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SC1848 - Barr na Criche Bed & Breakfast

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Updated: 31-Jul-2016
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Bookable online


Barr na Criche Bed & Breakfast

Room with a view! This large en suite room in Barr na Criche House has access onto the balcony with stunning views to West Loch Tarbert. The room is spacious and comfortable and the bed can be either a kingsize or twin with the option for a third single bed if needed. A full cooked breakfast is served across from the balcony. Tea/coffee & hot chocolate making facilities with home baking are in your room. Walk out onto the balcony with glass of wine and watch the Islay ferry sail by. The self catering cottage is a two minute walk away.


Email: barrnacriche@aol.com

Tel: 00441880820833


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About the property


Barr na Criche House (B&B) and Barr na Criche Cottage (Self Catering) are peacefully situated on their own a two minute walk apart, with views to West Loch Tarbert and Kintyre. There is plenty of walking in the area, the fishing village of Tarbert is nine miles away and a little further are the terminals for catching day trips on the Caledonian MacBrayne ferries to the Islands of Gigha, Arran or Islay & Jura. You might just wish to relax down at the sea, a ten minute walk from the cottage, in your own Beach Hut which is well equipped for BBQ's, bucket & spade ventures etc., The well known Kilberry Inn is four miles from the cottage, serving the most delicious gourmet meals. Pet lambs, shetlands and Peanut the pony graze nearby. A great base for a family holiday.

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About the Owner

Mrs Amanda Minshall
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
31 July, 2016

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Glasgow International at 100 Miles Nearest Ferry : Islay at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Tarbert golf course at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Oban at 50 Miles Nearest Motorway : Glasgow at 100 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Kilberry Inn at 4 Miles Nearest Beach : Barr na Criche at 0.5 Miles Car: necessary


Barr na Criche looks across to West Loch Tarbert. A ten minute walk takes you to the waters edge and onto the Beach Hut which is available for your use.


From Glasgow M8 come over the Erskine Bridge, follow signs A82 to Loch Lomond, at Tarbet follow A83 to Inveraray, Lochgilphead and Tarbert (Loch Fyne) A mile South of Tarbert take B8024 signed Kilberry, turn left at the golf course (signed Kilberry) and follow single track road for approx. 8 miles. Barr na Criche is signed on the left, if you get to the Ardpatrick turn off you have just missed our turning. A lovely alternative route is to come to Tarbert by ferry. Please ask for details.


Glasgow Airport to Barr na Criche by car is approximately a two and a half hour drive. There is car hire at the Airport.

Lochgilphead is the last chance for fuel before getting to Barr na Criche. If you come from South Kintyre the village of Clachan, 20 minutes South of Tarbert is the last chance for fuel.

The pretty fishing village of Tarbert is a twenty minute drive from Barr na Criche.

Kennacraig ferry terminal is a forty minute drive.

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The fishing village of Tarbert has its own ruined castle which sits above the village. A short walk will take you to the Castle from which you can get a good view of the village. The village has several good Pubs and restaurants, butcher, baker, fishmonger, chemist, supermarket and various small shops. There is one Bank of Scotland and the local Tourist Board. There is no fuel station in Tarbert.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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17 Jan 2017 - 16 Jul 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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Booking Notes:
To book Barr na Criche Cottage we ask for £100 deposit with the balance when you arrive.
To book Barr na Criche B&B we ask for a £20 deposit with the balance when you arrive.
Payment should be made to Mr and Mrs Minshall. We accept bank transfer, cheque or cash but not credit/debit cards. On receipt of the deposit we would write and confirm your booking.

Changeover Day:
Cottage changeover day is normally a Saturday. Departures by 10am and arrivals after 4pm. However, out of season we offer short breaks over weekends, mid week or to suit your schedule. Please let us know your requirements and we will try to be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available at Barr na Criche Cottage from November until March, subject to availability. A three day short break, electricity, linen/towels and logs included from £210.00
Short breaks at the B&B are also available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • house

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Dining Area


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • pond

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1


  • Golf ...


  • Included in Price
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The Self Catering Cottage and B&B benefit from central heating and plenty of hot water! Outside: The cottage and B&B have ample car parking space and are surrounded by woodlands which make an excellent play ground for children. The cottage is fenced off from the fields where the owners ponies and family sheep graze peacefully. In the cottage garden there is a BBQ, garden table and chairs and a garden hut for storing your bicycles. Up at the main house there is a BBQ, shed for bicylces and decking funiture for B&B guests use. Guests are able to use the Beach hut down at the sea shore.

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