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Self Catering Accommodation

Below is a list of places offering self-catering accommodation. Click on the highlighted name to look at the website of a particular place (often with quite stunning pictures of the house and its surroundings).

These range from the simple, homely and affordable to the luxurious and magnificent.  Whatever your budget, you should find something suitable.  For each place an indication is given of which part of Cowal it is in (South-West, Dunoon or North etc.) which will help you if you are interested  in a particular part of Cowal and want to stay in that area.  But wherever you stay, the whole of Cowal is just a short trip away.

The listing is in alphabetical order.


Acharossan Holiday Cottages (Tighnabruaich, South-West Cowal)
07909 994 703
01700 811228

Allt Beag, Tighnabruaich (South-West Cowal)

Ardachearnbeg Cottages (Glendaruel, South-West Argyll) – four different cottages in Glendaruel, sleeping between 4 and 6 people each.
01369 820272

Ardlamont House (Kames, SW Cowal) [self-catering in house, or in bunkhouse accommodation]
Email: use website contact form.
01700 811364

Argyll Retreat, Whistlefield (North-East Cowal) sleeps 2
07811 195 704


The Butler’s Quarters (Ardkinglas, North Cowal)
01499 600 261


Castle Carrick Luxury Accommodation (North-East Cowal)
01436 423 630

Castle Lachlan (South-West and North Cowal)
01369 860669

Chase the Wild Goose (cabins/lodges) (Dunoon)
01369 840672

Cnoc Dubh, by Colintraive (SW Cowal).  A house sleeping twelve people in four bedrooms.

The Coach House at Blairmore (Dunoon and SE Cowal)
01369 840802 or (mob) 07823 554508


Drimdarroch Cottage, Strathlachlan {South-West and North Cowal)
01369 860669

Drumsynie Estate Holiday Village (Lochgoilhead, North Cowal)
With caravans and lodges (as well as a hotel).
0845 459 6412


Feòrag Lodge (Dunoon & SE Cowal)
07887 493513

Forest Holidays (Ardgartan, North Cowal)
03330 110495


Hafton Lodge (Dunoon)
07805 655914

Halftown Cottages (near Strachur, North Cowal)
01369 860750

Home Farm Cottages, Glendaruel (South-West Cowal)
07778 503350

Hunter’s Quay Holiday Lodges (Dunoon)
0845 4596412


Largiemore (South-West Cowal)
(4 chalets and part of a farmhouse may be hired)
01700 821235

The Lodge at Loch Fyne (St Catherine’s, North Cowal)
01369 860464

Lyall Cliff Cottage (Dunoon)
01369 702041


Ormidale House (South-West Cowal)
[with several houses to choose from]
01505 872515 or (mob) 07765 007798

Oystershell Lodge (near Otter Ferry, South-West Cowal)
01369 706364


Portavadie Marina (South West Cowal) [apartments, cottages]
01700 811075


Royal Cottage, Tighnabruaich (SW Cowal).
Sleeps 8 people in 3 bedrooms.

Ruskin Lodge (by Loch Eck, Dunoon and North Cowal)
07751 195561


Shoreside Holiday Home, Lochgoilhead (North and North East Cowal)
07823 555508

The Snug (Dunoon)
07528 695671

Stravaigin Lodge (Dunoon and SE Cowal)
07525 023 632

Stronchullin Holiday Cottages (South-East Cowal)
01369 810246


Taynuilt Cottage (Toward, Dunoon and SE Cowal)
0141 942 7073 or 07930 275626


Waterside Villa (Tighnabruaich, SW Cowal)
01700 811 681

You’ll find more options and information about self-catering accommodation here:

Argyll Self-Catering Holidays