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Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery

Bedrooms 3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 9 nights


About the property

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

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

Property Manager
Mrs Shelagh Richards
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

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 Argyll and Bute

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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Argyll and Bute Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Electric Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom with Washbasin. 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms Twin.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • 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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Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful lodge with fantastic adventures on the doorstep.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here. The lodge comes equipped with everything you need. The walks round Pucks Glen are amazing and the Botanical Gardens are also a nice walk away (if you dont want to drive). We will definitely be returning when our son is older so he can let his imagination run wild amongst all the trees and waterfalls. Plus Tunnocks teacakes upon arrival made a nice treat ;)

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bethany, Thank you for your review. We’re delighted you had a good stay and you’re right , we are so lucky having Pucks Glen and Benmore Botanic Gardens so close to us. We hope you get a chance to return with your little boy and explore more of the area. Best Wishes Shelagh and Bob
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Lovely well appointed lodge in lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The lodge is situated in a lovely spot beside pucks glen where there are lovely walks and a short distance from the Benmore Botanic Gardens. Lots of nice places to visit within a half hour to an hours drive away. Great place to just get away for a few days to relax. The lodge itself is very homely and is very well appointed with everything you would need to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The kitchen has all the necessary pots/pans/dishes/cutlery/utensils that you need to make a family meal, and a dishwasher to help with the washing up.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jane, Thanks for your review, we’re delighted you had a nice stay at Pucks Lodge and had an opportunity to explore the area. You’re right we are so lucky to be right next to Pucks Glen and the wonderful Benmore Gardens. Thanks again for choosing us!
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Cozy, peaceful, lovely spot.

  • 4 of 5

Weather as expected ie wet, but Benmore and Puck Glen perfect in the drizzle! Cottage comfy for 4, very well situated.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Barbara, Thank you, we're glad you had a good break despite the inclement weather. Pucks Glen and Benmore are indeed great places to go , no matter what the weather!
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Clean comfortable and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Loved the lodge would definitely go again

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay at Pucks Lodge .
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Amazing scenery

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time, walking all day & playing cards & games at night. Would definitely recommend the cabin. Only thing that needs looked at is the toilet it's a bit unsteady & needs re fixing

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane, We're glad you had a great time at Pucks Lodge, you're right we are blessed with amazing scenery. It was a shame you had a rocky experience with the toilet but thanks for letting us know, it's all fixed now!
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Lovely lodge in peaceful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 2 friends stayed at the lodge for 3 nights in April.

The lodge is very nicely decorated and has everything you need. Pucks Glen is literally out the back of the lodge and it's a lovely walk.

We also visited the Benmore Botanical Garden which was beautiful and took a day trip to Tighnabruaich Ostel bay which is the most stunning beach!!! We also popped into Dunoon for a visit where there are supermarkets and restaurants.

If I were to visit again I'd definitely visit in Summer, it was pretty cold in April, bring lots of layers!

Our hosts Shelagh and Bob were always on hand to answer any questions we had they were very quick to respond to our requests.

It was a lovely trip!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Clair, We're delighted you and your friends enjoyed your stay at Pucks Lodge and had a chance to visit some other places in the area , despite the cooler turns normal temperatures at this time of year! Hope you get a chance to return when the sun shines and the temperature rises!
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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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $79.48
Pet Fee $19.87

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 if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.