lies southwest of Fort William by the Corran ferry. It is a friendly crofting
community set in a remote mountainous area dotted with lochs, teeming
with wildlife. Easy to reach, this is still one of the last wildernesses
to Ardgour is across Loch Linnhe on the Corran Ferry. This is the ancient
trade route to the Inner Hebrides, The original Road to the Isles and
your gateway to the empty places for which the Scottish Highlands are
famous. For more imformation on this and other routes to Ardgour click
on the Location and Routes link above, or simply click on the picture
of the ferry above.
Ferry transports passengers and vehicles across the narrows,
arriving at the Ardgour slipway after a four minutes journey.
At the top of the ferry slipway lies one of the Highland's
oldest inns. Travellers have been made welcome here for over
six hundred years. The
Inn At Ardgour...
in Ardgour the visitor is immediately struck by the peace
and tranquility of the area. The Corran lighthouse is on your
left and off to the right the road leads to Ardgour Church
and a walk through the estate which brings you back to your
in less than an hour. You can read further about the Ardgour
Estate walk. If you are staying a while then visit one
of these sites for more walks near Ardgour - Walk
on the wild side and Walks near Ardgour.
a moment and share the view from The Inn, framed by the Ardgour Hills
and Mamore Mountains it was familiar to Saint Columba and leads the eye
to Corpach where ancient Scottish and Norse kings boarded their black-sailed
funeral galley for their last voyage to Iona. Two ferries provide the
service across the narrows; the one in this photograph is moored while
its companion is working.
centuries the people of Ardgour have spred across the globe.
Some as a result of events whose memory lingers on, like The
'45 or the Highland Clearances. More, probably, as part of
the inexorable journey of the young to seek fresh pastures
and new challenges. If you are one of these hardy souls or
one of your ancestors came from Ardgour leave a message in
The Exiles or e-mail
us. Tell us what you know about Ardgour's exiled sons
and daughters and if you can link us to a relevant site so
much the better.
Maclean and the story of the Maclean
takeover of Ardgour
may also browse the Ardgour-related Links page,
where there is more links to Ardgour-related sites.
is a community resource. If you have a web site regarding Ardgour, you
may send us the URL and we
will add it to Ardgour.Com. This site is regularly updated. Visit again
soon to find out what is happening in Ardgour.