• Poachers Hut @ Keepers Cottage
  • STB 5 star rating
  • Open all year round
  • Luxury Shepherds Hut with HOT TUB
The POACHERS HUT is a TOTALLY UNIQUE, cosy, private and luxurious Shepherds Hut that comes with its own HOT TUB and Wood Burning Stove. It is the perfect year round retreat. The Hot Tub is constantly on and heated allowing you to enjoy the Trossachs clean air, wildlife and night skies 365 days a year. Whether you choose to eat inside or out you will love the incredible views and feelings of total tranquility. Includes generous welcome pack, firewood, hot tub towels, marshmallows, popcorn for enjoying round the Kadai fire pit whilst relaxing in the handmade whisky barrel chairs.

Accommodation Features

  • Real Fire
  • Golf Friendly
  • cycling friendly
  • bikers friendly
  • walking friendly
  • fishing friendly
  • Wifi Access
  • On site Parking
  • dog allowed

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Your Host : Lorna & Ray
Bespoke Luxury Inside and Out. Inside THE POACHERS HUT has oak floors, comfy luxurious double bed, chairs, table, fridge, microwave, nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster, electric saute pan, woodburner and en-suite shower and flushing toilet, TV, DVD, WIFI. Outside there is a private south facing patio with table, chairs, Kadai fire pit/BBQ and your own hot tub.

Complete privacy but help is nearby if needed. On the Cardross Estate, near the shores of the Lake of Menteith (Scotland's only Lake) and located on the edge of the stunning Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, the owners of The Poachers Hut Lorna and Ray are close by in Keepers Cottage to share local knowledge on the many Places To Visit and Things To Do and in the Shepherds Hut there are books, maps and lists of things to do/visit and local places to eat/drink.

The nearby Lake of Menteith Hotel is a great location to enjoy beautiful sunsets and to watch the wildlife that gather on and around it whilst enjoying a meal. If you love fishing you can also hire boats for the day to catch your supper from the lake.

Just bring yourself and a few supplies. The Poachers Hut comes equipped with everything you could possibly need, including a free box of freshly laid eggs form our own Hens. Aberfoyle is a 15 minute drive and has a Co-op which is open 7 days a week till 10pm every day. We can also accept a grocery delivery for you from your favourite supermarket if you prefer. Wonderfully, there are lots of really lovely local places for breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners, coffees, details in the Shepherds Hut.

"No light pollution here": Our “big sky” starry nights make this a perfect location for star gazing and the countryside quietness is so special. Remember your swimwear so you can enjoy the night skies whilst soaking in your heated Hot Tub.

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With so much to do a few days may not be enough, we hope you decide to come and stay!


Price Range

£120 per night, 20% OFF for weekly bookings




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Satnav: 56.154349, -4.29935

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