The Area

Famous towns and areas a short drive from Noddsdale including Arran, Argyll and of course Glasgow.

 
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Discover the area around Noddsdale Estate

Argyll

Crarae Gardens, Inverary Castle, Inverary Jail and Loch Fyne Oyster Bar would make for a great day out, either by ferry across to Dunoon, possibly taking in the Younger Botanical Gardens or driving by Loch Lomond.

Arran

Brodick Castle, the Distillery at Loch Ranza and stocking up on presents at Arran Aromatics are all worth a visit. Closer to Largs, is the Isle of Cumbrae which has the smallest Cathedral in the country and the Garrison, recently refurbished most beautifully, houses the local museum.

Glasgow

Museums, shops, concert halls, piping centre, restaurants and venues and is only an hour away by train. Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument are a little further away, but you could take in the Falkirk Wheel en route!

Largs

Yacht Haven, Sailing Club, Kelburn Country Centre, North Ayrshire Leisure and St Columba’s Heritage Centre, which opened in 2009 and tells the story of Sir Thomas MacDougall Brisbane who left his home, Brisbane House, to go to Australia, became Governor of New South Wales in 1821 and gave his name to the city of Brisbane. The centre also tells the story of other famous people from Largs – Sam Torrance, Gallacher and Lyle and Daniella Nardini to name a few.

 
 
What our guests say

Willow Cottage is very well equipped and comfortable. It’s in a super location, close to the town of Largs yet very peaceful. There’s excellent walking straight from the front door. We had a most relaxing week there and the lovely weather was a huge bonus. Jane made us feel very welcome. We will definitely be back.

Octoboer 2020

Close to home, but a world away!

What a wonderful stay we had at Noddsdale Estate! Every aspect of our experience could not be bettered - from the friendliness and welcome of our hosts to the accommodation and its location. Even the weather worked in our favour, affording us a cosy day in by a log fire because of rough weather after we had enjoyed days of hill walking in sunshine. The fire was already laid for us in readiness! Thank you.

May 2021

Lovely location for the loosening of the lockdown leash

We loved the views, peacefulness and the walks easily accessible from the house. Very well equipped house and most comfy beds. It was a great stop. A warm and friendly welcome. We shall be back.

Superb
 
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