The Corncrake Pod is a glamping pod located in the heart of the Balranald Nature Reserve and is ideal for seeing and hearing corncrakes and other wildlife. It is located beside a beautiful sandy beach.
Sleeping 2 people (in 2 single beds), it has a kettle, microwave, fridge, electric heater, crockery and cutlery (but no cooking utensils). Duvet, pillows and bed linen are provided. Please bring your own towels. Toilets, showers, dishwashing and laundry facilities are only a short walk from the pod.
Dogs are allowed in the pod (a maximum of 2 per stay) and are charged at £5 per dog. Smoking is not permitted in the pod.
Kettle Cottage (“Taigh a Choire” in Gaelic) is a traditional croft house situated in the neighbouring township of Tigharry on the west coast of the Isle of North Uist (1 mile from the campsite)
- Cosy one bedroom cottage sleeps 2 people
- Kitchen/living room with log burning stove – local peat supplied
- Linen & towels provided
- TV with Freeview channels
- Washing machine & drying line
- Bathroom with large walk in shower
The cottage has an elevated position and enjoys stunning views over Hoglan Bay and the RSPB’s Balranald Nature Reserve (1mile to the South). Located 1/2km off the main road the cottage provides a secluded location to relax and enjoy the wild Atlantic coastal scenery.
The cottage takes its name from the nearby natural arch and blow hole, the “Spouting Kettle” or “Slochd a Choire” in Gaelic. Atlantic storms force huge waves into the cave caushing the sea to spout into the air through the blow hole, hence the name.