Travel Information

 

This page contains the following details:

  • The location of Ardanaiseig (the wedding location)
  • Various ways of getting to Ardanaiseig
  • Commonly used routes to get there from various locations
  • Places to stay along the way if you plan to drive

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The Location of Ardanaiseig

Ardanaiseig is located near to Oban, about 1.5 hours north-west of Glasgow. The hotel is usually reached by car but a train can be taken to Taynuilt and there it is only 20 minutes by car.

Please select one of the following maps for the hotels location:

For those with OS maps see grid reference 208850, 724850 (NN088248) on map 50 of the Landranger series.

Common Routes to Ardanaiseig

  1. Approaching Glasgow on the M74 turn onto the M73 at junction 4.
  2. At junction 2 on the M73 turn west onto the M8.
  3. Stay on the M8 until junction 30 and turn onto the M898 over the Erskine Toll Bridge.
  4. Once over the bridge turn west onto the A82.
  5. Follow the A82 up past Loch Lomond but watch for the A82 turning right at Tarbet!
  6. Stay on the A82 through Crainlarich but turn west onto the A85 near Tyndrum.
  7. Follow the A85 to Lochawe town and continue on past Cruachan Power Station.
  8. Once you reach the outskirts of Taynuilt take the B845 on the left to Ichrachan and Kilchrenan.
  9. Follow down the road for 8 km until you reach Kilchrenan and turn left in front of the pub called 'Kilchrenan Inn'.
  10. Follow along this road for 4 km where the hotel entrance will be straight ahead.
  1. Follow the A1 north until the M62. Turn West on the M62 and then north on the M1/M621 into Leeds. Follow the A65 from Leeds city centre all the way to the M6. Go north on the M6/M74 to Glasgow. See above for Glasgow/Ardanaiseig.
  2. Follow the M1 north until Leeds. Follow the A65 from Leeds city centre all the way to the M6. Go north on the M6/M74 to Glasgow. See above for Glasgow/Ardanaiseig.
  3. Follow the M40 north to the M42 and M6. Go north on the M6/M74 to Glasgow. See above for Glasgow/Ardanaiseig.

Follow the A65 to the Dales and then the M6. Follow north until Glasgow.

Don't want to drive? Try the train or plane!

Plane

Click here for 33.70 sample flight from London Stanstead to Glasgow

There are flights from Leeds/Bradford to Glasgow for 115.60 with BMI but you may prefer to drive at that cost!

Train - 0845 7484950

From London trains are fairly sparse and involve a long journey with many changes. The journey below would cost approximately 100 if booked on the day and 80 if booked in advance.

Outward Example (London):

Station Arr Dep Travel by Service Provider
 LONDON KINGS CROSS       12:00   Train   GNER 
 HAYMARKET   16:37   17:04   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 GLASGOW QUEEN STREET   17:48   18:10   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 TAYNUILT   20:52             

Return Example (London):

Station Arr Dep Travel by Service Provider
 TAYNUILT       13:02   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 GLASGOW QUEEN STREET   15:44   15:44   Foot     
 GLASGOW CENTRAL   16:48   16:48   Train   VIRGIN TRAINS 
 CARLISLE   18:13   18:21   Train   ARRIVA TRAINS NORTHERN 
 NEWCASTLE   19:55   20:16   Train   GNER 
 LONDON KINGS CROSS   23:43             

Outward Example (Leeds):

Station Arr Dep Travel by Service Provider
 LEEDS       13:42   Train   VIRGIN TRAINS 
 EDINBURGH   16:42   17:00   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 GLASGOW QUEEN STREET   17:48   18:10   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 TAYNUILT   20:52             

Return Example (Leeds):

Station Arr Dep Travel by Service Provider
 TAYNUILT       13:02   Train   SCOTRAIL RAILWAYS LTD. 
 GLASGOW QUEEN STREET   15:44   15:44   Foot     
 GLASGOW CENTRAL   16:48   16:48   Train   VIRGIN TRAINS 
 LANCASTER   19:08   20:02   Train   ARRIVA TRAINS NORTHERN 
 LEEDS   21:48             

Please note that there are also sleeper trains from London. Please ring 0845 7484950 for more information.

Places to Stay Along the Way

There are many B&B's along the way depending upon where you are driving from. See the 'accommodation' page for the locations and contact details.


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