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Scotland’s outdoor social enterprise, based in Oban, offers a great range of outdoor activities including ‘Adventure Days’ for adults and children. Canoeing, gorge scrambling, coasteering, canyoning etc.

National Cycle Network – Route 78 – Oban to Fort William

This is the Sustrans cycle track that goes through Appin.

Oban and Lorn Walks

Ideas for walks in this area and throughout the Highlands

Appin Boat Tours

Relaxing boat tours from Port Appin in a 12 seat luxury RIB to see wildlife, castles and the stunning scenery.

Glencoe Mountain

Our nearest ski area and downhill mountain biking, plus events and summer walking access.

Vertical Descents

White water activities near Glencoe.

Paddle Lochaber

Excellent guided trips and kayaking courses to suit all abilities. Closest sea kayaking to Appin.

Go Glencoe

Guided trips into the hills & mountains of Glencoe. Can cater for all levels of experience & fitness.

Walk in Scotland

Whether it be enjoying a countryside ramble or an airy coastal walk, hiking long distance treks through the glens or climbing amidst the majesty of the mountains..

Nevis Range

Nevis Range is one of the premier tourist attractions in the Scottish Highlands, no visit is complete without a trip on Britain’s only mountain gondola system.

Sealife Adventures

Whale watching, wildlife, and whirlpool boat trips

Glencoe Activities

A great selection of land and water based activities just up the road in Glencoe.

Art, Craft, Design & Music


Green Info


Places to Visit

Review sites

An independent self catering and holiday cottage review website.
Cool Cottages Scotland
An independently reviewed listing for the Tree House.

Scottish-wide Information and Directories

A website promoting the area with a directory of all kinds of attractions and businesses.

Welcome to Argyll & Bute

A comprehensive guide to attractions, activities, principal events, eating out and accommodation.

Exploring Scotland

A directory of lots of things to do in Scotland.

Undiscovered Scotland

Very comprehensive information across Scotland including places, activities and history.


Scottish Search Engine and Directory



Wildlife Hub

Very close to Kinlochlaich in the View & Co cafe, with LIVE nest cameras on white tailed sea eagles, barn owls and herons and mini IMAX wildlife cinema.

This website has very comprehensive lists and excellent photos of the full range of plants and animals in the Lorn area ie. the north part of Argyll.

Wildlife of Argyll

Some of the best marine wildlife watching in Britain is possible from the Argyll coast and islands.

Sea Eagles

All about sea eagles. There is a webcam on Mull but you can often see them in Appin.

Wildlife holidays

Guide to wildlife holidays in Scotland. Includes self catering holiday accommodation, nature reserves to visit and wildlife watching tours and trips.

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Local reserve at Shian Wood. Good lists of wildlife.

Wild Scotland

Info about wildlife watching companies and comprehensive details on the whole range of wildlife species in Scotland.

Basking Sharks

Basking shark diving and wildlife excursions.