Its distinctive landmark hills - the Paps - are visible from vantage points all over Argyll, and from places as far apart as Ben Nevis and the Irish coast. We'll also visit the former stronghold of the Lords of the Isles at Finlaggan and in the evenings you'll be able, if you'd like, to explore the attractive eighteenth- and nineteenth- century planned villages such as Bowmore and Port Charlotte.Jura gives the opportunity for a big hill climb, but there is a much gentler alternative on the east coast of the island for those who think a big climb may be too much for them, however wide and marvellous the views.We'll take our minibus across the short ferry from Port Askaig to give ourselves the freedom of Jura.
Now children in the area are sent to the primary school in Strachur and the secondary school in Dunoon.Medical facilities for the hamlet are provided by the GP in Strachur.The town lies between the A83 road and the head of Loch Fyne.Cairndow's school closed in 1988 after the roll fell to just 3 pupils.Craigrownie Parish Church serves the communities of Ardpeaton, Cove and Kilcreggan.
) is a coastal hamlet, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands.
It replaces an earlier house where, in the 1820s, feminist Caroline Sheridan Norton was raised.
There are a number of fine gardens open to the public, which thrive in the gulf stream conditions.
Cove is a village on the south-west coast of the Rosneath peninsula, on Loch Long, in Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland.
Historically in Dunbartonshire, before the local government reorganisation in Scotland in 1975 it formed part of the small Joint Burgh of Cove and Kilcreggan.
The distilleries to the north - Bunnahabhain, Bowmore, Caol Ila, Bruichladdich and Kilchoman tend to be of a lighter character, indeed some specify unpeated malt and draw their water direct from springs before it has had time to pick up much peat. You can rely on the quality of the accommodation that we find for you - its comfort, its food and the welcoming nature of those who run it.