Central Scotland rural hideaway retreat
Self-catering rental accommodation
Sleeping 2 to 4

Balgonar Bothy Location map

Balgonar Bothy
Central Scotland

Balgonar Bothy

Amazingly central for exploring Scotland, Balgonar is a small estate about equidistant from Glasgow and Edinburgh (40 minutes) and about 30 minutes from Stirling. Owners Libby and George Elles have converted part of their old stonebuilt farm steading to make a comfortable self catering studio perfect for a couple who would like to stay in a quiet rural holiday retreat.

Libby has her own free range chickens, Aberdeen Angus cattle, sheep and Gloucester Old Spot pigs, and can supply eggs, home-cured bacon and meat as well as fruit and vegetables from her walled garden in season. For your other provisions, the little village of Saline, which has a shop, post office and pub, is only a mile away.

Balgonar Cottage

There is also a sofa bed which can sleep another 2, and a hundred yards away they have another cottage (left) which sleeps 5 to 6, so if you are a family or party of friends it is possible to rent both to accommodate up to 10 altogether. See Balgonar Cottage.


Studio room Studio room

Above left and right;
The king-sized double bed, dining and sitting areas are in one large studio room with skylights and windows which look out to the trees around the Bothy.

The sofa can be extended to make another double bed.

Bathroom with shower, basin and wc.



The kitchen has a gas hob, oven and grill, fridge, washing machine and coffee maker.

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Free range eggs
Date price in £
per week
January, February, March 375
April, May, June 450
July and August 475
September and October 450
November until 17th December 375
Christmas/New Year 475
  • Short breaks, minimum let 3 nights, please enquire for availability and prices.
  • Above prices reduced by 10% for 2 person occupancy or two week booking.
  • Prices include: linen, heating oil and electricity.
Balgonar Cottage

See also the Elles's other self catering accommodation: Balgonar Cottage - a charming cottage about a hundred yards away, sleeping 5 to 6.

To enquire or to book:

Cat at the door

Please contact:
Libby Elles

Fife, KY12
Scotland, UK

Tel: 01383 852286
Fax: 01383 851851
or from outside the UK:
Tel: 44 1383 852286
Fax: 44 1383 851851

Right; Entrance to The Bothy

Please tell Libby and George you found Balgonar Bothy About Scotland!

Map of the area:

Map of the area

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