Thursday 28 November 2019

Barfad Farmlands, Tarbert, Loch Fyne, Argyll (Sleeps 1-4)

Barfad Farmlands offers three cottages, lovingly converted from an old stone barn, now making an ideal base for a quiet or busy holiday. The cottages are set in 100 acres of farm and woodland with 1.75 miles of its own coastline on the shores of beautiful Loch Fyne, a sea loch with beaches and grand scenery. The peace will make you forget any stresses and strains of ordinary life.

The Dairy
Sleeps 4 + cot and 1 extra*.
Large open plan living/dining room with kitchen area.
1 family room (1 double bed, 1 single bed).
1 single bedroom.
* 1 sofa bed for extra.
1 shower/WC room.

The Chicken Coop
Sleeps 2.
Compact open plan kitchen/dining area.
Double bedroom.

Just 2 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk through beautiful woodlands, is the bustling fishing village of Tarbert. With shops and restaurants around the harbour and all manner of craft afloat, it makes a picturesque scene to enjoy. There are quite a few craft and souvenir shops that you can browse, some with facilities for afternoon tea.

On the small hill above the village is the substantial ruin of Tarbert Castle with lovely views across the bay to Barfad Farmlands and also across Loch Fyne and Cowal.

During the summer, the "Waverley", the world's last oceangoing paddle steamer visits the pier at Tarbert. Just along the road, a ferry runs to Portavadie on the other side of Loch Fyne. There are other ferries within easy driving in the general area which can take you to the islands for a day trip.

For the energetic, there are numerous walks of varying difficulty. Many commence at the castle in Tarbert which is the beginning of the newly opened Kintyre Way which runs the length of the Kintyre Peninsula – a maximum of 103 miles. Additionally, there are numerous forestry and coastal walks – many also ideal for cycling too

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