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A luxurious retreat for those who yearn for peace and quiet

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Self-catering accommodation for 5 people (3 bedrooms)

Situated in the tiny hamlet of Pubil, at the far western end of Glenlyon, Ben Grianan cottage is an ideal escape for to those who like to explore magnificent surroundings or simply chill in front of a log burner with a good book. The cottage is decorated to a high spec, comfortably sleeping 5 people in 3 bedrooms with all the home comforts you'd expect and more. NB: there's no mobile reception, nearest shops are a 45min drive.

The Cottage

Ben Grianan cottage offers a relaxing, tranquil environment where you can unwind from the pressures of modern life - there's a TV with Freesat, Blu-ray player and large selection of DVDs/Blu-Rays, a vinyl record player, Marshall bluetooth speaker, and a collection of books and board games. Although there is no mobile signal there is a payphone and basic wifi suitable for checking emails and browsing (no streaming). In the kitchen are an oven, hob, microwave, kettle, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Tassimo coffee machine (pods not included), cafetiere, slow cooker, soup maker and air fryer. Outside there's a gas barbecue, picnic bench and a trampoline for the kids.


Glenlyon is one of Scotland's best kept secrets - the unspoilt River Lyon winds its way along a backdrop of dramatic hills, munros and waterfalls. Once a thriving thoroughfare to Glencoe and the Western Isles, today it is sparsely inhabited with no through road. It is often called "Scotland's longest, loveliest, loneliest glen" with the most breathtaking scenery around every bend. It's an ideal base to explore three local Munros as well as many hidden gems. There's an abundance of wildlife - wild deer (they come down from the hills every evening), eagles and other raptors, highland cows, red squirrels... and brown trout and the odd salmon in River Lyon. Nearby Bridge of Balgie has a fabulous Post Office and Tearooms serving teas, locally-roasted coffee and indulgent sweet treats.

Important Note

We really mean it when we say that Ben Grianan is in a remote location - it's approximately a one hour drive from Aberfeldy and any passing traffic tends to be sheep. We do see a fair few cyclists, but due to the remote location we would recommend journeying by car. If you're looking for hustle, bustle and nightlife... this probably is not the place for you!

More Details

Ian & Heidi Davies
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2018

About Ian & Heidi Davies

We are the Davies family and we have been enjoying our holidays in Glenlyon for many years.

What makes this house unique

Just a phenomenal place to get away from it all and recharge or batteries.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Aberfeldy around the Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Single Bedroom - 1 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting


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(3 traveller reviews)

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A luxurious retreat for those who yearn for peace and quiet
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

A bit of luxury in a remote Glen. A hidden gem. A beautiful comfortable cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Glen Lyon is a stunning area, very remote but we wanted somewhere to stay to complete a trail run. Such a peaceful location and the wildlife is amazing. The facilities in the cottage were of a very high standard. Everything was there and a bit more. Electric blankets! Thank you, we will definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a lovely time. And thank you for leaving the cottage clean and tidy. Hope to see you again - maybe for a less strenuous break next time!
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Ein hübsches kleines Domizil in sehr einsamer Lage, genau was wir gesucht haben.

  • 5 of 5

Das Häuschen ist komplett ausgestattet, sogar eine Plattensammlung und DVD‘s waren vorhanden. Wir haben aber lieber die schöne Natur ringsum genossen. 😁

Auch zum Wandern ist die Lage super 👍🏻

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tobias we are so pleased you enjoyed and we feel so happy to share this beautiful and tranquil cottage with guests.
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Gut ausgestattetes Ferienhaus in traumhafter Lage

  • 4 of 5

Ideal für Naturliebhaber.

Am besten vorher alles einkaufen und für die Zeit des Aufenthaltes das Auto stehen lassen.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £30

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.