Lochpark House Bed & Breakfast --- FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions; if you have a question that isn't answered then please don't hesitate to contact us.

What is a Bed and Breakfast?

Guest rooms usually in a private home (as with Lochpark House Bed and Breakfast) , which includes breakfast in the price of lodging.

Where is Lochpark House Bed and Breakfast?

We are located about half way down the B842, on the sheltered East side of the Kintyre peninsula.

Click this link to see us on a map.

Do you have an en-suite room?

Both our rooms have en-suite bathrooms, with shower, hand basin & WC. 

Our en-suites do not have a bath. 

Do you provide a full Scottish Breakfast?

Each morning we offer the choice of a full cooked breakfast (vegetarian sausage available) or lighter options such as scrambled eggs on toast. There is also fresh fruit, yoghurts, fruit juices, cereals and muesli. See our link to the breakfast menu on the "Tariff" page. 

We are travelling with a child or young teenager, do you have a family room?

Sorry, no. We only accept children twelve years old and over and charge the full room rate. 

Do you accept babies/toddlers?

No, as we don't have the facilities for babies and toddlers.

How far are you from -----------?

Harbour --- 5 minute walk.

Beach at Carradale bay --- 15 minute walk

Forest walk --- 5 minute walk

Golf course --- 5 minute walk

Local shop/baker --- 5 minute walk (currently closed)

Cruban bar/restaurant --- 5 minute walk

Glenbar pub/restaurant --- 30 minute walk, 5 minute drive

Campbeltown --- 15 miles, 30 minute drive

Tarbert --- 25 miles, 45 minute drive

Claonaig (ferry to Arran) --- 15 miles, 40 minute drive

Tayinloan (ferry to Gigha) --- 34 miles, 1 hour drive

Kennacraig (ferry to Islay/Jura) --- 20 miles, 50 minute drive

Saddell bay --- 6 miles, 15 minute drive

Skipness Castle -- 18 miles, 45 minute drive

Machrihanish golf course -- 22 miles, 45 minute drive

Mull of Kintyre -- 32 miles, 80 minute drive

Campbeltown airport -- 20 miles, 45minute drive

Glasgow airport --- 120 miles, 3 hour  drive

Glenbarr Abbey --- 28 miles, 50 minute drive

Oban --- 75 miles, 2 hour drive

Do you have any tourist information available?

All our rooms have our own special information pack of places to visit and things to see. We also have a good selection of guide books, maps and leaflets available.

We will not have a car, will this be a problem?

 The bus runs every few hours Monday - Saturday. Bus timetable

There is no public transport to Carradale on Sundays.

Do you accept Credit Cards?

We only accept Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards. Payments can also be made by BACS or in cash.

Do you allow smoking ?

We do not allow smoking in the house.

Do you allow pets ?

We do not allow pets on the premises but guests have kept pets in their vehicles on the drive in the past.

Do you have disabled access?

Everyone is welcome at Lochpark House Bed & Breakfast, however this is an old Edwardian house, and is not suitable for disabled access. 

I'm not very good on stairs, can we have a ground floor room?

Regretfully both our rooms are on the first floor.

When can we check in?

Between 4.30pm and 7.00 pm.  If you arrive before this time we may not be in as the afternoon is our time to catch up with errands, such as shopping for supplies .  If you let us know in advance that you expect to arrive earlier or later than this time we will do our best to accommodate you.

What is check-out time?


Do you need a deposit?

No deposit is required but if you need to cancel for any reason please let us or your booking agent know as soon as possible. (Please note our booking conditions apply)

Do you have parking?

We have two parking spaces at the rear of the house on the gravel drive.

What time do you lock up at night?

 Guests will be given a front door key as well as a room key. 

I'm a light sleeper, how close to a main road are you?

We are on a small, rural road with infrequent traffic.  The most frequent noise at night is from birds around the house. 

Do I need to confirm my booking nearer the time?

No, but if you wish to contact us for your own peace of mind please do so.

Do you provide gluten free breakfasts?

We can provide a gluten free breakfast option but this must be requested at the time of booking or at least one week  before your stay.

Can I put items in your fridge for storage?

This is not necessary, all our guest rooms have a mini silent fridge.

Do you provide evening meals?

We do not provide evening meals. However 'The Cruban Bar' at the Carradale Hotel, The Ashbank Hotel (both a few minutes walk away) and the Glen Bar Pub/restaurant (30 minutes walk/5minutes drive) provide good value meals.

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