Location


Address:

Barcaldine Castle, Benderloch, Near Oban, Argyll PA37 1SA Scotland, UK

Telephone:

+44 (0)1631 720598

Barcaldine Castle is one of the most luxurious Bed & Breakfast Guest Houses in Argyll. Lying in a breathtaking and picturesque location, just 9 miles north of Oban, on the banks of Loch Creran.


One of the most popular bed & breakfasts in Oban, Barcaldine Castle is located just off the A828 Oban to Fort William road on the south shore of Loch Creran, located just 2.5 miles from the village of Barcaldine and 1.5 miles from the village of Benderloch.

From Benderloch, at the school turn off the A828 and take the road signposted to Tralee, South Shian, Eriska and Barcaldine Castle. Follow this road for 1.5 miles and at the crossroads with a letterbox, turn right and follow the brown sign for Barcaldine Castle. We look forward to welcoming you and your family or party for your exclusive and special stay at Barcaldine Castle. If you have difficulties finding us, simply call our staff, who would be happy to provide directions.

Conveniently Situated a 2 hour drive north of Glasgow Airport

We’re pleased to be able to welcome guests from abroad to Barcaldine Castle, which is easily accessible via Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness airports.

Always Check for Availability

We would highly recommend using our reservations calendar, which is updated daily, to check the availability of the castle and our rooms before making the journey to visit us. Simply click here to see our easy-to-use reservations calendar.


Set in a picturesque location, Barcaldine Castle is on the banks of Loch Creran. There’s so much to do!

Don’t take our word for it, see what other people have said about their stay

Aleksandra Lebedeva
Aleksandra Lebedeva
December 27, 2023.
This is an amazing place to stay for a big group! Normally the castle operates as a hotel, but we got it for an exclusive use for 6 couples during Christmas. Each couple got a separate bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, each offering its unique vibe. There is a large main hall with a long table for your celebration(s) that has a huge fireplace for cozy evenings. Adjacent is a small lounge with a small bar area where you can helpf yourself with a cocktail. The interriors are well maintained and you get immersed into the vibe of a couple of centuries ago. It was also decorated for Chirstmas (incl. a Christmas Tree) which was a nice addition. Before arriving we had expected stone cold castle inside and were prepared with thick sweaters and socks but the rooms were surprisingly warm. The castle is located in a walking distance from a loch surrouneded by farms with cows, chickens and turkeys. It is also a good base for exploring Scotland with an aprox. 1-hour drive to Glencoe or Glenfinnan. The kitchen was professionally equipped (because it is a hotel) and had all the cookware you may ever need for your cooking as well as enough tableware and cutlery for your large squad. Only thing to be aware of is that the kitchen is one floor below the main hall so you will need to do some leg excersice bringing plates up and down.
Manilyn Ritchie
Manilyn Ritchie
November 12, 2023.
An amazing stay where history meets luxury, we stayed at argyll Room, the pillows, and the mattress is very comfortable and had a sound sleep, we also have a nice touch with our disposable sleepers and a bathrobes..complete set of coffee maker. The breakfast is very nice, stayed in the living room with the log fire ? roaring the night before while enjoying our drink.. the staff are very kind and friendly, the room was clean.. so yeah, I would definitely come back and highly recommend the place..
B Ritchie
B Ritchie
November 7, 2023.
What a lovely stay booked this last minute. It's a luxury stay that combines history, we spent 1 night and couldn't fault it. The room is cosy and comfortable with a luxury touch on it.. maybe a magic mirror ? the lounge room/ dinning room is what we loved on our nights stay, we sat on the sofa at the log fire with our drinks in hand . The host and staff are amazing and made sure our stay that we were well looked after . Definitely would recommend and come back again, thanks for our wonderful stay.
Ilja Gellart
Ilja Gellart
October 31, 2023.
Very relaxing place.
S Walmsley
S Walmsley
October 27, 2023.
Wonderful welcome on arrival. The castle is small but stunning. Stayed in the Caithness room. Very characterful - loved the turret room. Beautiful views. Enjoyed sitting by the open fire in the evening, and chatting to another couple of guests. Breakfast was enjoyable. Didn't see, or hear any spooks, but I'm sure they're about. Thoroughly recommend a night or two here. Take a bottle of wine, a book, and walking shoes.
Cole Young
Cole Young
October 9, 2023.
This place is amazing. Hard to put into words.
Steven Hatten
Steven Hatten
October 4, 2023.
The staff at the Castle was amazing. They did a fantastic job making us all feel at home while we were there including going above and beyond in several instances. The castle was beautiful and the views were unbelievable. Highly recommend for anyone looking to get away from it all but still treated like family.
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