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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Killin, Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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jambohud
Edinburgh
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“So Chilled”
Reviewed 6 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Me, my wife and 5 month old child were invited up here by my parents who had booked Yew Tree lodge for a long weekend break. We only travelled up to stay for the one night due to work commitments but it was absolutely lovely. the lodge is beautiful and very bright and spacious with comfy couch, table and chairs and beds. The hot tub was lovely even on an October night you were not cold as the lodge is literally 2 steps from the tub once you are done in the tub, with adjustable temperature and different mood lighting options it was an excellent adition to the lodge. My daughter had a great time with the local ducks and red squirrels making regular appearances on our decking looking for some food, which we were happy to give them. You have a pub/restaurant just over the road and the main town is a lovely scenic 15 min walk away. Overall it is absolutely stunning if you are looking for a chilled, relaxing break. Hope to return in the very near future.

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Liked best: hot tub
Travelling group: Extended Family
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1Graeme19...
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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10/10
Place is stunning has absolutely everything you need or could want
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We will definitely visit again

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Liked best: Hot tub
Liked least: Patio furniture
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Val06942
Gourock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great accommodation and facilities in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 2 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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person found this review helpful

location is convenient for shops, restaurants, bars. lodge is beautiful with excellent hot tub and fishing and golf on doorstep.

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Liked best: views from lodge and location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
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Stellarja...
Karlsruhe, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed 25 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We travelled with our 6 year old daughter from Germany. It was our first time in Scotland and we loved it very much. The Yew Tree Cottage has all we needed and a lot more. The beautiful and peaceful sourrounding – lovely riverview – made it a perfect hideaway. We enjoyed the elegant furniture and the well equipped kitchen. Everything was clean and in the right place. A perfect highlight was the hot tub! After two weeks we were sad that we had to leave, but will surely come back for a future holiday.

Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Penny L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful & peaceful place!”
Reviewed 1 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Travelled from Glasgow with my husband and our son for a 2 day break to celebrate our first anniversary. The house was everything we were looking for. Arrived to the place all ready for us and spotless, with lovely touches such as bathrobes and little chocolates on all the beds. The living room is very spacious yet cosy and we enjoyed eating at the dining table with a nice view.

The hot tub was a big hit especially with our 5 year old son, it was lovely relaxing with the sound of the river and the sun setting. It is completely private and although there are other properties around we didn't see or hear anyone else for our stay. The hot tub was on perfect heat settings so didn't have to touch anything.

I enjoyed the outside seating area and while having my coffee one morning I was lucky enough to see a beaver come out of the river for a little while. We also had visits throughout both days from Daisy & Donald the mallards and enjoyed watching the swallows flying about as well as bats at night.

Owners were very helpful throughout the booking process and had no problems whatsoever.

We visited the Falls of Dochart & the village which are a 2 min drive away and all the local people were very friendly. We also went to the Ben Lawers mountains for some walks including the nature trail which we all enjoyed, however i'd have been more than happy staying in yew tree all day relaxing on the sofa or in the hot tub. Will definitely return soon!

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Liked best: The hot tub & the river!
Liked least: Nothing - loved it all!
Travelling group: Young Children
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