OS Explorer 383 - Morvern
Nc'nean is an abbreviation of Neachneohain, meaning The Queen of Spirits in Gaelic. This young distillery has been producing whisky spirit since March 2017 and has a range of Botanical spirits for sale based on the unaged whisky spirit. Like Neachneohain, a fierce protector of nature, the distillery has high environmental ambitions and was the first fully organic distillery in Scotland.
The old estate gardens at Ardtornish were restored in 2015 and are now producing high quality fresh fruit and vegetables for sale. You can visit the gardens to see the vegetables enjoying the mild Atlantic climate and buy some to take home and enjoy from the Estate shop.
The Ardtornish Estate shop also sells meat produced on the Estate including lamb, mutton, and beef from Highland cattle. Wild venison from The Estate is also available in season. A variety of cuts are available ranging from prime fillet steak to burgers and mince and are all packaged and frozen for convenience.
The Lochaline Hotel is a small family run hotel in the village of Lochaline just 10 minutes walk away from the ferry terminal for sailings to The Isle of Mull. Tasty home cooked meals are available in the cosy restaurant and you can also enjoy a drink in the bar which has views over the Sound of Mull.
Booking is always advisable and essential during the low season.
Grab a cuppa and a quick snack when you are in the queue for The Ferry to The Isle of Mull from Lochaline. The Lochaline Snack Bar is ideally located and offers hot and cold take away snacks as well as having a small indoor dining area and picnic benches outside. A carry out service is also available on Friday evenings with offerings such as beef stew, chicken korma, fisherman's pie and cod & chips.
The O2 cafe is part of The Lochaline Dive Centre in the village of Lochaline and serves teas, coffees and snacks and is a great place to relax before or after the ferry journey to The Isle of Mull or during a trip out Morvern way.
The Whitehouse is an award winning restaurant in the village of Lochaline some 5 minutes walk from the ferry terminal to the Isle of Mull. Fixed priced taster menus are served at both lunch and dinner services with up to 6 courses. Prices start from £32 for a two course lunch (2020) and the menu is designed to reflect the seasons using locally sourced and foraged ingredients and reflects the passion of head chef Michael for modern ethical practices.
Booking is strongly advised as the restaurant is very popular with both locals and visitors.
Head out to this hideaway campsite overlooking the Sound of Mull to enjoy a relaxing holiday on the Morvern Peninsula. Make a wish at nearby Clach na Criche, or head out Drimnin way and take a trek over to Loch Teacuis and Loch Sunart in search of otters. The village of Lochaline is just three miles away or so, and has shop, post office, bars, restaurants and is the terminal for regular ferry sailings to Fishnish on The isle of Mull.
Stay in a romantic stay in one of the picturesque cosy cottages on the shores of Loch Aline on the Morvern peninsula. The Boat House is just one of eight characterful cottages on the Ardtornish Estate. All the cottages are tastefully decorated and well equipped to provide the ideal setting for a holiday adventure in the West Highlands. Take advantage of a range of outdoor pursuits and local walks, wander around the lovely coastal hill garden, or simply relax and enjoy a foodie, pedal and paddle slow adventure.
Stay in a stylish apartment in a Victorian Mansion set within beautiful grounds, on the shores of Loch Aline on the Morvern peninsula. There are seven luxury apartments to choose from accommodating between 2 to 12 guests. Stay in the grandiose Billiard Room flat with its vintage charm, enjoy stunning views from the Garden flat, immerse yourself in the Victorian splendour of the South Wing with its bridal suite or enjoy a cosy retreat in the Nursery Flat.