Taransay Cottage B&B and Self Catering at Bridge of Orchy
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."
John Muir, born in Scotland, 'Our National Parks'
Taransay Cottage is right on the West Highland Way at Bridge of Orchy and ideal for hikers and hillwalkers.
"Andy and Kirsty have actually walked the West Highland Way and full of helpful information and tips about the road ahead".
Taransay Cottage was built in 1901 as part of the Caledonian Railway line from Glasgow to Fort William and onwards to Mallaig. It is a railway worker's cottage and retains some of the original features. The cottage is next to the West Highland Railway Line, one of the top 10 rail journeys in the world. There are just a few trains per day and the occasional steam train or classic diesel excursion.
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MAKING YOUR STAY SPECIAL
Due to Covid restrictions the Cottage has only one ensuite bedroom available. This is the master suite and has two single beds with high quality hotel mattresses, chosen for comfort. B&B rates are per room. There is a maximum of 2 people per room.
Your room also has a modern ensuite shower room.
A table and chairs is provided in your room and this is where breakfast is served.
The room has its own French doors and exterior entrance so there is minimum contact for Covid safety. There are no other guests.
HEALTHY VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST
At Taransay Cottage we serve 100% vegetarian food. Please tell us in advance if you require a vegan or gluten-free diet.
We provide a healthy and substantial breakfast for your busy day ahead. Breakfast includes cereals, juices, yogurts, boiled eggs, homemade bread or toast, homemade jams, fruit, tea, coffee and other seasonal treats.
Breakfast is provided in your room.
There are daily drop-offs and pick-ups of luggage by the main luggage transfer companies. Your bags should be on-site for your arrival and safely stored awaiting pick-up the next day to your next destination.
Ask us for details of transfer companies who cover the whole of the West Highland Way.
CHOOSE AN OPTIONAL PACKED LUNCH
You can request an optional packed lunch to keep you going on the long walk ahead. There are no shops en-route to Kingshouse or Kinlochleven.
There are also no shops in the village so we provide delicious packed lunches with a choice of fillings, snacks, drinks and fruit.
Lunches are booked the night before and ready for you at breakfast. Packed lunches are just £7.50 per person.
Bridge of Orchy is the gateway to the Highlands. We are just 15 minutes drive to Glencoe and Glen Etive (James Bond - Skyfall). Then onwards to Fort William and the road to Skye. Or why not head up to Loch Ness for a monster of a time? Under an hour away is Oban and the ferry port to the islands.
The railway station is 2 minutes away with trains to and from Glasgow, Edinburgh and onwards to London. Northward you can get to Fort William and the famous Glenfinnan viaduct (Harry Potter).
Rates are B&B Per Room
To enquire please EMAIL us with your NAME, COUNTRY and MESSAGE to STAY@ our website address (to avoid robot spam). Thank you, Andy & Kirsty
2 SINGLE BEDS IN A ROOM- Per Night
Lunches available at:
Taransay Cottage, Bridge of Orchy PA36 4AD
+44(0)794 321 5677
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