Welcome to Hawthorn Cottages near Oban. Situated on twenty acres of croft land overlooking Ardmucknish Bay, our two cottages are suitable for both couples and families with short breaks welcome. Cyclists, walkers and other outdoor enthusiastics are welcome and our well equipped cottages are set a short walk from our licensed restaurant. Local amenities can be found in Benderloch with is less than a mile away and we are also set a short walk from the beautiful sands at Tralee Beach.
Furnished to a high standard throughout, The Garden Suite is a newly built wooden lodge with one double and one twin bedroom. The two bedrooms share use of a modern shower room with cubicle, WC and hand basin. The comfortable lounge has an electric fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and lovely country views towards Ardmuckish Bay from the large window.
Kitchen facilities include a washing machine, electric cooker, fridge, hob, toaster plus plenty of crockery and cutlery.
This traditional 18th Century property has been tastefully converted to offer excellent self catering accommodation. Facilities include one double bedroom and one twin bedroom which both have a wash basin and shaver points. The shower room has a hand basin, WC and modern self catering facilities in the kitchen include a washing machine, fridge, cooker, toaster plus a breakfast bar seating area.
The comfortable lounge is furnished with a leather suite and feature electric fire. There are dual aspect windows along with a flat-screen Freeview TV and a DVD player.
Guest can enjoy dining at our small licensed restaurant situated next door which is leased to an award winning chef.
We can offer under cover storage for bikes, kayaks and motorbikes. Please mention when booking if you require this. Wi-Fi service is available and we have parking facilities.
The Barn is available for short breaks from three nights and the minimum stay at The Garden Suite is two nights. We also offer bed and breakfast accommodation from £70 per room per night. Contact us for further details. Please note we do not accept pets.
Bed linen is provided for your stay but please bring towels. Our rates do not include electricity and these is charged by a meter reading taken at the end of your stay.
Our cottages are the ideal base for exploring the West Coast of Scotland and peaceful Argyll islands. Island hopping by boat, bike, bus or car is very easy from Oban and a 45 ferry ride can take you to the Craignure on Mull. Enjoy visiting the historical sites of Iona or Duart or go wildlife spotting with Golden Eagles, otters, red deer and sea eagles to be seen. The nearby Treshnish Isles are also ideal for a walk amonst the nesting puffins on the cliffs.
Other places of interest in the surrounding area include Kerrera, home to the ruins of Castle Gylen, Lismore, Fort William, Glencoe, Kilmartin, Crinan and Inverarary. Sea kayaking, fishing, golf, tennis and cycling can all be enjoyed nearby.
From Glasgow, take the A82 till you come to Tyndrum then onto A85 towards Oban until you come to Connel (about 5 miles before Oban).
At Connel take the left hand-turn onto the A828 towards Fort William, which swings around and over Connel Bridge.
Continue for 3 miles to Benderloch through the village past the shop and church.
Take the first road on your left signposted South Shian.
Hawthorn Cottages Bed & Breakfast is the third house on the right.