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Moorings at the Colintraive Hotel



I have lived in Colintraive for 14 years now and the reason I came here was my love of the outdoors. Colintraive is the perfect place if you like adventure of all shapes and sizes. Here at the Colintraive hotel we can help you to arrange the perfect day out during your stay so why not have a look at whats on offer.


There are many more adventures to be had but you will have to visit us to find them out. We are more than happy to help you tailor your stay with us and put you in touch with the right people to plan your own adventure. You can click on the photos to find out more.


One of the best ways to discover Argyll’s Secret Coast is on horseback. With ancient woodlands, a stunning coastline, hills and moors, it’s the perfect place for a riding adventure. Wilder Ways offers a range of trail-riding experiences throughout Argyll's Secret Coast and beyond. There’s something for all level and ability of rider. I myself am a regular so we might even get to ride together!


2000 acres overlooking Loch Long near Dunoon is the beautiful setting for 5-star adventure day out to remember. Quadmania offers tailor-made packages for every level of experience. Choose from Quad Biking, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting. It's a brilliant day trip from the Colintraive Hotel.


The calm sheltered waters surrounding Colintraive are perfect for kayaking. Why not bring your kayaks with you during your stay and enjoy the Argyll Sea Kayak trail which runs right past the hotel. If your new to kayaking we can set you up with Sea Kayak Argyll.  Only the best, friendly, professional, qualified guides and coaches are provided. With Sea Kayak Argyll, each trip is personalised to you, allowing your interests and experience to shape the programme. 

Kayaking Argyll


Scotland is famous for the epic selection of hikes. Established in 2000, the Cowal Way is Scotland’s most diverse long distance footpath. It runs the length of the Cowal Peninsula, passing through some of the most beautiful and varied landscape in the Highlands just a small drive away from the Hotel, why not walk sections of the route or if you're feeling more adventuress tackle it all! The hotel is also within driving distance of some of Scotland's favourite Munros.


Argyll offers visitors the chance to explore the wildlife in one of the most beautiful parts of the Scotland. We are able to arrange Pheasant & Woodcock beats & Deer stalking. We have a gun cabinet on site and for our international guests we we have staff that speak French, Italian and German. Phone direct to find out more.


Scotland is famous for its fishing heritage why not visit The River Ruel, which flows through the scenic area of Glendaruel in the next village. It is possible to discover wonderful salmon and sea trout swimming through it at certain times of the year. “The Ruel really is a fishing hidden treasure - the loveliest river I have fished for years”. Fishing is readily available on a daily or weekly basis and expert professional casting tuition can be arranged.

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