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Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 9 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 9 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday lodge in Dunoon - Pucks Lodge ( dog friendly)

Beautiful Traditional log Cabin in the heart of the Argyll Forest

Pucks Lodge is our attractive holiday lodge situated on the edge of the Argyll Forest in a beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands set between Holy Loch and pituresque Loch Eck. Our aim is to ensure you have all the comforts for a truely enjoyable holiday. Further details and an ONLINE booking facility can be found on our wesite www.puckslodge.co.uk

Looking for a romantic destination. Argyll is your perfect destinations, there is nothing more romantic than strolling around our beautiful loch shores or heather clad mountains and then warming up in one of our friendly Inns. ALL COUPLES RECEIVE A 20% DISCOUNT off our rates all year!

Pucks Lodge: Pucks Lodge is one of only 18 privately owned lodges on a small development known as Lamont Lodges. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty the lodge is ideal for relaxing,exploring the beautiful Argyll countryside, enjoying wildlife, (deer,red squirrels and birds a plenty!) For the more adventerous there are plenty of opportunities from mountain biking, hill walking,stalking, fishing, and kayaking. If you prefer to browse art galleries and museums or are in need of some retail therapy Glasgow with its many art galleries, shops,museums and restaurants is within easy distance.

Accommodation: We enjoyed using our holiday lodge so much we decided to share the experience. The lodge has been furnished as our special holiday retreat and as such it gives you a real home fom home experience , with all the creature comforts you need to enjoy your relaxing break .The accomodation consists of a dining area with large dining table and adjoining kitchen so everyone can keep the cook company! It is equipped with all necessary comforts including a dishwasher. A large seperate sitting room and the sleeping accommodation consist of one double and two twin bedrooms all with own cosy throws and cushions providing comfortable sleeping for upto six. Bedlinen and towels are provided free of charge so you just need to pack your own personal items. The bathoom has an electric shower and a washer and tumble dryer are adjacent to the bathroom.

Facilities: For the days when you prefer to stay indoors rather than venture out, as well as the usual Television , DVD and Radio/CD player, we have provided a selection of magazines, CD's , Books, Jigsaws and Games to help you

enjoy your time. Even our four legged friends have their own special jar of treats !

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Mrs Shelagh Richards
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Mrs Shelagh Richards

Hi, we're Bob , Shelagh and Ernie the border Terrier. We live in Scotland and love using Pucks Lodge to escape

Mrs Shelagh Richards purchased this lodge in 2009

Why Mrs Shelagh Richards chose Scotland

We fell in love with this peaceful area of Scotland and bought our holiday home in 2009. We had such fun using it that we decided to share it and allow other people to enjoy the beautiful area.

What makes this lodge unique

Being dog owners , we were always looking for pet friendly properties that allowed us to enjoy beautiful scenery. We fell in love with the area around Pucks Glen , it has a magical feel and Ernie the border terrier just loves exploring the woodland.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our stay in your lovely lodge. Of course we walked the Pucks Glen walk, we spent a whole day in Benmore Gardens and we visited Dunoon. We loved the blooming rhododendrons in the woods. One day we saw a little deer on the terrain of the lodges. We just said to each other, we have not seen deer here and there he was!

Thank you for staying in your lodge.
Jun 2013
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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery
average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews

Cute cabin in a lovely setting.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this clean and comfortable cabin and the lovely views from all the windows. Loved the peace and quiet and the hiking trails right out the door. It is well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a lovely time Virgil, we are so lucky having the walks directly from the lodge. Hopefully you saw some of the local wildlife as well!
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Great setting for exploring the area

  • 4 of 5

The lodge is really well set up with everything you could need to make it feel like a home from home. There are lots of little extra touches too.

The setting is great for walking as there are several lovely walks on your doorstep and loads more only a short drive away.

The lodges are also a good place for seeing lots wildlife; deer just near by every evening, lots of different birds including some very tame robins, and if you're up early you are likely to see red squirrels at the various bird feeders outside the logdes.

The only negative is that there is a bit of noise from the road , I was glad this particular lodge is set a bit further back from the road. (We do live in a very quiet place mind you and aren't used to any road noise at all!)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and had the opportunity to see some of the local wildlife! We agree At this time of year when the trees are sparse you can hear some road noise from some of the lodges, luckily as you say not from Pucks Lodge which is set back on the opposite side of the park. Thanks again for staying with us.
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'Christmas Winter Wonderland'

  • 5 of 5

This was our first Christmas Holiday away from home. As we pulled into the site the view took your breath away, even though it was dark when we arrived - the snow just made everything bright. While my husband unloaded the van I took Tam (our dog) for a walk along Pucks Lane it was fantastic the trees all looked like Christmas trees. It was a little chilly when we arrived at the lodge, it was -10 outside. The cabin was even better than we expected from the brochure. The owners I feel, have thought of everything that you may need for your holiday. There were even extra blankets placed around the cabin. The directions provided were spot on, just as well as we arrived much later than expected in the dark. We visited the gardens which were only a very short walk from the cabin. We didn't walk round them as everything was covered in snow, but we did try the cafe which served very nice home cooked food. There is also a very nice old Inn just 2.5 miles from the site, easy walking distance in good weather. My husband went on some fantastic walks with our dog Tam, as usual he bought an OS map of the area we were staying so he could get the most out of his walks. I have already recommended Pucks Lodge to friends and family and would like to visit it at a different time of year. We had a very nice relaxing stay in the cabin, just what we needed to recharge our batteries for the new year ahead. I have a photograph of the outside of the cabin and trees covered in snow as my screen saver, it makes me feel good every time I see it and reminds me of a really good holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb and Stu sent us some lovely photos of their stay at Pucks Lodge during the Christmas season. Thank you.
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Lovely lodge to discover

  • 5 of 5

We spend one week in this lovely lodge, very suitable in a peaceful place. The bedding is very good, a super nice living-room. A pleasant feeling to being at home! Around at feet, an really amazing trek (a bit hard : it climbs!) and a beautiful botanic park. From Dunoon, you can take a ferry to Gourock and go to Glasgow. So, this lodge is a perfect way to discover Scotland (Glasgow is not very far and there's a lot of great islands and lochs around). Thank you so much for this unforgettable stay! I hope we'll be back again ;)


  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mat, We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Pucks Lodge, you're right there are lots of great walks in the area and Glasgow is very easy to get to if you'd like some city life!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Glasgow International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Coylet Inn
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Hunters Quay
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Coylett Inn
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: recommended

The beautiful unspoilt Cowal Peninsula offers an abundance of activities for all travellers , whether walking,fishing, cycling, golfing,stalking ,sailing, bird spotting.....or simply relaxing the opportunities are endless. A walkers paradise( for both dogs and owners) with many possible walks accessed directly from the Lodge including Pucks Glen a magnificent forest walk immediatley behind the lodge, the famous Benmore Botanical Gardens is only 5 minutes by car or a pleasant short stroll.For keen Cyclists and Mountain Bikers there are a variety of circuits in the Argyll Forest Park and Glenbranter is a few mintes drive away.

There is some stunning scenary in The Cowal Peninsula with the beautiful Loch Eck and Loch Fyne only a short distance away, further afield Tighnabruaich sailors paradise with views over to Isle of Bute or explore the stunning St Kilbrides Bay with its wide sands perfect for a picnic.

There are plenty of fishing opportuities for loch, river and sea fishing

Golf: There are good golfing opportunities in the area. Dunnon golf course wecomes visitors and further afield at Portvadie.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Dunoon, Argyll & Stirling

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Winter
22 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
8 night minimum stay
29 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
8 night minimum stay
Low Winter
6 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
Mid Winter
4 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
low spring
19 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
High Spring
25 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
28 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
9 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £60
Pet Fee £15

All bed linen and towels included in price of vacation.
First £10 of electricity included any additional electricity used is charged at supplier rate and collected at end of holiday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Dunoon, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • lodge (detached)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Electric Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master Bedroom with Washbasin. 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms Twin.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Wood Decking
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

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