Port Righ Cottage ref: CC523127

Carradale East, Campbeltown, Argyll, Bute and Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Port Righ Cottage is a quaint wood clad self catering holiday property situated in Carradale on the quiet east side of the Kintyre peninsula. Nestling within the shared rear garden and parking area of the local hotel, this charming cottage is only a 100 yards stroll down to the magical Port Righ bay and sandy beach. Port Righ is a small hamlet on its own at the edge of Carradale which looks out onto the Isle of Arran and its stunning mountain ranges. The cottage is designated for a couple, (plus baby) and the accommodation is conveniently all on ground floor level. It comprises of a lounge with beamed ceiling and wood burning stove, open plan to a small kitchen and dining area, one double bedroom and shower room. The cottage is pet friendly as the owners have their own two dogs who love to come and greet you! The rear garden is also home to the owners free range chickens, so you may be lucky and get a few freshly laid eggs during your stay!

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all on ground floor level has electric heaters and comprises:
Open plan living space
Lounge Area: With wood burning stove, Freeview TV, DVD, radio/CD and a good selection of books
Dining Area: With wooden table and chairs
Kitchen Area: With electric cooker, larder fridge and microwave. Freezer storage space available on request
Bedroom: With double bed
Shower Room; With shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, shaver point, washing machine and tumble dryer.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All electricity, bed linen and towels included. First basket of wood and coal supplied. Cot and high chair available by request. Fire guard supplied. Wi-fi available in hotel lounge close by.


Shared use of car park and garden in front of the cottage. 1 dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (livestock). Off road parking.

  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 Mile
  • Distance
    15 Miles
  • Restaurant
    50 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    85.0 miles
  • Lake
    70 Yards

About the local area

The hotel is open all year round, except over Christmas, and has an award winning restaurant which you may like to sample during your stay. During the quiet months (November to March) opening is very dependant upon demand. You are welcome to sit and relax in the hotel front garden and enjoy the stunning view across the bay where Robert the Bruce landed in 1306. You are only a half mile walk into Carradale itself which has a local shop/bakery/post office, pub and a choice of restaurants. There is also a great 9 hole golf course. There are numerous marked local walks to explore along beaches, up hills or through forests. Carradale’s wonderful large white sandy beach is less than half a mile walk away from the cottage. The largest town on the peninsula is Campbeltown (15 miles to the south) and it offers a good selection of local shops and a couple of larger food retailers. It has a swimming pool with leisure facilities as well as a museum and a Heritage Centre. The area is steeped in history, at Southern St Columbia first landed in Scotland (AD 563). Somerled built an Abbey at Saddell (where an Antony Gormely statue is to be installed in May 2015. Saddell Bay is also the site where Paul McCartney filmed the video for "Mull of Kintyre". From Campbeltown harbour, Davaar Island can be seen and you can walk out to it at low tide (if you’re brave enough!) across the mile long causeway. Kintyre is known for its wonderful golf courses, Springbank Malt Whisky (tours available) and annual Music Festival (August). Machrihanish is home to two "Great Scottish Links Collection" 18 hole golf courses. The Kintyre Way provides a great long distance walk (87 miles) from Tarbert in the north to Danaverty Bay in the south. The close proximity to the sea gives lots of opportunities for coastal walks, boat trips, otter spotting, sea angling, surfing, ideal conditions for kite flying and locally caught seafood. The Mull of Kintyre peninsula itself feels more like an island than mainland, as it is bound by the sea on 3 sides, its rugged coastline provides wonderful westerly views to the islands of Islay, Jura and Gigha or east to Arran. Port Righ Cottage makes a great base to explore this spectacular area of Scotland.

Things to do nearby

Cumbrae Voyages

Cumbrae Voyages takes visitors around the islands of lower Clyde, these stunning yet remote areas are home to a whole host of marine wildlife ready to explore.

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

Sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae

Offering everything from powerboating to windsurfing and kayaking, the Sportscotland National Centre is surrounded by safe water making it perfect for many types of watersports whatever your level!

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Dalgarven Mill - Museum of Country Life and Costume

Take a step back into the past at the Dalgarven Mill, one of Scotland's tallest surviving grain mills.

Newark Castle

Sitting on the Firth of the Clyde, Newark Castle is remarkable not only for it's stunning architecture and interiors but for the fact it has stayed so extensively in tact for over 500 years.


A brilliant day for children and adults alike, Vikingar! takes you through the story of the Vikings in Scotland.

Kingarth Trekking Centre

Located a mere five minutes away from the beautiful Kilchattan Bay.

Lunderston Bay

Ideal for coastal walks and picnic sites, Lunderston Bay is popular with tourists all year round.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

Rothesay Golf Club

This famous course is perfect for those wishing to combine a challenging game with beautiful scenery.

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