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Book early to get the dates you want. We have been having a really good autumn fishing on the lochs with lots of trout being caught.


Enjoy the autumn colours and rugged scenery of the highlands.  We are offering a 20% discount for October, November and December to the 15th.  Just quote INV25.

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The Oban area has a wide range of eating places with all establishments offering a delicious taste of the area. For seafood lovers it is a paradise.

North Pier, Oban – 01631 565666
Gourmet Sea food restaurant.

The Waterfront Restaurant
South Pier, Oban  01631 563110
Seafood and steak restaurant.

The Manor House
Oban – 01631 562 087
With one of the best views in Oban, this 4 star hotel has excellent food to match.  Bar meals or restaurant.

Taynuilt Hotel
Taynuilt – 01866 822 437
Good pub food in a nice friendly atmosphere..

Brander Lodge
01866 822 243
Just at the end of the road, beyond the filling station. Good bar meals for lunch time and dinners

Falls of Lora Hotel
Connel – 01631 710 483
With the all round open fire, this is a particular favourite with excellent food.

The Lochnell Arms Hotel
Connel – 01631 710 408
Overlooking  the falls of Lora.  Good pub food

The Oyster Inn
Connel – 01631 710 666
A lovely restaurant overlooking the falls of Lora and out to Mull. Fantastic Sunsets. A lovely dining area and very good food.

Kilchrenan Inn
Kilchrenan – 01866 833 232
A real village pub, supported by the locals.  Serves good bar food.

Ardanaisaig Hotel
Kilchrenan – 01866 833 333
For a special occasion and 4-5 course dinner, Ardanasaig is very special.  An old historic Scottish House it has lost none of its atmosphere with breathtaking views of Loch Awe.  The food is out of the world, each course more amazing than the last.  Booking is essential

Taychreggan Hotel
Kilchrenan – 01866 833 211
Another beautiful hotel on the side of Loch Awe.  Not as expensive as the Ardanaisaig, it still offers a very memorable meal.



Argyll is a gardeners’ paradise and here are just a few of the very many gardens that I have enjoyed:
  • Angus Garden. Taynuilt, PA35 1HY 01866 822333
    From Taynuilt village take the Glen Lonan road turning by Taynuilt Hotel – approx 2 miles on right
  • Achnacloich Connel
    about 4 miles out of Taynuilt towards Oban, turn right after the railway bridge, 1.5 miles before Connel
  • Ardchatten Priory Bonawe, PA37 1RQ 01796 481355
    Cross Connel Bridge on the A828 heading North. First turning on the right, well signed.
  • Ardmaddy Castle Balvicar PA34 4QY 01852 300353
    8 miles south of Oban, turn right B844 sign Easdale, 4 miles on turn left sign Ardmaddy, 1.5 miles.
  • Arduane
    Kilmelford, PA34 4XQ 01852 200366
    4 miles south of Kilmelford, just off the A816, midway abetween Oban and Lochgilphead.




Horse Riding

  • Achnalarig Riding Stables (Oban) Contact:Alison McLeod 01631 562745 or 07748 08141 E:
    Ride out into the hills at the back of Oban. This friendly riding school accommodates all ages and abilities. Lessons available; advanced booking required.


The tourist board have issued a golf discount card. It is valid for 10 consecutive days and is available from Inverawe Cottages or the tourist board. £1.50 to £5 discount per round.

  • Taynuilt Golf Course – 9 hole
    Stunning views up Loch Etive and tougher than first appearances would suggest.
  • Dalmally – 9 hole – 01838 200 619
    Very flat course, one of the best in the area when in condition.
  • Oban Golf Club – 18 hole – 01631 562 868
    Very hilly course, watch out for heart attack hill!

Sea life

  • Sea Safari 01852 300 003 Carefully chosen range of marine eco-tours include visits to the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World’s Third Largest Whirlpool, whale and dolphin watching, a short boat trip to the nearest seal colony or a full day boat tour to the Garvellach Islands or Colonsay
  • Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary (0871 423 2110)
    An aquarium with a difference. Not only are there all the fishes of the sea, there is the sea rescue program, otter creek, plus the new giant octopus…….a real family outing with lots for everyone to see and do. If you have bikes, join the new bike track that takes you behind Barcaldine House to Loch Creran Bridge and back.