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Kip in the Kirk

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The shared bunk room is for 12 not 8 as the website states. There is enough hot water, apparently, for 40 minutes to be shared between 12 - not great. The room was cold. It is in an old church, but that is clear only in the entrance hall. A bit of a shame.

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Frances W, Owner at Kip in the Kirk, responded to this review

Sorry that you were not happy with your stay here. We planned to have a new 4 bedded bunk room open for the Summer, alas - due to unexpected problems with the foundations and the roof it has only just been completed. The only place we could put the 4 extra beds was in the original bunk room. We had...

Reviewed 2 October 2016

A perfect stop to stay overnight while doing the West Highland Way. Tea and scones are awaiting you! Dinner is not available but there are a lot of restaurants next door. For all hikers: The hostel is not located directly at the West Highland Way but it is not far to go.

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Thank ke0sch
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed in the dorm room here on my first night of the West Highland Way, it was bright and airy with plenty of space between comfortable beds. Greeted with lovely homemade scones, and the breakfast was great too, both served at the table with other guests creating a lovely atmosphere. The whole place is spotless and modern and there is...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stayed at Kip in the Kirk on the first night of my WHW walk, and it was a simply wonderful place! Francis was so welcoming, with tea and fresh scones available right after I arrived. The bed in the bunk room was comfy and the continental breakfast got me started right for a day on the trail. Would definitely...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Staying at Kip in the Kirk was a lovely way to end our first day of walking. We were greeted by Francis with delicious home made scones and a cuppa - just what we needed. We shared a lovely twin room with a very spacious adjoining bathroom. Only a very short walk to a choice of restaurants or pubs for...

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Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was our first night on the West Highland Way, and we couldn't have been more pleased! When you arrive, you're greeted by the warm and wonderful owner, Frances, with tea and (delicious) scones. We were staying upstairs in a little 2-bed alcove that was curtained off from the hallway (so slightly more privacy than the bunk room). The beds...

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Bolton, England
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our 1st night of a 5 day WHW walk. There were 5 of us and we stayed in the bunk room upstairs. The setting in an old church is superb and we were met with a friendly smile and some lovely tea and warm scones. All facilities were really well looked after the place was spotless....

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Frances and her Kip in the Kirk are clearly an integral part of the WHW experience for many walkers. We (a group of five) used two rooms and a great bathroom on the first floor. Clean sheets and hot showers being just what we wanted at the end of what was a tough first day of walking for the less...

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great scones!! There were a lot of hikers coming and going. It felt like the place to be if you were hiking. The rooms were very comfortable. The B&B was very close to the center on town which is important if you are walking. A good place to start your hike from.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Spent 2 nights here whilst doing the WHW. First night walked from Milngavie to Drymen. Not feeling all that great and feet especially my heels were suffering. Frances made me most welcome providing a much need cup of tea and gluten free cake. Next morning she gave me a tub of vaseline for my feet to get me through section...

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Kip in the Kirk – sleep in the converted Old Church. We have an en suite family room and a double room with private facilities. The large rear hall can accommodate 8 guests in full size bunks, with bed linen, towels and 2 lovely new shower rooms. We will be delighted to welcome you all with tea and homemade scones. Our bunk room is ideally suited to walkers on a budget, families or groups of friends travelling together. A first class continental breakfast will set you up for the day ahead, with freshly prepared items including our next door neighbour’s famous homemade marmalade. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kip in the Kirk

Address: The Old Church | 11 Stirling Road, Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0BW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Drymen
Price Range: £67 - £69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We had the double en-suite which is at the end of the corridor, it was very clean, nice and quiet”
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“There is also a bunk house at Kip in the Kirk, be sure to book the right accommodation!!”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieTraveller2013, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room, I am sure, would be fine.”
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