Activities and Days Out

The Blue Cottage at Loch Awe and the Stable Cottage by Loch Fyne are brilliantly located for short trips to explore Argyll and beyond. Here are some day trip ideas for experiencing the best of Argyll. Guests staying in either property are provided with extensive information such as walking guides, OS maps and an ever expanding 'inside-track' folio of top tips for visitors. Also below are articles on local activities such as golf, fishing, biking, walking and some adventurous pursuits.



December 5, 2019

Fore! Tee yourself up for an Argyll golfing break

As the home of golf, Scotland is on the list for just about everyone who has ever played a round, and while St Andrews in the […]
December 4, 2019

Eat, Drink Argyll! Great dining out ideas for Blue Cottage guests

Guests booking the Blue Cottage at Loch Awe are increasingly spoilt for choice when it comes to local fine-dining. We’ve suggested some brilliant local eateries, all […]
May 13, 2016
Inveraray Castle, by Loch Fyne in Argyll

Inveraray Castle and a Fyne ‘flight of beers’

Inveraray Castle, the Jail and a Fyne ‘flight of beers’:  Just a 20 minute drive from Ardbrecknish by Loch Awe is Inveraray Castle, ancestral home to […]
May 13, 2016
Kilmartin Glen Standing Stones Argyll Lochgilphead

Kilmartin Glen, Dunadd and the Crinan Canal

Kilmartin Glen and Dunadd; Bronze age monuments to the ancient seat of the Pictish kings:  From the Blue Cottage at Ardbrecknish, drive down the loch side past […]
May 13, 2016
McCaig's Folly, Oban, Argyll, Scotland

St Conan’s Kirk, Oban and Seil Isle

St Conan’s Kirk, Oban and Seil Isle: From Scotland’s ‘Seafood’ capital to the Bridge over the Atlantic:  This is a brilliant all-day tour of about 3hrs, […]
May 13, 2016
Buachaill Etive Mor Glencoe Scotland

Glencoe, Castle Stalker and Port Appin

Glencoe, Castle Stalker and Port Appin. Through Scotland’s most dramatic Glen to Castle Stalker: This day trip combines the majesty of Glencoe with a chance to touch the past […]