See & Do - Highlands and IslandsVisiting the Inner and Outer Hebrides from Argyll, West Scotland.

Ardfern is a beautiful and tranquil West Coast village which has been popular with holiday-makers for many years and each cottage has its own spectacular views of Loch Craignish, its islands and the hills beyond. 

Ferry Crossings to the Islands and Hebrides

Caledonian MacBrayne offer scheduled ferry services from Oban to many of the Scottish Islands.  A trip to the Isle of Mull from Oban is a great day out - on Mull you may wish to take the Steam Train to visit Torosay Castle and Gardens.  For a longer day on Mull, a visit to Tobermory (made famous as "Balamory" in the childrens' TV programme), or the sacred Isle of Iona is also possible.  Bowman's Isle of Mull Tours connect with the ferry.

A short ferry crossing takes you from the "Bridge over the Atlantic" at Seil Island to the Island of Luing, and the old slate-quarrying island of Easdale with its disused workings and award-winning museum & craft centre.

Also within easy reach are Islay & Jura (famous for their malt whisky distilleries), Gigha, Arran and little Kerrera in Oban Bay.

Boat Trips in West Scotland

There are a number of sightseeing day trips available, and itineraries might include island visits, a trip to the infamous Corryvreckan whirlpool or a chance to see some of the wildlife and sea birds of Loch Craignish.  Cruise operators include Loch Craignish Cruises. Gemini Cruises, Farsain Cruises (01852 500664) & Seafari adventures.

For the more adventurous, watersports including sailing, canoeing and windsurfing are available from Craobh Haven Watersports (01852 500664).

Ardfern Yacht Centre offer boat launching, chandlery and repairs. The chandlery is open 7 days and has a range of clothing, caps, jackets, sunglasses, books, cards, Ardfern tee-shirts and tea towels, maps, wellies, and binoculars.  Well worth a browse!

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Lovely well equipped cottages, peaceful surroundings with beautiful views, no hesitation in returning. Our 2 dogs had a fantastic time
Marion W
March 2010