Halftown Cottages Local activities around Inveraray
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Local Activities


Walks for all ages. Up Glen Shira (12m), and after an hour you will see Rob Roy's ruined cottage, a gentle moorland walk to the Cruach which is through the woodland behind the cottages, or go along the 3 miles of loch shore (belonging to the owner of the cottages) and collect mussels and winkles, or, for the more serious rock climbers, tackle the Trossachs (the Arrochar Alps) just 19 miles away. Guided walking tours are available at Strachur (4m).

Beach nearby Halftown

Outdoor Sports

Trout, salmon and mackerel fishing can be arranged or learn game and fly fishing in Dunoon (22m).


Boats for hire with loch fishing tackle at Ardbrechnish on Loch Awe (24m) where there are many small islands to visit. Canoeing, Kayaking, sailing and windsurfing available at Benmore Centre near Dunoon (22m), or Canoe on Loch Lomond (30m).


There is an underwater reef of much interest to divers less than two miles from the cottages.


An 18 hole course at Dunoon (22m) and 9 hole course at Lochgoilhead (9m) and at Inveraray (16m).


This is available from mid August to 20th of October for red deer and from the 12th of August to the 10th December for grouse. Clay pigeon shooting can be had at Ardrishaig on Loch Awe (30m).

Riding and Pony Trekking

This is provided at Dalchenna farm near Inveraray (17m), at Ardrishaig on Loch Awe (30m) and Dunoon (20m).


Cycles are for hire from Ardgarten at Arrochar (19m).

Leisure Centres

There are indoor leisure centres at Drimsynie Castle, Lochgoilhead (9m), where you can play badminton, curl, skate, do indoor bowling or swimming, and play table tennis. There is another indoor leisure centre at Hafton in Dunoon (22m).

Eating Out

Savour the cooking at Inver Restaurant, Strathlachlan (12m), Samphires Seafood Restaurant or the George Hotel in Inveraray (12m) or the Stagecoach Inn Cairndow.

Activities around Inveraray

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