Get Wild About Ardnamurchan in 2019 and come stay with us for a while in the beautiful and remote West Highland Peninsulas. We have put together a selection of accommodation ideal for touring and exploring Ardnamurchan and beyond. From the coast to the wild hills, from bunkhouse to castle, from boutique to spa, from Mingarry Park to Mingary Castle and The Isle of Mull beyond, we have it covered for you. ..

Don't forget to pack your hat, binoculars and camera - get ready for an adventure of a lifetime...

 

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 ( Isle of Mull )

Whilst exploring the wilds of Ardnamurchan, why not pop over to the Isle of Mull for a few days; Tobermory is only a short ferry crossing from Kilchoan. One of the best places to stay on Mull, is the stunning Glengorm Castle, with its fine coastal views.

Glengorm Castle is a 19th century country house, approximately 6 km north-west of Tobermory. Glengorm Castle offers 5 luxurious rooms with ensuite facilities or private bathroom. All guests have access to the main hall, library and dining room. 

You can also stay in the Tower rooms, a tastefully decorated serviced apartment with stunning panoramic views from the Compass Room. The Tower apartment consists of two double bedrooms, three sitting rooms, bathroom, kitchen and utility room.

There are some lovely coastal walks around Glengorm Castle, as well as a wildlife focussed interpretation centre and a coffee shop on the Estate.  Glengorm Castle offers a wonderful opportunity to stay in a luxurious country house set amidst stunning scenery. It is an ideal Scottish retreat with walking and fishing on site.

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 ( Ardnamurchan Peninsula )

The Kilchoan Hotel is a former shooting lodge on the southern shore of the Ardnamurchan peninsula. This lovely coastal hotel prides itself on its warm friendly atmosphere with the pub and restaurant being the focal point of the local community. Kilchoan Hotel offers comfortable double and family rooms with ensuite facilities, as well as a superior room with a four poster bed and stunning coastal views. The restaurant features locally sourced products and is a great place for a pub lunch or evening meal. Take in vibrant atmosphere of the pub over wee dram of whisky or locally sourced Scottish beer or ale and chat to the locals; if lucky you may even be entertained by an impromptu live music session.

This is Highland hospitality at its best. Kilchoan Hotel provides a great base for exploring the Ardnamurchan peninsula and is close to the ferry terminal for a day trip to Tobermory on the Isle of Mull.

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 ( Ardnamurchan Peninsula )

Mingarry castle is a medieval castle that stands on a rocky outcrop on the Ardnamurchan peninsula, just east of the village of Kilchoan. This impressive castle once served as the former stronghold of the MacIains and has recently been restored. Experience the best of Highland hospitality in this lavishly furnished accommodation which includes sumptuously furnished suites and guest rooms with stylish bathrooms and four poster beds. Relax or take afternoon tea in the comfortable atmosphere of the tastefully decorated lounge and enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the drawing room.

Each evening, you are invited to join the rest of the castle guests for a unique communal dining experience in the lovely oak panelled dining room. After dinner, why not take a stroll on the terraced walk-way for some stunning coastal views or a stargazing safari?

This is a unique experience where you can immerse yourself in the romance, history and sumptuousness of a medieval castle. Treat yourself!

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 ( Moidart )

The Mingarry Park Guest House is located in the crofting village of Mingarry, near Acharacle. The four-star guest house offers five tastefully decorated rooms with ensuite facilities, as well as an apartment with a small kitchen and sitting area. All rooms are well equipped, and some have stunning views over Acharacle Moss to Ben Resipole. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and evening meal in the 2 rosette restaurant which serves local and seasonal produce.

Take a trip to the nearby Castle Tioram, a romantic ruined castle and the former stronghold of the Clan Ranald. Mingarry Park Guest House is ideally located for exploring Moidart and the Ardnamurchan peninsula.

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 ( Ardnamurchan Peninsula )

Loch Shiel Hotel is located in the crofting village of Acharacle by the shores of Loch Shiel. The Loch Shiel Hotel offers eight tastefully furnished rooms with ensuite facilities, four of which offer stunning views over Loch Shiel. There is also a restaurant serving a range of local seasonal produce. Pop down to the bar where you are assured of a warm friendly welcome and, if you are lucky, you may even be entertained by local musicians.

On certain days of the week, you can take an afternoon cruise down Loch Shiel to Glenfinnan, departing from the nearby pier at Acharacle. Alternatively, simply take a stroll down to the pier and scan the shores of the loch looking for local wildlife. Facilities in Acharacle include a grocery shop, bakery, cafe and take-away.  The Loch Shiel Hotel is ideally located for exploring both Moidart and the Ardnamurchan peninsula.

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 ( Isle of Mull )

The Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa overlooks Criagnure Bay on the Isle of Mull and offers stunning coastal views towards the Morvern peninsula. The Isle of Mull Hotel is a large hotel with 82 bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities.

The rooms are decorated in a contemporary Scottish style and range from budget single rooms, to standard double rooms, to rooms with sea views. The Isle of Mull Hotel also has a spa and leisure club with a gym, a 17 metre pool, sauna/ steam rooms and beauty treatment rooms (including a Rasul mud room).

Take afternoon tea in Observatory Lounge with its scenic views over the gardens and coast, enjoy a delicious evening meal in the Sheallach-Na-Mara Restaurant.

The Isle of Mull Hotel is a great hotel if you wish to to get active in the gym, relax in the pool or indulge in a spa treatment; it is also centrally located for exploring the Isle of Mull.

Take the ferry from Lochaline on the Morvern Peninsula to Fishnish and then head towards Criagnure. The Isle of Mull Hotel is just beyond the ferry terminal at Criagnure.

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 ( Ardnamurchan Peninsula )

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel is a lovely hotel on the shores of Loch Sunart set amidst 22 acres of Atlantic oak woodland in the village of Strontian. The four star hotel dates back to the 1700s and offers tastefully furnished rooms with full ensuite facilities. The rooms have either garden or loch and mountain views. The hotel has recently been awarded the Boutique Hotel Award for “Best Small Hotel 2018-19”, and has also been a Winner of Romantic Hotel of The Year. The restaurant offers a 3 AA rosette fine dining experience with panoramic views over Loch Sunart and beyond. Take morning coffee in the elegant drawing room or enjoy a pre-dinner drink by a roaring fire in the Lounge bar.

This is a fabulous place to stay if you are looking for a luxurious and/or romantic break, with a fine dining experience set admit spectacular scenery.

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 ( Sunart )

The Strontian Boutique Bed and Breakfast is small, intimate guest house near Strontian offering luxury accommodation. The three guest rooms are tastefully decorated with ensuite facilities, and there is a lovely guest lounge to relax in. Enjoy a delicious breakfast with locally sourced products in the cosy breakfast room.

The Strontian Boutique Bed and Breakfast is a great location for exploring Sunart and the Ardnamurchan peninsula. The village of Strontian nearby has a shop, cafe, pottery, visitor centre, tearoom and two hotels. There is a good selection of walks locally, including a lovely walk through Atlantic oak woodlands at Ariundle, one of Scotland's National Nature Reserves. You are sure to receive a warm and friendly welcome at The Strontian Boutique.

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 ( Sunart )

The Strontian Hotel is small family run hotel in Strontian on the shores of Loch Sunart with stunning coastal views. The Strontain Hotel offers a good selection of rooms, ranging from well appointed single, double and twin rooms with ensuite facilities, to a luxurious suite of two rooms (Sunart Suite) and an apartment with a kitchenette (Sunart Apartment).

There is a lovely cosy bothy bar which offers a good selection of whiskies and real ales. It is a great place to relax and enjoy a tasty bar meal. The Dungallon's restaurant offers a more formal dining experience.

The Strontian Hotel is ideally situated for exploring Sunart and the Ardnamurchan peninsula. There are plenty of local walks in the area. Make time to wander through the lovely Atlantic oakwood at Ariundle, one of Scotland's National Nature Reserves.

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