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Ardrishaig, Argyll Local Information

When you come to visit Ardrishaig or other near-by locations in Argyll in Scotland, you will probably be coming by car or would have rented one. There are however good facilities for local travel and you will find below the Telephone numbers and, if available, links to the relevant websites. If you are planning to visit some of the nearby beautiful islands you would probably like to know about available ferry services, etc. General purpose information is also provided.

Argyll and Bute Council

You can contact the Argyll & Bute Council at Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT. Telephone: 01546 602127 or click here to visit their web site.

Car Park

Free Car Parking is plentiful. You can park at designated free car parks: opposite the Ardrishaig Cooperative Store, Chalmers Street Ardrishaig; in Lochgilphead there is designated free car park at Lorne Street with entry also from Poltalloch Street (A83). There are some parking spaces at the road side in some areas.

Coach, Car, Cycle Rental and Taxi Service

Argyll Activities Limited: Pier Square, Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA30 8DZ. Cycle hire, ideally situated, for going along the Crinan Canal towpath or, for the more adventurous, up onto the forest tracks. If you are coming into the Canal by boat, you can have a one way hire, collecting the bike either from Pier Square, Ardrishaig or from Crinan Boatyard then leaving the bike at the other location at the end of your transit. Contact: David McBride, Telephone: 01546 606930, email.

Glenfyne Taxi Company, 11 Upper Glenfyne Park, Ardrishaig, Lochgilphead, Argyll. Mobile: 07850 645671.

Emergency: Medical or Surgical

Mid Argyll Hospital, (Now officially known as Mid Argyll Community Hospital and Integrated Care Centre), Blarbuie Road, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8JZ. This is our new hospital comprising: GP Practice closely integrated with modern out-patient, acute in-patient, Obstetric, Accident & Emergency, X-ray, Children’s and Community services all at the same level as the main entrance. The hospital provides 24 hour Accident and Emergency (A&E) service. Telephone: 01546 462000.

Ardrishaig Primary School

Ardrishaig Primary School, Glengilp Road, Ardrishaig, Argyll, PA30 8HF. The school consists of 113 pupils with classes from P1 - P7. They are an Eco friendly school and they are proud of theilr environment. They have achieved their 4th green flag which they got after a lot of hard work by pupils, teachers and parents. For further information contact Telephone: 01546 603695.

Lochgilphead High School

Lochgilphead High School, Blarbuie Road, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8JY is non-denominational, co-educational six year secondary school. For further details contact: Principal - Ann Devine, Lochgilphead Joint Campus, Kilmory, Argyll, PA31 8AA. Telephone: 01546 602598 (Secondary); 01546 602747 (Primary).

Ardrishaig Harbour

Ardrishaig Harbour has a close association with Crinan Canal, if the Canal had not been built Ardrishaig would have had no harbour. Ardrishaig Pier was first opened in 1873. The harbour is arranged into two parts: (1) North side is where the Crinan Canal Locks are and the TimberLink is active. (2) further South are areas for pontoons and anchoring of boats. For details Contact: Crinan Canal Office, Pier Square, Ardrishaig, Argyll, PA30 8DZ. Telephone: 01546 603210 Fax: 01546 603941. Click here If you need Tidal information.

Police Station

Lochgilphead Police Office, Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8JJ. Telephone: 01546 702200.

Tourist Information Centre

Tourist Information Centre is located at Lochnell Street, Lochgilphead. Telephone: 08707 200618. The Centre is open from April to October.


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