Places to visit
The Pierhouse is perfectly placed to explore Argyll, Lochaber and the islands on a sightseeing day out from the hotel. Take a look below for some itinerary ideas to make the most of your day trips from The Pierhouse.
For the more adventurous, read about the extensive range of organised adventure activities we will be pleased to arrange for you upon request. If you prefer to stay local and simply relax - there are also plenty of local attractions.
However you choose to spend your break at The Pierhouse, relax and enjoy!
Oban, Gateway to the Isles
Gateway to the Isles and the Seafood Capital of Scotland, Oban's just a short drive away.
A beautiful loch in the shadow of Ben Cruachan, surrounded by interesting places to visit.
Kilmartin & the Crinan Canal
One of Scotland's richest prehistoric landscapes and a vital waterway through Kintyre.
Inveraray makes for a perfect day trip with much to offer.
"The Jacobite" steam train
One of the great railway journeys of the world: stunning scenery and Harry Potter's viaduct.
Take the Nevis Range gondola to a height of 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor
The world famous and spectacular Glen Coe is only half an hour's drive away.
Mull & Iona
Duart Castle, Tobermory/Balamory, historic Iona, all a short ferry ride from Oban.
The Appin Murder
See the site of this infamous event, which inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped.
Relax in our Finnish sauna or enjoy therapeutic, aromatherapy or sports massage treatments in your own room.