Things to Do

Glencoe Chairlift

Glencoe Chairlift

Kate and Andy will be only too willing to help arrange trips, give you ideas and advice about places to go and places to see and things to do. They may tell you about Oban being a 45min drive from Tyndrum and how Oban is the gateway to some of the Scottish Islands, like Mull and Iona and Staffa (Fingles Cave) or The Hollow Mountain, Hydro Electric Power Station at Loch Awe. They may even tell you stories about the Tyndrum Lead mines and Gold mine, you will just need to wait and see.

Oban Bay

Oban Bay

Cruachin Power Station Interior

Cruachin Power Station Interior

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyndrum itself is situated right on the junction of the main roads which take you to the North West and far North West of Scotland so is a fantastic place to base yourself for your trips to any area on the rugged Scottish North West.

Take for example going from Tyndrum to Mallaig this route takes in the beautiful Buachaille Etive Mor , the Glencoe ski Centre now ( Glencoe Mountain with its exciting mountain bike trail )then through Glencoe and its Three Sisters on to Glencoe village, even driving around Loch Leven with its fish restaurants, to Kinlochleven Village before re-joining the Fort William Road, Once at Fort William going to Anoch Mor Ski Range and Mountain Restaurant with it Magnificent views or take the Road to Mallaig driving, cycling or walking past “The devils staircase” the Caledonian canal locks system at at Corpach.

Glenfinann Monument

Glenfinann Monument

Then driving along Loch Eil to Loch Shiel see the Glenfinnan Monument to the Unknown Clansmen, at the head of the Loch it was erected, in 1815, in tribute to the Jacobite clansmen who fought and died and also Glenfinnan where you can see the Viaduct.. ( Harry Potter Viaduct as featured in his movies ) is superb and not to be missed if you are in the area. Further along you pass through Arisaig taking the old coast road where you can have a game of Golf right by the seashore and onto the White Sands of Morar then Mallaig, The magical gateway to the Isle of Skye and beyond.

Harry Potter Train

Harry Potter Train

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Glenfinnan Viaduct

 

 

 

 

 

All only a few hours drive from Tyndrum.

Kilbride Lodge B & B the most perfect start, middle or base for your journeys in the Western Highlands of Scotland. As for Kate and Andy well you are just part of the family when you are there.