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Argyll and the Isles: So Much to See and Do!

Argyll and the Isles: So Much to See and Do!

Knockdow House is an isolated house situated in Dunoon, Argyll. Historically belonging to Clan Lamont and the corresponding Laird of Knockdow, today, the property is privately owned and run. That being said, there is a vast amount to see and do in Dunoon and Argyll,...

A Book Lover’s Guide to Book Festivals in Argyll

A Book Lover’s Guide to Book Festivals in Argyll

Knockdow House is a traditional 18th century mansion which, despite its size, has a cosy and inviting atmosphere. Knockdow House is the ideal place to sit back and unwind by the fireplace as you get lost in your favourite book. It’s well-known that the former Laird of...

Glorious Gardens of Argyll & Bute

Glorious Gardens of Argyll & Bute

As we have explored in depth on this blog, Knockdow House is situated in a region of immense natural beauty. From outstanding wildlife to mysterious fairy pools, there is a wide variety to see and do here. If you’re passionate about nature, be sure to check out some...

Top 5 Things to do in Dunoon

Top 5 Things to do in Dunoon

Dunoon is the main town on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute. This scenic town is a short drive to Knockdow House, an exquisite Georgian property nestled away in the foothills of the mountains and valleys, surrounded by spectacular countryside, an abundance of...

What Sets Knockdow House Apart?

What Sets Knockdow House Apart?

Knockdow House is a notable house in Argyll, western Scotland. Dating back to the 18th century, this magnificent Georgian property has many intricate features, including an exquisite interior with elaborate woven carpets, trimmed curtains and fine art, all of which...

Buying Unique Gifts Along Argyll’s Secret Coast

Buying Unique Gifts Along Argyll’s Secret Coast

Argyll’s secret coast is home to an abundance of local shops featuring artisan produce, unique crafts and special experiences that make for wonderful gifts. Below are some of the top places to buy special gifts for your loved ones: The Dairy Gallery For textiles and...

Scotland: The Ideal Setting for a Weekend Getaway

Scotland: The Ideal Setting for a Weekend Getaway

No matter what time of year it is, Scotland is always a leading destination for holiday-goers. From lochs and castles to whiskey tours and trendy bars, there’s something for everyone in this stunning part of the world. Argyll Argyll, in the west of Scotland, is a top...

Museums of Argyll & Bute

Museums of Argyll & Bute

Knockdow House isn’t just the former residency of a Laird of Knockdow! This glorious property is located close to the town of Dunoon, and there is certainly no shortage of things to do in the region. If you wish to travel beyond the surrounding area of Knockdow House...

How to Maintain an 18th Century Home

How to Maintain an 18th Century Home

Knockdow House is a historic property set in the remote and scenic region of Argyll, Scotland. This 18th century Georgian property, built around 1753, has many traditional features of a property built in Scotland during this era. From the outside alone you will find...