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Nice tranquil destination.

Has the benefit of a nice restaurant and hotel on hand. You can take a short boat trip to the Abby... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Lovely walk and friendly staff

Visited today on a recommendation and glad that I did. The setting is beautiful and the autumn... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Scotland's only lake (the rest are all lochs).
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has the benefit of a nice restaurant and hotel on hand. You can take a short boat trip to the Abby on the island with Mary Queen of Scott’s connections.

Thank VMtravellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today on a recommendation and glad that I did. The setting is beautiful and the autumn colours were a welcome addition. Signalled for the ferry using their simple board system and had that and the island to myself for a bit. The staff members...More

Thank RhiGri
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Beautiful, peaceful, loved it! Can drive round the National Park one way and stop at various places en route and walk and enjoy a picnic. The peace is heavenly!

Thank Rosalind H
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Lake of Menteith is a majestic lake located in the Trossachs National Park in Scotland. There is small island in this lake that was used as a refuge for Mary Queen of Scots as an infant. Beautiful and tranquil. Jolly Chriss.

1  Thank LUCKY J
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We visited the Lake of Menteith during a 5 day stay in Scotland. This is on trip you should think about doing. We arrived just in time to get the boat to Inchmahone island where the priory is located. Our boatman gave a very detailed...More

Thank JockMc
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had a terrific introduction by our boatman, Brian, who has an amazingly complete understanding of the history of the island, the priory, the Menteith line and the general area. He gave us a fascinating account of what to expect and answered all of our...More

Thank deborah c
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Just dropped in for coffee. One of my favourite small hotels. The food has always been superb and the new menu looks fabulous. Jamie and his team as attentive, professional and friendly as ever!

Thank DJWEdinburgh
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We spent a week in the Trossachs exploring and saw endless beautiful places, at a good time of year due to the trees turning lovely colours but the Lake of Menteith was breathtakingly lovely. Peaceful and good for walking nearby. We visited Inchmahome Priory too,...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 11 August 2016

When visiting, don't miss the opportunity of travelling on the ferry to the priory ruins on the island.

1  Thank KieranG
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Ferry sits 12 people. Get there early as the last ferry is 4:15pm. The Priory is good. Read the signs and see the Abbey and ruins. Take a walk around the island. Last ferry leaves island at 5pm. Enjoy it!

Thank Caroline H
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1 August 2018|
Response from JockMc | Reviewed this property |
Sadly I have no idea. I never saw any either on the boat or on the island itself. I hope this helps.
23 September 2016|
Response from Caroline H | Reviewed this property |
You will need to rent a canoe from next to priory launch. I'd take the ferry that Historic Scotland supplies you. Parking is free next to Historic Scotland priory place...