Lotus Lodge

Nestled in the Lowther Hills in southern Scotland, Lotus Lodge is a large traditional village house, which enjoys a stunning position in the heart of Wanlockhead, the highest village in Scotland. A unique remote spot which remains very accessible from the M74 and only around an hour from Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Carlisle. The perfect peaceful setting for friend/family holidays or weekend get togethers. With 6 separate bedrooms, the accommodation is bright, comfortable and cosy with full gas central heating throughout. The relaxing lounge has a wood burning stove and the stylish kitchen is well equipped for large groups. Ample parking and a large enclosed garden accompany the house and a host of outdoor and local attractions can be enjoyed nearby.


Sleeps 20
Hen Weekends Welcome
Stunning Scenery
WIFI, TV & CD player
Wood burning stoves
1 hr Glasgow/Edinburgh
Travel cot and high chair available
Garden furniture and bbq
Pets by prior arrangement


The cosy and relaxing lounge has a wood burning stove, comfortable couches, television and stereo. An ideal place to put your feet up and enjoy good company.

The kitchen has a feature wood burning stove, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, toaster and kettle. The main table along with an additional extension table means that it is possible to seat up to 20 people, additional seating is also available. The back kitchen houses two sink areas, a large fridge freezer and dishwasher.

Bright dual aspect large bedroom - sleeping up to 4 people. Comprises of one double bed, one day bed and a goes-under bed. The en-suite has a shower, toilet and sink.

Double bedroom with shuttered windows, next door to one of the shower rooms.

The twin room has two large single beds.

Family bedroom comprising a double bed and a bunk bed - sleep up to 4 people.

Cosy double bedroom.

The large dual aspect bunk room comprises of 3 bunk beds - sleeps up to 6 people.

There are a total of 4 toilets, comprising of; 2 shared shower rooms, one en-suite shower room and a downstairs toilet. All the showers are power showers and there is constant piping hot water.  Soap, showergel and hand towels are provided - please bring own towels for showering.

Bright spacious entrance hall and staircase.

Additional Information

What's included

Constant gas central heating and hot water are included, as are logs for the woodburning stove. All bedding and linen are provided. Also provided are loo rolls and soap in the bathrooms, washing up liquid, general cleaning items, cloths and dish towels in the kitchen.


The garden is fully enclosed with outdoor furniture and bbq provided. 

Other Facilities

Free wireless broadband is accessible throughout the house. There is a laundry with a coin operated washing machine and dryer. 


There is enough parking for 5 or 6 cars, although more cars can be accommodated if they park on the drive (blocking other cars in).

Village amenities 

The friendly village pub is only 2 minutes walk away.  The playpark is also only a few minutes away.  The unique 'Hidden Treasures Museum' and cafe is also only a couple of minutes from the house - open Easter to October only.

Phone Reception

The house only gets a Vodafone (including Virgin & Asda mobile) and Orange mobile network reception - the signal is best at the front of the house.


Asda deliver to the house. There is a village shop in Leadhills, the next village, great for small forgotten essentials.  The nearest large supermarket is Tesco at Lesmahagow, Junction 10 on the M74, about 25 minutes drive from Lotus Lodge. The village of Sanquhar, 8 miles from Wanlockhead on the A76, has 3 small supermarkets open every day until late.