Discover a Plant-Based Paradise at Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast, Lamlash
The enchanting world of Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast is nestled on the picturesque Isle of Arran. This article takes you on a journey to discover a remarkable retreat that provides cosy accommodation, delectable vegan cuisine, and an authentic taste of Scotland’s unspoiled beauty. Join us as we embark on a journey through the charm and warmth of Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast. (Please note: This article contains affiliate links from booking.com).
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free parking
Description of the Property
Nestled on the shores of Lamlash, Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast welcomes you to its cosy embrace. The comfortable and inviting property overlooks Lamlash Pier and the serene Holy Isle, offering a tranquil escape from the bustle of everyday life. This delightful haven is a gateway to explore the Isle of Arran, renowned as “Scotland in Miniature” for its diverse landscapes, abundant wildlife, and captivating beaches.
Carol and Jules Lee, the passionate owners of Stonewater House, embarked on a remarkable journey in 2018. They transformed this B&B into the island’s first plant-based/vegan retreat. Having embraced a vegan lifestyle in 2017, their passion for this healthy way of living inspired them to share it with their guests. Carol’s completion of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program at Cornell University further fuels their dedication to providing nourishing plant-based meals.
Stonewater House offers more than just a place to rest your head. It plans to host a variety of events, including yoga and meditation retreats, nature walking holidays, vegan lifestyle introductions, poetry and writing retreats, and more. The Lees’ love for Arran and their commitment to their guests shine through in every detail.
At Stonewater House, guests can choose from twin, double, and king-sized rooms, each offering a unique experience. The king-sized room, situated on the first floor, boasts stunning views but may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns. Every room is thoughtfully equipped with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Additionally, each room includes an en-suite bathroom with a bath or shower.
The breakfast room and balcony, overlooking Lamlash pier and bay, are perfect for starting your day with breathtaking views. A guest lounge awaits, complete with a mini fridge for guests to use (please, no meat or dairy). The TV in the guest lounge ensures you don’t miss your favourite shows. Stonewater House also provides a selection of family games and printed information on exciting island activities.
Also, for Guests:
- A drying cabinet to keep outdoor gear dry
- Lockable storage shed for bikes
- Parking available for two cars (note the steep driveway)
- Alternatively, free on-street parking is available, as well as a free public car park just a minute’s walk from Stonewater House
As much as the Lees adore animals, furry friends can’t stay at Stonewater House.
The Culinary Journey:
A highlight of your stay at Stonewater House is the delectable vegan breakfast. The morning feast begins with a choice of drinks, including a refreshing fruit smoothie of the day or freshly squeezed orange juice. Following your drink, it’s time to select your starter.
Options for your first course include rainbow fruit kebabs, breakfast smoothie bowls, muesli or granola, oatmeal porridge, chocolate & coconut porridge oats, overnight carrot oats, or overnight chia seed pudding. You can even choose your favourite Flavours: chocolate or peanut butter.
For the main dish, indulge in the big Stonewater breakfast featuring homemade vegan haggis with whisky cream sauce, maple tofu “bacon” slices, mushrooms, baked vine tomatoes, steamed spinach, air-fried potatoes, tofu scramble, and smoky BBQ beans. Alternatively, savour the savoury mushroom oatmeal bowl, Stonewater famous pancakes, the Stonewater sausage piece, or the Stonewater TLT sandwich. And don’t forget the delightful toast toppers!
Breakfast at Stonewater House is lovingly prepared, offering fresh ground coffee, a selection of organic ethically sourced Suki teas, a choice of oat, soya, or almond milk, homemade or locally baked bread, and jams and chutneys that have been produced on the Isle of Arran. Special dietary requirements or allergies? The Lees are more than willing to accommodate your needs.
For your daily adventures, Stonewater House can provide you with vegan-packed lunches, including wraps, fresh fruit, snack bars, crisps, and fruit juice. Just remember to order your packed lunch the day before.
Booking.com Guest Reviews :
A delightful place to stay on a beautiful island. This was a quiet, comfortable B&B in a lovely location overlooking the bay and Holy Isle. The owners were very welcoming, and the vegan breakfasts were interesting and plentiful.
Amazing experience of hospitality, comfort, and good food for vegans and non-vegans alike. We loved our stay at Stonewater. Carol and Jules went out of their way to make sure our visit was a success – they provided some great travel advice regarding local restaurants, hikes, and even other places to stay in our next destinations. The rooms were also very comfortable with great shower water pressure! The reading library has some great resources for exploring the island. But above everything, the beautiful breakfasts that they prepare each morning are outrageously good….AND filling! We were sadly unable to eat every delicious thing they prepared, but the chia pudding breakfast “starter,” vegan haggis, and pancakes are standouts. You can tell they care so much about their guests and hospitality. We can’t recommend this place enough.
Exceptional. It is a great place to find peace and quiet. A very nice couple and very helpful👌, the room very clean, and the smell of the bathroom soaps was very nice. Near the beach, I booked for 2 nights, but the Stonewater House encouraged me to add one more day. I recommend this house strongly.
A Journey to Remember:
Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast is not just a place to stay; it’s a genuine experience that captures the essence of Arran’s warmth and charm. With a delightful setting overlooking the bay and the Isle of Arran, the Lees’ warm hospitality and commitment to providing outstanding vegan cuisine shine through. Your time here will undoubtedly be filled with cherished moments and unforgettable flavours. So, why wait? Embark on a journey to Arran’s heart with Stonewater House Vegan Bed and Breakfast as your welcoming guide.