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Tel code: 01369 | code search
Postcode: PA22 | code search
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Glendaruel Caravan Park
"Gets better & better each year. Rented caravan 5* and extremely modern, comfortable & always immaculate. Craig family are warm, friendly & caring. Nothing is too much and they remember ..." More

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Glendarual is a Glen or valley on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll and Bute on the west coast of Scotland. From Gaelic Glendaruel means, ‘Glen of red blood’, relating to a battle in 1110, when the Gaels slaughtered invaders and threw them into the River Ruail. Archaeologists excavated a site on the slope of the hill to reveal evidence of Neolithic settlers in the area. Glendaruel wood and crags and the Ruel Estuary have been listed as sites of Scientific interest. The present Kilmodan Church is a T-plan built in 1783 on the site of earlier churches dating back to 10th century; the church was dedicated to the Celtic Saint Modan. The church yard contains carved stones from the 13th -15th century. On the hill side sits St. Moden’s Well. Nearby are the ruins of a building thought to be the original chapel. Glendaruel is tranquil and picturesque; it has a caravan and camping park and is a popular area for artists and photographers. The Glen is ideal for walking, cycling, bird and nature watching. The neighbouring village of Colintraive operates a ferry crossing to the Isle of Bute across the stretch of water known as the Kyles of Bute is popular for yachting.

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Highland Cottage (1.33 miles)

Highland Cottage

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Amidst a glorious landscape of unspoilt wooded glens, fragmented coastline, stunning sea lochs and breathtaking bays, the delightful cottages at Home Farm nestle in a peaceful wooded ... More

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Lochgair Hotel (6.54 miles)

Lochgair Hotel
The Lochgair Hotel is a family run hotel which is situated on the shore of Loch Fyne between Inverarary and Lochgilphead with Furnace, Minard Castle and Port ann close by ,also a short drive to ... More | visit website
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Colintraive Hotel (7.68 miles)

Colintraive Hotel

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Spectacular views across the Kyles of Bute to the island. Fully refurbished to high standard. Award winning chef. Superb bar meals infront of log fire of bar with great atmosphere. ... More

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Kilfinan Hotel (7.90 miles)

Kilfinan Hotel
Kilfinan Hotel has been welcoming travellers since the 1760s. The spectacular Highland scenery on the eastern shores of Loch Fyne, Scotland's longest sea loch, and the peaceful, unhurried lifestyle of the area make it a ... More | visit website
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Cur at Loch Eck Cottages (8.23 miles)

Cur at Loch Eck Cottages

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Amidst the glorious landscape of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, these two very comfortable cottages command fabulous views over Loch Eck. Enjoying a private setting ... More

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Cedar Lodge (8.29 miles)

Cedar Lodge
Bed and Breakfast with a difference. No Fuss .... No pressure....Just time to relax, revitalise, explore and enjoy.
Breakfast in bed - what you want, when you want it or if you prefer you can have ... More | visit website
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Tighnabruaich Hotel (8.48 miles)

Tighnabruaich Hotel
Small family run with large rooms overlooking the Kyles of bute.This Highland Village is like being back in time with it`s unspoilt nature and stunning vieuws, excellent for many outdoor activities(sailing windsurf golfcycling hiking tennis ... More | visit website
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The Royal an Lochan (9.01 miles)

The Royal an Lochan

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The Royal an Lochan, offers 11 luxury en suite rooms, most having views over the stunning Kyles of Bute. With a friendly service, free wifi and great food either in ... More | visit website

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Allt-Na-Craig House (10.48 miles)

Allt-Na-Craig House

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This elegant Victorian mansion has breathtaking views over Loch Fyne, and is superbly situated for touring the stunning Argyll region and beyond.Childhood home of Kenneth Grahame author of 'Wind in ... More

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Allt-Na-Craig House (10.48 miles)

Allt-Na-Craig House
Allt-Na-Craig House offers a superb standard of accommodation in all of its en-suite bedrooms, with views either over Loch Fyne and Loch Gilp, or our well tended gardens. Situated in the old fishing village of ... More | visit website

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