Loch Awe is renowned for its excellent wild trout and pike fishing (boats can be hired from nearby Dalavich) and Ben Cruachan (3695ft) the local Munro, attracts the keen climber.

You can even venture inside this great mountain and experience the astounding engineering work created by the hydro-power station.

There are endless fantastic walking opportunities and ideal picnic spots right from the doorstep as well as excellent mountain biking and road cycling on both forest and quiet single track roads.

This is heaven for the enthusiastic birdwatcher with a huge variety of birds including hawks, buzzards, eagles and Ospreys which are known to nest here. The area is also home to amazing wildlife such as red squirrels, otters, pine marten and badgers.

There are many excellent day trips for all the family to enjoy. Oban, known as “Gateway to the Isles” has regular ferries to Mull and the islands.

TFC Boats at Taynuilt offer sightseeing and fishing trips on the spectacular Loch Etive.

Take a fishing or sightseeing trip on Loch Etive by Taynuilt. Call Doug on 07850 676617

Local attractions include Inverawe Smokeries & Country Park near Taynuilt, Oban distillery, the historic Kilmartin Glen & Museum, many beautiful gardens, several golf courses, glorious beaches and historic castles.

For the more adventurous there are also Sea Canoe adventures and exhilarating Sea Safari trips out of Seil to see wildlife and the famous Correyvrechan whirlpool.

The Kilchrenan Inn is only a short walk from Achnasmeorach. Once an 18th century trading post the Inn is some of Scotland's contemporary food and drink with friends and family in a relaxed atmosphere.