Welcome to Shenavallie Farm Oban Scotland

Shenavallie Farm Oban accommodation guide - everything you need to know before visiting Shenavallie Farm Oban Scotland. Room types, location, services, activities, facilities and information on Shenavallie Farm. Whether you are going for a holiday or a business trip to Oban in Scotland read all the accommodation information about Shenavallie Farm.

Email Shenavallie Farm enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com  


Other places to stay in and around Oban

Search Scotland

Click for Interactive Scotland Map

Oban hotel A warm welcome awaits you at Shenavallie Farm, Duncan.

Elaine looks forward to having you stay in our newly designed home built with our guests in mind. We are on a working farm where we breed Highland cattle, beef cattle and North Country Cheviot ewes.

Shenavallie is the perfect base for anyone who enjoys the peace and tranquility of the Scottish countryside.

Oban is only 11 miles and the surrounding area offers a wide range of activities from gentle strolls along the Loch sides to such sports as kayaking, mountain biking and gliding at our local airport. If you have a particular interest, then let us know and we will endeavour to find out more for you.

Shenavallie Farm Accommodation

Each of our well appointed rooms boast an individual styling in both decor and furniture, with uninterrupted views to the hills and mountains beyond.

All have central heating, television with Sky TV, radio/alarms, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and biscuits. Wifi is available in each room. The accommodation comprises of a double room, a twin room and a family room all with their own en-suite.

A full cooked breakfast is served in the dining room. Dinner can also be taken with prior arrangement. Special diets can be catered for providing you let us know. In addition, there is a large private sitting room with a balcony, television and piano.

Guests are advised that check in is between 4-6.00pm (if you will be later than this please advise arrival time)
and on morning of departure check out is by 10.00am.

Activities and Attractions
Far and away the most popular pastime whilst staying at Shenavallie is total relaxation. The tranquility of the house makes it the perfect getaway from the stresses of everyday life. Of course this is not to say there is nothing else to do around here!!

Shenavallie has some beautiful livestock and are members of the Highland Cattle Society.

In our part of the world walking is not a chore but pure enjoyment. A short stroll up to our private beach with breathtaking views over the sea to the hills and islands beyond. many of our Highland cattle can be found on the beach paddling in the sea. Wildlife is abundant with pheasants ,badgers, deer and birds.

The West Coast of Scotland has become a mecca for diving enthusiasts from all over the UK. The clear waters of the gulf stream ensure that the area is diveable all year round. With an abundance of wrecks and knowledgeable charter boat skippers and dive centres to choose from, all divers, from novice to experienced, will find some of the most breathtaking underwater experiences in the UK.

Less than an hour's scenic drive from Shenavallie is the majestic Ben Nevis. Towering over the town of Fort William, the Nevis Range boasts some of the best skiing that Scotland has to offer. Slightly closer to hand are the slopes of the historic Glen Coe.

The Islands
Oban has firmly established itself as the west coast of Scotland's "Gateway to the Western Isles". Mull & Iona are a mere 40 minute ferry ride from Oban and tours are readily available. Closer to hand are the smaller Islands of Kerrera and Lismore.

Kerrera is accessible by ferry from Oban and the crossing takes minutes. A beautiful little island with scenic walks and views of Oban that not many see. Lismore is a long and relatively flat island making it an ideal cycle ride. The ferry for Lismore leaves from Port Appin, less than half an hour's drive from Shenavallie.

The Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary is Scotland's leading animal rescue centre caring for dozens of sick, injured and orphaned seal pups every year.

Bonawe Iron Furnace was founded in 1753 by a Lake District partnership, Bonawe is the most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks in Britain.

Duart has been the home of the Macleans since Lachlan Lubanach Maclean, the 5th chief married Margaret, the daughter of the Lord of the Isles in 1360. Duart and the surrounding lands were her dowry.

Torosay Castle is a beautiful and welcoming Victorian family home surrounded by 12 acres of spectacular gardens.

The Easdale Folk Museum aims to show a snapshot of life on Easdale Island as it was in the 19th Century, when the Island was the centre of the Scottish slate industry.

Discover the quiet charm of Arduaine Garden at any time of year! Take a relaxing stroll among the spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias, where vibrant colours and delicate fragrances tantalize the senses.

Kilchurn Castle is a square tower, built by Colin Campbell of Glenorchy circa 1550, Kilchurn Castle was much enlarged in 1693, incorporating the first purpose built barracks in Scotland.

Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum is situated in a 19th Century thatched croft house in the main street of Glencoe Village. The museum contains a large variety of artifacts, the majority of which were collected locally.

The breathtaking peaks and spectacular waterfalls of Glencoe & Dalness bear silent witness to the origin, history and wildlife of this atmospheric glen. The steep-sided mountains are popular for climbing and walking.

Auchindrain Museum is an extraordinary attraction, which brings an original Township or "farming village" back to life.

The main garden at Crarae is set on a hillside down which tumbles the Crarae Burn, the scene is reminiscent of a Himalayan gorge. The surrounding tree and shrub collections are rich and diverse, planted for artistic and naturalistic effect.

Glenfinnan Monument is set amid superb scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, the Glenfinnnan Monument was erected in tribute to those who fought and died in the Jacobite cause.

The exposed location of Burg, open to the full force of the Atlantic weather, together with its colloquial name 'The Wilderness', give an indication of the wild terrain of this property

Come and marvel at nature's giants at Benmore Botanic Garden. Set in the dramatic Cowal Peninsula, Argyll, the Garden is world famous for its collections of flowering trees and shrubs.

The uninhabited island of Staffa is only half a mile long by a quarter of a mile wide and is famous for its basaltic formations, distinctive stepped columns created when the lava of volcanic eruptions cooled many millions of years ago.

From the South, take the A82 Crainlarich then onto A85 Oban. In the village of Connel turn onto A828 Fort William to cross Connel Bridge and go 3 miles North to the village of Benderloch. Pass the shop and the church and the first left on South Shian Road (right before the school).

Continue about 1 mile, past Tralee Bay caravan park and and turn left onto Shenavallie road. Continue about 1 mile along along the single track road and after the long straight turn right onto farm road, the house is 200 yards on left.

Email Shenavallie Farm enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com