The Lochside Blog

Tourism opens 26th April 2021

Following recent announcements from the Scottish Government we are delighted to confirm we can now have guests from Monday, 26th April 2021. We still have some availability for a socially distanced break in the Highlands.  Get out and enjoy!  

Holidays 2021

We don’t yet know a date when tourism can reopen but we do understand how important it is to have a holiday to look forward to. Therefore we are taking bookings for this year but if your booking is not allowed to go ahead due to Covid related restrictions then we will issue a refund… Read more »

Open for Bookings

Although we are currently required to close due to Coronavirus we know the importance of having that holiday to look forward to, when allowed. When you book with us a 25% deposit would be requested to secure your booking, but if we are unable to host you due to Covid Regulations then a full refund… Read more »

Open for Guests

We are taking bookings for next year and treat the safety of our guests very seriously. We have enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures in place to ensure our cottages are a safe haven for the whole family. The check in and out procedures are contactless and the area remote, so if you are looking for… Read more »

One Household per House

From Friday, 25th September 2020, people of more than one household or extended household cannot stay in self catered accommodation while the new restrictions are in place. The one household per house rule applies to our properties.

COVID-19 Announcement

Due to the current UK lock down by the UK Government, we are closed for the coming weeks. We hope we can welcome guests again soon, but only when we are instructed by our Government this is acceptable. If there is anything I can help with, then please do not hesitate to get in touch,… Read more »

House Folk Celtic Music Festival 2017

The Theme this year is the Scots language over three nights and three intimate venues in Kinlochard from 8th to 10th November For further information about the acts, venues and tickets please visit

World Class Sporting Events in Glasgow and Edinburgh

The TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships is the most prestigious tournament in the sport, rivalled only by the Olympic Games. Indeed the World Championships attracts a stronger overall entry than the Olympic Games with bigger draws in all events.  Emirates Arena 21st to 27th August 2017.   European Rugby’s Challenge and Champions Cup finals are… Read more »

Summer of Highland Games 2017

What do you get when you combine international athletes, local communities and visitors at a Highland games in Scotland? A warm welcome and a cracking family-friendly day out! With traditional heavy athletic events like tug-o-war and the caber toss, as well as Highland dance competitions, track and field events, and piping, the games are a… Read more »

The House Folk Music Festival

The festival is now in its 8th year and takes place over three nights in the wonderful setting of Kinlochard in the Trossachs, 11th – 13th November 2015. The concerts offer an expo of bagpipe, accordion, strings, fiddle, vocals and flute music fusing traditional and contemporary Scottish styles. Each night differs from the other but… Read more »