Inchmurrin Island - The Lodge ref: UK7092

Inchmurrin Island, Loch Lomond, Glasgow & Clyde Valley

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Childrens Play Area 
  • Waterside Breaks 


For a truly unique holiday location, Inchmurrin Island has to be the best and the scenery is breathtakingly stunning. Park your car on the shore of Loch Lomond, and after a short ferry journey, you arrivr on the island. You are met and helped with your luggage, and taken to your holiday home.

The island has a fascinating history dating back to the 1300s and the ruins of the 14th-century castle, built by Duncan, the Eighth Earl of Lennox, can be seen along with other archaeological sites. The island has been attracting visitors for many centuries, some not always welcome. Rob Roy Macgregor raided the island in 1715 when it belonged to the Marquis of Montrose and stole all the cattle, deer and every boat on the loch. Kings and earls owned and visited the island for many centuries and it was stocked as a deer park. In 1930, the island was purchased by the Scott family who have lived and farmed Inchmurrin Isalnd for three generations.

The superb self-catering properties comprise of three apartments and two lodges a short walk away. There is a restaurant and bar (open from March to November), boat mooring and a ferry service. The island is 1½ miles long and ½ mile wide, and is a great place to explore on foot or bike. Look out for the wildlife and admire the surrounding scenery. This is also a perfect location for watersport enthusiasts. For guests looking for a relaxing location to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this couldn’t be a better spot.

Set within Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, famed for its wild beauty, you can enjoy hill walking, mountain biking on forest trails, a cruise on Loch Lomond or a sea plane trip to see the scenery from a different view. The famous West Highland Way follows the shore of Loch Lomond, and the attractive villages such as Luss and Balmaha are worth a visit. There is so much to do for all ages.

This detached lodge, dating back to 1793, was built by the Duke of Montrose as a hunting lodge for his guests and has spectacular southerly views over the water. Being located near the loch shore, guests can berth their own boat or kayak at the jetty. Perfect for couples, a group of friends and family to relax in this cosy lodge at the waterfront. The living room with beam ceiling has an open fire for cooler evenings, the kitchen has a range style cooker and leads to the conservatory with a dining table and and comfortable seating and guests can relax and plan their next day’s activities. Beach 10 miles. Shop on mainland, 4 miles, pub and restaurant on island, ½ mile.

The Lodge can be booked together with Balloch Apartment (ref UK7088), Balmaha Apartment (ref UK7089), Boturich Apartment (ref UK7090) and The Ben (ref UK7091) to accommodate up to 26 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living room: With open fire, 48’’ Freesat TV, DVD player, CD player and beams.
Dining room/conservatory.
Kitchen: With electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath (no toilet).
Separate toilet 1.
Separate toilet 2.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included, remainder at £10 per basket. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.


Lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. 320-acre natural grounds (shared with public and other properties on-site). Coarse fishing in loch (licence required). Bike/canoe store. Public car park, free of charge (on mainland). No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring. There are sloping banks and drops in the grounds. Loch 100 yards.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    4 miles
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    800 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    100 yards
  • Railway station distance
    4.0 miles
  • Lake
    100 yards (loch)

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About the local area

This area really does have the best of both worlds, an exciting vibrant city and some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery right on the door step. The city of Glasgow has a wonderful mix of architecture; Victorian red sandstone buildings, Italianate steeples and medieval spires, neo-gothic towers and modern contemporary design.

A growing number of visitors are discovering Glasgow's undoubted charms; the city has a vibrant nightlife, fabulous shopping centre and a first class selection of restaurants, cafes and modern bars. The arts scene here is thriving with over 200 arts organisations, including Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera being based in the city, additionally there are more than twenty museums and galleries, many of which are free, including the unique Burrell Collection, the contemporary Gallery of Modern Art and Mackintosh House, which is a reconstruction of the work of Charles Renne Mackintosh, famous for his Art Nouveau `Glasgow Style' architecture and design.

Glasgow is surrounded by beautiful countryside, from the rolling hills of the Clyde Valley to the south to the superb walking country of East Dumbartonshire to the north of the city. East Dumbartonshire has a diverse and varied landscape that's ideal for cyclists and walkers; serious walkers will know that the West Highland Way starts here in Milngavie, extending some 95 miles north to Fort William and Ben Nevis via Crainlarich. But for more leisurely walks Mugdock Country Park, set around a stunning loch, offers 750 acres of lovely countryside on the outskirts of Milngavie. A short drive north of the River Clyde takes you to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

South Lanarkshire stretches from the city suburbs south to open moorland along the lush Clyde Valley. The Clyde Valley Tourist Route makes its picturesque way to the upper reaches of the River Clyde and the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village first built by the famous social reformer Robert Owen. Visitors can use the interactive displays at the award-winning visitor centre and go on rides which bring history back to life. Other historical attractions include The Museum of Scottish Country Life at Kittochside, Bothwell Castle, Hamiltons Chatelherault Country Park and the Leadhills and Warnlockhead Steam Railway.

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Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle stands as one of the most brilliant landmarks from Scotland's medieval period. Though never completed, the castle is renowned for the large tower.

Chatelherault Country Park

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Glasgow Cathedral

Built in the 1100's, this cathedral is still worshipped in today and provides some wonderful medieval architecture making it a keen stop for visitors to the city.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

With temporary exhibitions running throughout the year, the Gallery of Modern Art provides an exciting and diverse mix of old and new architecture to make for a really interesting visit.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Having been closed previously for refurbishment, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery is a must see for those visiting Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

M and D's Scotland's Theme Park

For a great day out that all the family will enjoy, Scotland's only theme park provides enough highs, loops and exhilarating rides to keep even the most thrill seeking on the edge of their seats, quite literally!

RT Cycles and Fishing

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Glasgow Science Centre

Located on the bank of the River Clyde, the Science Centre is a fantastic attraction to explore with over 200 interactive exhibits for the whole family to enjoy.

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