Imagine the romance and adventure of a week staying at Isle of Shuna Farm Self Catering Cottages, Arduaine on a private Scottish island!
There are no roads or shops, no tv's and no wifi to distract from family time, instead there is a whole island to explore with walks taking in stone age burial mounds, small waterfalls and wildflowers, lime kilns, a ship wreck and stunning views over the sea to neighbouring islands from Jura in the south, over the Corryvreckan Whirlpool to Scarba and Luing in the west round to Torsa, Seil, Easdale and Mull in the north, and the rugged mainland running down the east side. There is also lots of wildlife to see as Shuna, it's surrounding waters and the skies above are home to red, fallow and roe deer, otters, seals and porpoise with occasional dolphin and basking shark sightings and gannets, oyster catchers, golden and seas eagles.
You gather and chop your own wood for your wood burning stove, there are some kayaks and each cottage has a boat to explore the local waters and fish your supper from. At the end of the day Argyll's natural dark skies offer splendid stargazing once the sun goes down; you can see the Milky Way and sometimes even the Northern Lights.
There are seven cottages altogether. With the smallest sleeping 4 up to the largest at the north end sleeping 10, some are on the waterfront and some are a little further island with elevated sea views or prime for deer watching, all within 7 minutes walk of the harbour. And then there is Southend House, which sleeps 12, standing gloriously secluded on its own at the southern end of the island.
The island is also a working sheep farm, proud of our eco sustainability with power provided by solar and wind sources and water from springs.
Isle of Shuna Farm Cottages are located on the private Scottish island of Shuna!
Shuna lies a mile and half west of the mainland, with Jura to the south, Luing behind and Seil, Easdale and Mull to the north, on the beautiful the west coast of Argyll, Scotland.
There are no ferries to Shuna.
Each weeks holidaymakers are collected from the pier in the village of Arduaine, on the A816, about half way between Oban and Lochgilphead. There is a private car park over the road, above the pier for guests cars.
After an approx 25 minute crossing, on arrival at the harbour at the north end of Shuna, guests luggage is loaded off the boat into a quad trailer and taken to each cottage. Southend House is an approx 35 minute crossing and luggage must be carried by hand from the boat to the house 100m or so from the pier.
- Children Welcome
- Dog Friendly