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Aerial Adventures in Loch Lomond

Aerial Adventures in Loch Lomond

Knockdow House Knockdow House is a gorgeous Scottish mansion nestled in the foothills of Argyll’s mountains. At any time of year this is a peaceful and quiet property surrounded by nature, wildlife and scenery. However, the summer months are particularly appealing,...

What’s so Special About Argyll?

What’s so Special About Argyll?

Knockdow House is a remote Scottish mansion situated in Argyll, western Scotland. This almost 300 year old property has an immense amount of history, as it once belonged to Clan Lamont. During the time it was owned by Clan Lamont, a Laird of Knockdow ruled over the...

Places of Historical Interest in Argyll

Places of Historical Interest in Argyll

One of the greatest things about Argyll, Scotland is the immense diversity. From rolling countryside and icy mountain peaks, to bustling cities and delightful villages, there is a great deal to see and do in this remote and magical part of the world. If you’re...

Water Sports in Loch Lomond

Water Sports in Loch Lomond

Knockdow House is an historic property nestled in the heart of Argyll. Encircled by forests, mountains and breath-taking scenery, this is a spectacular part of the world that is well worth a visit. People visit Argyll throughout the year and there is a great deal to...

Laird of Knockdow: What is a Laird?

Laird of Knockdow: What is a Laird?

Knockdow House is a 267 year old Georgian mansion nestled at the foothills of the mountains on the Cowal Peninsula, Argyll. Surrounded by seemingly never-ending scenery, this is a picturesque property with an illustrious history stemming back to the 18th century....

5 Fascinating Facts about Scotland

5 Fascinating Facts about Scotland

Knockdow House is an exquisite Georgian property nestled in the foothills of ‘Argyll’s Secret Coast,’ a remote and hidden part of the world far from the hustle and bustle of city life. Knockdow House has a rich history dating back many hundreds of years. It originally...

The History of the Lamont Family

The History of the Lamont Family

The surname ‘Lamont’ was originally found in Argyll, which was known as the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata. This is now part of the region of Argyll and Bute, in western Scotland. The name ‘Lamont’ has Scottish and medieval roots, and was acquired from the pre-7th...

Everything you Need to Know about Scotland’s National Animal

Everything you Need to Know about Scotland’s National Animal

Knockdow House is situated in a remote and far-flung region of Scotland – Argyll’s Secret Coast. Famed for its stunning scenery, endless mountains and incredible views, this is a magical and mystical part of the world that is also largely untouched by human...

Top Things to Do in Loch Lomond

Top Things to Do in Loch Lomond

Starting from the town of Inveraray, the Cowal Peninsula is a huge area of land that sits on the breathtakingly beautiful Loch Fyne, travelling all the way down to Ostel Bay. Home of Knockdow House in Dunoon, Argyll, this is an enchanted part of the world, known as...