Cruach Lodge Frequently Asked Questions

Cruach Lodge, Self-Catering Accommodation in Crianlarich

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What are the Checking In and Checking Out times?

The check in time is 3pm and the check out time is 10am.

How do we get Keys and how many sets are available?

Keys are available from the house next door "Northumbria" where Mrs Anderson will be happy to greet you on your arrival. Northumbria is situated on the left hand side of Cruach Lodge. Go to the front door of Northumbria and the ring the door bell. If you arrive early bags can be left here safely if you want to go and explore the area. If arriving late Cruach lodge can be left unlocked for your safe arrival. One set of keys is given and another set is available on request.

Where is the nearest Public Transport from Cruach Lodge?

The Train and Bus Station are 5 minutes walk from the Center or Crianlarich. Train and Bus time tables are available in Cruach Lodge as well as these links: CityLink - Scotrail

Where is the nearest location for Shopping / Essentials?

The local shop and post office is located in the centre of the village which is a 5 minute walk away.

Crianlarich Store
Summer Shop Hours (April - October) 7.30am - 6pm, 7 days per week (including Bank Holidays). If you are planning an arrival in Crianlarich after we have closed, why not Pre-Order your groceries from us? We offer free delivery to most accommodation providers within Crianlarich, or alternatively can normally arrange for you to collect your order outside our normal opening hours.

Winter Shop Hours (November - March) Monday - Saturday 7.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday 8.30am - 1pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day).

Post Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 5.30pm (Closed 12.30-1.30pm)
Wednesday 9am - 1pm, Saturday 9am - 12.30pm

Licensed General Store & Post Office
Station Road, Crianlarich FK20 8QN
Telephone: 01838 300 245

Is there an Emergency Contact number?

All emergency contact numbers are available in local phone book provided in Cruach Lodge. All emergency phone numbers are also found in the welcome pack and can be taken with you on day trips etc.

How is Cruach Lodge heated?

Cruach Lodge is heated with oil fired central heating.

Are Pets allowed in Cruach lodge?

Yes pets are welcomed on request.

What is the situation with Internet and WiFi access?

There is wifi in Cruach Lodge and the password is provided in the welcome pack.

Do you provide a checklist for Guests as a guide for staying?

Yes we do provide a check list for guests staying at Cruach Lodge.

Where is the nearest Hospital or Medical Centre from Cruach Lodge?

Local GP is in nearby village Killin. The nearest hospitals are the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank, Forth Valley in Larbert, or Lorn & Islands Hospital in Oban.
The details below are also provided in the Cruach Lodge Welcome Pack.

Killin Medical Practice
“Laggan Leigheas”
Killin, Perthshire FK21 8TQ
Telephone: 01567 820 213
Fax: 01567 820 805
Out of Hours: 08454 242 424

Surgery Opening Hours
Monday 09:00 - 11:00, 15:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00, 15:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00, 15:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 11:00, 15:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 11:00, 15:30 - 17:00
Closed at the weekend.

Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Stirling Rd, Larbert, Stirlingshire
Telephone: 01324 566 747

Golden Jubilee National Hospital
Agamemnon Street, Clydebank G81 4DY
Telephone: 0141 951 5000

Lorn & Islands Hospital
Glengallan Road, Oban, Argyll PA34 4HH, Argyll and Bute
Telephone: 01631 567 500

What facilities are there in place for Children in Cruach Lodge?

Facilities available for children are High Chair, a selection of Board Games, Television and Garden.

What facilities are there in place for Disabled People in Cruach Lodge?

Will discuss disabled access with you there is stairs on both doors [This text needs updated]

Where is the nearest Car Rental place from Cruach Lodge?

The nearest garage and car rental from Cruach Lodge is Lix Toll garage in Killin.

Lix Toll Garage Ltd
Lix Toll Killin, Perthshire FK21 8RB
Telephone: 01567 820 280

Gulf Petrol Station
Monday - Saturday 8am - 6.30pm, Sunday 9am - 6.30pm

Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 5.30pm
Telephone: 01567 820 280 (Reception)

Sales Department
Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm
Sunday 10.30am - 5.30pm
Telephone: 01567 820 280 (Please ask for sales)

Parts Department
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm (At the weekend the workshop deals with parts)
Telephone: 01567 820 471 (Parts only line)

Are there any Tour Guides nearby?

The nearest tour guides can be organised at the Tourist Information Center in Tyndrum.

Tyndrum Information Centre
Visit scotland Information centres
Main Street, Tyndrum, FK20 8RY

Is there a Bike Hire Shop in the area?

The following Bike Hire shops are recommended by Cruach Lodge:

Killin Outdoor Centre & Mountain Shop
Main Street, Killin, FK21 8UJ
Telephone: 01567 820 652

Wheels Cycling Centre
Invertrossachs Road, Callander FK17 8HW
Telephone: 01877 331 100

RCS Cycles
Barr Bheag, Taynuilt PA35 1HY
Telephone: 01866 822 736

How "Green" is Cruach Lodge?

We work very hard at Cruach Lodge to be as green as possible using very efficient central heating and insulating the Lodge to a very high standard for both comfort and green impacts. Cruach Lodge has various recycling bins available explained in the Cruach Lodge Welcome Pack. For more information can look up