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Ballochneck Country House

Buchlyvie FK8 3PA , Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We had two nights at Ballochneck recently. Fine hospitality and lovely setting. Donnie and Fiona (plus dogs) are wonderful hosts. We would return and recommend to others in a hearbeat. They set the standard fro a relaxed country break.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

we stayed 3 nights in the yellow suite at ballochneck with our daughter. The grounds and the house itself are just amazing. Donny and Fiona are excellent hosts, great cooks, and made our stay most enjoyable. Highly recommended!!

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paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

from the first time we discovered Ballochneck in june 2008 . we were treated exceptionally well, once you have stayed at Ballochneck you are spoiled for ever , it's why for these reasons it remains our favorite place in Scotland ( each time between 6 and 10 days ) . The victorian house is very scottish, quiet and extremely welcoming... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

My new bride and I married at Ballochneck Country House a week ago and we will never be able to express how wonderful Donnie and Fiona (the owners) were and how perfect they made our little wedding. There were eleven of us that had traveled there from the US for the wedding and my wife and I stayed as guests... More 

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Manchester
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The truth regarding Ballochneck is that the less people who review it the better! Frankly the less people who know how good this accomodation is then the easier it will be for those of us who do know to book it. My wife and I arrived at Ballochneck at the tale end of a Hurricane and couldn't have arrived in... More 

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Thank you for the lovely review which is very much appreciated. However, we have to correct a misunderstanding over the bathrooms. There is no sharing of bathrooms - our 2 rooms each have their own private or ensuite bathroom! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

We have stayed 3 nights with our two children in the yellow suite. Our children stayed in an extra bedroom which was up a flight of stairs. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were treated with 6 star service. Donnie and Fiona go to great lengths to make you feel absolutely comfortable and at home.... More 

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Fleet, Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

My wife and I stayed for 3 days in the Yellow Suite at Ballochneck with our adult son in the adjoining room (up a private flight of stairs). From the moment we arrived, we felt like part of the family. We were greeted with a pot of tea and coffee with delicious, homemade shortbread after each day's excursion. Donnie and... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

Ballochneck is only a short distance from Glasgow and yet it could be a thousand miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A magnificent house nestling in 200 acres of pasture ,Ballockneck offers peace and tranquility to the tired traveller coupled with splendid food and extraordinary hospitality from Fiona and Donnie. The house is clearly the home... More 

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Abergavenny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

It is impossible to speak too highly of Ballochneck, and it would be an injustice to call it a hotel. This beautiful country house is the elegant home of Fiona & Donnie, the most genial hosts I have ever met. Our stay at Ballochneck was like no other. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel like old... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

Great location, fabulous setting and Donnie & Fiona make perfect hosts. The food was excellent and the room was extremely comfortable with fantastic views. We had a wonderful few days in this rather special place.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most romantic retreats in Scotland. Ballochneck sits proudly in beautiful countryside nestled between Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Parks and perfect for a romantic short break or wedding. Owners Donnie and Fiona Allan are passionate about running Ballochneck to the highest standard. All rooms are tastefully decorated with period furniture and paintings. Fresh local, organic produce such as wild salmon, Ballochneck lamb, pheasant and venison are all used when in season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballochneck Country House

Address: Buchlyvie FK8 3PA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirlingshire > Buchlyvie
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Ballochneck Country House Buchlyvie, Scotland
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