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Ruskin Lodge Argyll | Pucks Glen

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Ruskin Lodge, surrounded by nature
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
The lodge is perfect for couples wanting a romantic getaway, friends looking for an escape to the country and families in need of some quality time together.

There are a wealth of activities to enjoy in the area - from horse-riding to sailing, golfing to fishing. The lodge is great for dog walkers and hikers can explore the vast network of tracks and trails through forests and along shores and we are within easy reach of the Arrochar Alps.

Double-glazed throughout and recently refurbished to a high standard, this traditional log cabin is the perfect home-from-home. It is cosy, well-equipped, tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished. The veranda is gated and we have blackout curtains in the bedrooms. The twin bedroom has full-sized beds suitable for adults and children and can be converted into a comfortable double or even a stud...
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Listing #HL573775
About the Owner
Abigail D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
We have a key safe so guests can arrive and depart at a time that suits. We live locally and are on hand to answer any questions or pop by to say hello!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were attending an event in Dunoon so were not at the lodge very much, but it was ideal for our needs. It was very comfortable and the owner was very kind and attentive, coming out when there was a minor problem with the cooker...More

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Travel491398, VR Owner at Ruskin Lodge Argyll | Pucks Glen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely review! So glad the lodge suited your group and the wildlife came out to play. I was pleased to be able to fix the cooker quickly - a child lock which had been...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

As a family with a special needs child the owner couldn't of done more if she tried. Such a lovely family area with lots of walks. The log cabin is very child friendly with all the modern instalments. The owner has thought of everything and...More

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Travel491398, VR Owner at Ruskin Lodge Argyll | Pucks Glen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Aww Emma, I am so touched by your review. Delighted you and your lovely family enjoyed your stay and appreciated the wee extras I like to include. It can be difficult anticipating what families will need but I'm so glad we got it right for...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Unfortunately we can't accept stag or hen parties.
    1 Full bath
    2 Queens
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
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  • Damage Deposit: $140 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are inclusive of hotel quality bed linen, luxury, super soft towels and wifi internet. Travel cot, high chair, changing mat and baby bath are supplied for free. Short breaks ideally run from Monday to Friday (4 nights) and Friday to Monday (3 nights) although there is flexibility so do get in touch to confirm. Electricity is charged at cost (currently 13.54p per kwh) and taken from your deposit after your stay. We will supply you with the readings at the start and end of your stay and you can verify the readings using the meter key in the lodge.
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About the neighbourhood
Ruskin Lodge is a short drive away from Dunoon, just south of Loch Eck, and on the edge of Argyll Forest Park. You can start your walks from the backdoor, with the famous Puck's Glen track beginning directly behind the lodges.
Getting around
A car is recommended but there are public transport options too. There are local bus stops at Benmore Botanical Gardens, Uig and Cot House and bus routes link the area to Dunoon, west to Portavadie, south to Ardentinny and north to Strachur, Loch Fyne and Inveraray. There is a car ferry route from Hunters Quay to McInroy Point and a passenger ferry from Dunoon to Gourock.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 30.0 km
Railway: Gourock: 15.0 km
Ferry: Hunters Quay: 10.0 km
Travelling to Ruskin Lodge is a pleasure in itself and whether you are coming by ferry, car, boat or train the journey will take you through some glorious countryside.
Directions from Glasgow (via ferry):
Follow the M8 to Gourock then follow signs for the Hunter’s Quay ferry. After the 20 minute ferry journey, turn right and follow signs for the A815 to Strachur. Once you are on the A815 you will see a Forestry Commission sign for Pucks Glen and the Lodges are next track on your right. Look for the number 6 by the door to the lodge.
Direction from Glasgow (by road only):
Follow the A82 up Loch Lomond to Tarbat, then take the A83 until you see signs for the A815 just before Cairndow. Follow the A815 through Strachur and inland past Loch Eck
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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