Welcome to The Log House, a unique 9-bedroom log cabin accommodation on the Garpel Estate in Ayrshire set in the wide open spaces of the Central Southern Uplands of South West Scotland.
The Log House was built to create an environmentally friendly, economic dwelling that would provide comfortable, characterful accommodation for family and friends, shooting parties and other guests.
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The Log House is self catering and comfortably sleeps up to 20 guests between 9 bedrooms. You'll find photographs, details of facilities, a floor plan and how to check pricing and availability on the Log House page.
The Log House was built in the 1970s from Norwegian timber to an authentic Norwegian design. It is still used as a sporting lodge but is also available to let to anyone who wants to escape to a genuine wilderness retreat.
The Log House sits in the middle of the 6,700 acre Garpel Estate. The estate is a traditional sporting estate combined with upland sheep and beef farming. The careful management of the heather moorland, inbye pasture and wetlands has made the estate a haven for wild birds and flowers. The Estate is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest for its upland birds and a Special Protection Area specifically for hen harriers, peregrines, short eared owls and golden plover.
Within easy distance of The Log House are a plethora of activities and day trips. Ayrshire is "Burns Country" and is also reknown for its many golf courses, including Prestwick, Turnberry and Royal Troon which will host The Open Championship in 2016.
There are also castles, such as Culzean Castle just south of Ayr, and islands including the bird sanctuary of Ailsa Craig and the isle of Arran. Glasgow is also only an hours' drive away with Edinburgh about 90 minutes.
Set in the 6,700 acre Garpel Estate, The Log House is a genuine wilderness retreat in the heart of the Central Southern Uplands of South West Scotland. You'll find travel information and interactive Google map on the getting here page.