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Arran Holiday Homes – Ideal for families

Creating Unforgettable Family Memories at Balnagore Moss Estate

Balnagore Moss Estate, nestled in the serene hamlet of Machrie on the Isle of Arran, offers the perfect family-friendly accommodation for your next holiday. With three well-appointed properties to choose from, the estate caters to families of all sizes, providing a tranquil and picturesque setting to create lasting memories. Here are some of the features that make Balnagore Moss Estate the ideal choice for your family’s next Arran holiday.

Spacious and Comfortable Accommodation: With two substantial former farmhouses (Balnagore and Cairnfield) and a charming single-storey “Arran”-style cottage (Rowanbank), Balnagore Moss Estate offers a range of options to suit every family’s needs. Each property is designed with comfort and convenience in mind, featuring cozy living spaces, well-equipped kitchens, and ample bedrooms to accommodate groups of varying sizes.

Proximity to Family-Friendly Activities: Balnagore Moss Estate’s prime location offers easy access to a plethora of family-friendly activities. Just a short walk from the estate, you’ll find beautiful sandy beaches perfect for picnics and seaside fun. Nearby, there are trekking stables, two golf courses with tennis courts, and numerous walking trails leading to historical sites. The village of Blackwaterfoot offers additional amenities, including shops, a bakery, a butcher, and a well-equipped general store.

A Haven for Wildlife and Nature Lovers: The undisturbed west coast of Arran is a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts. Families can enjoy exploring the area’s rich biodiversity, spotting deer, seals, and a wide variety of bird species. The stunning landscapes, including sea, moorland, and hills, provide a perfect backdrop for family photos and treasured memories.

Dog-Friendly Accommodation: Balnagore Moss Estate welcomes well-behaved dogs, allowing the entire family, including your furry friends, to enjoy a relaxing holiday together. With plenty of outdoor space for your pets to explore and numerous dog-friendly walking trails nearby, your canine companions will be just as thrilled with their vacation as you are.

Ideal for Multi-Generational and Special Occasion Getaways: The estate’s versatile accommodation options and amenities make it perfect for multi-generational family holidays. With spacious living areas, comfortable bedrooms, and ample outdoor space, families can spend quality time together while still enjoying their privacy and personal space. With all three cottages in close proximity on the estate, this makes them the ideal place to host that extra special occasion with space to accomodate all the family. 

Tradition of Returning Family Guests: Balnagore Moss Estate has a long-standing tradition of hosting families, many of whom return year after year, with the next generation now starting to come. This warm and welcoming atmosphere ensures that your family will feel right at home and make unforgettable memories during your stay, year on year.

Minimum One-Week Rentals: To encourage families to truly unwind and enjoy their holiday, Balnagore Moss Estate promotes rentals for a minimum of one week during the Summer season. This extended stay allows you to fully experience the Isle of Arran’s beauty and charm while bonding with your loved ones in the comfort of your home-away-from-home. In winter, we can accommodate short stays, please contact Clare to discuss.

Balnagore Moss Estate provides the ideal family-friendly accommodation, combining comfort, convenience, and a picturesque setting. With its prime location, versatile lodging options, and a multitude of activities to enjoy, your family is sure to create lasting memories during your stay on the enchanting Isle of Arran.

Dog Friendly Arran Holiday Accommodation

At Balnagore Moss Estate, we understand that your furry friends are an essential part of the family, and we warmly welcome them to join you on your holiday adventure. All three of our properties – Cairnfield, Rowanbank, and Balnagore – are designed with dog-friendly features, ensuring that both you and your beloved pets can enjoy a comfortable, memorable stay on the picturesque Isle of Arran.

With spacious, enclosed gardens and outdoor spaces, our properties provide a safe and enjoyable environment for your dogs to explore, play, and unwind. The nearby beaches and surrounding countryside offer endless opportunities for scenic walks and adventures, making it a true paradise for both you and your canine companions.

We’re committed to ensuring a pleasant experience for all guests, which is why we charge an additional fee of £15 per dog for the extra cleaning required. This enables us to maintain the high standard of cleanliness and comfort that our guests have come to expect.

Choose Balnagore Moss Estate for your next holiday and discover an idyllic, dog-friendly retreat that caters to the needs of every family member, creating unforgettable memories on the enchanting Isle of Arran.

Ideally Located – Balnagore Moss Estate on the Isle of Arran

Nestled on the picturesque Isle of Arran, Balnagore Moss Estate offers an idyllic retreat for those seeking tranquility and adventure in a stunning natural setting. With its prime location in the hamlet of Machrie, the estate provides easy access to a wealth of local attractions and activities. Here are some of the many reasons why Balnagore Moss Estate is the perfect base for your next island escape.

Proximity to Beautiful Beaches: Balnagore Moss Estate is just a short walk away from a serene, nearby beach, providing guests with the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll or a family picnic. Additionally, the estate’s location on Arran’s west coast means that many other sandy beaches are just a short drive away, offering endless opportunities for relaxation, exploration, and water-based activities.

A Haven for Wildlife: The estate is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, making it a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. From roaming red deer to elusive otters, guests can expect to encounter a variety of native species during their stay. The surrounding moorlands and hills also provide ample opportunities for birdwatching, with the chance to spot golden eagles, buzzards, and many other bird species.

Rich Cultural and Historical Experiences: Balnagore Moss Estate is within walking distance to numerous historic and archaeological sites, providing a fascinating insight into the island’s rich history. Explore ancient standing stones, burial cairns, and the ruins of a 13th-century castle, all within easy reach of the estate.

Outdoor Activities Abound: The Isle of Arran is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, and Balnagore Moss Estate’s prime location allows guests to make the most of the island’s offerings. With trekking stables nearby and two golf courses featuring tennis courts just minutes away, there are plenty of activities for guests to enjoy. Additionally, the estate’s proximity to Goat Fell peak and other hiking trails provides ample opportunities for walkers of all abilities to explore the island’s breathtaking landscapes.

Close to Local Amenities: Balnagore Moss Estate is conveniently located near a charming village, offering a range of shops, a bakery, a harbor shop, a butcher, and a well-equipped general store. These amenities ensure that guests can easily stock up on supplies and experience the island’s local flavors.

Stunning Views and Sunsets: Each of the properties on the estate affords breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside, encompassing a mix of sea, moorland, and hills, with the iconic Goat Fell peak in the distance. Guests can also enjoy Machrie’s magical sunsets, with the peaceful seashore serving as the perfect backdrop for unforgettable evening vistas.

Balnagore Moss Estate’s prime location on the Isle of Arran makes it the perfect destination for guests seeking a tranquil retreat with easy access to a wealth of activities and attractions. With its beautiful surroundings, comfortable accommodations, and proximity to both natural and cultural experiences, the estate provides the ideal base for creating lasting memories on Scotland’s stunning west coast.