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There's always plenty to do while staying at Aird Farm. As well as the many Eateries and bars there's Inveraray Castle, numerous gardens, museums, boat trips, and the Isle of Jura is a short ferry ride away.

The area around about the farm offers some of the best walks in the area, this is a perfect opportunity to take in some of the breathtaking scenery.

Other activities like kayaking, horse riding and fishing are available.

Below is a list of local attractions and activities, please click the links to find out more.

Ardfern Village Shop
Excellent local shop and Post Office in Ardfern

Crafty Kitchen
Craft shop in Ardfern with a eating area and exhibitions are held throughout the season

Galley of Lorne
Local Hotel with Bar and restaurant at Ardfern

Lord of Isles
Bar and restaurant at nearby Craobh Haven

Loch Melfort Hotel
At Arduanie offering restaurant and chartroom bar beside Arduaine Gardens

Shower of Herring
Restaurant and bar at the head of Loch Melfort, Argyll

Kilmartin Hotel
19th Century hotel in Kilmartin offering bar meals.

Crinan Hotel
At the sea lock of Crinan Canal

Craignish Cruises
Boat trips on Sea Leopard from Ardfern Yachet Center to Loch Craignish, Correyvreckan whirlpool and Sound of Jura. Private charter also available. Tel 01852 500546

Farsain Cruises
Boat trips from Craobh Haven Marina to Sound of Luing, Correyvreckan whirlpool Garvellochs Tel 01852 500664 islands. Can be charted for sea angling Tel 01852 500664

Ardfern Yacht Centre
Based in Ardfern and has a chandlery shop.

Sealife Adventures
Whale watching and wildlife trips from Easdale.

Sea Fari
High speed RIB trips from Easdale to Correyvreckan whirlpool and Scarba.

Caledonian MacBrayne
Ferry sailings from Oban to Mull, Iona, Colonsay, Tiree and from Kennacraig , south of Tarbert to Islay and Jura.

Lunga Riding Centre
Riding centre at nearby Craobh Haven with trekking, western riding and lessons.

Kilmartin House Museum
At nearby Kilmartin with an onsite shop and an award winning cafe. Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland's richest prehistoric landscapes.

Inveraray Jail
Is now a museum in Inveraray, Argyll and tells the story of life behind bars during 1800's.

Inveraray Castle
Is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll and is open to the public from April - October.

Arduaine Gardens
A National Trust for Scotland garden at nearby Arduaine

Gardens of Argyll

Craignish Guide
A guide of walks on Craignish Peninsula

Argyll Walks

Craignish Village Hall, Ardfern
Host to many arts events and exhibitions throughout the year. For information on upcoming events and/or to book the hall visit their website or call 01852 500746.

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