How to find us

You can use Google Maps to find us and get directions.  PLEASE NOTE: Ignore your SatNav once you get to the Kames Little Kitchen and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page(***).

Or enter our postcode PA21 2AH into the Route Planner.

Detailed instructions for finding us once below:

There are two routes you can take to Kames / Tighnabruaich: from Glasgow with Ferry crossing (1) 55 miles or from Glasgow with no Ferry crossing (2) 85 miles.

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(1) By Ferry:

From Glasgow, take the M8 westbound, past Glasgow Airport and continue onto the A8 in the direction of Greenock.

Follow the A8 until you get to Greenock where you should take the A770 to Gourock, continue on through Gourock out toward McInroys Point where you will see the Western Ferries Terminal on your right, the ferry will take you to Dunoon, crossing time approx. 25 mins.

Disembark from Ferry and turn right off entrance, follow road around the until you reach the T junction onto A815, Holy Loch Marina on your right, heading north west for Glasgow (approx. 3 miles).

Turn left onto B836, follow road over the Mountains and past the lochs, turn right onto A886 in the direction of Strachur, and then turn left onto the A8003 following signs for Tighnabruaich.

At the end of this road, turn right at the Royal an Lochan Hotel.

Continue on to Kames at the top of the hill.

***At this point, ignore your satnav completely.

Turn left opposite The Little Kitchen, and continue along the road with the water on your left hand side for approximately four miles.

You will pass a red phone box and post box, continue along road for half a mile. On your right you will see a large stone building with an arch/dovecote. Beaters Cottage is located on the right side of the arch, gated and signed.

For Woodend Cottage, continue past the arch and turn right up stone track, take second right hand track and Woodend is at the top of this track, gated and signed.

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(2) By Non Ferry Route:

If you prefer not to use the Ferry route you can take the M8 westbound out of Glasgow, past the Airport and take the M839 over the Erskine Bridge, then join the A82 in the direction of Crianlarich. Follow the A832 to Tarbert and then take the A83 in the direction of Campeltown.

Follow this road until just before Cairndow, before which you should turn left onto the A815 signposted for Dunoon and the Isle of Bute ferry.

Take the A866 signposted to Colintraive and the Isle of Bute Ferry then turn right onto A8003 following the Tighnabruaich sign post.

Continue along this road until you reach Tighnabruaich.

Turn right at the corner by the Royal an Lochan Hotel.

Continue to Kames and when you get to the Post Office turn left.

***At this point, ignore your satnav completely.

Turn left opposite The Little Kitchen, and continue along the road with the water on your left hand side for approximately four miles.

You will pass a red phone box and post box, continue along road for half a mile. On your right you will see a large stone building with an arch/dovecote. Beaters Cottage is located on the right side of the arch, gated and signed.

For Woodend Cottage, continue past the arch and turn right up stone track, take second right hand track and Woodend is at the top of this track, gated and signed.