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The Galley of Lorne Inn

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The Galley of Lorne Inn is one of the most popular Inn in the Argyll area. This family owned and run Inn was once a Drovers stop, and it's located by a loch, in the delightful villat of Ardfern, on the west coast of Scotland.

What makes a stay at The Galley of Lorne Inn unique?

There are 7 comfortable guest bedrooms at The Galley of Lorne Inn, along with a traditional public bar and a more contemporary lounge bar, and a restaurant that boasts incredible views. There are many castles, gardens and beaches to explore locally, as well as woodland walks and trips out to the Hebridean Islands. Ardfern makes a great base for exploring mid-Argyll and the west coast, as well as the Inner Hebrides. After a thrilling day exploring the local area, guests can enjoy drinks on the lochside deck, before dining on freshly-caught fish or seafood, or locally-reared meat or game.

What style cuisine is on offer at The Galley of Lorne Inn?

The Galley has earned a great reputation for using only the very best locally-sourced ingredients, especially with its meat and fish dishes, and for working with the seasons to produce a sensitive and exciting menu. Some fresh produce is even grown by The Galley itself.

What is the signature dish at The Galley of Lorne Inn?

Local hand-dived scallops, pan-seared and accompanied by black pudding, bacon and micro salad.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Galley of Lorne Inn?

There are 7 warm and inviting guest bedrooms at The Galley of Lorne Inn, all equipped with a range of modern technology and all stylishly decorated. All rooms have TVs with FreeSat channels, an iPod Dock, free WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. Pets are welcome for a small extra charge.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Oban area?

The Galley of Lorne Inn makes an excellent base for exploring this incredible area of Scotland, with walks along the Peninsula on the doorstep. The stunning Corryvreckan (the world's third largest whirlpool) is close by, and guests can enjoy stalking, day trips to Iona, Mull or Fingle's Cave on Staffa, and there's a whole range of other attractions and activities to enjoy.

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Free WiFi

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry


Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink


Bicycling, Cycling


Horse Riding, Equestrian

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Water sports

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Closed Times: Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Nearest Airport: Glasgow International

Nearest Airport Time: 2 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Train Station: Oban

Nearest Railway Time: 40 minutes

Vendor Accreditation: Winners of 'The Award Of Excellence for Quality & Service Retreat of the Year 2008 - 2009' awarded by The Shires Magazine

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 7

Single room price from: £45.50

Single room price to: £80.50

Double twin room price from: £91.00

Double twin room price to: £115.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Oban, Argyll & Bute, ObanPA31 8QN, United Kingdom

Situated on the breathtaking West Coast of Scotland (two hours by car from Glasgow), Ardfern is a short way down the leafy B8002 off the main A816, 24 miles south of the bustling market town and ferry port of Oban and 14 miles north of Lochgilphead, gateway to Kintyre.

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