See & Do
Tigh na Eilidh is ideally situated for our guests to explore the stunning West Coast and islands of Scotland.
To the south is the picturesque town of Oban the Gateway to the Isles with ferries to Coll, Tiree, Colonsay, Uist, Barra and of course Mull, Iona & Lismore.
If a cyclist you can take the Route 78 cycle path, part of the Caledonian Way, which runs close to the house. This path is also ideal for walking along the lochside and taking in some wonderful views.
Children of all ages will enjoy a day out at the Oban Sealife Centre a few miles down the road, where you can get up close to sharks, rays and seahorses and of course meet some adorable seals.
There are lots of places to visit and things to see take a boat trip from Oban, visit thrilling whirlpools, see some fantastic wildlife. There really are too many to list but we are happy to help you with friendly advice and suggestions.
Of course locally we have within walking distance you can explore the Red Fox Trail, which follows the history of The Appin Murder, used by Robert Louis Stevenson as the background for his famous novel Kidnapped.
Travelling north you can visit and walk in the infamous and imposing Glencoe, a few miles further Fort William and Ben Nevis for those keen on a mountain trek.
In nearby Ballachulish you can get boat trips with SeaXplorer both on the local lochs and to Oban and the Islands, including a visit to Tobermory on the isle of Mull.
For golfers there is the The Dragon’s Tooth Golf Course offering a challenge to golfers of all abilities in a dramatic and beautiful setting. For some family fun why not try a Segway Tour also available at the Dragon’s Tooth.
Fort William is at the heart of The Outdoor capital of the UK, and the area of Lochaber is great for a wide range of activities for the more adventurous, to wildlife or walking holidays or if you prefer to get away from it all and simply relax and unwind.
The Isle of Skye with it’s dramatic landscape is within a days drive or you could venture further west from just beyond Fort William, passing Glenfinnan famous for Scottish history and of course the Harry Potter railway.
From the fishing port of Mallaig you can take a ferry to the Island of Eigg and the Small Isles.
A drive of about 2 hours takes you to the city of Inverness, on the way you could have a stop for some “Nessie spotting” by the shores of Loch Ness.
Within easy reach of Tigh na Eilidh we have many great places to eat including the Pier House, Appin, a few miles south and the Holly Tree Restaurant just a few miles north.
North or south Tigh na Eilidh offers a base for a multitude of adventures and visits which will delight our guests and we are only too happy to help if you need some local information.