Attractions near Ballimenach

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Brodick Castle (20 Miles)*
This is a castle you will never forget! The tall, stately building beckons you with the glow of its warm red sandstone. The setting is superb - fronted by a magnificent bay, surrounded by gardens and overlooked by the majestic mountain of Goatfell.
Goatfell (21 Miles)*
Goatfell, or Goat Fell, is the highest point on the Isle of Arran, which lies in the Firth of Clyde. In Scottish Gaelic the mountain is called Gaoda Bheinn.
Lochranza Castle (24 Miles)*
Lochranza Castle is the ruined remains of a tower house, built on the north of the Isle of Arran off the west coast of Scotland.
Kildalton Cross (28 Miles)*
Kildalton Cross is the finest intact High Cross in Scotland carved in the late eighth century.
Culzean Castle & Country Park (29 Miles)*
The range of interests and activities at Culzean provides a perfect day out for the family.
Souter Johnnie's Cottage (30 Miles)*
The inspiration for the character Souter Johnnie, Tam's 'ancient, trusty, drouthy crony' in Burns' poem Tam O'Shanter, was John Davidson, the real-life souter (shoemaker) who lived and worked in this cottage.
Crossraguel Abbey (31 Miles)*
The remains of Crossraguel Abbey, which are remarkably complete and of a very high quality, include the church, cloister, chapter house and much of the domestic premises.
Mount Stuart (34 Miles)*
Mount Stuart, a spectacular Victorian Gothic house, is the magnificent architectural fantasy of the 3rd Marquess of Bute (1847-1900) and the Scottish architect Robert Rowland Anderson.
Rozelle House Galleries and Maclaurin Art Galleries (35 Miles)*
Rozelle House is now a major display venue, currently showing the significant collection, 'Tam O' Shanter' - a series of 54 paintings, by Alexander Goudie. The Maclaurin collection includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints.
Rothesay Castle (36 Miles)*
Rothesay Castle is a remarkable 13th century castle of enclosure, circular in plan, with a 16th century fore-work.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Ballimenach
Campbeltown (4 Miles)*
The Royal Burgh of Campbeltown has been occupied continuously for over 8000 years. Once home to a big fishing fleet, the Herring fishery declined after the 1920's, and now fine quality shellfish is landed here.
Southend (6 Miles)*
Here at Southend, close by the ruined Chapel and carved slabs on the ancient churchyard of Keil, are the footprints, which signify the spot where St. Columba first preached in Scotland. Nearer Campbeltown is St. Kiaran's Cave.
Drumlemble (6 Miles)*
Drumlemble Village is a small, peaceful village located about four miles west of Campbletown between Campbeltown and the ocean front town of Machrahanish.
Machrihanish (8 Miles)*
Once linked by a narrow-gauge railway to Campbeltown (closed in the 1930s), the village is the site for a classic links Golf course, which Tom Morris helped to design. Its 1st hole is rated by Jack Nicklaus as the World's greatest opening hole.
Saddell (10 Miles)*
Saddell, the idyllic setting for a Cistercian Abbey, which stands next to the 'Allt nan Manach' (Stream of the Monks). The Abbey was founded by the great warrior King, Somerled in 1160, and completed by his son Reginald.
Bellochantuy (11 Miles)*
Glenbarr (14 Miles)*
The sleepy hamlets of Bellochantuy, Glenbarr and Muasdale stretch up the West Road, alongside which are several lengths of fine sandy beaches, with convenient lay-byes for access, from where the islands of Gigha, Islay and Jura can be photographed.
Carradale (15 Miles)*
Carradale is a popular holiday village and busy fishing harbour. Carradale lies at the centre of a network of forest and coastal walks with varied wildlife including many species of birds, several types of deer, and the poisonous but timid adder.
Grogport (17 Miles)*
Lamlash (18 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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