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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
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 29 July 2018

Very well thought out,catered for all situations. The lodge was immaculate, Abigail was extremely helpful. We stayed for a week and could have stayed longer. Beautiful scenery,wildlife and weather. All in all a very enjoyable week in Scotland.More

Thank Paul K
Management response:Responded 10 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! I am so pleased to hear you found the lodge well equipped and you liked the area - Cowal is a very special location and I'm delighted you got to see it in all...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Just returned from Ruskin Lodge yesterday and was really impressed with it. Right next to pucks glen and situated in lovely surroundings would definitely recommend to anyone thinking about it. Loads of walks nearby and dog friendly too, really enjoyed our stayMore

Thank Vacation718569
Management response:Responded 23 July 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you so much for making our 50th review on TripAdvisor a special one - delighted you enjoyed your stay and found it well-suited for your group (and dog!). There are lots of great local walks and Puck's Glen is a...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Beautiful, quiet location for a clean and tidy lodge, with red squirrels visiting every morning. All of the facilities were as described and Abigail was lovely to deal with.

Thank cd23416
Management response:Responded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so lucky that red squirrels are regular visitors to the lodge and I'm delighted you liked the facilities. You were great to deal with too and are welcome back any time.

  • 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: AU$136 / 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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