Lambing Bothy

Lazy Duck’s latest and already a favourite with returning guests, this now has a spacious veranda and deck with outdoor seats and a chimenea fire.

Here you will find quirky luxury accommodation for two in the heartland of the Lazy Duck homestead. Watch skipping lambs and foraging hens, deer peeping from the wood and salads growing, all through the summer months.

Pricing & Booking

Please use the calendar to book your stay with us. From early 2019, our changeover days will be Mondays & Fridays, allowing you a long weekend break departing on the Monday morning or staying as long as you like on Sunday, a mid-week break, a full week break or longer.

Shorter breaks with variable changeover days, as per our previous letting style, are subject to availability as we make this transition. For any enquiries please email us.

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Our prices are based on 2 people sharing. The maximum capacity is 2 adults, but you may be interested in our Hut Hostel kitted out for up to 8 people.

Gift Vouchers available, please ask for details

Min 4 nights at Christmas and New Year – no price hike

Booking terms

Who’s it for

The Lambing Bothy has been specially designed and set up for independent guests only. We regret we cannot offer combined bookings at The Lazy Duck. Very sorry, but none of the accommodations can offer a suitable social space for large groups.

Kit list

You should bring in all your own food although you can ask us for home baked bread, freshly laid eggs as available and poly-tunnel salads and veg from mid-summer onwards. We suggest you bring easy-to-carry baggage for the short path leading to the hut. It’s best to bring a good head-torch even if you find you don’t need it in mid-summer, as there’s no outside lighting.

What’s included

All our huts have a gas cooker with two burners, a grill and an oven. We also provide all linen, towels, and domestic essentials including cooking oil, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper, candles and fire-lighting materials, logs for the wood-burning stove and outdoor chiminea. Fresh drinking water is provided in a glass brewing jar and in water carriers which can be refilled from our mains supply. The Lambing Bothy has electricity, with a small fridge and open-access wifi.

Fire safety

Only those candles that we provide for your use may be lit in the hut and should remain in their allocated space please. This is an essential issue with regard to occupancy of the hut. Please also help us protect the forest & leave BBQ kits safely at home. We provide a peat fire pot suitable for minimalist outside cooking when weather conditions allow.

Dogs

Regrettably visiting dog/s are not possible in the hut on account of the sensitive wildlife in the vicinity. However we can personally recommend a small local kennels, Hilltop Kennels in Dulnain Bridge, offering first class accommodation and individual care at a very reasonable price to enable your pet to get the benefit of the great walks here. 01479 851330

Cleaning & Smoking

We clean thoroughly between lets, but because time is limited, we ask you please to leave the hut as clean and tidy as possible, this is always greatly appreciated.  In the event of damage, or of your accommodation requiring much more than the usual time we allocate for cleaning following your visit, we have to reserve the right to make a surcharge to cover extra costs. Be assured that Lazy Duck, including The Lambing Bothy, is a non-smoking environment, including out-of-doors, and including e-cigarettes.

Hot Tub & Sauna

Lazy Duck’s wood fired hot tub can be booked in advance via email, or by asking a member of the team before 10:00am on the desired booking day. For a one hour private session (between 16:00 and 19:45 each day) it is £10 per person, or £5 for children under the age of 10. Very sorry, we cannot offer the hot tub on New Year’s Eve or Christmas Day.

If more than 4 of you are going in the tub, the price reduces to £7.50 per person. The hot tub has a maximum capacity of 6 people, so if all 8 of you would like to jump in we recommend booking a two hour slot and rotating people in the tub.

You can book a 40 minute private session in the infra-red sauna for the cost of £7.50 for one person or £10 in total for two people. The sauna is available to be booked between the hours of 10:30 – 12:30 & 16:30 – 20:00.

Aromatherapy Massage

We regret to inform you that we cannot offer massage treatments at this time. We aim to have this wonderful experience back on offer soon, hopefully early in 2019.

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