The Cat's Whiskers

Self Catering

Cats Castle, 212 Cardross Road, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, G82 5EN

    Cats Castle offers a unique self catering accommodation where our guests can relax on their ' home away from home'.

    The perfect retreat after a day exploring the beautiful countryside, enjoying the sights of Glasgow or Edinburgh or merely relaxing and enjoying the grounds. This luxury apartment comprises part of Cats Castle an impressive Scots Baronial
    home built in 1888.The property enjoys panoramic views across the Argyllshire hills and Clyde estuary.
    Ideally located the to access excellent local road visitors can exploration Loch Lomond & The National park (10 minutes), Arrochar Alps and Trossachs ( 20mins)
    The cosmopolitan city of Glasgow is 15 miles south and offers a diverse range of entertainment & dining experiences.
    Glasgow's International Airport is easily accessible (10miles) and day trips to Edinburgh , Sterling and the Falkirk wheel are within easy commuting by road or rail.
    Residents have ample opportunity to enjoy the great Scottish outdoors with cycling, fishing & horse-riding facilities. For the 'golfing guests' there are challenging courses, to suit all players close by.
    The accommodation is completely self-contained and has been extensively refurbished .
    Cats Whiskers comprises of a modern, fully-fitted the kitchen / dining area iwhich is equipped to a high standard. Appliances include washing machine. fridge-freezer, microwave and integral cooker gas hob / electric oven .The comfortable lounge enjoys views across the garden and is supplied with a TV / DVD and video .The modern bathroom is fitted to a superior standard - an ideal spot to unwind after a day enjoying the great Scottish outdoors. On the upper floor both double and family bedrooms have been tastefully decorated. Linen is provided at no additional cost.

    There is full access to the mature gardens & BBQ facilities and residents can enjoy secure off-road parking.

    The apartment is let on a weekly basis but short breaks are available during low season. The prices quoted reflect this weekly rental so please contact us directly to check availability and pricing for short breaks.

    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    The Cat's Whiskers
    £490.00 per unit per week

    weekly let and short breaks available

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


    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Road Directions

    Heading from England take the M6 North, then the recently opened M74 , signposted Loch Lomond,link to bypass the City Centre. This joins ththe M8 near Glasgow Airport. Floow signs for Erskine bridge and exit heading towards Campeltown onto the A814. Follow this for approximately 5miles nering left, Helensburgh A814 when the road forks. Take the A814 coastal road from Helensburgh passingt straight through all roundabout.s.

    Cats Castle is the last building on the left before the green belt. The drive is located at the end of a wooden fence of the left side if the A814, Take teh right hand fork to Cats Castle. 

    The entrance to the Whiskers Apartment is to teh rearof teh house accessed past the garage.

    The acces Key Code will be supplied prior to arrival


    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Leaving Glasgow international airport take the M8 head towards the erkine bridge then take the A814 for Helensburgh. time approx 15 to 20mins.

    See directions for road travel

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    Accommodation Special Offer
    Special reduced rates for mid week and week end breaks over the winter period, subject to availability. Stay 2 nights and get 3rd night free.

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