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East Cottage, Glen Lyon

Glen Lyon, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire

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East Cottage is a whitewashed semi-detached cottage delightfully situated on the Roro Estate in lovely Glen Lyon, Scotland's longest glen, eighteen miles west of Aberfeldy in Highland Perthshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (3)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove

It stands in its own grass garden at the end of a quiet estate road, with only the Lodge itself in the vicinity. To the front, there are magnificent views of the surrounding hills - put on your boots and head straight out into this wonderful wilderness - while over the bank to the back there is a picturesque lochan. A waterfall tumbling down the glen within a few hundred yards of the cottage is probably all that will disturb the peace of this beautiful spot.

Inside, the cottage is simply but comfortably furnished and appointed, bright and cosy, with an open fire in the spacious living room. It is a splendid base for exploring the many attractions of this area, or just for relaxing.

Map & Local

While there is a very minor road out from Bridge of Balgie to Loch Tay, the Glen is more or less a cul de sac, which makes it unspoiled and relatively unfrequented. However, that certainly does not mean that there's nothing to do there!

There are water sports to be had on Loch Tay (15 miles) and Loch Earn (20 miles) or you could go white water rafting on the Tay. For walkers and climbers there are a number of Munros in the immediate area. Fishing for trout and salmon and stalking in season can also be arranged by the Estate. Look out for the rich variety of wildlife around you - buzzards, ptarmigan, grouse, deer and the elusive capercaillie, to name but a few.

Play golf at Pitlochry or Aberfeldy, or even Gleneagles itself. For evening entertainment, there is the 'Theatre in the Hills' at Pitlochry (35 miles), where the boast is that you can 'stay six days and see six plays'. Bridge of Balgie (4 miles) has a PO/tearoom.

The nearest hostelry is in the picturesque village of Fortingall (9 miles), with its thatched cottages and famous yew tree in the churchyard, said to be the oldest tree in Europe, which was already 3,000 years old when Christ was a boy. While on the subject, Fortingall is also reputed to be the birthplace (admittedly one of several) of Pontius Pilate, the result of his Roman soldier father's liaison with a local girl!

Local Events and Attractions


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.



Single Storey

Sitting room + open-fire + TV/DVD.
Kitchen/Dining room with microwave, fridge, freezer, electric cooker, washing machine, etc.
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with bath + shower + WC and basin.
Single bedroom.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric night storage heaters and open fire (supply of coal INCLUDED). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 3 pets are welcome at an additional charge (2 large dogs, 3 medium dogs, 3 small dogs, 3 cats).If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

Please note: A 4x4 vehicle is advisable during winter months.



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

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).

  • Save 15% - August 18 From 04/08/2018 to 10/08/2018
  • Save 15% - August 18 From 11/08/2018 to 17/08/2018
  • Save 15% - August 18 From 18/08/2018 to 24/08/2018
  • Save 15% - August 18 From 25/08/2018 to 31/08/2018

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 5
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 POA
01 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 POA
22 Sep 2018 - 05 Oct 2018 POA
06 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 POA
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 POA
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 POA
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 POA
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 POA
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 POA
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 POA
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 POA
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 POA
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 POA
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 POA
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 POA
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 POA
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 POA
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 POA
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 POA
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 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.


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