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Best Beaches in Argyll for Water Sports

Best Beaches in Argyll for Water Sports

Knockdow House, situated on Argyll’s Secret Coast, is a gem of a property that used to belong to Clan Lamont, one of Scotland’s oldest clans. During the 600 years that it was owned by the Lamonts, it was ruled by the corresponding Laird of Knockdow. Today, Knockdow...

Knockdow House – A Category B Listed Building

Knockdow House – A Category B Listed Building

Knockdow House is a charming Georgian property in Dunoon and the greater region of Argyll and Bute. This Category B listed building is nestled in ‘Argyll’s Secret Coast’, a mysterious and largely untouched part of the world surrounded by nature, wildlife and...

Mysterious Fairy Pools in the Isle of Skye

Mysterious Fairy Pools in the Isle of Skye

Hidden away amongst the beautiful countryside, hills and mountains is Knockdow house, in Argyll, western Scotland. Knockdow House formerly belonged to one of Scotland’s oldest clans, the Lamont Clan, and is a glorious property with a rich and intricate history. While...

Benmore Botanic Garden – A Stone’s Throw from Knockdow House

Benmore Botanic Garden – A Stone’s Throw from Knockdow House

Knockdow House is a stately property located in the picturesque region of Dunoon, Argyll. Surrounded by mountainous terrain and grassy fields, this is a striking part of the world renowned for its rugged coastlines, white beaches, ancient forests and crystal-clear...

knockdow House: Basking Sharks of Argyll

knockdow House: Basking Sharks of Argyll

Basking Sharks of Argyll There are plenty of reasons to visit Argyll, home of the superb Georgian property, Knockdow House. For some 600 years, Knockdow House was run by a Laird of Knockdow of the Lamont Clan, but today it is privately owned and run. This exquisite...

OLd House : 5 Tips & Tricks for Restoring an Historic House

OLd House : 5 Tips & Tricks for Restoring an Historic House

As an historic 18th century property, Knockdow House will always require a certain level of maintenance. In 2010, the property underwent some serious renovations and refurbishments, including a new biomass heating system and water filtration system. These updates were...

Eating Seafood in Argyll ; KnockDow House

Eating Seafood in Argyll ; KnockDow House

Knockdow House is a glorious property situated close to the down of Dunoon, in Argyll, Scotland. Knockdow House is steeped in history, and for 600 years was owned by the Lamont Clan, including Sir Norman Lamont, the 17th and final Laird of Knockdow.   While the house...

Secrets of Argyll you Need to Explore

Secrets of Argyll you Need to Explore

Argyll is a stunning region of western Scotland that is home to crumbling castles, pristine beaches, and an immense amount of history. Within this ancient and secluded region is the home of Knockdow House, a beautiful 18th century Georgian property that is steeped in...