The world famous Machrihanish
Golf Club has a challenging links course and is just over an hour's drive from
Crinan. There are also several 9 hole golf courses in the area
at the western end of the Crinan Canal there are walks available along the canal
towpath, the Woodland Trust walk and others - the views are spectacular out towards
the islands of Jura and Mull.
Trips are available during which you may be able to see whales and dolphins.
well as golf, the following activities can be found locally - fishing, shooting,
cycling, horse riding, tennis. There is also a swimming pool and sports centre
in nearby Lochgilphead.
us know what you would like to do and we will help.
Seeing / Attractions
a sight-seeing trip with Loch Lomond Seaplanes.
House - Museum of Ancient Culture
- a restored Highland village
Castle - home to the Duke of Argyll
Jail - transports you back to an 1820's courtroom
Arctic Penguin - houses a maritime museum
Trips which could take in the Corryvreckan Whirlpool
at Crarae, Ardounie and at Achamore House on the island of Gigha
Isle of Islay with its distilleries
Isle of Iona with its famous monastery
There are no shopping facilities
in Crinan other than our Gallery Shop at Crinan Hotel. Here you will find original
paintings by well known artists Frances Macdonald and Ross Ryan.
Excellent reviews have
been received for our Westward restaurant and also our Bar Menu. Menus are created
by our chef, Ben Tish, using the finest local ingredients. A children's menu is
also have a coffee shop at the canal basin which serves home-baking and fresh
North from Glasgow - take the A82 to Tarbet on Loch Lomond, follow the A83 over
the Rest and Be Thankful to Inveraray and on to Lochgilphead where you should
take the A816, towards Oban, for approx 2 miles before turning left at Cairnbaan
to drive alongside the canal to Crinan at the west end of the canal.
South from Oban - take the A816 until a mile past Kilmartin and then take a right
onto the B8025. Stay on this road for a few miles until you cross the Crinan Canal
at Bellanoch where you should turn right and follow the canal to Crinan.
Our nearest airport is Glasgow Airport
AIR and WATER
Travel by seaplane and land in Loch Crinan in front of the
hotel. Travel with Loch Lomond Seaplanes.
Crinan Hotel is a place
to come and relax - see above for activities and sight-seeing possibilities within
Broadband has not yet arrived
in Crinan but we can offer you the use of the Internet and our office facilities.
have experience in holding conferences and seminars at the hotel. Please contact
the hotel to discuss your requirements.
Time - Any time to suit our guests- usually around 2pm.
Departure Time - Before
Late check outs are available subject to prior arrangement
point of booking we require a deposit of £50.00 per room per night which
can be secured by credit card.
cancellation policy reserves the right to set the deposit against any loss we
may suffer as a result of the cancellation. We recommend that guests cover themselves
with travel insurance.
FAQs incl. Dress Codes, Dietary Requirements
Q. How far is Crinan from
A. About 100 miles or 2 hours travel time by road.
Are children welcome?
A. Of course. A special tariff is available depending
We have a special children's menu in the bar with high chairs
Children may also dine in the Westward restaurant.
Can we bring our dog?
A. Yes. We would ask the breed of dog and advise of
a small charge to accommodate your dog but you must bring your dog's own bedding.
What seafood will be on the menu?
A. This is largely dependent on the fishermen
and the weather but if you advise of a particular requirement we will endeavour
to have this on the menu.
We don't eat fish.
A. As well as seafood our menu covers meat and vegetarian
dishes. Should you have a particular dietary requirement then let us know.