Forest Holidays

Best accommodation win for Ardgartan Argyll!

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Forest Holidays are delighted to announce that they have  won the coveted Scottish Thistle award for “Best Accommodation”  for their forest cabins in Ardgartan Argyll. The awards, often cited as Scotland’s tourism industry’s Oscars, were presented at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Friday.  The national finals of the Scottish Thistle Awards revealed a total of 14 winners across a range of categories during a glittering evening ceremony hosted by comedian Fred MacAulay.  

This year’s awards, which saw a record-breaking number of entries, including hundreds of nominations from members of the public, celebrate tourism businesses or suppliers across Scotland who have gone the extra mile to offer an outstanding visitor experience.

Forest Holidays offer luxury cabin stays on Forestry Commission land throughout the UK. The Forest Holidays 40 contemporary timber and glass cabins in Ardgarten, Argyll lie on the banks of Loch Long and are surrounded by enchanted forest and pine-clad mountains. On the edge of the Argyll Forest Park, it’s also just a short drive to Loch Lomond.

Bruce McKendrick, Chief Executive of Forest Holidays commented, "We are delighted that Forest Holidays' Ardgartan Argyll location has won the Scottish Thistle award for Best Holiday Accommodation. As a company, our mission is to be the world's most highly recommended accommodation provider, delivering simple luxury in a consistently brilliant, fun and sustainable way, so we are absolutely thrilled to have received recognition from Scotland's tourism industry.

Our customers are our passion and we care genuinely about the quality of their experiences through all stages of their journey. We look forward to continuing to exceed their expectations, not only at Ardgartan Argyll but at each of our 9 locations across the UK.