The Boathouse

Self Catering

Dundas Castle, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH30 9SP

    For a romantic get-away, this beautiful Boathouse is your perfect choice.

    Located in the heart of the Dundas Estate on a private loch, it is a one bedroom cottage with beautiful views over the water and provides you with the most perfect and cosy retreat. You can wake up to a luxury breakfast on the veranda whilst watching a myriad of wild bird life including swans, herons, ducks and coot.


    The Boathouse is hired independently of the castle and can be a fantastic gift or a surprise for a loved one. The luxurious main room in the Boathouse has been beautifully decorated to the highest standard. With windows on 3 sides of the cottage, you have a perfect panoramic view of your private loch and surrounding woodland. The inviting seating area provides you with comfortable place to relax in front of the fire while enjoying a warming drink or a glass of the complimentary whisky.

    The en-suite bathroom has an electric shower with over-sized shower head and comes complete with his and hers bathrobes and luxurious towels and toiletries. The kitchenette houses an electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, hot beverage making facilities and cooking and dining utensils allowing for a romantic dinner to be made and enjoyed on the balcony. Should you choose to leave the seclusion of the Boathouse then a short drive will take you to South Queensferry, with its charming stores, historic buildings, waterfront pubs and restaurants and of the memorable views of the famous bridges.

    Each morning a deluxe breakfast hamper is delivered to your door which can also be enjoyed on the balcony while you take in the spectacular views of the loch and woodland. With a variety of bird and wild life, throughout the estate, there is much to appreciate in these tranquil surroundings.

    The Boathouse will be serviced each day and taxis to South Queensferry, Edinburgh city or local restaurants can be arranged with prior notice.

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

    Please contact The Boathouse +44 (0) 131 319 2039 for availability

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    The Boathouse
    £235.00 per unit per night

    The Boathouse can be hired for single nights or multiple for a holiday retreat. Please contact The Boathouse for availability

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Boathouse
    • Cottage
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Domestic

    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • TV In Room
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Room Service Available

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers

    Road Directions

    From North of the Forth

    Cross the Forth Road Bridge. Once over the bridge stay in the left lane and take the first slip road with signs to the A8000. At the roundabout take the first exit following signs for the A8000. Head straight over the next roundabout still following signs for the A8000 and the entrance to Dundas Castle is on your right 300 meters after this second roundabout.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Centre of Edinburgh and Waverly TIC
    If travelling from the centre of Edinburgh, the best route to take is along Queensferry Road and on the A90, towards the Forth Road Bridge. At Echline Junction (the last slip road before the Bridge) take the road up to the roundabout. Turn right at the third exit on to the A8000. Head straight over the next roundabout. The entrance to the Castle is on the right 300 meters after leaving the roundabout (and over the flyover) there are signs by the Main gate.

    Satellite navigation systems will take you to Dundas Castle if you type in post code EH30 9SS.

    Getting there by railway:- There are 2 main railway stations in Edinburgh. Waverley Station and Haymarket Station. Haymarket is slightly closer to Dundas Castle and is about a 25 minute drive away from the Castle depending on traffic. There is a station in Dalmeny (by South Queensferry) that is a 5 minute drive from Dundas Castle called Dalmeny Station. A taxi will have to be pre-booked to transport guests from the Dalmeny to Dundas Castle.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- If travelling from Edinburgh Airport, exit the airport, take the A8 heading towards the Forth Road Bridge (right at the second roundabout). This road will take you to 'Newbridge roundabout' and take the exit for the M9 sign posted for the Forth Road Bridge. Stay on this road as it merges with the A90. At Echline Junction (the last slip road before the Bridge) take the road up to the roundabout. Turn right at the third exit on to the A8000. Head straight over the next roundabout. The entrance to the Castle is on the right 300 meters after leaving the roundabout (and over the flyover) there are signs by the Main gate.

    Satellite navigation systems will take you to Dundas Castle if you type in post code EH30 9SS.

    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 a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

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

    Parking

    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    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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