Crinan Hotel

“Stunning views and the freshest West Coast seafood” - AA Inspector

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CRINAN, ARGYLL & BUTE

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Our View

This romantic retreat enjoys a stunning location with fabulous views across the Sound of Jura. The hotel stands at the north end of the Crinan Canal, which connects Loch Fyne to the Atlantic Ocean. For over two hundred years this hostelry has been caring for the community needs of this tiny fishing village, and welcoming travellers. This sense of continuity has been lovingly provided by Frances Ryan for over 40 years. Relax with a drink in the pub, restaurant or seafood bar, which extends to the patio overlooking the fishing boats. The Westward Restaurant’s cuisine is firmly based on the freshest seafood – it’s landed daily just 50 metres from the hotel. Look out for jumbo prawns landed daily, lobsters and oysters, as well as meat, seafood stew or vegetarian options.

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Crinan Hotel
CRINAN, PA31 8SR
Phone : 01546 830261

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Closed: 2
  • 2

About The area

Discover Argyll & Bute

This is a county that’s all about awe-inspiring landscapes and unique island cultures. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney put the area on the map when he wrote Mull of Kintyre, recorded in 1977 with the local pipe band backing his group. Kintyre is a long, thin peninsula that points south from the mainland, sheltering the mouth of the Firth of Clyde from the open sea. It’s very nearly an island, with just a narrow isthmus connecting it with Knapdale, to the north.

Tucked away at the end of the Firth of Clyde, Bute has been the holiday playground for generations of Glaswegians and is home to some of the finest golden beaches anywhere on the west coast. It may not boast the wild mountain grandeur of some of Scotland’s other islands, but Bute is blessed with swathes of heathery moorland and a range of low, fertile hills, perfect for walking and studying the local wildlife. Such is the variety of landscapes that make up this county.

To experience the sights and sounds of the area, visit Dunoon in late August for the Cowal Highland Gathering, when more than 150 pipe bands from all over the world compete for prestigious trophies.

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