Rudh Dubh, Portuairk, Ardnamurchan

 

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Rudh Dubh, meaning ‘Black Rock’ in Gaelic, is situated on the coastal path between Portuairk and Sanna and clings to the rocks amongst some of the most stunning and dramatic scenery on the west coast of Scotland. In a truly spellbinding and unique location, Rudh Dubh provides a much sought after getaway, ideal for those who love the outdoors and wildlife or who just want to stay somewhere peaceful and truly wild. The tastefully restored, cosy and compact bothy has one main room with a wood-burning stove, a small, functional kitchen and a bathroom and provides all that is needed for an away-from-everything break.

Rudh Dubh provides a rare sense of seclusion from the outside world and those who have visited, tend to come back year on year for this unique experience It’s also ideal for writers or artists who can’t fail to be inspired by the stunning seascapes and huge skies overhead. The bothy sits next to the coastal path and walkers pass by from time to time on their way to Sanna Bay.

On one level: Rudh Dubh has an open plan living room/kitchen with one double sofa bed, wood burning stove, electric cooker and fridge. There is also a shower room with toilet and washbasin.
Outside Area: Rough rocky shore line looking right over the water.

Distance to Local Attractions 

4.5 mi Kilchoan Crafts & Cafe – WiFi

4.6 mi  Kilchoan Hotel – WiFi

4.5 mi km Ferry Stores – local shop and fuel

4.7 mi Play Park and Kilchoan Community Centre – WiFi, Tearoom,Tourist Information,  GP Surgery

5.3 mi  Kilchoan Pier Ferry to Tobermory

1.5 mi Community Garden – selling fresh local produce

7.6 mi  Sanna  Beach by foot 1 mile

3.1 mi   Lighthouse

Plan of Rudh Dubh (not to scale)

On one level: Rudh Dubh has an open plan living room/kitchen with one double sofa bed, wood burning stove, electric cooker and fridge. There is also a shower room with toilet and washbasin.

Outside Area: Rough rocky shore line looking right over the water.

 

Saturday Arrival

Spectacular Sea Views

  • – across to the Small Isles and Sanna Bay

By the Beach

Sorry No Dogs

Electricity Inclusive

No Linen Provided

Sleeps 2

  • Sofa bed

Shower Room

  • Shower and WC

Living Room / Kitchen / Dining Area

  • Electric cooker
  • Fridge
  • Wood burning stove

Utilities

  • Electric heaters

Check in time: 14.00 – Check out time:11.00

Arrivals: High Season – Saturday

Linen Bring Your Own: the double sofa bed needs a double duvet cover, along with your own undersheet and pillow cases.

Wood Burning Stove –  some wood should be left be previous occupants, please bring some with you.

No Cleaning Between Lets: We have found that visitors respectfully leave the cottage in a clean state. However if you have any issues please report straight away to Steading Holidays and we will resolve the problem.

Please Note – Rudh Dubh needs a degree of fitness. It is  reached by walking along the pathway between Portuairk and Sanna, you cannot take your car right up to the house, so anything you bring with you will have to be carried around 1/4 of a mile.

Rudh Dubh Directions – PH36 4LN

Please Note –  Rudh Dubh is reached by walking along the pathway between Portuairk and Sanna.

Drive through Kilchoan until you come to a road on the right signposted Ardnamurchan Lighthouse, Portuairk and Sanna. Take this road and follow signs for Ardnamurchan Lighthouse and Portuairk. Continue until you reach Portuairk. At the bottom of the hill, turn right and then off-load your belongings by the turning point. You can then return your car to the foot of the hill where you can leave it parked off the road on either side. Rudh Dubh is reached by walking along the pathway between Portuairk and Sanna.

How to get to Kilchoan – here

 

 

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“This place certainly lived up to expectations. I’ve come away with the sounds of the sea in my ears, who needs a tv when the view from your window is constantly changing? My first time here, and can’t wait to go back for another dose of relaxation. “

 

 

 

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“It was a perfect week. Chopped wood, watched the sunset, walked over to Sanna, mooched about on the beaches. The bothy is perfect, small, uncomplicated and cosy with everything you need. I booked again as soon as I got home.”

 

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