Eredine Cottage, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute
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Eredine Cottage, set within the 29 acre private gardens of Eredine House with approximately half a mile of private shoreline and 2 hill lochs, is the ideal location for a fishing holiday in Scotland. It is a wonderful setting for some of the finest game and coarse fishing in Britain. Loch Awe is steeped in history and its magical landscape amid the rugged Scottish west highland scenery make it one of the most picturesque and peaceful stretches of inland freshwater in Scotland.
This gorgeous self-catering cottage is one of the few places on Loch Awe offering launching facilities and boats can be hired locally. Other activities available nearby are pony trekking and horse riding at Inveraray, Ardrishaig and Ardfern, golf at Dalmally, Inveraray or Lochgilphead golf courses, boating, cycling, hill walking, hiking, farm trails, spectacular ferry tours and cruises. Gemini Cruises operates from Crinan Harbour in Argyll and runs regular leisure and wildlife cruises and a water taxi service to many locations in the area including Loch Craignish, the Sound of Jura, Gulf of Corryvreckan, Scarba, the Garvellachs and the MacCormaig Islands, Islay and Colonsay.
This part of Scotland is renowned for its beautiful gardens, also, although in a peaceful rural location Argyll, it has many places of historical interest. The famous Kilchurn Castle is a short drive away as are Dunstaffnage, Barcaldine, Dunollie, Inveraray Castle and Inveraray Jail. The gardens and ruins at Ardchatan Priory and the prehistoric and medieval monuments and museum in Kilmartin are worth a visit. You can also take a ferry from the bustling town of Oban (50 minute drive from Eredine), and visit the Western Isles of Mull, Iona, Staffa and Islay for the day.
The villages of Ford and Kilmartin are easily accessible from Eredine and both Lochgilphead and Inverary are about 35 minutes drive away. The charming harbour town of Oban with its ferries to Western Isles is also within easy reach.
- Sleeps - 5
- Bedrooms - 2 (1 double, 1 x 3 singles)
- Bathrooms - 1
- Log fire
- Cot and high chair available
- Short walk to the shore
- Garden furniture
- Sorry, no pets
- Inveraray - 23 miles
- Airports: Glasgow 80 miles, Prestwick 115 miles, Edinburgh 122 miles, Oban 39 miles
- Train stations: Dalmally 20 miles, Oban 39 miles
- Fishing: Loch Awe
- Hiking / Walking / Climbing
- Cycling / Moutain Biking
- Horse Riding at Oban
- Golf: Inveraray & Lochgilphead
- Watersports / Sailing / Boat Trips
- Multi Activities / Off Roading / Karting / Quad Bikes
- Deer Stalking / Hunting / Shooting / Falconry
Eredine is the ideal base for visiting Kilchurn, Dunstaffnage, Barcaldine, Dunollie and Inveraray Castles. The gardens and ruins at Ardchattan Priory are well worth a visit. As is the Sea Life Centre and the Rare Breeds Farm that are both within easy reach of the bustling town of Oban (about a 50 minute drive from Eredine), from which you can take a ferry and visit the Western Isles of Mull, Iona, Staffa etc.
The historical islands of Seil, with its bridge over the Atlantic and Easdale, will take you back in time are only a short distance away as is the picturesque Crinan Canal. You can hire a boat and launch it from the jetty or pontoon along the shoreline of Loch Awe.
Located within the grounds of Eredine House and a short walk down to the shore, this cottage is both spacious and charming and enjoys its own pretty private garden. It has a large sitting room with an open fireplace and views over Loch Awe.
There is a fitted kitchen and dining area, a bathroom with bath and shower, basin and WC, and one double and one triple bedroom.
Heating and logs for the fire are not included. Bed linen is available for hire at £12 per person per week.
From Edinburgh follow the M9 north to Stirling then the A84 and A85 to Crianlarich. Continue on the A85 through Crianlarich and after passing Dalmally turn left onto the A819 towards Inveraray. Follow this road for 5 miles and then turn right on to the B840, signposted to Cladich and Ford. The gates to Eredine House are 14 miles from the junction, on the loch side.
From Glasgow head north and follow the A82 up Loch Lomond. At Tarbet, turn left onto the A83. At Inveraray take the A819. Follow the road for 9 miles then turn left, signposted Cladich and Eredine and left again onto the B840 and proceed as above.
Cost and availability.
Eredine Cottage is rented out year round. Change over day is Saturday with arrival after 3pm, departure by 10am.
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Eredine Cottage, Eredine House, Eredine, Argyll PA33 1BP Scotland