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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
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38 reviews
Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge
Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
Juliet balcony looks out onto burn and with occasional glimpses of ponies or deer in field beyond
A burn borders the patio garden and is a lovely place to sit and enjoy the sound of water
Garden burn with view of bridge crossing over to cottage
Stream flows by bedroom window before plunging to join river below
Triple room with lovely views of woods and river
The burn tumbles steeply down the garden into the pools and river below
Historic stone pillars at entrance to farm estate, cottage is tucked 50 ms up drive (roof visible)
Occasional sighting of orangutang at estate entrance (well during scarecrow festival:)
Fully tiled, Mira shower, heated towel rail and underfloor heating
All mod con appliances and well stocked kitchen staples in cupboards
The old hayloft hatch is now a window with balcony
A natural pool for wild swimming at the Falls
The Old Mill with renovated working wheel at the Falls
Alfresco dining options, patio furniture at both front and back of cottage
View of River Dochart from window
The bridge adjacent to cottage
A frequent visitor to our bird feeder!
Loch Lubnaig, just one of many sparkling lochs to visit
Another lovely spot at Ardeonaig just a few miles away
The burn in autumn
A view of the mountains from the bridge over the famous Falls
View of gravelled front garden/parking area and wooded river bank.
View of gable end of cottage from Yellow Island, across the River Dochart
Entrance to Yellow Island, the burial place of Clan McNab, opposite cottage
Famed Falls of Dochart
a snowy scene, but warm and cozy inside
Loch Tay, just a ten minutes walk from the cottage.
View downstream of River Dochart from bridge
wintry view of River Dochart from lounge window.
Falls of Dochart from bridge just two mins from door
Woodland walks abound
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Killin, Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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Patrick H
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect”
Reviewed March 4, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Perfect location, walking distance to all amenities. Huge range of facilities in the cottage, kind and accommodating hosts.

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David G
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed March 3, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We were looking to get away for a few days and we made the perfect choice with Barn Cottage.

The cottage was very cosy and welcoming with everything that we could have needed for our time away. The location of the cottage is perfect with it being well within walking distance of the village but just out of the way enough for some peace and quiet.

The surronding area is stunning with the Falls of Dochart a very short walk away and Loch Tay itself is located close by. Not too far from the cottage in Killin there was a very convenient Co-op which we found very handy for getting food an other bits and bobs.

We can honestly say that it has been one of the best holidays that we have ever had and anyone looking to stay there will not be dissapointed.

Many thanks.

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Liked best: The upstairs living area
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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willcee20...
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Wonderful Cottage, beautiful location and memories we will keep forever!”
Reviewed February 10, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Experience was faultless nothing negative. Perfectly equipped with local info, linen etc. Welcoming.

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Liked best: Having a cosy, special base.
Liked least: Leaving.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alanamy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“"great family New Year break"”
Reviewed January 8, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We had a lovely 4 night stay here over new year and so close to the falls of dockhart which had their annual new year fireworks! The cottage had everything we needed and my 2 1/2 year old loved it too. Plenty dvds and necessities provided and the hot water bottles of the bed were welcomed as it was cold although the heating soon warmed the place up.

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
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Kirstin86
Glaswegian
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11 reviews
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“Delightful place”
Reviewed December 7, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Barn cottage is fantastic. Ideally located in a quiet road a few minutes walk from the town. It had amazing views of the river and a beautiful little stream running past the double bedroom window. It's really tastefully decorated and the owners have clearly paid a lot of attention to detail. We will definitely return.

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Liked best: The views
Travelling group: Extended Family
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cameramel
Halifax Yorks
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36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A Fantastic and well equipped retreat”
Reviewed November 26, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We visited this beautifully presented barn conversion with friends in mid November. Despite the outside temperature being a little on the chilly side the cottage was soon heated to a very agreeable temperature. The vestibule had underfloor heating that served as a very good buffer between the outside and the main body of the building. It was also great to be able to dry coats and boots in this area. The cottage is very well equipped with lots of entertainment in the form of DVDs, books, etc. A good WiFi connection is provided. The two bedrooms and the bathroom/ shower are on the ground floor with a spacious, light and airy living area/ kitchen upstairs. The kitchen has all mod-cons, washing machine, fridge, dishwasher etc. The living area is very comfortable with plenty of soft furnishing, a veritable home from home!
The cottage is very close to the Falls of Dochart and the local Inn is virtually on the doorstep but far enough away not to be troubled by any noise or car parking.
The cottage is easy to find, well equipped and in a beautiful location. We would recommend this property unreservedly. Turn up and relax!

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Travelling group: Friends
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Barbour_C...
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful home from home in the most idyllic setting”
Reviewed November 2, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Barn Cottage felt like home as soon as we walked through the door. The cottage is located about 200 yards from the cosy village pub, the falls and the main road that leads on to a number of country walks and hikes. There really is everything you need within walking distance from the cottage. The cottage itself is extremely well equipped with everything including towels, leaflets of activities and walks local to the area, condiments to save you bringing, blankets etc –basically everything you need to make your visit as straightforward as possible. Karen and her husband were there to greet us and show us around the cottage, giving us the basics on how to operate the kitchen appliances, washing machine, heating etc which was really nice.

The cottage was very warm – heating up almost instantly with the little electric heater. With the living area being upstairs it stays nice and toasty in an evening with just the fire on – perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine and a card game.

There were 4 of us and the dog that stayed for 4 nights – certainly plenty room for all of us. It turned out that we were the first guests to stay in the cottage. We all would wholeheartedly go back in a minute. We all would highly recommend the cottage to anyone looking to just get away from it all. Barn Cottage really is a beautiful home from home in the most idyllic setting.

Thanks for having us.

The Barbour Clan

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Liked best: Location, cosy & close to all village amenities
Liked least: Only a note - although not a problem for us, the internal stairs are quite steep up to the living area. For older folk and young children, it might be an issue.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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