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Tel code: 01838 | code search
Postcode: PA36 | code search
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Bridge of Orchy Hotel
"Good Points: wonderful location, excellent food, staff friendly and helpful, price good General review: Really enjoyed and am planning to return

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Bridge of Orchy Hotel
"Good Points: Excellent rooms and food General review: Hotel in superb location, quick and efficient check in. efficient pleasant staff with well thought out facilities. meals varied and beautifully presented. thanks ..." More

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Bridge of Orchy is a small village in Argyll and Bute Scotland, bordering the west side of the central Highlands. Military roads and bridges were built all over the Highlands after the Jacobite Rising of 1715 with the intention of suppressing rebellion, the village of Bridge of Orchy dates back to 1751 with the building of the arched bridge over the River Orchy by Major Caulfield. The village is on the West Highland Way a long distance footpath from Glasgow to Fort William in the Highlands, the route heads through Bridge of Orchy via Tyndrum heading on to Inveroran. Bridge of Orchy is popular tourist destination it has a railway station, hotel and restaurant, there are campsites, hostels and holiday accommodation throughout the area. The village is surrounded by spectacular scenery, rivers, lochs and mountains, attractions include the Munros; Beinn Dorain at 3254ft, and Beinn an Dothaidh at 3267ft which stand to the east of the village. The River Orchy has white water rapids and is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts with canoeing, rafting and kayaking. Other activities nearby include pony-trekking, mountain biking and golfing. Fishing is available in the River Orchy and at nearby Loch Awe. There are steam-boat trips from Lochawe pier to the ruins of the historic Kilchurn Castle, during the summer months.

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Bridge of Orchy Hotel (0.07 miles)

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

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The Bridge of Orchy hotel sits on the A82 which is the main route to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The train station which is only minutes walk from the ... More

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Tyndrum Lodge (6.11 miles)

Tyndrum Lodge

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This family-run hotel is situated amongst of some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, on the edge of one of the best hill walking areas in the Highlands. Ideally located ... More

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The Crianlarich Hotel (10.36 miles)

The Crianlarich Hotel

The Crianlarich Hotel is at the junction of the A82 and A85, convenient to Loch Lomond, Oban and Fort William yet little more than an hour's drive from Glasgow or Edinburgh. It is also at the ... More | visit website

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Inverardran house (11.11 miles)

Inverardran house
Ben challum cottage offers that little bit more independence than bed and breakfast this unit sleeps up to four people in two rooms one double room and a bunk bedded room. A recent conversion of ... More | visit website
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Ben More Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (11.11 miles)

Ben More Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Set near the foot of one of Scotland's largest peaks, Ben More Lodge Hotel offers modern facilities in a refreshing Highland environment.
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Glenorchy Lodge Hotel (11.56 miles)

Glenorchy Lodge Hotel

The Glenorchy Lodge Hotel is quickly becoming established as the newest couples retreat in the Highlands of Scotland. Tucked away in the heart of the picturesque village of Dalmally, the hotel is a perfect ... More | visit website

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Luib Hotel (13.92 miles)

Luib Hotel
The Luib Hotel is an ideal place to stay with its backdrop of magnificent mountain scenery, the abundance of outdoor activities, the comforts of home-cooked food and Sunday lunches, not to mention comfortable guest rooms ... More | visit website
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Ardlui Hotel (14.93 miles)

Ardlui Hotel
The Ardlui Hotel, Loch Lomond lies in the ancient heart of Scotland among the breathtaking scenery of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the oldest and most spectacular of the country’s national parks. The ... More | visit website
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Tigh Na Cheo Guest House (15.40 miles)

Tigh Na Cheo Guest House

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Tigh Na Cheo is a 4 Star Visit Scotland rated Guest house. The Guest house has 9 bedrooms all en-suite, guest Lounge with open fire and large dinning room with ... More

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Tailrace Inn (15.49 miles)

Tailrace Inn

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Welcome to the Tailrace Inn, Kinlochleven, Scotland. Situated in the Heart of the Scottish Highlands. Comfortable en-suite accommodation, great food and drink. The Inn has 6 fully modernised bedrooms with en-suite ... More

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