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Argyll and Bute Coast
Argyll and Bute Coast

Tarbet Argyll & Bute Holiday Accommodation Guide

A community known as Tarbert can be found in the Scottish province of Argyll and Bute. A charming fishing hamlet that boasts a harbour that offers protection and shelter to vessels used for both commercial and leisure purposes. Tarbert is the location of the Scottish Series, which is the most important sailing competition in Scotland.

In addition to a grocery store and financial institutions, there are a number of cafes and restaurants in the area that offer stunning vistas of the harbour. In addition to providing instruction to children in the nursery, primary, and secondary levels, Tarbert Academy also features numerous chances for fishing, stalking, and shooting.
Because it is the last stop before the ferry service to Islay, which is known for its whisky, Tarbert is a popular choice for those who choose to spend the night on their journey.

The majority of bed and breakfasts in Tarbert provide breakfast in the early morning hours as well as transportation to the boat that travels from Tarbert to Islay. This ferry may be reached in less than ten minutes by car on the road south to Campbeltown. Campbeltown also offers the convenience of daily flights to and from Glasgow, with the exception of Saturdays, but not on the other days of the week.

The town of Lochgilphead is located in the northern part of Argyll and Bute. This town serves as the administrative centre of the two counties, and it provides a wide range of amenities to its residents, including primary and secondary education, a medical centre, a dentist, a local grocery store, pubs, and restaurants. You can choose to stay in a self-catering cottage, a bed and breakfast, or a hotel with great views of the port. Hotels provide a wide variety of room types to accommodate guests on a budget of any size.

Swimming, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, and horseback riding are just some of the activities that are available to both young and old visitors alike. This is an excellent location to use as a base from which to explore Argyll and the islands. The region is a paradise for people who love the outdoors and for animals.

In addition to the two 18-hole courses in Machrihanish, there are also two 9-hole courses in Tarbert and Carradale, and the 18-hole Dunaverty Golf Course is located in Southend. Lochgilphead is located to the north, and it is home to a number of amenities, including a hospital with an integrated medical centre, a sports centre, gas stations, a larger supermarket, a swimming pool, and the administrative offices of the community council at Kilmory Castle.

It is possible to reach the islands of Islay and Jura, Gigha, Arran and Portavadie, Ardrossan, and many more Inner Hebrides islands from Campbeltown, which is home to ferry port facilities. Campbeltown Airport is around 42 kilometres (26 miles) away, whereas Glasgow International Airport is approximately a two-hour drive away.

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  • Tarbet: Postcode G83
  • Tarbet: Latitude 56.2040° N Longitude -4.7125° W
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Tarbet is a small village in Argyll and Bute, located within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, a minor junction opposite the corner of the Tarbet Hotel nearest the loch leads to a large car park in a beautiful spot leading down to the loch side and the piers used by many of the boats offering pleasure trips on the loch, this is a great place to visit, you can start by searching Tarbet Argyll & Bute Holiday Accommodation.

traditionally on the northern fringes of the historic County of Dunbartonshire, where Loch Long and Loch Lomond come close, the village of Arrochar and Tarbet railway station are on the West Highland Line and stands between the two villages.


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