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Cameron House - Loch Lomond

On the west bank of Loch Lomond, Cameron House has been a typical Scottish country estate, A deer park and now a hotel and country club, with associated golf course, and holiday lodges.

The hotel and first phase of lodges was build from 1988-90, and since then nine phases of lodges have been constructed within the grounds.

Recently Loch Lomond has become a National Park, which requires lodges and any development proposals must fit in with the relevant legislation governing development within this area.

Astell Associates carried out visual assessments, tree reports, environmental appraisals, using 3d imaging where necessary to produce accurate views and photo montages. These images and views, for both existing and future proposals demonstrated the effect that the building of these lodges would have on views from the loch and from the country park on the opposite side of the loch.

Environmental landscape design was then used to ensure that by using contoured and planted mounding, the lodges could be screened from the loch, but still allow views from the lodges out to the loch and its islands.

Natural planting was instigated with management proposals to ensure that the new trees and shrubs would mature and soften the architecture of the lodges and form areas of screening.