May 18, 2024


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Tana Camus : An Airbnb in Glenfinnan

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Tana Camus : An Airbnb in Glenfinnan

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These days I wanted to share our Airbnb break in Glenfinnan. We stayed in for Oct at Tana Camus, a cabin on the shores of lovely Loch Shiel.

If you have not ever visited the Scottish Highlands in October, you may consider it would be gloomy and chilly.

I just can’t convey to a lie – it does rain a lot in Scotland at this time of yr. But it also has the most superb autumnal colors, awesome scenery and when the sun breaks by way of, it’s amazing.

In which is Glenfinnan?

If you’re travelling from England, then finding to Glenfinnan could get a although, but it is a comparatively simple generate and 1 with wonderful views.

Glenfinnan is on the West coast of Scotland, around 3 several hours north of Glasgow. It’s a 30-minute travel from the closest important town (Fort William) and a 20-moment generate from the seaside cities of Mallaig and Arisaig, and ferries to the Isles.

We stayed at the Tana Camus, a little cabin just off the major highway by Glenfinnan, and ideal on the water’s edge on the extremely Northern idea of Loch Shiel.

Accommodation Specifics

I do frequently get people today asking about the Airbnb houses where by I remain, so here’s the will need to know on this a single:

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If you appear in the image above, Tana Camus is the purple/brown cabin proper on the waterside. Guiding is an ancient church, even more up the hill.

Tana Camus is a 3 bedroom cabin with one toilet, 2 double bedrooms and a single single bedroom.

There is an open up approach lounge/kitchen area with electrical heaters and a wooden-burning stove. Before you e-book that this cabin does not have a television and it does not have Internet accessibility. If you do need to get on the internet, then it does have a decent 3G/4G sign. I was equipped to e-mail and download Tv demonstrates by applying my mobile phone as a hotspot.

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We observed the bedrooms relaxed and heat, and the kitchen area table built for a best location for jigsaws and card games. The kitchen by itself is nicely kitted out with a really respectable oven, microwave and fridge freezer.

The cabin sits amongst the regional highway and the loch. We observed it extremely quiet but in the morning you will likely see area puppy walkers on the road, close adequate to wave to. Another thing to observe is that the land right here is not enclosed so we took together a transportable fence to preserve Teddy from performing a runner – just as very well mainly because we noticed fairly a couple of deer close to the cabin throughout our remain.

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The Location

For me, this assets is a winner simply because of the locale. It’s just a couple methods down from the verandah to the loch side and there is an place for a hearth pit, which would be wonderful in drier climate.

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I was ready to continue to keep my kayak on the loch side following to the cabin and appreciated a pair of morning paddles, which were being spectacular. From the water, you get amazing sights of the Glenfinnan Monument. This is a fab matter to see if you are intrigued in Scottish Background. The monument commemorates the highlanders who had been shed in the Jacobite uprising.

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Just powering the second you will also see the Glenfinnan Viaduct, which is additional famed in the latest times as becoming the bridge featured in the Harry Potter flicks. The Harry Potter teach crosses the bridge various occasions a working day and you’ll locate the customer centre automobile park abruptly fills up with Potter fans seeking a image!

We experienced some wonderful walks about the cabin and up above Glenfinnan, so I’d unquestionably endorse bringing your walking boots!

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Glenfinnan is also a quick generate from the highland villages of Mallaig and Arisaig and the magnificent beach locations at Morar and Camusdarach. These are some of my favourite places in the entire world to kayak and paddleboard, but they also make an amazing location for a walk and a day on the seashore, with crystal clear (chilly) waters and white sands that could very easily be in the Caribbean in the ideal light.

What to do in Glenfinnan

Inside Glenfinnan alone the noticeable attractions are the monument (which also has a wildlife stroll upcoming to it) and the viaduct. If your youngsters are true Harry Potter lovers, you can just take a “Hogwarts” coach from Glenfinnan up to Arisaig, and journey about the renowned bridge.  Alternatively if you get started at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre, there is a path that usually takes you beneath the viaduct or higher than it, and at sure occasions of working day you can catch the prepare likely about the bridge.

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From Glenfinnan, if you head North to Arisaig you can pay a visit to neighborhood seashores, acquire ferries throughout to the islands and e-book actions like a whale seeing journey or fishing excursion.

Heading back towards Fort William, you’ll locate the Glencoe customer centre which is open year spherical and has a fabulous perspective at the leading over the mountains. At the appropriate time of year there is snowboarding, and chair lifts to trip.

If you are in Glenfinnan you are also only 30 minutes from Ben Nevis, which is moderately simple for rookies to stroll up (make positive to get the right path for inexperienced persons, while!) If mountain climbing is not for you, there is a magnificent wander by Steall Gorge to the Steall Ban waterfall, which is absolutely doable with more mature young children. In some circles this is identified as the “Harry Potter waterfall” mainly because it attributes in 5 of the flicks, like the scene exactly where Harry is chased by a dragon in the Tri-Wizard cup.

There’s also a visitor centre and various trails for people.

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How to Book

You can reserve Tana Camus for close to £120 for each evening by means of Airbnb or via the owner’s Fb web page. We booked specifically and located the proprietors exceptionally helpful and helpful. We experienced a amazing keep at the cabin, and I’d enjoy to go back again yet again. If you’re interested in being in Arisaig, look at out our overview of our glamping vacation in 2021.



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