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Stag Hotel & Restaurant
"Good Points: Friendly staff Bad Points: Lack of airconditioning. General Review: The hotel was really what we had expected it to be - a friendly oomfortable , moderately priced accommodation for an ..." More

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Lochgilphead, on the shores of Loch Gilp, an inlet of Loch Fyne, might be a small town, but it is the administrative hub for Argyll and Bute, an area which covers much of western Scotland. Founded in 1790, Lochgilphead has a quaint, quiet charm and is well worth a visit from anyone travelling along the A83 to Campbeltown. Visitors can relax in a town free of relentless modernism, a town with the more peaceful atmosphere of the past. Lochgilphead’s most significant moment in history came arguably with the construction of the Crinan Canal, which was completed in 1801, allowing for easy access for vessels travelling from the Clyde to the Inner Hebrides. The canal was redesigned by legendary civil engineer Thomas Telford and is well worth exploring. Nowadays it is traffic from yachts that fills the canal, as sailing parties negotiate the beautiful waters on Scotland’s west coast. Lochgilphead is a great base from which to explore the nearby Mull Of Kintyre and activities available include; exploring Kilmory Castle, coastal walks, fishing, golf and loch cruises. Lochgilphead has some fine restaurants, and accommodation ranging from hotels to caravan sites. This unspoiled area of Scotland is perfect for a driving holiday, best start your engines.


Argyll & The Islands Enterprise Co
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Argyll Gift Company
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Places to Stay near Lochgilphead

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Allt-Na-Craig House (2.44 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 (2.44 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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The Cairnbaan (2.56 miles)

The Cairnbaan
Welcome to Cairnbaan Hotel, a stylish, relaxed and pleasant place that has been awarded three stars and a rosette with the AA. Cairnbaan is also among only 12 Hotels given the status of Scotland's Heritage ... More | visit website
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Lochgair Hotel (3.91 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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Crinan Hotel (5.97 miles)

Crinan Hotel
The Crinan Hotel is renowned for its fantastic location, the Crinan Seafood Bar and the Westward Restaurant both serving Scottish seafood, the freshest of shellfish and the best of Scotland's meat and seasonal produce.

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Highland Cottage (8.48 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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Galley of Lorne Inn (10.58 miles)

Galley of Lorne Inn

The perfect location for short breaks exploring Argyll and the Islands of Scotland's West Coast
Whisk yourself away to our award winning 17th Century Drovers Inn nestled on the lochside in the picturesque village of Ardfern, ... More | visit website

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Stonefield Castle Hotel (11.60 miles)

Stonefield Castle Hotel

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Spoil yourself and stay in a Castle which is an outstanding example of Scottish baronial Architecture. Built in 1837 and in keeping with its unique situation and character, many of the original ... More

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Kilfinan Hotel (11.95 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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Tighnabruaich Hotel (12.04 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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