Christmas and Hogmanay


Why not consider a change of scenery with friends and family in a property at Portnellan? If the past years are anything to go by the snow will be with us and you will be able to experience a true Winter Wonderland. 

However, whatever nature brings, you will be warm, cosy and comfortable inside your lodge, with a kitchen fitted to be a home from home and a view to die for.

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Glen Dochart's History

Once upon a time there lived a great warrior called Taileachd, who lived on the island on Loch Dochart.

He was a noble and successful soldier - but like most he had his enemies. One of these was another warrior, the great Fingal - Finn to his friends - of myth and legend. Typically enough they both fell in love with the same woman. And one day Fingal arrived to settle things with Taileachd.

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Food and Wine Parcels

As you would expect, Cameron and I’s favourite holiday is self catering. We are always looking for great ideas to bring back for you at Portnellan which is where we came across the following.

My interest in food and wine started with my first job when I was 18 while working in a delicatessan which had a wonderful selection of international foods and wines. This has grown into a life long passion and my current job is as an international wine buyer. My desire to learn more about food is supported by attending many food courses and classes including Nick Nairn’s and Rick Stein’s cook schools.

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One for the Environment

It is common knowledge that all businesses need to make an effort to reduce their environmental impact. I do believe that every little helps and therefore we have implemented a few changes at Portnellan to help make us all aware and help.

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Travel Information

Portnellan is located in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, amidst the magical part of the Central Highlands people think of as 'real' Scotland. The picture books, the vivid memory of ex-pats, the immediate response of the first-time visitor... it is all here, all year round.

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