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Scenic Drives of Scotland

Scenic Drives of Scotland

Knockdow House is situated close to the town of Dunoon, in the county of Argyll and Bute. Famous for its friendly locals, stunning scenery and the Victorian Pier, there is plenty to do here no matter your interests. Going beyond the town of Dunoon gives you plenty of...

What are the Main Characteristics of a Georgian Property?

What are the Main Characteristics of a Georgian Property?

Knockdow House is an 18th century Georgian property located on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, Scotland. This glorious property, built around 1753, has a look and feel about it that you simply wouldn’t find in a modern home. It also has a deeply entrenched history that...

The Suites of Knockdow House

The Suites of Knockdow House

Knockdow House is a remote property on the Cowal peninsula, Argyll. The house is breathtakingly plush, offering a glimpse into this far-flung and mysterious corner of the world. Knockdow House is the ideal escape. It is a truly special building which has been...

Wonderful Wildlife of Cowal

Wonderful Wildlife of Cowal

Cowal is a peninsula in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. Like Knockdow House, the region is steeped in history, tradition and culture. If it’s wildlife you’re after, this is certainly the ideal place to explore. Cowal is the home of a wide range of birds and...

A Day Out at Inveraray Jail

A Day Out at Inveraray Jail

While Dunoon, home town to Knockdow House, has without doubt got plenty to see and do, when you step out further afield you’ll find so much to explore. From wildlife to history, there is a great deal to see and do in this part of Scotland, no matter your interests or...

The Woods of Argyll

The Woods of Argyll

Knockdow House has an illustrious history dating back to the 18th century. This exquisite Georgian property features rich interiors, stunning grounds and plenty on offer in and around the area. Up until 1949, it belonged to the Laird of Knockdow, Sir Norman Lamont....

Who was Sir Norman Lamont?

Who was Sir Norman Lamont?

Sir Norman Lamont was born 7th September 1869. He was a Scottish Liberal Party politician and a person of great standing in agriculture. Norman Lamont was the son of Sir James Lamont, and therefore inherited his title from his father. His mother was Adelaide, the...

Introducing some of the Many Lairds of Knockdow House

Introducing some of the Many Lairds of Knockdow House

Knockdow House is an 18th century historical property situated in the county of Argyll, Scotland. This beautiful Georgian property is remotely located amongst 250 acres of woodland and fields, and is a stone’s throw away from Dunoon town, which is the main town on the...