Kilmelford village is just 1½ miles away from Melfort Village and just 10 minutes away you will find Loch Melfort Hotel and Arduaine Gardens. Arduaine is a little slice of paradise which was conceived by J. Arthur Campbell, who also built the Loch Melfort Hotel, it is a spacious tourist attraction but with the intimacy of a private garden.
Within a short distance from Kilmelford, you will find the villages of Arduaine, Craobh Haven and Ardfern all of which have many reasons to visit be it a cake stop, a boat trip or a balmy walk through a decadent garden.
In Kilmelford itself groceries can be ordered in advance from the local store and delivered to your cottage prior to arrival. The building also houses The Post Office and Kilmelford Cafe, which offers tasty snacks and home baking daily plus a selection of interesting crafts.
Get on the Water in Argyll – Dinghies, Power, Paddle, Fish, Explore, Enjoy.
Onsite café with good homecooked food with nourishing soups, local produce and delicious baking. We are open from 9am – 4 pm (Closed Wednesdays and Sundays).
Welcome to Loch Melfort, a unique retreat, set in 17 acres of gardens and beach on the romantic coast of Argyll in the Scottish Highlands, Loch Melfort Hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind over lunch, dinner or simply a sundowner watching the sun slip over the horizon.
Arduaine Garden is full of colour and fragrance, evoking glamorous destinations. This is no coincidence – the garden was begun in 1898 at a time when curiosity about foreign travel and an appetite for the exotic were all the rage.
Enjoy stunning ocean views looking over Jura & Scarba, as well as hilly forest treks, with opportunities to ride across open hills for our more experienced riders. Ride in English or Western tack with our dual trained horses, including American Appaloosas & Quarter horses.
Skipper/wildlife guide, Lindsay Johnston, invites you aboard Venturer, to view the abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery of the Sound of Jura and Firth of Lorn Special Area of Conservation, a wildlife feeding hot spot.
One of Argyll's oldest Inns on the shores of Loch Craignish and offering delicious food & drink in their beer garden, sundeck, lounge bar and on summer evenings in their Restaurant overlooking the loch.