The surrounding area has lots to offer all ages and interests. There is great sea fishing on Loch Fyne and the small jetty in Furnace makes an ideal spot to cast a line. Driving is also very popular in the area. Inveraray and Lochgilphead both have 9 hole golf courses. Argyll is fantastic for walkers and from the centre of Furnace itself, there are way marked routes for both walking and cycling. The Auchindrain Township open air museum is only a few miles outside of Furnace. Inveraray’s attractions include the Inverary Castle and 19th century Jail. The marvellous countryside and coastline in this area offers an abundance of wildlife from red deer on the hills to eagles soaring high in the sky. Crarae Gardens (NTS) has an amazing 50 acres of woodland gardens. Pansy Cottage is in an excellent central location giving easy access to explore the surrounding countryside and ample outdoor activities on offer.