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Places to See


  • RNLI Lifeboat Station​ at end of village

  • The old Phone Box is now a village "swap shop" for books, DVDs and more

  • The Pier

Anchor 1

Portavadie Marina

  • Marina

  • Gym & Spa

  • Restaurant

  • Cafe / Bar

  • Shop

Old Castle Lachlan

  • Inver Restaurant

  • Narrow coastal road

  • 30-40 mins

Knapdale Scottish Beaver Trail

  • Quickest route Ferry via Tarbet

  • Walk around freshwater lock

  • Easy to medium, takes about 90mins

  • Option to drive to Crinan - stunning sea lock to Crinan Canal

  • Low probability of seeing beavers but can see their lodge


  • 20 mins across ferry from Portavadie

  • Castle

  • Shops and restaurants

  • Fishing and sailing port

Isle of Bute

  • Car Ferry from Colintraive 


Dunoon is the closest major town with larger supermarkets, Morrisons and Co-Op, garden centres, clothes shops and the usual small town stores.

Can be a tricky drive on many single-track roads.

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