The beach in front of the house has a very gradual slope. In the summer, when the tide comes in over the hot sand, the water can be really warm. Kintyre, to the south, boasts many superb white sandy beaches. For more formal swimming try the large pool with flumes in Oban.
Beachcombing – Food for Free
You’ll find over 20 different species of shells on the beach. If you are into seafood, at low tide you can gather winkles and cockles and, on the far shore, more mussels that you could possibly eat!
From July to September there are usually plenty of mackerel in the loch. We supply boats, tackle and rods. There are many good brown trout lochs within easy reach. For an introduction to fishing in Argyll with full details of lochs, rivers and sea angling charter boats see Fishing in Argyll.
The shortest and perhaps most rewarding walk is from the house, past the black basalt dyke, up the hill to a splendid viewpoint overlooking Loch Craignish. There are many other exceptional walks within a short distance of Craigdhu.
Currently we provide a selection of mountain bikes. The minor road from the house, past Ardfern and down to the point is well worth cycling, plus there are many trails further afield.
Visitors are welcome at all local courses. The Glencruitten Golf Club at Oban has an excellent James Bair designed golf course. To the south the links of Machrihanish are world famous. For information on the many other local courses see Golf Courses in Argyll.