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The picturesque coastal town of Lochgilphead, located in the heart of Argyll and Bute, occupies a lovely loch-side location and provides an excellent base for exploring this beautiful corner of the region.

Sitting on the shores of Loch Gilp, which itself sits at the head of the magnificent Loch Fyne, Lochgilphead is a town of great character. First built in the 18th century, Lochgilphead town centre has a fine array of shops, many of which are located within whitewashed stone buildings that typify the town. History lovers will find plenty to occupy themselves within the town and the surrounding area, including Carnassarie Castle. This impressive monument is just a short, 15 minute drive away and boasts some excellent views. Meanwhile, the Kilmartin Museum offers fascinating insights into the ancient history of this area of Scotland.

Approximately 25 miles from Lochgilphead lies one of the most must-see attractions in western Scotland; Inveraray Castle. The ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, this magnificent building on the shores of Loch Fyne is full of historic treasures and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. A secluded woodland walk is also nearby and visitors will find tearooms and an excellent gift shop, making Inveraray Castle a great day out for all the family.

If you would like to experience the friendly welcome and rich history of this delightful Scottish town, search for holiday cottages in Lochgilphead today.

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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
5
Pets
2
Harbour House Ref: UEJ

With magnificent views across the Sound of Jura, Scarba and Mull, this listed building, dating from 1815, stands at the water’s edge in a sheltered peaceful bay known as Crinan Harbour. Attached to the owner’s home, it retains many original features, to provide very comfortable and spacious holiday accommodation on three floors. Perfect for family holidays, the house boasts an established garden with a sitting-out area overlooking the bay.
Fascinating walks from the house allow visitors the opportunity to explore this area of great natural beauty and to observe the abundant local wildlife, including small red deer, owls, otters and seals. Harbour House is also ideally situated for all forms of boating, sailing, canoeing and diving, and there is a small slipway in front of the house for those wishing to bring their own boats. The famous Crinan Canal flows into the sea just around the corner, and offers quayside coffee shop and bar. There are several excellent restaurants in the area, including the renowned Crinan Hotel.
From Crinan, a walk or cycle ride along the canal towpath leads to Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig (7 miles), and Lochgilphead (7 miles) where there is a variety of shops, restaurants, a sports centre, swimming pool, and 9-hole golf course. Kilmory Woodland Park boasts an Iron Age fort, bird hide and lochside views, and Castle Riding Centre runs highly enjoyable riding courses as well as renting out bicycles and golf equipment.
There are many places of interest to visit, including the prehistoric linear cemetery at Kilmartin Glen. Island trips to Mull, Iona and Staffa can be made from Oban (30 miles). Oban is also home to the Oban Sea Life Centre and the Oban Rare Breeds Farm Park. Sea fishing can be arranged and there is fly fishing within 3 miles. Boat trips and riding are also available locally. Shop 7 miles.

Sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove. Spacious kitchen/breakfast room. First floor: Double bedroom. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet. Second floor: Double bedroom. Two single bedrooms. Shower room with toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - logs included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Digital TV
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Payphone
  • Garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars only), additional parking 75 yards foc
  • No smoking
  • NB: Drop in terraced garden

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£517-£1575
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Hazelbank Ref: 18056

This delightful detached holiday cottage has every amenity, having been tastefully renovated yet retaining its rural character. It offers an idyllic holiday, with spectacular walks to beautiful Loch Awe, to hidden ruined chapels, a hilltop castle and the hundreds of Neolithic monuments just 3 miles away. Fishing, deer stalking and bird watching are local activities: an osprey nest is 500 metres away - a photographer’s paradise. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with laminate floors. Kitchen with wooden floor. Conservatory. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Large enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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£264-£680
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Dunardry View Ref: 18329

Overlooking the Crinan Canal, this original holiday cottage will allow you to enjoy the many walks along the canal, and explore the varied rugged coastline and beaches. Crinan Ferry beach, 4 miles. Central for touring the Kintyre peninsula, Inverary Castle, 25 miles, harbour town of Tarbert, 16 miles. Historic Kilmartin Glen with Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments should not be missed. Outdoor activities of sailing, walking, fishing and riding are available. Shop 2 miles, pub 800 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with wooden floors. Kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating (underfloor in kitchen), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. Video and small library. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Small enclosed garden and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. NB: The external steps to the property are uneven.

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£249-£605
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Anchor Cottage Ref: SKKC

With breathtaking views across the sheltered bay at Loch Crinan, Anchor Cottage provides wonderful bright, spacious holiday accommodation. Based at the head of the Crinan Canal visitors can wander around a network of path, lock gates, towpaths and shoreline, simply enjoying the natural beauty of this location from the quayside tea room and bar. For those wishing to get out and about this is an excellent holiday base to explore Argyll and the Western Isles and Lochgilphead is the nearest town with an array of fantastic shops and restaurants which can be reached along the canal towpath by foot or bike. Oban, 30 miles, offers boat trips to many of the isles including Mull, Tiree and Colonsay where wildlife can be seen in abundance. Oban is also home to the Oban Sea Life Centre and the Oban Rare Breeds Farm Park. Close by are Kilmory Woodland Park which boasts an Iron Age fort, bird hide, lochside views and castle and Kilmartin Glen famous for its rich historical legacy, where visits can be made to the ancient cemetery or Carnasserie and Kilmartin Castles. Crinan is also well situated for fishing, cycling, horse riding, golfing and many other activities. There are also several excellent restaurants in the area, including the renowned Crinan Hotel. Shop 6 miles, pub 1 mile.

Well-equipped kitchen/dining room with electric range cooker. Utility. Conservatory. Double bedroom with French doors. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with wood-burning stove, sofa bed and French doors to Juliet balcony. Double bedroom (zip & link) with French door to Juliet balcony. Twin bedroom with additional set of bunk beds (for +2). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity and full oil central heating included (Winter £30 per week)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Digital TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Electricity range with 5-ring hob included
  • Combi microwave/grill
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Payphone
  • Small enclosed courtyard, patio with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Public car park 50 yards
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Significant drops within boundaries of property

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£432-£1260
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
The Coach House Ref: 30168


Set on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ardrishaig on the shores of Loch Fyne, this semi-detached holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ elegant Victorian mansion and boasts wonderful views of the loch from the well-maintained gardens. It is in a superb location for exploring the Kintyre Peninsula with the Crinan Canal, Lochgilphead and the bustling harbour village of Tarbert close by. Take a day trip to the Mull of Kintyre or the islands of Arran, Gigha and Islay. Visit the 19th-century living jail at Inveraray or the magnificent castle, ancestral home to the Duke of Argyll. Kilmartin and the surrounding area have over 350 historic sites and are known as one of Scotland’s richest prehistoric landscapes. Some of the finest hill walking, fishing, mountain biking, golf, castles and gardens can be found nearby. Oban is about an hour’s drive north and Campbeltown is about an hour’s drive south. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 4 steps to 1 double wiith additional single, 1 further double, 1 single. Bathroom with toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. DVD. Stereo/CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Large, shared, landscaped garden and woodland grounds with sitting-out area. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Stream, drop and 9 steps in garden and grounds. No animals allowed, including guide dogs due to allergies.

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£249-£711
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Pets
2

These holiday properties are located adjacent to the owners home, beside the river, at the foot of Dunadd Fort, an historic monument associated with the Kings of Scotland since the Iron Age. Forming part of the original farmstead they have been tastefully furnished offering an ideal base to explore Argyll and Bute with its varied rugged coastline and beaches. On the edge of the Knapdale and Kilmichael forests there are miles of walks and cycle tracks as well as exploring the nearby Crinan Canal, 3 miles. For the more adventurous, there is sailing, fishing (loch and sea) and riding nearby. The village of Kilmartin with its museum, many Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments and burial cairns and the Standing Stones of Kilmartin Glen is only 2 miles away with Lochgilphead, 4 miles, giving access to Loch Fyne and Inveraray, 28 miles with its castle and jail. Exploring northward takes you to Oban, 35 miles, a busy fishing port and gateway to the isles with ferry services to several islands. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Bathroom with toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with additional single.

Both properties: Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Video and small library. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Access to tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Shared garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Unfenced river, 15 yards.

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£169-£487
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Long Walk Cottage Ref: 24444

This delightful semi-detached holiday cottage in the heart of Kilmartin Glen provides an ideal base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt corner of Argyll. Kilmartin village, a 3 minute drive, is rich in archaeological and historical remains, with museums, castles and famous gardens nearby. Local activities include fishing, riding, sailing, cycling, walking or taking a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Crinan Canal. You can cruise to Mull, Iona and Staffa from bustling Oban, 30 miles north, or during the summer months catch the ferry from Tayvallich to Jura. Shop and pub 2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Central heating (winter), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freesat TV. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large enclosed garden and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: There are 4 steps in garden.

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£257-£605
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Daisylea Ref: 25271

Situated beside the picturesque and historic Crinan Canal, this charming terraced house is in a perfect location to enjoy everything Argyll has to offer. Guests will find Daisylea welcoming, comfortable and delightfully decorated with work by local artists. Stunning beaches, woodland walks and National Nature Reserves within a short drive. Nearby are castles and historic Kilmartin Glen. Spectacular views of Dorus Mor (gaelic for Big Door), gateway to the islands, a 10 minute walk uphill. Very convenient for ferries to Islay, Jura, Gigha, Arran and Colonsay. Fishing, golf, horse riding, cycling, sea kayaking and boat trips to the famous Gulf of Corryvrecken. Free wi-fi. Shops 2 miles, pub and restaurant 600 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining area/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Partial Economy 7 central heating, electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freesat TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Payphone. Garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking.

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£259-£605
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Achabeg Ref: S4597

Sitting in the hamlet of Inverlussa, just 1 mile south of Achnamara, this spacious and very comfortable property’s contemporary design and a first floor living area with roof window makes the most of views over the hills and Loch Sween to the Isle of Jura. The loch is ideal for sailing and fishing and the pretty harbour village of Crinan (5 miles) is a lovely spot for watching boating activity. The canal tow path affords pleasant walking and cycling and there are many way-marked woodland walks in the area. Island day trips to Gigha, Arran and Jura and ferries to Mull from Oban are easily accessible, and Lochgilphead (8 miles) has a selection of shops and pubs.

Ground floor: Living/reading room. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with French doors. Second living area with beams. Dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.

Woodburner in first floor living room (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Satellite TV (basic package). DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Tel–honesty box. Garden with terrace and furniture. Balcony. Private water supply. No smoking. No children under 6 years. Friday to Friday. NB: Drops in grounds.

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£326-£861
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2

Beautiful scenery, rich in wildlife
In the heart of Kilmartin Glen

This holiday property is beside the owner’s home in the middle of Kilmartin Glen in the heart of Mid Argyll, an area of beautiful scenery, steeped in history and rich in wildlife. The Glen is one of the most important prehistoric sites on the Scottish mainland, and there are a wealth of standing stones, stone circles, cairns and rock carvings to explore, dating from the Neolithic and early Bronze Age, with the remains of Dunadd Fort, home of the ancient kings of Scotland, just four miles away. This is an ideal base to explore the varied coastline of Argyll and Bute and discover its unspoilt beaches, or to walk or cycle along miles of forest tracks looking out for birds and wildlife. 8 miles north of Lochgilphead, and 30 miles south of the busy ferry port of Oban, with easy access to ferries to Islay, Jura, Arran, Gigha, Mull and Iona. Explore the Mull of Kintyre, walk along the banks of the Crinan Canal, or take a cruise to see the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool. Try sailing, fishing or riding or explore some of the famous gardens and castles nearby. This property offers a comfortable base for a relaxing holiday. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom with additional pull-out single. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), both with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with additional single. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in hallway (initial fuel included). Gas central heating and gas by meter reading. Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. high chair. Freesat TV. DVD and small library. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Ample parking. Shared lawned garden and furniture. No smoking.

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£365-£1195
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
The Farm House Ref: W4316

Close to Loch Awe

Situated in 20 acres of gardens and wooded grounds, part of a 900 acre estate, which is approximately 1 mile from the village of Ford, at the south western end of Loch Awe, this delightful detached farmhouse offers the holidaymaker ’home from home’. This area is renowned for its archaeological sites and sites of historical interest. Fishing, walking and sailing are all available on the doorstep whilst further afield are golfing and horse riding. The property is also an excellent base for touring this popular part of Argyll. Oban, Lochgilphead, Crinan Canal and Inveraray are all close by. Stabling for one horse available on request depending on availability. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 1 single bedroom with en-suite toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin (one can be double), 1 single. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Cot. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Stream on estate grounds.

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£236-£794
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Tigh A Vullin Ref: S4628

With the shore and village pub, shops and restaurants only a stroll away, this peaceful cottage offers a great base for a relaxing break. A stream runs through its garden, which also boasts a games room and hot tub in a gazebo in the garden, whilst the village itself is a haven for sailing and water sports. Argyll’s craggy coastline of hidden beaches is a delight to explore. Visitors can enjoy fishing on-site (rainbow trout) or sample the local catch at nearby restaurants. Oban (24 miles) offers day trips to the islands of Mull, Kerrera and Coll, and sea safaris depart locally from the marina (pictured). Shops within walking distance, pub 200 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel stove in living room (initial fuel inc). NSH, elec, convector heater by meter reading. Bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. M/wave. Washer/dyrer. D/washer. Freezer. Tel – incoming calls only. Garden with patio and furniture. BBQ. Wi-fi. Parking. Hot tub. Games room with table tennis, darts and table football. Fishing on-site. No smoking. NB Unfenced stream and pond.

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£356-£861
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