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Ardfern, Ardfern

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Ardfern (Scottish Gaelic: Aird Fheàrna, meaning "the head-land of alder-trees") is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It lies on the south coast of the Craignish peninsula, facing Loch Craignish.

It has a small, close community, and features a church, fire station, primary school, craft centre with a tea room, a village shop, public house (The Galley of Lorne), and yacht centre. [1].

It lies between the towns of Oban to the north and Lochgilphead to the south. On the east side of the Craignish Peninsula is Nether Lorne, Argyll.

The population is approximately 400 of year-round residents, with many more during the holiday season.

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  • Ardfern is a small village with a lovely marina and tremendous views. Plenty of walks of various lengths in the area. A walk or drive to the point and you are looking out to the Sound of Jura...  more »
  • Relaxing and perfect to quietly walk seeing nature at its best! We walked along the waters edge at low tide and then up into the hills through the trees. Stunning scenery and magical views .  more »
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