“Passionate hosts showcase the best of Islay and the island experience” - AA Inspector
GLENEGEDALE, ARGYLL & BUTE
Our Inspector's view
The strength here is that the hosts who go out of their way to ensure guests enjoy both the house and all that the island has to offer. Situated halfway between Bowmore and Port Ellen, this luxury guest house boasts some of the best views on the island, with the Mull of Oa and the glory of the Atlantic Ocean in full view. The modern accommodation is complemented by a range of comfortable lounges. Memorable dinners and breakfasts are served in the stunning dining room with a fantastic array of gins and whiskies to choose from.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 4
- Bedrooms ground: 1
- Private fishing
- relationship with another leisure provider
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Dinner Served
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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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