The property is a part of the Crerar Lodges Group, which specialises in bringing Spiorad na h-Alba (the spirit of Scotland) to its guests. Its Loch Fyne residence has been welcoming visitors since 1846 and retains that sense of a bygone period, but with a newly refurbished spa area and Twenty first-century mod cons in its fashionable bedrooms and suites. There are various nods to the realm’s historical past — images of clam diggers and fisherpeople adorn the partitions, and also you’ll discover loads of soft-hued tartan included into the hygge-friendly decor.
Get up to views of one in every of Scotland’s most well-known our bodies of water; Loch Fyne is a tranquil and mystical place, as romantic on a wet day shrouded in mist and storm clouds, as it’s within the blazing sunshine of excessive summer time. Right here you possibly can watch the comings and goings of its fishing boats in addition to passing dolphins and really feel your worries float away.
Located in Argyll and a brief 1.5-hour drive from Glasgow, the lodge is inside strolling distance to Inverary’s fortress and jail; near Kilchurn Fortress (one of the vital Instagrammed within the land, overlooking Loch Awe); and close to to the heritage attraction of Auchindrain Township, the place you possibly can study in regards to the Highland story. And do you know that Scotland has its personal rainforest (one rarer than its tropical counterpart)? Neighbouring Loch Fyne, it accommodates the world’s rarest mosses, woodlands and different habitats you gained’t discover elsewhere. And if you wish to take some seafood again residence with you then made certain you pop into Loch Fyne Oysters store in Cairndow.
Fashionable Bedrooms and Conventional Suites
The lodge’s visitor quarters replicate the encompassing highland panorama, with up to date bedrooms starting from petit doubles to classics and delux and extra conventional suites every with their very own names.
Inside, you’ll be greeted with tub merchandise from the Highland Cleaning soap Firm, Tunnock’s candy treats, cafetière espresso (Nespresso in suites) and tremendous infusions from the Wee Tea Firm within the room, together with tremendous gentle bedding for a sound night time’s sleep.
For extra space select a characterful suite within the authentic a part of the lodge; like Glen Ord or Lagavulin, wanting over the loch and Cowal Hills past, or the marginally quirkier Hens Coup, with an apex-beamed ceiling and formed characteristic home windows. Fluffy robes and slippers are additionally supplied for home-from-home consolation when visiting the spa.
Our Suite Throughout Our Keep Was The Glen Ord Suite.
Glen Ord is the lodge’s largest room with panoramic views throughout Loch Fyne to the Cowall Hills on the alternative shore. You may see the bed room’s bay window within the lodge picture beneath.
AA Rosette awarded eating
After all one of many first issues in your agenda when staying beside Loch Fyne, will likely be a hearty serving to of the freshly caught seafood, for which the realm is so well-known. It comes straight from the boat to the door, the place cooks put together mouthwatering dishes, typically utilizing the tremendous excessive warmth, in-house Spanish Josper charcoal-fired grill. The menus additionally embody farm-assured Buccleuch beef with 28-day aged steaks, Lammermuir Luing beef and purple deer venison from Loch Fyne’s Crerar Dwelling Farm. Dine all through the day on the Cladach Mòr Bistro (that means ‘nice shore’ in Gaelic), with its roaring fireplace, rustic stone partitions and loch views.
Then sit on a snug leather-based couch within the adjoining bar, the place you possibly can pattern native ale, malt whiskies and gins, warmed by the wooden burner. Champagne afternoon teas are additionally a spotlight of the culinary supply at Loch Fyne and complement a spa day completely…
Our Eating Expertise
Breakfast is served within the restaurant with a continental buffet providing and sizzling meals cooked to order.
While you’re prepared for some aqua remedy, take a dip within the jetted 15-metre swimming pool as you gaze over the loch. Calm down on curved heated loungers, ebook a slot within the Salt Room, take an expertise bathe, use the steam room and soak outside within the sizzling tub on the lodge’s solar deck. Therapies on the spa use natural Hebridean seaweed-based pores and skin merchandise by ishga. And people staying in sure suites can ebook a sizzling in-room mineral tub with contemporary, hand-harvested seaweed too.
The Loch Fyne Resort is household and dog-friendly but additionally lends itself superbly to a romantic escape for 2. In case you are searching for impeccable Scottish hospitality with a get away from all of it environment, all set inside unimaginable surroundings and a brief 1.5-hour drive from Glasgow, this lodge ticks all of the bins.