About Barcaldine Castle Bed & Breakfast, Argyll

About Barcaldine Castle

A memorable experience

A warm welcome awaits you in the beautiful surroundings of one of only a few ancient castles on the Scottish mainland that with bed and breakfast facilities. Built in 1609 by “Black” Duncan Campbell and restored in 1897 by Sir Duncan Campbell 3rd Baronet of Barcaldine, Barcaldine Castle offers something truly beautiful. A Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring to the golden colours of Autumn.

At Barcaldine Castle, we take pleasure in ensuring you have a memorable stay with us at one of the finest bed and breakfast castles in Scotland. Whether you want to experience the great outdoors, walk the shores of Loch Creran, play a round or two of golf, or simply watch the world go by – there is something for everyone.

Things to do in Argyll

Discover Argyll’s Natural Beauty

A beautiful, remote and romantic part of Scotland located north of Glasgow stretching from Loch Lomond, north to Oban and south to Machrihanish. Experience amazing food, stunning landscapes and some of the finest golf courses in Scotland. Your journey through Argyll features stunning Scottish villages and the Royal town of Inveraray, home to the Duke Of Argyll – chief of Clan Campbell. Argyll ferryports offer the “Gateway to the isles”. From Oban you reach Mull, Iona & Staffa, Kerrera & Lismore on day trips.

History of Argyll

Explore Scotland’s richest prehistoric landscape by visiting the Kilmartin Museum in Argyll which contains a huge array of Neolithic remains. Mull Museum and Inveraray Jail are must-sees to absorb the history and discover interesting facts of Argyll & The Isles.


The Airds Room

Our Airds room can be set as a twin or as a super king sized double. Like Argyll it has an en-suite toilet and walk-in shower but Airds also incorporates a turreted dressing area as it is on the top floor.

The Argyll Room

The Argyll room has a double aspect with views across the garden to the south west gate, Lochan Dhub and the ancient Scots pines beyond. The room has ornate white furniture and has an en-suite toilet and shower room.

The Barcaldine Room

The Barcaldine room is a large comfortable room with antique mahogany furniture. The window faces across the garden to the south west gate, Lochan Dhub and the ancient Scots pines beyond.

The Breadalbane Room

The Breadalbane room is one of our largest rooms featuring a four poster bed and antique furniture. This room benefits from a very large bathroom with a roll top bath and walk-in shower.

The Caithness Room

The Caithness room, at the top of the castle, arguably boasts the best views to the northeast over Loch Creran and towards Glencoe. The bathroom with a roll top bath and shower also shares this view.