Connel & Taynuilt attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Connel & Taynuilt

Bonawe Iron Furnace

Bonawe Iron Furnace is one of the region’s most unusual historical sights. Near Taynuilt (not Bonawe), and dating from 1753, it was built by an iron-smelting company from Cumbria because of the abundance of birch an…
Castle in Connel & Taynuilt

Dunstaffnage Castle

Dunstaffnage, 2 miles west of Connel, looks like a child’s drawing of what a castle should be – square and massive, with towers at the corners, and perched on top of a rocky outcrop. It was built around 1260 and was…
Waterfall in Connel & Taynuilt

Falls of Lora

At Connel Bridge, 5 miles north of Oban, the loch joins the sea via a narrow channel partly blocked by an underwater rock ledge. When the tide flows in and out, water pours through this bottleneck, creating spectacu…