Check Availability

Call us
01700 811 239're not a room number, you're a person
Due to a fault on our telephone lines we have no telephone or broadband services. If you contact us by email we won't get it immediately, however, we will reply as soon as service returns to normal. All accommodation and restaurant bookings are as normal. ~ Thank you, Keith & Christine

Activities in Tighnabruaich, Argyll

Boat Trips

Yachts moored outside the Royal an Lochan on the Kyles of Bute

Yachts moored outside the Royal an Lochan on the Kyles of Bute

Fancy a boat trip while you are staying with us? We suggest you contact Donald at DC Marine owner of Morag a former prawn trawler now converted to passenger use. Speak to Donald about exclusive hire or join a scheduled trip sailing round the local area where you can see wildlife such as seals, porpoises, dolphins and basking sharks during the warmer months as well as a huge variety of seabrids including the spectacular gannets that visit from nearby Ailsa Craig, explore the Kyles of Bute and see sights only visible from the water such as.

Or maybe you would like to step back in time and take a boat trip on the Waverley the last seagoing paddle steamer in the world. A trip on the historic Waverley is like no other boat trip and sails from Tighnabruaich Pier and other local points from June to October.

Outdoor Activities

Argyll Adventure offer a wide range of outdoor activities for both children and adults, these include laser clay pigeon shooting, climbing walls and paint ball games. Quadmania run superb quadbike treks as well as archery and clay pigeon shooting sessions.


In the hills above the village there is a testing 9-hole golf course at Kyles of Bute Golf Club. Visiting golfers are also welcome at Cowal Golf Club in Dunoon and Rothesay Golf Club on the Isle of Bute.

Horse Riding

Ardlamont House in Kames offers horse riding and carriage rides. Call 01700 811198 for details and bookings.

Slightly further afield, riding is available in Tarbert at Highland Horse Riding and on the Isle of Bute at the Rothesay Riding Centre (01700 504971).

Shooting and Stalking

Winston and his co-stalkers are hugely experienced in leading stalkers on successful shoots all over the Cowal Peninsula and throughout Argyll. Stalking is available all year round and can be arranged by contacting Winston Churchill Stalking.


The local angling club regularly stock three attractive hill locks with brown and rainbow trout, day permits are available at the hotel. In the summer mackerel can be caught from the Tighnabruaich Pier and sea fishing can be arranged locally.


Sheltered in the lee of the Isle of Bute, the Kyles of Bute offer relatively safe sailing waters for small boats and the Tighnabruaich Sailing School runs day-boat courses to suit all levels.

Quick Enquiry
Fields marked with an * are required
Royal an Lochan hotel gift vouchers

Gift Vouchers

For that extra special gift this Christmas. ... More
Hogmanay Break the Royal an Lochan

Hogmanay Break 2015/2016

SOLD OUT - 2 nights, 5 course dinner & fireworks! ... More
Romantic Break

Romantic Break

2 nights from £325 per room DBB. ... More
Touring Break

Touring Break

Perfect for a stopover on your Highland tour. ... More
Last Minute Breaks

Last Minute Break

Reduced price two night dinner, bed and breakfast break. ... More
Find us on Facebook

Celebrating 150 Years

Newsletter Subscribe

Subscribe for a chance to win our
monthly giveaways.
Great location, beautiful hotel, perfect room, lovely people, marvellous food - just perfect guys! Helen & George ...
George Paton, StrathavenRead More
Scotland And Best The Seafood Trail The Club Scottish Hotel Of Distinction 3 Start Scottish Hotel Awards Great Taste

Get In Touch

The Royal an Lochan
Tighnabruaich, Argyll
Scotland, UK
PA21 2BE

01700 811 239

© Royal An Lochan 2015. All Rights Reserved.
Website by Toltech: Web Design Glasgow