Appin is a small village and countryside on the shores of Loch Linnhe on the west coast of Scotland. With spectacular landscapes, this area offers a great variety of activity and recreation. Appin is loved by bikers and hikers, kayakers and sailers, hill climbers and hunters, photographers and painters. Appin is the home to the famous Castle Stalker (see photo) which sits on a small island off the shore. Castle Stalker is one of the most photographed castles in Scotland. From Port Appin you can take the passenger ferry to the Isle of Lismore, only a 4 min boat trip. Lismore is rich in history & heritage and a great place for a day's walk or a bicycle tour. We will here list up some of the tourist attractions and services in Appin.
The Pierhouse Hotel - A charming and romantic hotel in Port Appin on the shores of Loch Linnhe. With spectacular views over the loch with the islands of Lismore, Sheep Island and Shuna and over to the mountains of Morven. The hotel has one of Scotlands best seafood restaurant. See more on www.pierhousehotel.co.uk
The Airds Hotel - A first class hotel with elegant rooms and public areas and service to match. The restaurant, boasting 3 Rosettes, serves excellent cuisine including beef, fish and shellfish and is set against stunning views across the loch. Dinner, lunch and full afternoon teas are served or simply pop in for a coffee. Make the most of the view by sitting in the conservatory or the beautiful garden. See more on www.airds-hotel.co.uk
Chruachan B&B - Bed & Breakfast situated on shore of Loch Creran, Appin on West Coast of Scotland. The area is rich in flora and fauna - birds (from wrens to sea-eagles), red and roe deer, seals and otters. Rare butterflies including the Pearl Bordered Fritillary and the Chequered Skipper can be found nearby at Glasdrum Nature. See more on www.bed-breakfast-appin.co.uk
Fasgadh B&B - A warm, friendly home with 3 guest bedrooms which all have en-suite facilities and we also have a large separate lounge where our guests can enjoy stunning views of Loch Linnhe and the mountains of Morven. Here you can relax and unwind and take in some of the most breathtaking scenery in Scotland. See more on http://www.bedandbreakfast-directory.co.uk/info.asp?id=46946
Fairfield B&B - A charming family run B&B in the heart of Port Appin. They do not have a website but you can reach them on telephone no. 01631 730 384.
Druimneil House - Druimneil House is a historic country house, set in beautiful gardens. It has three beautiful and well appointed bedrooms . The double room boasts a four poster bed and there are 2 further twin rooms. See more on http://www.privatehousestays.com/l/Accommodation/Drumneil-House
Appin Holiday Homes - A small family run park with ten Log Cabin style Lodges, eight Lochside Caravans or a former Railway Porter's Cottage all set within 20 acres of grounds. See more on http://appinholidayhomes.co.uk/
Kinlochlaich House - Self catering accommodation in the spectacular landscapes of Argyll in the West Highlands of Scotland. The historic house is set in its own beautiful gardens on the south facing slopes of Appin hills, close to the sea with views to the mountains. See more on http://www.kinlochlaich-house.co.uk/
RESTAURANTS & PUBS
The Pierhouse Hotel - See above in Hotels.
The Airds Hotel - See above in Hotels.
The Criegan Inn - Nestled on the coast just north of the Creagan bridge at Appin on the A828. Creagan Inn gives you the opportunity to stop, relax and enjoy great highland hospitality as you break your journey between Oban and Fort William. See more on http://www.creaganinn.co.uk/
The Old Inn - A charming local pub on the main road just by Castle Stalker. They offer good pub food. Se more on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theoldinnappin/
MARINA & BOAT TOURS
Appin Boat Tours - Appin Boat Tours are the only company offering a regular approach by sea to the famous Castle Stalker (Castle Aaaaargh to Monty Python fans). On the tour visitors can also expect to see the natural sea arch at Clach Thoull, an iron-age broch on the isle of Lismore, historic lime kilns and the renowned Appin Lighthouse.See more on http://www.appinboattours.co.uk/
Linnhe Marina - A marina situated in Dallens Bay which is sheltered by Shuna Island, just north of Lismore Island in Loch Linnhe on the West Coast of Scotland. It offers 50 moorings for resident and visiting yachts. See more on http://www.linnhemarina.co.uk/
Castle Stalker Tours - Guided tours to the famous Castle Stalker situated on a small Island just off the coast of Loch Linnhe. See more on http://www.castlestalker.com/wp/