Potters Cottage

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While most people have heard of Glencoe, its tragic history and brooding grandeur, very few will bother to turn aside from the main road into little Glencoe village.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/5 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This all contributes to the feeling of peace and tranquillity at Potters Cottage, a traditional, stone-built, detached Highland home, ideal for a small family and superbly positioned to benefit from the fabulous mountains on one side and the shores of Loch Linnhe on the other.

Why Potter's Cottage? Glencoe is the setting for location filming of the third Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The sets around the Clachaig Gully have gone now, but see if you can spot where Hagrid's hut and the Bridge to Nowhere were situated. In the past, the glen has also been used as a setting for such films as Highlander, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and of course, Rob Roy.

Potters Cottage is simply but comfortably furnished in traditional style, enhanced by full gas central heating and a modern kitchen and bathroom. Outside, there is parking for two cars alongside the cottage and a large grass garden at the rear (with furniture and barbecue).

Map & Local

There is a shop and pub within easy walking distance of the cottage along the quiet village road. Also more or less on the doorstep at Potters Cottage are Highland Mysteryworld, the Glencoe Folk Museum and the Confectionery Factory Visitor Centre.

If climbing is your scene then Glencoe is obviously paradise and you won't want to leave it for the duration of your stay. For those seeking a less challenging holiday, the main tourist centres of Fort William (16 miles, with all facilities) and Oban (38 miles) have many attractions for the visitor.

Fort William has an excellent golf course, a leisure centre with squash, tennis and swimming, as well as boat trips to see basking seals, etc. 28 miles away towards Oban is the SeaLife Centre at Barcaldine and a Rare Breeds Park at Connel. You could combine these with a visit to the Cruachan power station inside the mountain at Lochawe. There is riding at Port Appin (19 miles), where you will also find Aird's Hotel, with its renowned gourmet restaurant.

Fort William is at the start of the Road to the Isles. Within two hours' drive you can be at the legendary silver sands of Arisaig, or visit Ardnamurchan across the Corran Ferry. Alternatively, take a trip on the West Highland Line steam railway from Fort William to Mallaig.

Whatever your interests, you will find Potters Cottage a comfortable and relaxing base to return at the end of the day.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with open fire and TV/Video/DVD and CD player
Dining room
Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, etc.

Upstairs

Family room with a double and single bed
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Highchair
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Stair Gate
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Camp-bed
£10.00
Cot
£10.00
Towels (per person)
£5.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED) and open fire (initial supply of fuel INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 5
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £365.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £465.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £295.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £525.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £525.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 POA
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 POA
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 POA
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 POA
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 POA
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 POA
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 POA
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 POA
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 POA
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 POA
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 POA
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 POA
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 POA
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 POA
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 POA
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 POA
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Good
15-Jul-2016

We enjoyed our stay at Potters cottage. It was very comfortable.

Excellent
18-Jun-2016

Lovely location. Irene the owner couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming.
A lovely relaxing break

Excellent
18-Apr-2016

Perfect cottage in a beautiful location

Excellent
18-Aug-2015

Lovely cottage on a wonderfull location, very friendly and welcoming owner.

Good
11-May-2015

Nice cottage in a beautiful location.

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