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Portnellan House

  • Portnellan
  • Glen Dochart
  • Crianlarich
  • FK20 8QS
Self Catering


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Hire
  • Conservatory / Sun Room
  • Cot and Highchair
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Fishing On-site
  • Garden
  • Garden - Open/semi-enclosed
  • Group Holidays
  • Lake Views
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mountain Views
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • 5 miles of loch & river fishing
  • Off peak short breaks
  • Gym, games room & private bar
  • Large private garden
  • Clay pigeon shooting

About Portnellan House

Ideal for special occasions, friends sharing, activity groups or larger families, 5 Star Portnellan House is a beautifully presented late Victorian shooting lodge set in peaceful grounds of the award-winning Portnellan Estate at the foot of Ben More.  Guests have free use of a great range of facilities including a games room and gym, mountain bikes, Canadian canoes and fishing rods.  The house retains many charming traditional and period features including an open fire and free standing baths, complimented by modern facilities including a SONOS music system, fully fitted kitchen and Full Sky TV package.

Living Space

  • Living accommodation includes a large, traditionally styled Victorian lounge with open fire and beautiful bay window with seat looking out across the estate grounds, Loch Dochart and the mountains beyond. 
  • The dining room has a private honesty bar and there is a 'snug' TV room.  Full Sky TV package is available.
  • The west facing conservatory offers additional relaxation space and enjoys scenic sunset views over Loch Dochart.
  • A Charles Rennie Macintosh style country kitchen has underfloor heating, a full size freezer, washing machine, separate tumble dryer and plenty of cupboard space.  Other appliances include a dishwasher, oven, hob and a microwave.
  • Ample cupboard space is available for hanging coats and boot storage.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Five bedrooms including three with full size continental zip and link beds which can be presented as either a double or twin as requested.
  • The property also has two further double bedrooms.
  • Bathrooms include two ensuites with full size baths and a master bathroom with a Victorian roll top bath. 
  • One of the bedrooms also has an ensuite shower room with power shower.


The house sits in large gardens which have bird feeders and furniture.  A Weber gas barbecue can also be provided free of charge.  Five miles of loch and river fishing are available free to guests, and you'll also find rowing boats and Canadian canoes moored nearby.

Other Things to Note

  • Egyptian cotton linen, Messentex treated (anti-allergy) goose down duvets, soft towels, bathrobes, slippers and Arran Aromatic toiletries are provided.
  • Entertainment facilities include a 37" LCD TV with full Sky HD package and Blu Ray DVD player.  iPod dock also provided.
  • A cot and high chair are available for children.
  • Central heating, all fuel and electricity are included in booking price.
  • Guests can purchase fishing tackle from the onsite visitor's centre.
  • Clay pigeon shooting can be arranged.
  • Weber gas barbecue provided free of charge.
  • Fresh organic meat produce sourced from a local farm is available at Portnellan's reception.
  • Live the Highlands dream and own your very own stunning property at Portnellan in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.  A variety of luxury properties are for sale right here on the Portnellan Estate - contact us direct or find out more on our website.


Short breaks, weekly or longer stays welcome all year round.  The property is not suitable for pets. 

Award-winning Portnellan Estate

Nestling on the outskirts of Crianlarich village, the multi award-winning Portnellan Estate is surrounded by spectacular loch and mountain scenery.  Luxury 4 and 5 Star properties sleeping 1 to 8 are available to rent or hire.

We've consistently been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Tripadviser and The Portnellan Estate has recently been shortlisted for Visit Scotland's Thistle Award category 'Best Self-catering in Scotland' for our region.

Around and About

The surrounding area of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is ideal for climbing, walking, fishing and boating breaks.  No less than 40 munros are within a 10 mile radius of the estate offering outstanding hill walking. 

Within the estate the wealth of activities available include loch and river fishing, mountain biking, clay pigeon and target shooting.  The on site visitor centre has a selection of local information guides, board games and DVDs.


  • Crianlarich railway station offers a regular direct service to Oban, Fort William and Glasgow including the famous Caledonian overnight sleeper that runs from London Euston direct to Crianlarich nightly.
  • Ferry travel from Ijmuiden in Holland direct to Newcastle with a drive of approximately 3 hours will bring you to the doorstop of Portnellan, and with direct flights in abundance from most European airports to either Edinburgh or Glasgow there is an easy way to reach your Highland hideaway.
  • From the South follow the M74 to Glasgow, then the M9.  Follow signs for Stirling.  Stay on the M9 until you see signs for A84, Crianlarich. Junction 10.  Continue on the A84 until it joins the A85 at Lochearnhead, and stay on the A85, following signs for Crianlarich.  The A85 takes you to Portnellan about two miles before Crianlarich. The estate will be on your left, and is signposted.
  • From Edinburgh leave the city by the M9 and follow signs for Stirling.  Stay on the M9 until you see signs for the A84, Crianlarich. Junction 10.  Continue on the A84 until it joins the A85 at Lochearnhead, and stay on the A85, following signs for Crianlarich.  The A85 takes you to Portnellan about two miles before Crianlarich.  The estate will be on your left, and is signposted. (Journey time:- 120 minutes).
  • From Glasgow leave the city westbound on the M8, following signs for Glasgow Airport and after that the Erskine Bridge.  Follow signs for Dumbarton and then stay on the A82 tourist route as it meanders up Loch Lomondside.  At Tarbet, turn right towards Crianlarich, and continue following the loch.  Stay on this road through Ardlui until you enter Crianlarich village.  At the T-junction turn right towards the village centre and Stirling, and follow this road (A85) about two miles out of the village.  Portnellan is on the right and is signposted.  (Journey time: 90 minutes).


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