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PUCKS GLEN LODGES | Fraochan | Luxury Forest Lodge Dunoon Argyll

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Recently refurbished to a very high standard, and fully double glazed, FRAOCHAN Lodge, Dunoon, derives its name from the Gaelic word meaning Bilberry. The lodge is of robust, traditional construction yet inside are to be found gentle comforts more commonly associated with a luxury hotel. The lodge is especially popular with couples, small families and friends who just need to get away from the noise and fast pace of the city to enjoy the Great Outdoors in its full splendour. Fraochan is one of two lodges known as 'Pucks Glen Lodges', situated within the Lamont Lodges Park.

Conveniently located just 10 minutes drive from the town of Dunoon, the cabin is set amidst a wonderful landscape of hills, lochs and forest. With open outlook to the front and forest backdrop there is a lovely cosy feeling which many remark upon. The lodge is...
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Listing #HL359066
About the Manager
Stephen & Liz Fairclough (Property Manager Stephen and Liz Fairclough)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Your hosts reside near the site and are available to call by, if required. Access is by key safe, so you can arrive late if you need to. They will keep in touch by email or text to be certain your stay goes as smoothly as possible. You’ll find lots of information is available to help you enjoy your stay.
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Thanks very much to Stephen. We thoroughly enjoyed ithe week in Tony,s lodge we booked the holiday so we could relax and we managed that. The lodge has everything you could ask for except an iron (or we did not find it) they have thought...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Tichteevan
Reviewed April 2, 2016

On arrival all seemed better than the last time we visited at `Rainbow Lodge. We had our young 6 year old grandson with us again. Tried to have a shower, scalding hot, couldn't adjust cold water to cool it down. Tried to have a bath...More

Date of stay: March 2016
2  Thank weemac28
MSpeshul, VR Owner at PUCKS GLEN LODGES | Fraochan | Luxury Forest Lodge Dunoon Argyll, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

We appreciate any feedback received but we wish we had been contacted during your stay. You have painted a very poor picture, but the lodge is not as draughty as you suggest. The window you mentioned, for example, had been closed into the ventilation position....More

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Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Once we found the lodge it was brillant, easily sleep 4 poeple, decor was a bit out dated but that just gave it the country vibe, some damage from previous poeple all in all very Nice lodge but i would not return unless they reduce...More

Date of stay: June 2015
2  Thank Adamaustin1993
MSpeshul, VR Owner at PUCKS GLEN LODGES | Fraochan | Luxury Forest Lodge Dunoon Argyll, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2015

We would be delighted to get electricity at 4.5p per unit, but the standard seems to be around 12p per unit at the moment. We hope to move to a new tarrif end of this month. But rest assured, we only charge what it costs....More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Lead Guest must be over 25 years. Bookings made on behalf of others shall not be accepted. Photographic id will be required. Maximum 4 persons per lodge. Children OVER 5 YEARS...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: $129 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
RENTAL INCLUDES Electricity, Luxury Bed Linen, Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Wi-fi, NETFLIX and Parking - there will be no surprise Electricity or Heating bill at the end of your stay.

FRAOCHAN Lodge is fully double glazed for added comfort and security.
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About the neighborhood
Many visitors to the area love the rich diversity of hill, shore and forest. The area is famous for the lovely walks available, the forest tracks, waterfalls and gardens. If you are looking for Romance, fresh air, relaxation, in beautiful surroundings you will not be disappointed.

There is also an abundance of bird and wildlife in these parts. Red and Roe Deer, Red Squirrel, Heron, Curlew and Oystercatchers are frequently spotted nearby, whilst the area is also known to be home to the lesser spotted Otter, Pine Marten and Golden Eagle. Visit the wild Holy Loch Nature Reserve nearby.
Getting around
A car is recommended to get the most from your stay, but there are public transport options too. Dunoon is just 6 miles by bus (regular from Cot House Services) or grab a taxi. There are fine tracks for cycling too, some on and some off road.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow International: 40.4 mi
Ferry: Western Ferries HunterS Quay: 5.0 mi
Travelling to FRAOCHAN LODGE can be a delightful experience in itself. From Glasgow, choose to come by road via the beautiful Loch Lomond, or by road and ferry, crossing the Clyde Estuary by a 20 minute ferry crossing. Either can be a delightful experience

From Glasgow (by road only): Follow the A82 via Loch Lomond through Tarbet, along the A83, then A815. Pass the Botanical Gardens and on a left bend turn into Lamont Lodges. FRAOCHAN is signed on right (90 mins).

From Glasgow (via ferry): Follow the M8 through Gourock to McInroys Point and board the ferry (20 mins crossing). Leaving ferry, turn right and and follow A815 towards Strachur, pass the Cot House Services, Pucks Glen Car Park, then right into Lamont Lodges (90 min)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 mi.
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