Air an Oir - Adults Only Self Catering Accommodation in Ardnamurchan for up to 4 adults.

Self Catering for adults only - Beautiful Holiday Location on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula in Argyll, West Highlands of Scotland.

Scottish Short Term Lets Licence is being processed at the moment and my licence is pending.

Air an Oir offers adults a unique opportunity to unwind, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Ardnamurchan in one of its most beautiful locations overlooking Swordle Bay.

Situated on the North Coast of Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Argyll - with spectacular views towards the inner Isles of Eigg, Muck, Rhum and Skye.
A warm welcome awaits you....

Air an Oir also offers the visitor the opportunity to discover Ardnamurchan: a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers, hill walkers, beachcombers and those who just want to "get away from it all".

Prices are from £600 - £1200 per week, inclusive of electricity & heating.
Discounts are available if there are only 2 adults staying, if you are returning Guests, or you take two weeks together.

Air an Oir is a comfortable modern house offering self catering facilities for a memorable holiday.

The house comfortably sleeps four adults. There is the choice of three double rooms, depending on your party. We have a wonderful double room upstairs with panoramic views looking over to the Islands of Rhum, Eigg and Muck....


Words can never express the wonderful time we have had over the past five weeks. Very mixed weather, but we managed to swim twice at Sanna. As always, we enjoyed the wildlife viewings.- white, tailed, eagle most days, Pine Martin caught on night camera, dolphins in The Bay along with the local otter in The Bay on the left side below the house. Also a family of otters at Kilchoan ferry port. The latest local attraction is the honesty box on the left hand side on the way to Kilchoan. Full of wonderful traybakes made by Lyndsey, her pancakes are scrummy - would recommend to everyone. Swordle Makes is a great addition. Thanks again Mary for allowing us to stay in this haven by the sea and rebooked for our visit next year- our 18th year. Fiona and Brian ,
August / September. 2023.

Fantastic time here again, thank you, Mary for sharing your home. Perfect weather, lots of sunshine and of course a bit of rain! Lots to see as always, two otters in the Bay most mornings, pods of dolphins nearly every night, some coming close into the Bay. Highlight was watching dolphins and minke whales, having a feeding frenzy with gulls and many shearwaters and then a minke whale breaching 7/8 times!! The two resident white tailed eagles flying past every day , sometimes over the cottage. Lots of walking and kayaking and then the perfect end, standing on The Cube at 3.30a.m. to see The Northern Lights!! Can't wait to do it all again next year, Thankyou so much for the perfect holiday. Jane and Andy,
July/ August 2023.

Mixed weather But some good days. Four or five walks, a bike ride and a swim. A wonderful trip to Staffa. White tailed eagle and nine dolphins from the house. Cuckoo still calling near Ockle. Lyn and Steve,
June/ July 2023.

Another wonderful holiday, I have been coming here for 26 years and it gets better each time I come if that's possible. Thankyou Mary for making this possible. I look forward to making it possible- next year. Marion,
June 2023.

A wonderful week !! At times warm enough to sit and enjoy Mary's lovely garden, hike and enjoy the wildlife. Other days wet enough to settle down with a good book. See you in September. Thankyou Mary. David and Myra,
June 2023.

Once again, a fantastic stay at Air an Oir and this was enhanced by glorious weather for the whole week! Spotted the dolphins, swimming westwards across the bay one morning, the pair of buzzards were scooting about in front of the house as per usual, and also a stag in the field below the house most evenings,. ( The weather also seemed to have pulled in some unwelcome marine life too- loads of jellyfish were in the bay earlier in the week!) Air an Oir is just a peaceful haven to have the most relaxing holiday. Thanks again. Johnny and Marietta,
June 2023.

Another glorious week spent here at Air an Oir. So peaceful and relaxing. Lots of walks to little beaches and a great hike from Ockle to The Singing Sands and on to Kentra Bay. Ferry Trip and lunch in Tobermory. Thankyou Mary. Hope to see you next year. Alan, Pat and Sally,
May/ June 2023.

Another great week spent just relaxing. Many thanks, Mary and see you again soon! David and Steven,
May 2023.

Another lovely relaxing holiday. Plenty to see from the window ... minke, whale, white, tailed, eagle, deer, dolphin, porpoise, numerous small birds and a hedgehog. Thank you Mary, see you next year. Joanne and Gareth,
May 2023.

Another wonderful week, with this amazing, ever-changing view. A perfect get away from it all, thank you. Here's to the next time.... Thankyou Mary! Diane and Janet.
April/May 2023.

A magical week out of time. We loved every second!! Thank you, Mary. Air an Oir it's perfect. See you in June. Myra and David
April 2023.

An absolutely fabulous week, weather just perfect. Thank you so much. Mary . Jim and Sheryl,
April 2023.

Another wonderful holiday in Air an Oir - immaculately clean, well equipped and cosy with super views, so peaceful and relaxing. Plenty of wildlife to see and lovely walks. The highlight was climbing Ben Hiant on a beautiful sunny day to see such fantastic scenery. We will definitely be back! Thank you Mary for making your cottage so comfortable, and being so welcoming and so kind to us. Paul and Helen
March 2023.

“Mary thanks you so much for allowing us to stay in your home for 5 weeks. As always perfection personified - Started with sunshine on the Cube and ended in a storm . Wonderful walks and plenty of time for relaxation and reflection. IThe best wildlife experience was a  Sea Eagle flying past the lounge window at eye level. The star filled skies were eye wateringly beautiful . People ask us why we have been coming for 16 years and we say you have to stay here to know why. See you next year xx”
 Brian & Fiona - August 2022

“Thank you for this marvellous place -  full of peace, lovely rainbows and wonderful colours around..... Saw Minke whales just from the window. Enjoyed good walks.”
 Alexsandra & Franz - August 2022

“Walked all the way around - Saw white tailed eagle and seals no otters or other sea animals.... just one mackeral jumping out. I couldn't stop looking into the sea - finally started reading my book!”
 Imme & Pierre - August 2022

"Thank you Mary for sharing this special place. We had a fantastic time. Lots of sun and a bit of rain! Lots to see, otters in the bay most mornings & pods of dolphins & minke whales early morning & evening most of the time. Buzzards kept us amused flying past and fighting each other! Special bonus was Mr & Mrs Hen Harrier also doing a fly past! and also the white tailed sea eagle, Thank you again and we look forward to coming back next year xx"
Jane & Andy - July/August 2022

“Another fabulous time in your lovely home - Thank you for sharing your beautiful home & surroundings with me. I have had a fantastic time. I will have lovely memories Hope I will return next year.”
 M Mackay - July 2022

"Another fabulous week at Air an Oir - very mixed weather. Dolphins, seals and eagles again. Thank you Mary for your kindness.
  Carol & Terry - June 2022

“Had yet another fantastic week in Air an Oir despite the miserable weather.
We just love being here so peaceful & quiet! x”
Johnny & Marietta - June 2022

“Another wonderful week in Ockle! -Glorious weather to start, finished  with a tropical storm - All the moods. Wildlife did not disappoint too. Thank you Mary for sharing your lovely home. Perfect! - Spectacular views form the top of Ben Hiant!”
Andy & Julia - June 2022

“What an amazing place. Thank you. The house is so comfortable and well equipped.  Wonderful coastline & walks .The view from the living room is something to remember"
 Allan & Pat & Sally - June 2022

“Thank you Mary
. Fabulous as always x"
Marianne - May 2022

“Another 'out of the rat race' wonderful week. Two lovely wee deer in the field below house all week. Thank you Mary.."
Bryan & Elaine - May 2022

"Always the best time at Air an Oir. There was an eagle hovering over the house all morning!
 Matt & Hannah - May 2022

"Despite bad weather we had a great time relaxing and enjoying the views. Thank you Mary for your hospitality."
 David & Steven - May 2022

"Thank you Mary for letting us share your beautiful holiday home - comfortable & cozy plus the amazing views!!"
John & Pamela - April/May 2022

"Fabulous Weather!! Enjoyed the lambs gambolling about! Great stay - clean, friendly, We'll be back!"
Tina & Ken - April 2022


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