Forest Holidays

What's on location

Strathyre, Scotland


What you'll find on location at Strathyre, Scotland

Things to do on location

With 45 well-spaced cabins, stretching along the western shore of Loch Lubnaig, Strathyre is an idyllic location. You will find Golden Oak or Silver Birch cabins, and of course popular with couples the Golden Oak Hideaway. The heart of Strathyre is the Forest Retreat where you’ll find many amenities, including a children’s play area. At the Forest Retreat, you can also meet the Forest Ranger, book activities, and hire bikes.

Forest Retreat

The Forest Retreat, at the heart of our Strathyre location has everything you need to make your holiday special. The friendly team are on hand to book activities and offer help and advice. You can enjoy freshly cooked meals and snacks in the warm, inviting café or relax over a drink at the bar. The Forest Retreat is stocked full of everyday essentials, holiday luxuries, and souvenirs. 

  • Restaurant, bar and café

    Our restaurant at Strathyre is open between 8:30am – 8:00pm, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Choose from a variety of food and beverages: curries, pizzas, burgers, and more! Browse our menu, order at the bar, and inform the team of what table you’re sitting at. If you truly want to enjoy the scenic views Strathyre has to offer, the terrace is ideal for this. With a seating area to enjoy a coffee or snack you can sit back and enjoy the views. We offer a takeaway service from our Forest Retreat at Strathyre. Pop in and order with us or place an order from the comfort of your cabin. We’ll take care of the cooking and deliver your meal right to your cabin door.

  • Shop

    In the shop at Strathyre, you will find all the essentials you need during your stay, from essential groceries to souvenirs to take home. We sell a range of groceries, toiletries, beverages and of course souvenirs to remind you of your forest adventure. Please note that our usual opening times are 8:30am – 8:00pm.

Vehicle Charging Point

There are no vehicle charging points available on location at Strathyre, however here you can find nearby charging points.

Bike hire

Bike hire is available at Strathyre, please visit the Forest Retreat and speak to a member of the team or add to your booking through your online account, collect at check-in, and hit the trail. The National Cycling Route 7 goes straight past our cabins and offers miles of relatively easy off-road cycling along the old railway route. With lochs, waterfalls, forests, and rivers along the route, there are lots of places to enjoy a picnic and a rest.

Outdoor actvities

Forest Ranger Adventure 

If you're staying with us at Strathyre, you'll meet Jack, your friendly Forest Ranger. Jack shares the skills and knowledge he's picked up during his time in countryside management. His passion and enthusiasm for nature is contagious - join him for a unique and memorable Forest Ranger adventure during your stay!

  • Children's play area

    There is a children’s play area available at Strathyre, but please bear in mind that children must always be supervised by an adult.


  • Bug hotel and wildlife

    At Strathyre there is a bug hotel, attracting lots of bugs and insects. This means they can pollinate our flowers and keep unwanted pests to a minimum like aphids and slugs.

  • Scotland trails

    There are lots of scenic walks direct from your cabin. Park the car for the duration of your break, put on your walking boots, and enjoy the views this location has to offer. The Rob Roy Way passes our cabins at Strathyre taking you along a 7km trail up to Callander. You pass by the Falls of Leny, encounter an ancient Roman Fort and skirt the banks of the River Teith before arriving in Callander for refreshments.

Looking to book a self-catering UK staycation?

With so much to see and do in Scotland, our cabins at Strathyre offer a welcome retreat for families, groups and couples. Unwind from day-to-day life and make wonderful memories with your loved ones. Give yourself something to look forward to with a self-catering break at Strathyre. 

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