Cottages near Loch Awe, the longest freshwater loch in Scotland.

Taynuilt and Loch Awe have incredible views, a perfect place to relax and enjoy some of the best scenery in the west highlands. With kayaks, canoes, fishing and paddle boards on the loch there's lots to do on the doorstep!

Lochawe is in the beautiful West Highlands. Loch Awe, the longest freshwater loch in Scotland, runs south west from about 20 miles east of Oban and is one of the most beautiful and most photographed of the Scottish lochs. At the northern end of the loch is the iconic ruin of Kilchurn Castle.

Luxury lochside escapes for couples, honeymooners or friends looking to escape the chaotic congested environment we live in. The panoramic views on the shores of Loch Awe are truly stunning.

An abundance of wildlife here including deer, pine marten, red squirrels and otters and an even greater variety of birds, including barn owls and osprey. This is the perfect area to visit to unwind and relax. With fishing boats pottering about on Loch Awe, and nearby mountains such as mighty Ben Cruachan, this is some of the best scenery in Scotland.

self-catering accommodation with view over Loch Awe
  • Taynuilt
  • Glasgow airport - 102 miles
  • Taynuilt station
  • Pubs and restaurants
  • Hillwalking
  • Fishing and watersports on Loch Awe
  • Canoe, kayak and paddle boarding
  • Small wedding venues
  • Kilchurn Castle
  • Oban with ferries to the isles
  • Day trip to Mull
  • Distillery tour
  • Boat trip up Loch Etive
  • Cruachan Visitor Centre

Directions tp Loch awe and Taynuilt:

Directions by car from Glasgow Airport – Two hours via Erskine Bridge, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond, Tarbet and Inverary: Take the M8 towards Greenock then take junction 30 over Erskine Bridge and the A82 towards Loch Lomond and Tarbet. At Tarbet take A83 to Inverary then the A819 to Loch Awe. You will arrive at a T-junction, which is at the top of Loch Awe. Take a left onto the A85, Follow this road through the village of Loch Awe then pass through Bridge of Awe, after a further two miles you will reach the village of Taynuilt.

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Luxury self-catering for 2

Gorgeous luxury accommodation near the shores of Loch Awe in a stunning locations. If you're looking for a perfect honeymoon cottage this is a great place t look!