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County - Argyll | Map
Tel code: 01631 | code search
Postcode: PA38 | code search
Population: 180
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Stewart Hotel
"On August 25 we arrived at the Stewart Hotel in Appin where I had made a reservation for two nights the day before because a very friendly assistant in the ..." More

Port Appin Surgery
"I found Dr Iain to be the most sympathetic of doctors I have ever met and whenI stayed a fortnight longer than anticipated prescribed and dispensed my medications quite efficiently. He ..." More

Castle Stalker
"If you like your castles big, with plenty of things to look at and amusements for the kids, then you won't be very impressed by Stalker Castle. If on the ..." More

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Appin is a village in the Argyll region of Scotland with Loch Linnhe to the west and impressive mountains inland. Appin is situated south-west of Lochaber on the secluded Appin peninsular in a remote picturesque coastal setting. Appin is famous as the setting for the novel ‘Kidnapped’ by Robert Louis Stevenson Appin was documented in the 17th century for the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure; with the Appin Stewarts as the prime suspects. Appin is a popular tourist destination with many good restaurants, places to stay and a garden centre in the area. Attractions include the remains of Castle Stalker built c1495 by Duncan Stewart of Appin, the castle sits on a rock island to the north of the village. The Kinlochlaich Gardens at Kinlochlaich House has a beautiful walled garden, spring garden and woodland walk. Activities available in Appin include boat hire, sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing, clay-pigeon shooting and pony-trekking. There are boat-cruses operating on Loch Linnhe and a seaplane excursion to view the scenic area by air. Port Appin has cycle hire and a passenger-only ferry service operating to the neighbouring island of Lismore. The Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary, with amazing sea creatures is in neighbouring Oban along with the well-known Oban Distillery. There are organised driving tours for sight-seeing from Oban to Inverary.

Attraction

Castle Stalker
Kinlochlaich Gardens

Caravan Park

Achindarroch Caravan Park

Doctor

Dr Mathieson
Port Appin Surgery

Holiday Park

Appin Holiday Homes

Pub and Bar

Creagan Inn

Restaurant

Stewart Hotel

School

Strath of Appin Primary School

Shops

Kinlochlaich Gardens

Activities

Northern Light Charters(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Lettershuna Riding Centre(Riding)

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Airds Hotel & Restaurant (1.94 miles)

Airds Hotel & Restaurant

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Welcome to The Airds Hotel - our family run, luxury 4-star hotel on the Argyll coast. We pride ourselves on offering the very best in service, superior accommodation, tasteful décor and ... More

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Pierhouse Hotel & Restaurant (1.97 miles)

Pierhouse Hotel & Restaurant
Situated in the quiet village of Port Appin, Argyll, on the shores of Loch Linnhe and surrounded by the spectacular raw beauty of the magnificent West Coast of Scotland, you can find The PierhouseHotel and ... More | visit website
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Barcaldine House Hotel (3.21 miles)

Barcaldine House Hotel

Close to the shores of Loch Creran in North Argyll, and just 10 miles north of the harbour port of Oban, stands the elegant 18th century country mansion of Barcaldine House. Set in stunning Argyll ... More | visit website

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Barcaldine Castle (4.07 miles)

Barcaldine Castle

Situated 9 miles north of Oban, Barcaldine is Argyll’s only ancient castle offering bed and breakfast accommodation. This 16th Century home of the Campbells of Barcaldine has stacks of character and spectacular surroundings with views ... More | visit website

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Shenavallie Farm (5.51 miles)

Shenavallie Farm
We are on a working farm where we breed Highland cattle, beef cattle and North Country Cheviot ewes.

Shenavallie is the perfect base for anyone who enjoys the peace and tranquillity of the Scottish countryside. Oban ... More | visit website
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Dun Na Mara (5.62 miles)

Dun Na Mara

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Edwardian country house on the west coast of Scotland. Spectacular sea views and private beach. Dun na mara combines luxury and comfort with unique contemporary interiors to create an oasis ... More

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Mingulay House (6.73 miles)

Mingulay House

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Mingulay House is a charming and spacious modern home that enjoys a quiet secluded location where your hosts, Dan & Jane White, offer the warmest of welcomes, exceptional accommodation, fantastic ... More

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Lochnell Arms Hotel (7.33 miles)

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The settings for our 120 cover Resturant an Lounge are spectacular with both looking out over the famouse and sometime turbulent Falls of Lora. The Lochnell has an ambience of ... More

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Blarcreen House (7.43 miles)

Blarcreen House
Blarcreen House is an elegant granite-built Victorian mansion; which stands on the shores of Loch Etive in historical Ardchattan Estate. There has been a dwelling on this site for over four hundred years. The present establishment was built ... More | visit website
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Grove House (7.62 miles)

Grove House
WE OFFER COMPLIMENTARY WINE UPON ARRIVAL FOR ALL GUESTS.
Grove House has been awarded the top end of 4 STARS from Visit Scotland, and is tastefully decorated throughout.We serve our GOURMET BREAKFASTS from 8am-9am daily.Our freshly ... More | visit website

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