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Our houses are situated in one of the most attractive parts on the West Coast of Scotland, famed far and wide for its mountain scenery and coastal landscapes. 


Ardnamurchan and the surrounding areas are host to a vast array of acitivities. Wether you decide to stay in the immediate area or travel further afield there is something for everyone. 


Our Facebook page has a blog with details of  "a week at Ardgour", and we've popped some of our favourite places below. 


We are sure you won't be stuck for things to do but if you require any more advice please just get in touch.

Beaches and boats

Each houses includes private trout fishing on two lochans. The use of a small rowing boat is available on one.

Salachan beach is a 10 minutes drive or a 30 minute walk, accessible along the back road from Ardgour House .



Ardgour is home to most species of birds and mammals native to Scotland.  Near the house and grounds, the careful observer has the opportunity to view Red Deer, Roe Deer, Pine Martens, Badgers, Foxes, Heron, Golden Eagles, Buzzards, Owls and many other species of bird.

A short distance away there are Otters, Seals (Common and Grey), Feral Goats (Ardgour from the Gaelic Ard-Ghobhar means height of the goat), Red Squirrel, Mountain Hares, Oyster Catchers, Terns, Mallard Duck and Mute Swans as well as numerous species of sea bird.

Vertical Descents

For those seeking adventure why not visit Vertical Descents. Activities available include:


Canyoning, Gorge Walking, Paintball, Segway, White Water Rafting, Climbing & Abseiling, Mountain Biking.


Home of the 'Harry Potter' bridge well travelled by the Hogwart's Express, Glenfinnan offers a range of activities just 45 minutes drive from the houses. 

Ariundle Centre 

The Ariundle Centre (formally and still affectionately known to us as 'Cosy Knits' is situated just past Strontian, approximately 25 minutes drive from the houses. Explore the child-friendly Circular Walk, learn to spin wool or relax and enjoy one of their fabulous scones. 

Dragon's Tooth

The 18 tee, 9 hole Dragon's Tooth Golf Course at Ballachulish is located on an undulating, tree-lined estate at the entrance to mighty Glencoe, just south of Fort William. 

Nevis Range 

Gondola rides, snow sports, high rope courses and moutain biking.



Glencoe Mountain  

In summer the centre offers chairlift rides, mountain biking, tubing, hill-walking, climbing,  photography and great home cooked food in the panoramic log cabin cafe. In winter; skiing, snowboarding, sledging and avalanche rescue training are available and the resort has both the longest and the steepest ski run in Scotland.

Loch Shiel Cruises

Unique guided cruises on the stunning sheltered waters of Loch Shiel. 

Nadurra Visitor Centre 


Privding a unique introduciton to the flora and fauna of the Ardnamurchan peninsula. 

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