Acorn Cottage ref: CC523046

Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 


Acorn Cottage is located in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, in the popular village of Aberfoyle. This single storey cottage is beautifully presented, with great attention to details. The lounge has two leather sofas, a large wood burning stove (all logs provided) and large picture windows making the room bright and airy. There is a large kitchen, fully fitted and well equipped with a dining area. The kitchen has access straight onto the decking at the side of the property leading to a spacious garden with raised patio area. From the back of the garden there is direct access onto the hillside and ancient woodland. Both bedrooms are beautifully co ordinated, with satellite TV and DVD. This fantastic cottage is nestled down a quiet lane yet only 500 yards from all the village amenities. Loch Ard (4 miles) is simply stunning, with small islands and a crannog to explore; boat hire is available on the loch.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on ground floor level has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge:With wood burning stove, satellite TV, DVD, radio/CD, a selection of games and books
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and dining table and chairs.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, satellite TV, DVD and en suite with shower enclosure, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With two single beds, satellite TV and DVD
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
Large covered porch way to store out door clothing

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen, towels and logs for the stove included. Wireless broadband connection available.


Large enclosed garden with south facing views over Queen Elizabeth Forest and direct access onto ancient woodland behind cottage and decked area at side of cottage. Outdoor seating and BBQ (coals not supplied) on patio. Ample private parking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
    17 Miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    17.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

This is an excellent location for outdoor enthusiasts with miles of forest trails to explore and the vast Queen Elizabeth Forest is right on the door step. The Trossachs has spectacular mountains to climb like Ben Lomond, Ben A’an, Ben Venue and Ben Ledi with an abundance of wildlife to spot including ospreys, red squirrels and pine martens to name but a few. There are lots of activities for every age and interest including, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, guided walks, 4x4 safari’s, quad biking and sailing. For the adventurous Aberfoyle has a high wire forest adventure, with the longest zip wire in Britain. Aberfoyle also has an 18 hole golf course. From this central location you can easily travel and explore. It is an area steeped in history and there are lots of places of interest to visit. The Glengovne Distillery producing Highland Single Malt Whisky, is only 8 miles south at Dumgoyne. The Loch Katrine Steamship "Sir Walter Scott" is a great cruise, reached by a thrilling drive over the twisting undulating "Duke’s Pass", or experience the 3 Lochs Forest Drive, Blair Drummond Safari Park, located just outside Stirling, is only a half hour drive away and a visit to Stirling can provide lots of historical places of interest to explore or a spot of retail therapy!

Things to do nearby

High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation.

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

This 28 mile round route is excellent for exploring Loch Katrine and the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Loch Lomond Aquarium

The Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium is home to the biggest collection of sharks in Scotland and offers breathtaking views of the Loch from the Café.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

Loch Lomond Golf Club
Loch Lomond Golf Club

Host to the Scottish Open since 1996, Loch Lomond Golf Club is one of the most well known golf clubs in the National Park.

Loch Katrine

The best place to enjoy the timeless beauty of the Trossachs is Loch Katrine.

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