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20 11, 2017

The Bats of Polphail Village

2017-11-20T16:35:07+00:00 November 20th, 2017|

Polphail Village at Portavadie was constructed to house workers for the then booming oil industry at Portavadie in the 1970s. The oil terminal there was abandoned and the houses soon fell into a state of dilapidation. They were never occupied. [...]

17 10, 2017

Dining at Royal an Lochan

2017-11-20T14:27:19+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

We’ve sought out the best suppliers of meat, fish, and garden produce on Scotland’s west coast. Our seasonal menus showcase our celebrated seafood including langoustines, mussels and scallops all perfectly cooked to bring out their vibrant, natural flavours. All our [...]

17 09, 2017

Come and celebrate
 New Year, Scottish style!

2017-11-20T14:24:01+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Hogmanay Break – 2 Night Short Break Sunday 31st Dec 2017: Hogmanay bubbly and canapés, 5 course meal topped off with traditional Hogmanay celebrations. Monday 1st Jan 2018: New Year’s Day Brunch, a lazy, relaxing day, dinner and traditional evening [...]

12 08, 2017

Walking and Hill Climbing in the Area

2017-11-20T14:12:14+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Cowal and Argyll are unbeatable for choice of walking and climbing options. Ramble through wooded glades amongst giant redwoods, enjoy bracing coastal shore walks along deserted beaches or scale the heights of the Munros and Corbetts. With hills, forest and [...]

25 07, 2017

A Day’s Fishing on Loch Fyne

2017-10-12T13:26:12+00:00 July 25th, 2017|

The waters around The Royal an Lochan are alive at this time of year and offer a large range of fish species for anglers. For most, a short walk to Tighnabruaich Pier will serve up a bucket full of Mackerel. [...]

14 12, 2016

Sea Otters Sighting at Tighnabruaich

2017-06-05T10:17:52+00:00 December 14th, 2016|

From the Royal an Lochan’s vantage point right on the shores of the Kyles of Bute we very often see a wonderful variety of wildlife. Sea otters on the beach at Tighnabruaich, Kyles of Bute, Argyll seen from the [...]

21 07, 2016

Porpoise Sightings At Tighnabruaich

2017-06-05T10:25:36+00:00 July 21st, 2016|

The Whale and Dolphin Trust recent sightings calendar shows that quite a few Harbour Porpoise have been regularly spotted in the Kyles of Bute at Tighnabruaich over the summer. These amazing marine mammals are very like dolphins although much smaller [...]

20 06, 2016

Upcoming Events

2017-06-05T10:26:21+00:00 June 20th, 2016|

We’ve had a great Spring here at The Royal an Lochan, Tighnabruaich. The excellent weather throughout May and early June brought lots of visitors to the Cowal Peninsula and the hotel and restaurant were very busy. With a further spell [...]

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