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Crinan Canal Cottage

Crinan Canal Cottage on the banks of the canal
Certificate of Excellence
Very good
42 reviews
Crinan Canal Cottage on the banks of the canal
The Cottage on the Green at front
Lounge with log file outlook to canal
Stairs to bedrooms and shower
Table in dinning kitchen
The rocking chair to relax in and stairs to bedrooms
Twin bedroom with outlook to forest at back
Double bedroom with walk in wardrobe bedroom
Shower room at the Cottage
Shower room
Cycling path in front of cottages
Swing bridge at Cairnbaan
Entrance to the Crinan Canal
Crinan Harbour with Puffer Boat
The Vic in Crinan harbour
Vital Spark - otherwise known as 'The Puffer'
Crinan Ferry Beach
Nether Largie Standing Stones
Dunadd Foot Print - King of Scotland if your foot fits!
The Canal
Corryvrechan Whirlpool
Rainbow over canal and cottages
The Table bench perfect for relaxing and a glass of wine - which sorry  is not provided
Front of house - showing putting green - putter and soft golf balls provided - why not have a game!
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Cairnbaan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Interaction with guests
There is a key box entry system which allows the guests to arrive when they want after 15:00 - should earlier entry be required - this may be arranged depending on when the previous guest depart.

Guests can contact me by mobile, text or email during their visit should they require.

One well behaved dog is allowed in the cottage living areas but only under responsible supervision and by prior arrangement.
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Listing #HL555250
Reviews from our community
Very good - based on 42 reviews
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Ellen O
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Having just spent 5 days in this lovely cosy cottage , I would highly recommend it. Pauline the owner has thought of everything one needs while self catering ! Stunning area , beautiful scenery , even at this time of year !! Lovely walks along the Crinan Canal one of , my favourite places in Scotland , never disappoint s...

Management response:

"Thank you very much Ellen for taking the time to submit a review and also for such a good review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and meeting up with your family in the area and I also seeing you again in March Remember I give 10% discount for repeat customers."


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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

My new wife and I came here on our honeymoon and had a blast. Even before we had arrived, the owner Pauline went out of her way to email us with loads of info on all the surrounding restaurants, walks and things to do. When we got there, the cottage was perfect. Nestled in the middle of a row of...

Management response:

Thank you very much Andrea and Clare for taking the time to write such a positive review - I am absolutely delighted that you choose to spend your Honeymoon at the cottage and had a wonderful time - as you said it is a stunning area with lots to see and do and it would be great to see you...


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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Although compact, the cottage has everything that you might need and is a great location near the canal, perfect for walks along the towpath, and a good centre to explore Argyll's sights and countryside.

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage. This is really appreciated and I look forward to many repeat visits to this area and cottage


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please note that dogs are not allowed to be left in house on their own as they may become distressed and it is not fair to our doggie friends - who are also on holiday with their...
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
13 Jan 2018 -
9 Feb 2018
January 13 - 10 Feb 2018
3 nights
10 Feb 2018 -
16 Feb 2018
Feb 10 - 17 Feb 2018
3 nights
17 Feb 2018 -
2 Mar 2018
Feb 17 - 3 March 2018
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please get in touch with me regarding further short breaks that do not appear here and I am sure we can sort something out - change over dates can be flexible depending on bookings. I am here to help. Pauline.
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About the neighbourhood
Crinan Canal Cottage is situated in the much sought-after hamlet of Cairnbaan, a charming area of unspoilt natural beauty approximately halfway along the Crinan Canal. The canal itself is picturesque and beautifully landscaped, and provides plenty of interest with the daytime passage of boats to and fro. Cairnbaan is very conveniently located within 3 miles of the shopping and leisure facilities of the small town of Lochgilphead, and within 2 hours drive of Glasgow. Lochgilphead is the main centre for mid-Argyll and its amenities include shops, schools, businesses, sports facilities, a swimming pool, a hospital and council offices. Cairnbaan is also situated approximately 30 miles south of Oban know as The Gateway to the Isles. In addition to offering a full range of amenities and travel... more
Getting around
Situated next to the historic Crinan Canal at Cairnbaan. The most convenient way to see the sights is by cycle or car. There is a local bus that runs along the canal to Crinan Harbour. Bike hire is available in Lochgilphead and with easy scenic rides or more challenging single-track, the area offers a wide choice of activities - or just chill out with a good book in front of the wood burning stove, or laze in the garden watching the yachts pass by.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 90.0 km
Railway: Oban: 32.0 km
Ferry: Oban: 32.0 km
In Lochgilphead, proceed along the main road (A83) and at the final roundabout, take the A816 to Oban. Continue along A816 for approximately 2 miles, until the road forks to the right and shows signs for Oban. Take the left hand turning into Cairnbaan. From Oban, take the A816 south for Lochgilphead. Continue for approx 30 miles and pass through the village of Kilmartin. After about 5 miles the road forks to the left and shows signs for Lochgilphead, but there will be a sign for Cairnbaan to the right.Turn right into Cairnbaan, Crinan Canal Cottage is located at Cairnbaan Cottages on the banks of the Crinan Canal - which is a 9 mile waterway link through the Kintyre Peninsula. The cottage is situated midway along the canal. Stay on the right side of the canal as you pass the Cairnbaan h... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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