Ardnamurchan - the best kept secret in Scotland

Ardnamurchan is one of the hidden delights of the Scottish Highlands. It is a large finger of land which protrudes into the Atlantic Ocean just north of Oban and South of Ft William. A short 2 minute ferry crossing (Corran to Ardgour) will transport you to a different world of unsurpassed hidden highland beauty, hard to beat anywhere in Scotland.

It is also the gateway to all the small Inner Hebridean Islands including Mull, Iona, Muck, Egg, Rum, Coll and Tiree. But to ignore this staggeringly beautiful part of the west coast is to miss a truly magical experience.  Fresh seafood in abundance, excellent walking and bird watching, extraordinary wildlife - seals, eagles, dolphins, whales, otters, pine martens, wildcats red squirrels and magnificent red deer can all be seen here.

A walk or drive through Ardnamurchan  would reveal some magnificent seascapes, wonderful mountain climbs, deserted white sandy beaches which would rival the best the Caribbean can offer.

In short - Ardnamurchan beguiles all who visit here but beware, once sampled, you just have to return - one visit is never enough…

Things to do in the Scottish Highlands

Things to do in the Scottish Highlands...

One of the best small luxury hotels in Scotland, Kilcamb Lodge sits peacefully on the shores of Loch Sunart in 22 acres of unspoiled meadow and woodland.  You'll get a tingle of excitement when you cross the ferry to Ardnamurchan, an unspoilt Highland idyll on the most western peninsula in Britain and gateway to a myriad of wonderful Hebredian Islands.

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel stands quietly on the shores of Loch Sunart on the outskirts of the village of Strontian and from here you can sample the delights of the area including the islands of Mull, Eigg, Rum, Muck, Staffa, Coll and Tiree as well as the delightful Moydart Morvern and Ardnamurchan Peninsula fondly described as "almost an island" because it is surrounded by water on three sides. All the small isles are an easy drive or day trip away. There is so much to do and see, you'll want to return time and time again.

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Adelphi Whisky

Distillery Tours

The Ardnamurchan Distillery opened in July 2014 and for the first time in history Whisky is now being produced (legally) on Ardnamurchan.

Fishing in Scotland

Fishing

Find out where to go for the best fishing near to Kilcamb Lodge

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A beautiful location on the shores of Loch Sunart for an historic lodge, brought up to date with fantastic dining and lounge areas. Every single morsel of food I ate during my stay was absolutely delicious!

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Visited here for lunch over the Bank Holiday. What a lovely hotel with a brilliant lunch menu. Food was delicious and Staff were brilliant - quietly efficient but very friendly, making sure everything was just right. Definitely considering returning for a few days break in such…

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I know this beautiful area of Scotland extremely well. Over the years I have stayed in all manner of different accommodations hereabouts. The Kilcamb is very comfortable, with a marvellous location. The staff are efficient, friendly and unobtrusive, and the food is truly special

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We stayed two nights (6/12-13) in room 10 which was small and with a limited view, but an excellent, modern bath. That's the worst I have to note because the food, setting/common rooms, staff and location were excellent. The food (breakfast and dinner both days) was the best of our total trip- smoked haddock with poached egg and porridge (with a half-shot of scotch!) were standouts for breakfast and dinners were about as excellent as food can be. Excellent wine list as well. The wait staff were new (mostly from Czech Republic) but very kind and solicitous. An excellent location (take the car ferry!) for exploring castles and quick visit to Oban. Would enthusiastically return!

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Food was amazing, everything was finished. My family and I enjoyed every part of our night, we were celebrating an 85th and 15th birthday. Wine selection was beautiful and service was always right there when you needed it. Thank you again for a wonderful night.

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There really aren't enough superlatives to describe our four day break at Kilcamb. As ever, the food was extremely good and the room (suite?) was superb, with a view over the loch. Our two Labradors seemed to enjoy themselves, although because of the time of year, we kept them…

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Visited 24/25 August had previously tried to book for a special birthday in April - so glad we decided to try again. Great location, amazing views, tremendous staff, room 5 nice sitting room, bedroom with most comfortable bed, good quality linen and towels, space in bathroom to lay out toiletries, good range of complimentary toiletries.

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What a team at Kilcamb! We had the second of our now traditional Sunday lunches in the company of a friend who had particular dietary needs. The kitchen and table staff went out of their way to ensure we all got exactly the meal we each desired. It's easy to see why this hotel has three AA rosettes for its food. The three course Sunday lunch at £25 a head is unbeatable for both quality and value!

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The staff here are really tremendous. They were very helpful via email in advance of our trip and gave us a very warm welcome on arrival. Then an elderly relative was taken ill whilst staying here and they could not have been more helpful. They handled the situation with great care, tact and kindness. It made a very stressful situation far more bearable. We had just stayed somewhere else in the Highlands where the staff just weren't up to scratch and I had wondered if it was hard to get great staff in this area. Nope, cos here they are. I suspect they're very well trained and looked after. I also noted one of the waiters dealing with some pretty unpleasant customers with great patience and politeness. The location is stunning and so peaceful. You could just sit and look out at the loch all day.

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My boyfriend and I spent two lovely nights at Kilcamb lodge.
It is a beautiful and classy hotel. Friendly staff and excellent food.
I’m vegan and they made a special menu for me. I really appreciated that they gave me so many food options!

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We had a great stay at Kilcamb Lodge Hotel. The drive from Mallaig to Strontian was stunning. We received a warm welcome and were shown to our room which had a lovely view over the loch. We had a walk down by the loch before dinner - absolutely gorgeous scenery.

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We stayed 3 nights in the Kilcamb and we can hardly imagine a better hotel:
Excellent dining and fine breakfast make it a very rewarding stay, especially as the staff is very personal and helpful.

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