The village of Ardfern has a village shop with a post office, Crafty Kitchen offering food and a craft area within it. The local hotel, Galley of Lorne offers bar and evening meals in its restaurant. The local riding center, Lunga Riding Center offers western riding, treking and lessons on their Appaloosa horses.

The standing stones and neolithic burial grounds of Mid Argyll are found within a short distance at Kilmartin Glen along with Kilmartin House Museum. Near Kilmartin there is also Carnassaire Castle and Dunadd Fort. The old parish church of Kilmarie, which has a number of carved stones and dating from the 13th century is at Kirton, one mile from Aird. Arduaine Gardens, boat trips from Ardfern and Craobh Haven Marina are all within easy reach of Aird. Oban is 27miles with boat trips to islands of Mull, Tiree and Colonosay and Lochgilphead 21miles.