Ardmaddy Estate sits in a quiet, gentle corner of Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Whilst within half an hour of the harbour town of Oban and only three hours from Glasgow, once there, you feel as though you are in a different time and space to the rest of the world.
Its quiet tranquility and the utter peace soothes the soul and rest the senses. Its open spaces and magnificent views free the mind. Surrounded by woodland, hills, moors and the sea, Ardmaddy is also a haven for wildlife – from eagles soaring above the hills, to skylarks singing their hearts out and from deer grazing on the hillsides to otters hunting by the shore – there is so much here for you to see and experience.
We had some beautiful days at Ardmaddy and though there are lost of things to see nearby, we were happy wandering the grounds and kicking back for a few days.
We were made to feel very welcome and found the house comfortable and well equipped.
Great views from all windows, comfortable beds, great location.
It's a lovely cottage and situation. The fishing was a little disappointing - not the best area for that because of the seaweed and access to the best parts. However we saw a mother otter and pup so that was a real highlight. Sadly for us the weather which was very hot down south was poor, some rain and cold enough to have to put the heating on in the cottage but obviously the weather is out of anyone's hands. We visited Seil, Easdale and Luing all worth visiting. We also drove down to Campbeltown - the drive was lovely but the town was disappointing, a bleak looking place but we did...more