Our week long stay at the Barr-beithe Lower Cottage was made even better by it coinciding with the first week of fine sunny weather of the year. Being fans of all things ancient, castles, cairns, standing stones, stone circles and the like, as well as wanting somewhere far away from the tourist metropolises, this really hit the spot. The view across Loch Awe is 'awe'-some. The only sound you can hear is the local waterfall down the road, otherwise it is dead quiet. You are situated halfway down the Loch, about a half hour drive each way on a single lane minor road to each end of the loch. You ...more
Lovely to be back at this amazing place, home away from home! Impeccable cleanliness and updated games/movies selection.
I can wholeheartedly recommend The barn. One of the best places we have stayed at. Immaculately clean everywhere. And equipped with everything you could possibly need. I am a foodie who loves to cook even on holiday, and have learned through experience to take certain items of kitchen equipment with me. However, they were not needed at The Barn. I would recommend taking a cool box with freezer blocks to bring back milk, local fish, seafood, and meat. The Barn is quite a distance from shops, smokeries, and suppliers of local produce. We made several forays and stocked up the freezer, whi...more
An absolutely fabulous place to stay, the location is second to none. We were very lucky and saw a lot of wildlife ie white tailed eagle red squirrel, roe deer and numerous different birds. The cottage is extremely well appointed and very spacious. The kitchen has everything you need . The bathroom is great and again is spacious and well fitted.