Rowan at Finnich Cottages
From $77 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Finnich Cottages lie hidden in a secluded 220 acre rural estate on the edge of Loch Lomond National Park.. Surrounded by ancient woodland, Finnich Cottages provide all the comforts and high standards you’d expect from a luxury holiday let offering breathtaking uninterrupted views to Ben Lomond yet are conveniently only 15 miles from the outskirts of Glasgow.
The cottages have been lovingly created around the courtyard of a beautiful 19th Century red sandstone steading with a thoughtfulness that combines luxury with practicality. Each cottage has been renovated to the highest standards of convenience and comfort whilst retaining its character ...Read more
Rowan at Finnich Cottages
Additional Location Information
Finnich Steading Cottages lie on the southern edge of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park which is the 4th largest park in the British Isles. With its romantic scenery, diverse wildlife and vast choice of outdoor activities available, there is something here for everyone!
For those who just want to relax, the peace and tranquility of the Finnich Estate with woodland walks and an easy stroll up to view points to Loch Lomond and the Highlands is all you could wish for.
Walking - the National Park and the surrounding hills provide a full range of routes to suit all abilities, from strolls along the shores of Loch Lomond to climbing to the peak of Ben Lomond. The West Highland Way also passes through the nearby village of Drymen.
Cycling - Mountain Biking on routes throughout the National Park or more leisurely cycling between the many places of interest including the West Loch Cycle Path. Loch Katrine you can hire bicycles and cycle around the spectacular loch.
Water Sports - Loch Lomond provides a full range of aquatic sports from sailing to jet skiing and motor boating. For the more leisurely there are cruises on Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine, a chance to see the incredible beauty of the area from the water.
Fishing - available on Loch Lomond and also on the River Endrick, this ranges from fly fishing for salmon, coarse fishing and loch fishing for brown trout. Permits can be purchased locally.
Golf - Finnich Steading Cottages are ideally placed to visit world-class Scottish courses including Loch Lomond and Gleneagles. Local courses who welcome visitors include Buchanan Castle, Hilton Park and The Vale of Leven. There is also Strathendrick Golf Club, a nine-hole public course on the outskirts of Drymen just 3 miles away.
Wildlife - whatever the season, wildlife abounds throughout the area and indeed at Finnich itself. There are red and row deer in the woods and forests, and the bird life includes Golden Eagles, Ospreys and Falcons. The woods and hedges at Finnich are host to pheasants, woodcock and a wide variety of smaller song birds.
Touring - the Steadings are the perfect base from which to tour central Scotland. The Southern Highlands, the West Coast and all of the Central Belt are within easy range. Touring highlights within 30 minutes include the City of Stirling, with its historic Castle, The Wallace Monument and the battlefield of Bannockburn. To the West lies Dumbarton 15 miles away, with its Ancient Castle and the unique Denny Tank museum, a memorial to the heady days of shipbuilding on the Clyde.
Whisky Trail - The area has a long history of involvement with Scotland's greatest liquid product. Apart from the illicit stills which used to be scattered in the hills, many major brands were blended and bottled in Dumbarton including Teachers Ballantines and J&B;, using the pure water from Loch Katrine. Now there is only Chivas Regal's modern factory on the banks of the Leven and the Loch Lomond Distillery in Alexandria.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Last updated on March 03, 2015
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- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Central heating
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - yes