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Tel code: 01700 | code search
Postcode: PA21 | code search
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Tighnabruaich is a tranquil village on the Kyles of Bute in Argyll and Bute on the west coast of Scotland situated at the southern end of the Cowal Peninsula. The village was developed during the 19th century with a few marine villas, today it is a popular sailing resort with its own sailing school offering courses for all levels on sailing, windsurfing and power boating. The pier is regularly visited by Clyde Steamers and the popular tourist attraction, The Waverly, a replica of the 1940’s original and the last sea going paddle steamer. The village is positioned overlooking the sea channel the Kyles of Bute, designated a National Scenic Area. There are hotels, self-catering accommodation and B&B’s in and around the area; the village has cafés, restaurants, a tearoom, pubs, a spar, post office and interesting shops selling antiques, gifts and art supplies. There are floodlit tennis courts, a 5-a-side football pitch, a 9-hole golf course with views down the north and west Kyles and mackerel fishing offered from the pier. Activities include walking tours to Oban, Kilmartin Glen and the historic Dunadd where the first Kings of Scotland were crowned. There are cycling routes, clay-pigeon shooting, quad-biking, boat-trips, canoeing, scuba-diving and fishing. The Cowal Gathering (Highland Games) is held in nearby Dunoon each August.


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Tighnabruaich Hotel (0.06 miles)

Tighnabruaich Hotel
Small family run with large rooms overlooking the Kyles of bute.This Highland Village is like being back in time with it`s unspoilt nature and stunning vieuws, excellent for many outdoor activities(sailing windsurf golfcycling hiking tennis ... More | visit website
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The Royal an Lochan (0.52 miles)

The Royal an Lochan

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The Royal an Lochan, offers 11 luxury en suite rooms, most having views over the stunning Kyles of Bute. With a friendly service, free wifi and great food either in ... More | visit website

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Kilfinan Hotel (0.71 miles)

Kilfinan Hotel
Kilfinan Hotel has been welcoming travellers since the 1760s. The spectacular Highland scenery on the eastern shores of Loch Fyne, Scotland's longest sea loch, and the peaceful, unhurried lifestyle of the area make it a ... More | visit website
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Colintraive Hotel (3.83 miles)

Colintraive Hotel

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Spectacular views across the Kyles of Bute to the island. Fully refurbished to high standard. Award winning chef. Superb bar meals infront of log fire of bar with great atmosphere. ... More

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Stonefield Castle Hotel (7.07 miles)

Stonefield Castle Hotel

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Spoil yourself and stay in a Castle which is an outstanding example of Scottish baronial Architecture. Built in 1837 and in keeping with its unique situation and character, many of the original ... More

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Victoria Hotel (7.57 miles)

Victoria Hotel

Overlooking the harbour front in the village of Tarbert on the shores of loch fyne, this diminutive hotel offers dedicated, informal accommodation. Known through-out the village for its sunny yellow exterior, the Victoria Hotel can you ... More | visit website

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Glenburn Hotel (8.67 miles)

Glenburn Hotel
Set in an outstanding position above its own terraced gardens, the Glenburn enjoys a superb panorama across the waters of Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Peninsula. The town's shops, harbour, medieval castle ruins and sporting ... More | visit website
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The Ardyne (8.76 miles)

The Ardyne
The Ardyne is situated in a prominent position on the seafront, five minutes by car from the main ferry, or a leisurely stroll for those leaving their cars at home.

Our comfortable hotel is an elegant ... More | visit website
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St Ebba (8.76 miles)

St Ebba
St.Ebba is a grand grade 2 listed victorian house. It sits over looking Rothesay bay. Enjoy the panoramic views from the lounge or dining room while having breakfast or merely admiring the view. This is ... More | visit website
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Highland Cottage (8.89 miles)

Highland Cottage

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Amidst a glorious landscape of unspoilt wooded glens, fragmented coastline, stunning sea lochs and breathtaking bays, the delightful cottages at Home Farm nestle in a peaceful wooded ... More

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