A warm Scottish welcome awaits you at Briar Cottages on Loch Earn in Lochearnhead village, where Perthshire meets Stirlingshire only 60 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Enjoy ever changing loch and mountain views and all inclusive use of our summer house, loch garden, jetty, slipway, 4 flag putting, petanque and picnic tables. Fancy a shot in our hot tub? Just ask when you are here. Choose spacious luxury cottage Briar Steading or charming pet friendly cottage Little Briar. Both holiday cottages sleep 4 and offer romantic views south over Loch Earn to Stuc A Chroin Munro, Glenample and Edinample Castle. Please check out previous guest TripAdvisor reviews, advice and photographs in the right hand column.
"We aim to ensure you of an enjoyable, relaxing and memorable holiday experience. Please ask any questions about our cottages and the area" Kim & Fraser Proven
Briar Cottages are open all year round for holiday weeks and short breaks from 3 nights. There are many reasons to choose a luxury self catering break on Loch Earn whether winter, spring, summer or autumn. We are surrounded by naturally beautiful terrain and memorable seasonal hues. Bring your camera if you enjoy capturing stunning images. Witness beautiful star, moon and skyscapes and moods that evolve with the weather conditions all day from sun rise to moon set. Experience the wonders of seasonal wildlife plus all year round regional events and outdoor activities. consider our holiday cottages for special occasions like birthdays, wedding accommodation and anniversaries. We are flexible on the start day of the week, so please choose any day to suit your plans.
Each holiday cottage sits within its own landscaped area with ornamental furniture and barbecues. Guests can enjoy the stunning views by the stream from the top of the paddock near the disbanded Lochearnhead to Comrie railway walkway as well as the 250ft loch garden on the banks of Loch Earn just 50 metres from the cottages. The loch garden offers a slipway, moorings, jetty, summerhouse, petanque, putting and picnic tables. Launching and mooring a small boat are all inclusive plus guests can fish for trout from the loch garden without a permit between March 15 and October 6th.
Throughout the year the gardens are visited by deer, oyster catchers, red squirrels, mallard ducklings and other fascinating wildlife and birds of prey. Osprey pairs fish near our loch garden all summer long. Guests have witnessed otters, red kite's, sea eagles and golden eagles in the area too.
Lochearnhead is central within Scotland appealing to many for a variety of reasons including; activities in the great outdoors, wildlife and birdwatching, snow and water sports, photography, stargazing, clan genealogy, scouting, touring and, recuperation. Golf, fishing, rambling, cycling, Munro climbing and water sports are very popular. Loch Earn is a great central base from which to visit other towns, villages and tourist attractions on day trips.
Click on the video arrow and pan from Loch Earn to Briar Cottages garden, including our B listed thatched cottage, pet friendly LIttle Briar Cottage and luxury Briar Steading.
Our holiday cottages are less than 90 minutes drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Regular guests also enjoy half and full day trips to Balquhidder, Strathyre, Callander, Doune, Stirling, Falkirk, St Fillans, Comrie, Crieff, Perth, Crianlarich, Glencoe, Oban, Mull, Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond, Loch Tay, Fortingall, Kenmore, Aberfeldy and Inverness. More Scottish villages, towns, cities and attractions plus things to do. activities and events here.
2015 Year of Food and Drink Scotland
This year Scotland is showcasing its best chefs, recipes, artisan products, restaurants, growers, suppliers, distilleries, bakers and more. Eat and drink your way around the country #tastescotland. Our Loch Earn Tourism Information group has a food and drink section with a recipe calendar supplied by local chefs. See Briar Cottages local restaurant guide and Briar Cottages food map.