Our first bluebells of 2017 have just opened in the Easter sunshine! They herald the thousands that will soon carpet the glens of the National Park – it is a truly stunning sight and one of the many reasons to visit Scotland in late spring……
Spring has well and truly arrived on Loch Goil, the daffodils are out, the lambs are cavorting around the fields and glimpses of the local wildlife, red squirrels, seals and deer are becoming that bit easier as the length of the days increase.
If you’ve not visited Loch Goil before and you are looking for a stylish, quality self catering house for family and friends then contact us. Rhumhor Holiday Lodge offers 4 Star Quality, a stylish and spacious interior, stunning views and a loch-side garden where you can enjoy the vistas up and down Loch Goil. A professionally run holiday rental in an idyllic location, what more could you ask for?
Speak to us now about availability & rates – call 01301 703191 / 07799 780547.
We wish all our guests a very Happy Valentine’s Day. Who could not feel the love on such a stunning day on Loch Goil?
We know that many anniversary celebrations are held at Rhumhor and last year we even had a wedding, but whether you are celebrating or just looking for a relaxing break, this is the perfect location to spend with those you love.
We welcome well behaved dogs, please contact us in advance for more details of our dog t&c’s which are straightforward doggie house rules to ensure everyone has a great stay at Rhumhor.
We have short breaks available up to the end of March and weeks available after that so please contact us for more details.
If you love seeing photos of the Loch Goil area why not Like our page on Facebook and you’ll see the latest photos that we take in and around Rhumhor. This area constantly begs you to pull out your camera, whether it be a bright sunny spring day or a wintry scene with grey clouds rolling it, it all looks amazing.
When we spot the local wildlife we try to show you pictures of that too, although you can’t always be prepared when one of Loch Goil’s beautiful birds or animal makes an appearance!
We are very grateful to everyone that supports our Facebook page and we love to see comments from guests on there. If you are due to come and stay at Rhumhor then Like and Share our page with the members of your booking so everyone can see our updates on their timeline.
If you are not a Facebook fan then you will also find us on Twitter
See you soon!
We like to produce a ‘video’ to give potential guests a snapshot of Rhumhor, Loch Goil and the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. It is also a nice reminder for previous guests to look back on.
Our 2017 updated version is now completed and can be viewed below. We wish all our website visitors a fantastic 2017!
Here we are once again at the end of the year, looking forward to 2017.
It’s been a busy year here at Rhumhor and as always we’ve continued improving facilities for our guests.
We kicked off last Spring with improvements to the drainage on the guest parking area. The very middle of the parking area had started to sink a little and so we dug out the area, added extra hardcore and a new layer of gravel.
Next we wanted to improve access to our new lochside lawn so that it could be enjoyed by all our guests. The solution to this was a new ‘bridge’ that is both practical and adds character to the lochside area. We’ve had great feedback from guests and it’s been rewarding to see them enjoying the area with its stunning views of Loch Goil.
Once this was completed we added some raised beds to the lochside area. In here we’ve planted a mixture of flowers, including some lovely native foxgloves that the bees adore. We have begun a herb garden so that guests can stroll across and pick some fresh herbs when they are cooking at the house.
Finally towards the end of the year we repainted the family room, the walls are now a deep gold which enhances the splendour of this lovely room with its vaulted ceiling.
We feel honoured to have provided a special place for guests who have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries and this year, our first wedding at Rhumhor.
We were delighted that our guests chose to wed at Rhumhor with their family present. As it was such a beautiful day our guests were married on the lochside lawn and used the many different beautiful backdrops available around the village for their wedding photographs.
We have welcomed many families with dogs to Rhumhor this year and it’s been gratifying to see them enjoying an area which provides such great walks. One of these newly opened walks is one that runs through the hills behind the house and back through the village – we’ve christened it the Carrick Circular and it seems the name has stuck! It is part of the new Carrick Estate that stretches far and wide behind Carrick Castle, providing new walks and as the years progress, new areas of forrestry.
We have already started taking bookings for 2017 and we are all set to welcome many more families to this beautiful part of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
So now we will say goodbye to 2016 and wish all our previous, current and future guests a happy and peaceful 2017 – we hope to welcome you to Rhumhor soon…..