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Romantic Things to Do in Argyll and Bute

Published: 08/02/2023 / Author: Knockderry

Travel writers have regularly quoted Argyll and Bute as one of the most romantic places to visit in Scotland and it is easy to see why,  with beaches to stoll on, seafood to dine on and secret places to visit, it has all that is needed for a romantic date away.  

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Wild Swimming

Published: 11/05/2022 / Author: Knockderry House

Have you dreamt of swimming in a Scottish loch, surrounded by fabulous hills and a beautiful natural landscape?  We have put together some information for those of you who would like to learn more about wild swimming from Knockderry House in Loch Long.


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Winter Inspiration

Published: 21/10/2021 / Author: Beth

There are many reasons to consider the winter months for break in Scotland.  Some would even argue that it is the best time of year to come. 

Apart from the fact that it is very often cheaper, the roads and the more popular destinations are less crowded and the scenery is spectacular with snow-capped peaks and dramatic sunsets. 

We've summarised the best of the season in our short blog.

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Cycling Holidays

Published: 01/03/2021 / Author: Knockderry House

Cycling in the local area has become hugely popular.  There are regular organised cycling events but  more and more it is families out for the day enjoying the relative peace of these quite roads and the fantastic views along the coast line.

We have drafted a short description of a cycle route around the area for those of you considering bringing your bikes along and we have included a few more routes and local cycle suppliers to assist you to plan your cycling holiday.

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Published: 30/06/2020 / Author: Beth

Loch Long offers good fishing from the shore and boat with cod, whiting, plaice, mackerel, skate, wrasse and Pollack possible catches. It is free to fish but it is illegal to land any migratory fish such as salmon or sea trout.  Boasting 22 lochs and 39 miles of coastline around three sea lochs, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park offers excellent opportunities for all types of fishing. 

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Dog Walks and Days Out

Published: 29/06/2020 / Author: Knockderry House

As dog owners we know how important it is to share your holiday with your four-legged friends. When we first set up the hotel we visited some wonderful hotels around Scotland and discovered the joy of sharing these times with our own young dogs. The best trips were always where dogs were not only welcomed but provided for and so we decided we would try and do the same here at Knockderry.

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