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Crinan Canal Cottage a self catering traditional two bedroom terraced cottage

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Overview of Crinan Canal Cottage a self catering traditional two bedroom terraced cottage

Entire home

Crinan Canal Cottage a self catering traditional two bedroom terraced cottage

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Lochgilphead, SCT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDunadd8 min drive
  • Popular LocationArichonan Clearance Village9 min drive
  • Popular LocationMoine Mhor Nature Reserve10 min drive
  • AirportOban (OBN)52 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
161 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 double bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Crinan Canal Cottage a self catering traditional two bedroom terraced cottage

Lakefront Cottage with kitchen and patio
Crinan Canal Cottage is a self catering traditional two bedroom terraced cottage which sleeps four on the banks of the Crinan Canal, Argyll and is ideal base for walking, sailing, fishing and cycling along the nearby tow path towards Lochgilphead and the nearby woodland tracks.

The ground floor comprises a newly fitted kitchen with a dining area and a cosy open plan sitting room with views across the canal and enclosed wood-burning fire. Starter pack of logs etc provided. Free Wi-Fi and internet connection recently installed (Fibre-optic) .

Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms and also 1 newly installed shower room with power shower.

The Crinan Canal offers the ideal environment to enjoy the wonderful scenery, fishing, canoeing, sailing, horse riding, walking and cycling with many cycle tracks signposted throughout the glen and plenty of forests and hills nearby should you wish something more energetic.

Wildlife includes many woodland birds and birds of prey, beavers in the reserve at Knapdale, red squirrels, red and roe deer, seals, otters and occasionally pine martins.

Kilmartin is home to the spectacular ruin of Carnasserie Castle, Nether Largie standing stones, Temple Wood Stone Circle and numerous ancient burial mounds. The medieval hill-fort of Dunadd was considered to be the capital of the ancient Gaelic Kingdom of Dalriada and has ancient stone carvings and the stone footprint believed to be part of a mediaeval coronation ritual.

Kilmartin Museum is well worth a visit to discover the rich history of this ancient land.

The nearby town of Lochgilphead has a variety shops, cafes restaurants, hospital/doctors surgery, a swimming pool, golf course and sports center. There is also a shop where bicycles can be hired.

Boats can be chartered from Crinan harbour and there are wildlife safari trips around the islands where it is possible to see whales, porpoise, seals, many sea birds including golden and white-tailed eagles, and the spectacular Corryvreckan Whirlpools. A walk, cycle or drive from Crinan to Ardrishaig is 9 miles and provides you with the perfect opportunity to take in the stunning views of Mid Argyll and watch the boats sailing by.

Outside table/chairs are provided in summer months in the small alpine garden to the front to relax and watch the boats go by. There is a bike store at the rear of the property in the lane. Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Ideal for walking, cycling, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing, change over days are flexible depending on length of your visit and by prior arrangement.

There is a car park at the beginning of the lane to the cottage.

The cottage is easily accessed from Glasgow via Loch Lomond and also from Oban to the north.

One well behaved dog is allowed in the cottage living areas but only under responsible supervision and by prior arrangement. Crinan Canal Cottage does not charge for dogs, just as long as they bring respectable owners with them and their own bedding.

Prices are based on the start date of your holiday and are for one week (Saturday to Saturday). The cottage is also available to rent for weekends (Fri-Mon) and midweek (Mon-Fri) out-with the peak periods. Please contact me for prices for shorter breaks. Please note that I do not take bookings that overlap the weekends i.e. Thursday to Monday

Entry is usually available after 4pm and departure is by 10am - these times can be changed if required.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Pauline Houston
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shampoo
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove


  • TV
  • Games
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • On the lake
  • On the waterfront
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Golf privileges
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 161 sq ft (15 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Crinan Canal Self Catering Traditional two Bedroom Terraced
Crinan Canal Self Catering Traditional two Bedroom Terraced

About this area


Located in Lochgilphead, this cottage is in a rural area and on the waterfront. Dunadd and Arichonan Clearance Village are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Fyne and Moine Mhor Nature Reserve. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Dunadd - 8 min drive
  • Kilmartin Glen - 8 min drive
  • Carnasserie Castle - 9 min drive
  • Arichonan Clearance Village - 9 min drive
  • Moine Mhor Nature Reserve - 10 min drive


  • Riverside Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Argyll Cafe - 6 min drive
  • Cafe 35 - 6 min drive
  • Coriander - 6 min drive
  • The Square Peg - 6 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Nice cottage right on canal
Great for exploring

5/5 Excellent

Great cottage - right on the canal
Fantastic weather and cottage right on canal