift 15/20 minutes drive. Ferries for Island exploring easy distance at Oban. Trips to Mull, Skye and Kintail easy distance from here. Outdoor Activity Centres and Ice Factor Indoor Climbing Centre both nearby. Golf course and Segway course 5 minutes drive at Ballachulish. Shops and pubs are within walking distance at Glencoe and Ballachulish. Good restaurants to choose from locally. Boat/kayak hire and whale/seal watching trips at boat centre 5 minutes away. Cycling on world class mountain bike trails locally with bike hire and repair nearby. For easy cycling there is the SUSTRANS Cycle Track accessed straight from the cottage, runs along the coast towards OBAN . Steam Railway Fort William to Mallaig - see where Hogwarts Express sequences were shot for Harry Potter films. Go over the Glenfinnan viaduct. Visit the Glencoe Centre and local museum to enjoy an area steeped in history. Stunning area.

    3 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    5 Jan 2016 - 16 Feb 2016
    16 Feb 2016 - 23 Feb 2016
    2016 SPRING Opening Times
    23 Feb 2016 - 30 Mar 2016
    2016 SPRING EASTER Opening Times
    30 Mar 2016 - 13 Apr 2016
    2016 LATE SPRING Opening Times
    13 Apr 2016 - 4 May 2016
    4 May 2016 - 25 May 2016
    25 May 2016 - 1 Jun 2016
    2016 SUMMER Opening Times
    1 Jun 2016 - 20 Jul 2016
    20 Jul 2016 - 5 Sep 2016
    2016 AUTUMN Opening times
    6 Sep 2016 - 24 Oct 2016
    2016 AUTUMN Opening Times
    7 Sep 2016 - 26 Oct 2016
    2016 AUTUMN Opening Times
    1 Sep 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
    25 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
    26 Oct 2016 - 2 Nov 2016
    1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
    2 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
    2016 WINTER BREAKS Opening Times
    27 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
    CHRISTMAS 2016
    20 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
    CHRISTMAS 2016
    21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
    2016 Christmas
    22 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
    NEW YEAR 2017
    27 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
    NEW YEAR 2017
    28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
    2017 NEW YEAR
    29 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017

    Short Breaks welcome at Off Peak Times and as Late bookings throughout rest of the year.Flexible start dates to suit you according to availability ,please enquire for price

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    £300.00 per unit per week

    Short breaks welcome in off peak times and may be available as Late Booking at other times.Flexible start dates on short breaks according to availability, please enquire directly for price and see owners website for weekly prices. Please contact Glencoe Hideaway directly

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage Traditional crofters cottage dating from mid 1800's
    • Seasonal Breaks Off Peak Breaks welcome. Short breaks as Late Bookings may be available at other times in the year
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome Please supervise children on terraced areas in garden outdoors and hayloft bed indoors
    • Cot Available Please bring own linen and cot blankets for cot


    • Level Access Bedrooms, Kitchen/dining/sitting room and Shower room/toilet are on Ground floor.One step up into Porch entrance area
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area Picnic table, outdoor table and chairs provided in garden


    • Coastal Location
    • Lochside Location Overlooks Loch Leven and Mamore mountains beyond
    • Mountains area Fantastic mountain views all round. Good view of Pap of Glencoe from the garden
    • Sea/Loch View Loch Leven is a sea loch and you may get good views of seals and sea birds straight from the cottage
    • Village Location Glencoe village is 3 min walk away and Ballachulish village is 10 min walk along the loch front

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome Cottage sleeps maximum of 6 people
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement Please bring pets own bedding
    • Senior Citizens Bedrooms, shower room, kitchen and dining/sitting room and mullti fuel burner all on ground floor


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Good choice of local restaurants , information in cottage
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Local shop in Glencoe village 3 min walk , and Ballachulish village 10 min walk away along loch front
    • Tea & Coffee Available Tea , Coffee and Pint of Milk waiting for you on arrival


    • Dishwasher Couple of dishwasher tablets provided to start your stay. Good Bosch DW very quiet
    • Drying Facilities Porch heated with hanging space and boot rack for drying,also clothes rack. Outdoors rotary washing line
    • Electric Cooker Electric oven with gas hob
    • Fridge Fridge has a freezer compartment
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Electric night store heaters
    • Indoor Drying Facility Porch is heated with hanging space and boot racking for drying coats etc... Also a clothes rack available
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen kitchen roll, tea towel, oven gloves and dishcloth provided
    • Linen Provided bed linen with duvets, hand and bath towel per person provided
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove Fire laid ready to light on arrival. Thereafter fuel available locally
    • Outdoor Drying Facility Rotary clothes line available in garden, pegs in the kitchen cupboard
    • Shower Good electric shower, heated towel rail , low level shower tray for easy access
    • Towels Provided Hand towel and bath towel provided per person and tea towel and oven gloves for kitchen provided
    • Washing Machine Good Bosch WM ,very quiet .A couple of washing powder tablets provided to start you off

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden Large enclosed private garden. Access through side gate or from the cottage
    • Television Digital Freeview TV Downstairs, Digital Freeview TV/DVD in upstairs Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card Payment by BACS preferred or via PAYPAL
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Mastercard BACS payment preferred or via PAYPAL
    • No credit cards accepted Payment by Bank Transfer(BACS) preferred or PAYPAL
    • VISA Card Pay by BACS preffered or via PAYPAL


    • Bike Storage Available LOCKABLE SHED FOR BIKES
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route CityLink Coaches stop a couple of mins walk away. Local buses also close by
    • Parking
    • Private Parking Off street private parking in old cow byre next to cottage

    Road Directions

    The cottage is on a lane set back and parallel to the A82 Glasgow-Fort Willism road. From Glasgow journey time is about 2 to 2 and a half hours. After driving through the Pass of Glencoe , just past the Glencoe Hotel take a left turn into lane marked "Tigh a Phuirt ". The cottage is No9 the last cottage in the row.
    If travelling from Inverness , journey time is about 2 to 2 and Half hours. Take the A82 to Fort William and then continue on the A82 towards Glasgow.Just after Ballachulish village and before Glencoe village take a right turn into a lane marked "Tigh a Phuirt ". Follow the lane along ,Cottage is No 9.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Ballachulish Tourist Information Centre, 5 minutes walk up A82 going towards Glencoe.

    Getting there by railway:- Scotrail - Glasgow then Citylink bus or Scotrail Glasgow to Fort William then bus back to Glencoe.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Glasgow or Inverness

    Transport within Scotland

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

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

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

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 6 Dec 2014 to 26 Mar 2016

    Special Winter Rates at Glencoe Hideaway

    Stay at this cosy crofters cottage in a world famous location overlooking Loch and Mountains, walking distance to pubs and village. Come home to a cosy fire after a day on the Hills . Everything you need including a drying room, very useful for the Highlands. Weeks stay from £305.00 and Short Breaks from £176.00 including power, bed linen and towels and Wifi.

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