Achaleven Byre is a self catering apartment situated in the village of Connel, approximately 5 miles from Oban.
Achaleven Byre is a fully equipped recently converted byre. Comprising of open plan kitchen, lounge, diner. Bedroom and shower room / toilet. Sleeps4. Free internet access is available. Non Premium Sky tv. Setanta Sports available. Children welcome.
Connel: (Gaelic: Chonghail) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is situated on the southern shore of Loch Etive.
A ferry formerly transported people and vehicles across the loch to North Connel. The Callander and Oban Railway came to Connel in 1880. The station in the village was named Connel Ferry.
The most noticeable feature in the village is Connel Bridge, a large cantilever bridge that spans the loch at the Falls of Lora.
There is a village shop and post office located in the main village. There are two bus stops. One located opposite the post office, the second located on the A85 just south of Connel Bridge Junction, which serves both sides of the road. Restaurants can be found at the Falls of Lora Hotel and at The Oyster Inn.
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Disabled Facilities: No.
Linen Provided: Yes.
Pets Allowed: No.
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Electric
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: No.
Outdoor Facilities: No.
Local Services: Nearest town is Oban, approx 5 miles. Bus train and taxi service. Three restaraunts within a 1 mile radius. Local Shop and Post Office.
Travelling by Car on the A85 to Oban:
When arriving in Connel turn left into Achaleven Road. Follow the road under the railway bridge. Continue straight past the fork in the road. Achaleven Byre is situated immediately past the small croft on your right hand side. the byre is located approx 500m from the main A85 road.