Tag "unusual accommodation in Scotland"

A place to stay on Loch Tay; beautiful boathouses

A stay on Loch Tay looks tempting in these two boathouses called Otter (pictured first) and Dipper. The owners will take you down the track to the Boathouses in their 4×4 so no need to worry about your suspension. There’s a generator for electricity that powers home comforts such as underfloor heating in the bathroom.  There were no prices listed at www.lochtay.co.uk/ Dipper Boathouse (pictured below)

Ecopod to rent with beautiful views of Loch Linhe & Castle Stalker, Argyll

With fantastic views over Loch Linnhe and Castle Stalker in Argyll these 70 square metre Ecopods are available to rent. Both have log burning stoves and Japanese cedar wood hot tubs on the decking. The Ecopods, which are from Berlin, were chosen by the couple, Joe and Nicola, who run the holiday accommodation because they leave no permanent footprint on the landscape.  If you stay in the summer you’ll be

Hotel, Boatel, Holiday Inn? Stay on a boat in the heart of Edinburgh

The houseboats on the Thames in London or on the canals of Amsterdam are not something you’d expect to see in the centre of Edinburgh but tucked away in the Lochrin Basin is the Four Sisters Boatel, moored on the Union Canal and close to the city centre and restaurants and bars such as Cargo, Hyde Out & Zizi’s. You can access the boat from Lower Gilmore Street or Fountainbridge. At