- E7B781FD07584E6B3724FA0F3E087889

Search Holiday Accommodation

Visitors To Scotland Information Map

Top Destinations Scotland

Drumnadrochit

 

 United Kingdom
2 properties 
Puerto Del Carmen

 

1 properties 

Looking for some of the best Appin accommodation, Port Appin may be the place to go if you're seeking for vacation accommodation and hospitality in and around Appin and the surrounding county of Argyll and Bute, whether it's a hotel or a guest house. Appin offers holiday accommodation and hospitality in the region, enabling visitors to make the most of their time while on vacation in the Argyll and Bute county. The Appin area offers a variety of lodging alternatives for those who want to take use of the region's amenities, including hotels, self-catering apartments, and cottages. In addition, the hamlet has a range of low-cost housing alternatives, including hotels, bed & breakfasts, furnished apartment rentals, and self-catering cottages. Port Appin, like the other towns and villages in the Argyll and Bute county, has a broad variety of recreational and commercial activities for visitors and business travellers alike.

Port Appin is a quaint fishing village located on an isolated peninsula between Oban and Fort William, and it is well worth seeing. This hamlet, which faces Loch Linnhe and has the mountains of Lismore, Morvern, and Mull in the background, is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Argyll. As you depart the main A828 towards Port Appin, the first thing you'll notice is Castle Stalker, which is one of Scotland's most photographed castles and one of the most photographed structures in the world. The castle is situated on a small rock island to the north of the village, and it is accessible only by boat. It was originally constructed in 1495, but the structure you see now is the result of a refurbishment carried out in the 1960s.
Cycling is a fantastic way to see the sights in the area; bikes can be rented in Port Appin and other locations (to Hire a bike contact Appin electric bike hire, at Rosebank, A828, Appin PA38 4BL, Phone: 01631 730426). Crossing the Jubilee Footbridge will bring you to the Glencoe to Oban Cycling Trail, which links the two towns. If you want to go farther afield, there is a small passenger boat that sails from the hamlet to the adjacent island of Lismore, where bicycles may be ridden for no additional charge.
In the town and surrounding area, there are various walk roots can be found. The Port Appin circuit walk is a pleasant coastal stroll that takes in the headland beyond Port Appin and provides spectacular views of Lismore and the Mull of Galloway.
Another short walk is across the Jubilee Bridge toward Stalker Castle, which continues through the tidal marshes of Loch Laich to the castle. After there, the walk follows a cycletrack down the shore to a spectacular view of Castle Stalker before returning along the same route. For information about additional walking trails in the area, see the Walkhighland website.
The Lighthouse Appin artisan store, which also doubles as a tourist information centre and coffee shop, is a must-see in the area. Them specialises on arts and crafts, the most of which are manufactured in Scotland. Unique and of great quality, the objects on display are from more than 80 local and Scottish artists and craftsmen, who have created works of art for the event. Graeme MacCorquodale, the owner of Lurach, is a local artist who shows his animal and scenery paintings in the artisan shop where he also works as a proprietor.

  • Port Appin Geolocation Latitude 56.5539° N Longitude 5.4081° W
  • Port Appin Postcode PA38
  • Port Appin Maps
  • Port Appin Weather Forecast
  • Port Appin Reviews
  • Port Appin Discussions
  • Port Appin Tracks & Route


Visits to Kinlochlaich and Druimneil garden centres, as well as Lettershuna Riding Centre, are highly recommended if you're interested in horseback riding. To go even farther, the Scottish Sea Life Centre Sanctuary in Barcaldine is just a 16-minute drive away from Lurach, if you wish to go any further. A 12-hour trip from Lurach takes you to McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery, Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, and Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, all of which are worth seeing. CalMac Ferries provides a comprehensive service from Oban to a number of destinations, thereby making it the gateway to the Scottish Isles. You may take a boat to the islands of Mull, Staffa, or Iona, which are all rich in nature and worth seeing. It is definitely worth your time to explore the Bonawe Iron Works, Cruachan Hollow Mountain, Loch Etive, and Ardchattan Priory Gardens. Inveraray, the mediaeval county town of Argyll and ancestral house of the Duke of Argyll, is situated 47 miles north of Lurach in the Scottish Highlands. It is possible to learn about Scotland's turbulent past by visiting the many old sites, including castles and monuments, in this charming town. Located 45 minutes away from Lurach, Glencoe and the busy tourist town of Fort William are ideal destinations for a range of outdoor activities. The Glenfinnan Viaduct, which has been featured in several Harry Potter films (among others), and steam excursions on the beautiful Jacobite steam train along the West Highland Line are both fantastic day trips from Fort William. Waterskiing, clay pigeon shooting, pony riding, diving, canoeing, golf, mountain biking, and fishing are just a few of the various outdoor sports that may be enjoyed in the area. A short stroll from Lurach brings you to the village grocery, the Pier House Hotel and Restaurant, and the Pier House Hotel and Restaurant. The Creagan Inn, the Old Inn, and the Castle Stalker View Cafe are just a few of the nearby cafés and eateries to check out.


Reviews & Discussions

No reviews yet
Write a review
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Latest Scottish Destinations Guides

Friday, 27 May 2022 13:50

There are many local cycling clubs and several cycle campaigning groups in Scotland and the rest of the UK. CTC is the one body which embraces all kinds of cycle use and interests. Tips for cycling on roads cycling safely Follow the Highway Code – don’t jump red lights and don’t cycle on the...

Sunday, 08 May 2022 08:43

Looking for some of the best Appin accommodation, Port Appin may be the place to go if you're seeking for vacation accommodation and hospitality in and around Appin and the surrounding county of Argyll and Bute, whether it's a hotel or a guest house. Appin offers holiday accommodation and...

Thursday, 10 March 2022 18:21

Consider checking out Inverness-Shire Castles, which offers ratings and reviews from previous guests. {jlexreview:off}

Monday, 14 February 2022 05:01

Water sports is where it all began for Loch Insh.If you are not that confident in boats or on boards, why not book a lesson with one of our instructors.Instructors can be hired privately.On a day ticket, you can take advantage of joining in Sailing, Canoeing, kayaking and Windsurfing lessons at...

Sunday, 13 February 2022 05:35

The Bealach na Ba is a historic and quite famous pass through the mountains of the Applecross peninsula.It has a well-deserved reputation for being a dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms, heavy mist,blizzards and dangerous in low visibility conditions, driving under these conditions, can...

Saturday, 12 February 2022 18:32

This is a lovely museum known as Groam House Museum is an outstanding centre for Pictish and Celtic Art in Ross-shire.The unique display is focused on 15 carved Pictish stones, sculptures and Pictish art, with a permanent display of a magnificent Rosemarkie cross-slab, decorated with enigmatic...

Saturday, 12 February 2022 18:21

Beauly Priory, a ruined church of a Valliscaulian, located in the village of Beauly on the A862, The priory, is one of three founded by the Order in 1230.  Part of the building was later rebuilt, It became a Cistercian. A plaque tells of Mary Queen of Scots' visit here in 1564 and her travels in...

Saturday, 12 February 2022 06:27

Highland Hillforts Hill forts are one of the most prominent types of prehistoric monument seen across many parts of Britain and IrelandCraig Mony, Drumnadrochit, It was named after a Norse leader who is said to have besieged it, before retreating further along Glenurquhart, where he was defeated...

Thursday, 10 February 2022 07:15

Aboyne Castle is a 13th-century castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Aboyne Castle is not open to the public, it is situated in private parkland to the north of the village of Aboyne in Deeside and historically was well defended by marshland. The Castle was first built as a motte and bailey in the...

Monday, 07 February 2022 06:08

Urquhart Castle can be found on the A82 road, 20 miles south-west of Inverness and about 2 miles east of the village of Drumnadrochit, in Gaelic meaning “Ridge of The Bridge. The castle stands on a rocky promontory on the north shore of Loch Ness, in the Highlands of Scotland, evidence has been...

Monday, 07 February 2022 05:48

Oldshoremore beach Kinlochbervie Scotland. This is a scattered crofting hamlet in the Eddrachillis parish of Sutherland with a beautiful quiet beach, very peaceful and almost deserted, the views breathtaking, well off the beaten track, add 5-10 degrees Celsius and you might as well be in the...

Monday, 07 February 2022 05:39

This is a atmospheric croft house, dating to the 1880s, left as the original owner left it at his death in 196o, the buildings are tucked away down a slope quite hidden, it feels like you are entering a time portal, the property was Lived in until 1963, when the Shetland Museum took it over. Dank...

Search Property For Sale etc

Appin Weather

Latest Reviews

Your review
While staying at East Hendred, we took advantage of the birds of prey experience for ...
Sheila · East Hendred Visitors Hospitality Guide · 2 months ago
Your review
I visited this pool while Covid restrictions were in effect, and they had done an ...
Your review
The region has a significant lot of historical significance, in addition to its obvious natural ...
Mandy · Durdle Door Visitors Hospitality Guide · 2 months ago
Your review
Allthough only a small village, this area has some of the most stunning hiking trails ...
Kev · Lulworth Visitors Hospitality Guide · 2 months ago
Your review
Drayton Park Golf Club in Oxfordshire, England, is an 18-hole, par-70 (6091 yard), private parkland ...
Kev · Drayton Visitors Hospitality Guide · 2 months ago
Your review
Beautiful landscape surrounds this charming house. It's clear that this is historically significant. Two knowledgeable ...
kim · Dorchester Visitors Hospitality Guide · 2 months ago