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Bankhead of Lour Cottage

(Ref. 1086052)

Lour near Forfar, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, kettle
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 3.7 miles
  • Please note: This property only accepts check ins on a Friday

The property

Bankhead of Lour Cottage is a bright and airy retreat near the town of Forfar, Angus.

With an front patio complete with furniture, this delightful cottage welcomes two well-behaved dogs and offers a perfect getaway for families or friends seeking a peaceful countryside escape.

Upon entering this single-storey abode, you will be greeted by two inviting bedrooms; a king-size and a twin room, which can be converted into a super-king-size on request, offering flexible sleeping arrangements to suit your group.

Both rooms are tastefully decorated, providing a tranquil space to rest after a day of adventures.

The property also boasts a stylish shower room, complete with a walk-in shower, giving you the privacy to refresh under the steamy rainfall before starting your day.

The heart of the home is undoubtedly the kitchen/diner, where you can gather to enjoy home-cooked meals, prepared with local produce.

The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to cater for your group during your stay.

After dinner, retire to the inviting sitting room, where you can curl up in front of the woodburning stove and watch your favourite shows on the Smart TV, creating a perfect end to each day.

Outside, the property offers a peaceful space to enjoy the surrounding countryside views, providing an idyllic setting for your rural retreat.

When you are ready to go exploring, discover the rich heritage of Dundee at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum, and the maritime monument of Discovery Point and the RRS Discovery.

Immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery of Baxter Park, take in contemporary culture at Dundee Contemporary Arts, or immerse yourself in nature at Forfar Loch Country Park and Reid Park.

Panoramic views and history await at Arbroath Abbey, while you can trace local heritage at the fascinating Signal Tower Museum and the charming St Vigeans Church.

For a taste of local cuisine, make sure to stop at The Stag for a hearty meal.

No matter how you spend your time in Angus, Bankhead of Lour Cottage offers the perfect base to return to at the end of each day.

Please note: This property only accepts check ins on a Friday.

EPC Rating: Band E

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: AN-01439-F

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Kirriemuir 7.1 miles; Carnoustie 13.5 miles; Perth 35.3 miles.

The ancient town and former royal burgh of Forfar nestles in the beautiful rolling farmland of Angus on Scotland’s east coast. A traditional market town, Forfar holds a monthly farmers’ market, showcasing the best of the local agricultural produce. Forfar nestles close to the Angus Glens and the spectacular scenery of Strathmore. There is much to see and do in the surrounding area here. Regal Glamis Castle is nearby, the coastal town of Arbroath is only 15 miles away with its beaches and cliffs, while just 14 miles away is Carnoustie with its famous golf links. With the Cairngorms National Park to the north and Edinburgh less than two hours’ drive to the south, there is much to discover and enjoy in this beautiful area of Scotland.

Please note: This property only accepts check ins on a Friday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas