Welcome to Aird Farm Holiday Cottages
in beautiful Argyll, Scotland
Aird House and Aird Steading Cottage are 2 self-catering holiday cottages in Argyll. Situated only 3 miles from the village of Ardfern, between Oban and Lochgilphead, the self-catering cottages are amongst some of the most stunning scenery in Scotland.
These luxury holiday cottages are part of Aird Farm which is a traditional hill farm at the end of Craignish peninsula with spectacular views to Paps of Jura, the Straits of Correyvreckan the well-known whirlpool between the islands of Jura and Scarba; and the mountains of Mull provide a magnificent backdrop to the islands of Luing and Lunga. These 2 cottages offer relaxation or a romantic break with one of the finest sea views in a breathtaking area on the West coast of Argyll.
“Thank you for a lovely holiday. Cottage extremely comfortable and views to die for.”
Aird House, VisitScotland 4-Star; provides extremely high-quality self-catering holiday accommodation for 6 people.
Magnificent views to the west looking on to the islands of Jura, Scarba, with the Correyvrekan whirlpool between them, along with the islands of Luing and Mull. Walking, wildlife, birdlife, sea fishing or just exploring Craignish are all part of staying at Aird. Aird House, Ardfern is ideal as a base for touring Argyll and is within easy reach of both Oban and Lochgilphead and the surrounding areas.
Aird Steading Cottage, VisitScotland 5-Star; offers luxury, spacious self-catering accommodation for 2.
The cottage forms the west end of the traditional farm steading at Aird Farm, Ardfern between Oban and Lochgilphead, and is unique in that it is the only cottage on Craignish peninsula to have breathtaking views of both Loch Craignish to the east and the islands of Jura, Scarba, with the Correyvrechan whirlpool between them, along with the islands of Mull and Luing to the west.
Aird Farm Cottages enjoy an elevated position at the end of Craignish peninsula offering stunning views over the Sound of Jura to Mull and Gulf of Corryvreckan Whirlpool the tidal race between Jura and Scarba.
The Dorus Mhor (meaning the big door) is another tidal race a mile walk from the Aird and where the first steam boat, the Comet went down in 1820.
An array of wildlife can be found in the local area. Seals, otters, occasionally bottlenose dolphins, roe deer and more recently red deer can all be seen. Red squirrels are often seen and can be found at Kilmarie Chapel and surrounding woods.
Birds such as buzzards, oystercatchers, herons, gannets, golden eagles and the majestic sea eagles flying overhead are often seen in the surrounding area.
The luxury cottages in Argyll are run by Malcolm and Alison Campbell and their family who live on the farm.
Malcolm is the third generation of the Campbell’s at Aird rearing beef cattle and sheep. Malcolm and Alison are there to welcome you on arrival and are available should you need help during your stay to ensure you have a truly enjoyable West Highland experience.
Both self-catering cottages have their own enclosed garden with panoramic sea views.
The glorious evening sunsets can be enjoyed from each cottage. On the farm itself, there are many walks with magnificent views of the Sound of Jura, Loch Craignish and Knapdale in Argyll.