Luxury eco cabins arrive at Loch Awe

Accommodation reaches new heights...

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A pair of luxurious eco cabins have been craned into place at an award-winning tourism business overlooking Loch Awe.

The custom-built lodges, made by Echo Living at Castle Douglas, Dumfries, now command a lofty position on a hillside behind the Ben Cruachan Inn.

Secured on purpose-built steel platforms, the ‘Lochawe Luxury Eco–cabins’ have been designed using sustainable materials and to operate off-grid using solar panels.

Tracey Peedle co-owns the inn with husband Ian Irvine and fellow co-owner Steve McDonald.

She said the new lodges would provide luxury accommodation for couples. They include private decks with spectacular views over the 25-mile long Loch Awe and the stunning mountain ranges beyond.

Tracey said there was much excitement as the cabins were manoeuvred into place.

The inn re-opened in 2017 following major investment and refurbishment after standing derelict for years at the side of the A85. As well as its bar and restaurant, it offers five letting rooms and five apartments.

Accommodation reaches new heights.
Gently does it.
On terra firma.