Experience a true scottish highland holiday in our off-grid holiday cottages

Our self catering holiday cottages, Craig and Dail, offer comfortable accommodation in a remote setting. Whether you are looking for an adventure to remember or an excuse to spend time together with family and friends, they have much to offer. Accessible by forest track or sea, they are the perfect base for a family holiday with a difference. They offer a peaceful break while being only a two hour drive from the Central Belt.

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Panorama: from Dail looking East

Above is an overview of the image, and below a scrollable version of it (using mouse or finger!) And below an annotated version of the peaks visible: ...
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Off the beaten track

One of the great things about the land surrounding Dail and Craig is that you can explore in almost any direction and not have to stick to a path. Okay, it might be rough going at times, but the views ...
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Wild day

It's been a fairly wild day up the loch today, wet, windy and very invigorating!   ...
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Kayaking on Loch Etive

It feels as if we are spoilt for choice with so many fantastic sea kayaking locations on the West Coast of Scotland, and I expect many people don't venture into Loch Etive - partly due to the Falls of Lora ...
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Rosy on roof

The joy of old buildings …

... is that the work is never ending but always varied and interesting. After a week in which I have discovered the wonders of steel wool (which supposedly discourages mice from holes), and expanding foam (top tip: don't get it in ...
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call of the wild

Great video of Loch Etive

Just come across this video that was filmed just up the loch from the cottages. Lovely to see someone else enjoying the fantastic surroundings as much as we do. The video is very long but worth skimming through if you are ...
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Star gazing!

It was a beautiful clear night last night, and I had a magical moonlit walk along the loch side. Here are the photos ...
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beach bonfire

beach bonfire

We have had a glorious few days weather up here, and it looks like it is going to last! After a day of chopping wood and touching up the cottages ready for the new guests due soon, we enjoyed a ...
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Perfect bathing pools along Allt Easach

Allt Easach

I've just come across a few old photos of the burn Allt Easach which flows through Barrs woods down to Loch Etive close to Dail. In the summer it is a great spot for a paddle but can be a raging ...
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