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Glencoe Gualachulain Bothy, Glen Etive

SuperhostBallachulish, Scotland, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Sheri
6 guests1 bedroom6 beds1 bathroom

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Welcome to Gualachulain Bothy (pronounced Goolahoolin!), a Gaelic name which means "Holly on The Bank". Situated at the end of stunning Glen Etive, it overlooks Loch Etive and is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Sleeping 6 in bunk beds, it has recently been renovated to accomodate groups of hikers. mountian bikers, etc. Availble for a 2 nights minimum stay, but for as long as you wish, it's the ideal base for exploring all that Glen Etive, the River Etive and Loch Etive have to offer.

The space
Situated at the head of Loch Etive, next to our holiday house Hollybank, The Bothy is an 18th century building, found at the end of the road that leads down the glen. From the A82 it is a 13 mile drive along a single track road, passing through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Scotland. It is secluded, suiting those in search of peace, quiet and solitude. Being 20 miles from the nearest amenities in Glencoe and Ballachulish it is important to be well stocked before you arrive!

The Bothy is designed with outdoor pursuits in mind so there is a lovely log burner, a drying room, a well equipped kitchen, and a lovely hot shower, provided by a gas boiler to heat the water and the house - and all with stunning views south down Loch Etive.

Guest access
Guests who book Gualachulain Bothy have exclusive use of the whole property.

Other things to note
Please note that bedding and towels are not provided. Please therefore bring sleeping bags. Towels can be rented for a small charge - please ask about this when booking.

For all guests, but winter guests especially, it is important to note that The Bothy is in a remote part of the highlands. Ensure you have plenty of petrol (petrol stations are in Tyndrum, coming from the south and Glencoe Village, coming from the north) and plenty of provisions (the nearest supermarket is in Ballachulish, 20 miles away).

In the winter, a car with 4-wheel drive and winter tyres is a definite advantage!

There is currently no WiFi and no mobile signal, though a mobile mast is planned for the near future.

The Bothy is budget accommodation there are no frills. It is warm and cosy.
To keep the price down we do not provide bedding and towels but if you do not have room to carry them just let me know before your visit and for a small charge we will supply.
Welcome to Gualachulain Bothy (pronounced Goolahoolin!), a Gaelic name which means "Holly on The Bank". Situated at the end of stunning Glen Etive, it overlooks Loch Etive and is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Sleeping 6 in bunk beds, it has recently been renovated to accomodate groups of hikers. mountian bikers, etc. Availble for a 2 nights minimum stay, but for as long as you wish, it's the ideal base for explo… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
3 bunk beds

Amenities

Indoor fireplace
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
TV
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Room-darkening shades
Hangers

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Ballachulish, Scotland, United Kingdom

Glenetive is very fairly remote, although does have its fair share of visitors who want to walk, climb, cycle, kayak or just take photos.

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Joined in February 2018
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House rules
Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Long-term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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