Our holiday properties by Loch Awe and 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 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 […]
June 12, 2017

Cakes in the call box at Cladich

An old disused phone box in Cladich, just a few minutes from the Blue Cottage, has been imaginatively restored and transformed into Scotland’s tiniest shop selling […]
May 13, 2016

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, Dunadd and the Crinan Canal

Kilmartin Glen and Dunadd; Bronze age monuments to the ancient seat of the Pictish kings:  Guests staying at our cottages, the Blue Cottage by LochAwe and The […]
May 13, 2016

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

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 […]