For information about the availability of the activities below,
please contact the hotel directly.


Fish on Loch Awe with the help of an expert ‘Ghillie’. Ghillie is a Gaelic word meaning lad or servant and it is his job to help you catch the resident Brown Trout – or even the Ferox Trout – as well as looking after the fish in his locality.
If you’re thinking of coming up to Ardanaiseig for a fishing break, let us know and we can book a Ghillie on your behalf.

Fishing Gear hire: £10 per rod

Ghillie: £65 for 4 hours (including 4 hours boat hire), £100 for 8 hours


Let our trained and knowledgeable bar staff run you through the main whisky regions, with samples from each area.

£25 per person

Please contact us for further details


Aim and release in our walled garden, where our instructor will enable you to learn the basics of archery in all its practice and forms.
Using our recurve bows your instructor will teach, inform and develop your skills.

£25 per person for one hour

Please contact us for further details


Ardanaiseig has its own fishing boats, which can be used for rowing but also are equipped with a 4HP outboard engine.
Why not rent one of our boats to cut across the loch and visit the ruins of Kilchurn Castle, the ancient burial ground on Inishail Island or one of many other smaller islands.

£20 per hour, £35 per half day and £50 per day


Explore our woodlands and meadows or go further afield. Please contact us for information on local walks or guides.
And don’t worry about the wellies – we have these to borrow in all sizes.

Please contact us for further details


Bicycles are available for guests to use free of charge.
If you wish to borrow one please let us know so that we can make sure they are ready when you need them.

Please contact us for further details


Tailored Tours offer high quality, personalised tours of Scotland, centred on Argyll and the West Highlands.
Lord Gray will personally guide you through some of the most beautiful scenery and share with you the best of Scotland’s rich history, culture, fine food and drink.

Details of specific tours and current rates are available on request 
Tel: +44 (0)1866 822286


Our instructors are on standby to give you expert advice on improving your aim.

25 shots (minimum of 2 people required): £60 per person

There is limited availability, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.


Our top BCU/SCA level 5 sea kayak coach, Kenny, has over 15 years’ experience as a professional in the field of outdoor activities.
Equipped with kayaks, wet suits and anything else you could need, he will take you out for a 4 hour stint exploring Loch Awe.

£125 per person

minimum of 2 people required


The grounds at Ardanaiseig are a photographer’s dream; teeming with wild deer, squirrels, birds, fish and plant life. With our photography package you can experience the joy and excitement of wildlife photography, whatever your level of expertise.
You will receive the guidance of an award-winning photographic instructor for one day, the supply of professional equipment and electronic copies of your work to take home.

Day class: £95 per person


Horse-riding in the spectacular surroundings of the Highlands can be arranged by the hotel, and is just a 40 minute drive away.
Please get in touch for further details and prices.

Please contact us for further details 
Tel: +44 (0)1499 302611


Croquet can be played on Ardanaiseig’s sprawling lawn.
The implements for this apparently dignified, but actually most vicious of games are available on request from reception.

Please contact us for further details