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Ben Lawers Rest
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Ben Lawers Rest
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Ben Lawers Rest in the snow
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Path to Loch Tay
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Killin, Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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Katie S
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
“Smart, Comfortable, Clean”
Reviewed 8 June 2018 for a stay in May 2018

A fantastic place to relax and not far from some key Scotland places such as Glen Coe. We spent 4 days at Lawers Rest and two of those were spent enjoying the cottage/cabin! Highly recommend if you're looking to unwind and relax.

Your age range 25-34
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jamescrui...
Borders, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Fantastic break.”
Reviewed 13 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018
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Another fantastic stay at craggantoul. Our 4th visit for our wedding anniversary. Perfect lodge, fantastic scenery and the hot tub made it extra special. We will return.

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Aaron P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Wonderful Stay”
Reviewed 13 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

We booked Ben Lawers Rest for a short break immediately after our wedding and we are so glad we did. This is exactly the bit of peace we needed after some hectic days beforehand.

The booking process was easy and professional. The key was available on arrival and could be dropped off afterwards which i found to be a nice touch, as it made the experience feel like a home from home.

The property itself was ideal. It has two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and large living space with wonderful views out over Loch Tay and beyond. While there are other properties surrounding, the position of Ben Lawers Rest has the feel of being very secluded. It has a great hot tub also which was nice treat to sit in at night, especially when temperatures were freezing outside of it!

The accommodation is very clean and has everything you would reasonably expect for self catering accommodation. Another nice touch was the bottle of house wine on arrival left by our hosts!

We were entertained on a daily basis by much of the wildlife in the area, including a group of pheasants that arrived at the back door each morning looking for seed! We seen some deer also, and the whole experience was great escape away from normality. When our time was up we didn’t want to leave!

We are planning to go back at some point in the future and we couldn’t speak highly enough of Ben Lawers Rest.

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pauline k
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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“Another fantastic visit to Ben lawers”
Reviewed 22 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Yet another fantastic week at Ben lawers cottage. The new extension and upgrade is amazing.Nothing is too much bother for Greg and Nina and the wine is a lovely touch too. The cottage is comfortable and cosy and very well equipped. The standard of furnishings is excellent. The views and peace and tranquillity is just what we needed. Hot tub is great after a long day of walking. We will return again next year as usual. It never fails to impress me and you see lots of wildlife from the settee. Deer, pheasants and birds of all sorts , it's great.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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“Will be back without a doubt!”
Reviewed 3 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Wow, what an amazing place! We stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon - the first week of which, we spent travelling in our campervan, so it was so nice to have some luxury.

The cabin is really spacious, clean, and warm. The bed in the main bedroom was very comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped. The veranda is great, as it meant we could sit outside even when it was raining. And the hot tub just topped it off! Absolutely perfect!

We sat in the hot tub at dusk (about 7.30pm end of Sept), and had bats flying just feet from our heads. If you turn all the hot tub pumps off completely, you can hear their wings beating as the fly past. We were also treated to a huge barn owl swooping up the lawn right towards us.

We bought some bird feed for the feeder from the hardware store in Killin (they preferred the sunflower hearts - the mixed seed got ignored).

We enjoyed a nice pub lunch in The Falls of Dochart Inn, and also had a good meal at The Three Lemons in Aberfeldy.

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