Isle of Luing - 15 Cullipool

Waves on the shore of Cullipool in the Isle of Luing

Welcome To No.15

No.15: Your Charming Holiday Cottage in Cullipool, Isle of Luing, Scotland’s Idyllic Retreat near Oban and the Inner Hebrides.

Discover the allure of a holiday home in Scotland at No.15, a delightful cottage nestled in the heart of Cullipool on the enchanting Isle of Luing. This cosy retreat, steeped in history and passed down through generations, stands as the crown jewel of the island’s former slate colony.

Recently renovated, No.15 seamlessly blends traditional charm with modern comforts, creating the perfect holiday cottage in Scotland. Step inside and be embraced by the warm and inviting atmosphere, where every detail has been thoughtfully considered to ensure a memorable stay. The cottage’s tasteful interiors provide a cozy haven, offering the ideal setting to relax and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the island.

Situated on the Isle of Luing, a short drive and a scenic ferry trip away from Oban, No.15 presents an ideal base for exploring the treasures of Scotland’s stunning west coast and the nearby Inner Hebrides. While Cullipool serves as the main settlement, the island invites you to venture further and uncover its hidden gems. From breathtaking coastlines and pristine beaches to rolling hills and panoramic viewpoints, the Isle of Luing offers a wealth of natural beauty waiting to be discovered during your Scottish holiday.

During your stay at No.15, take advantage of the convenient proximity to Oban, a vibrant coastal town known as the “Gateway to the Isles.” Explore its bustling harbor, indulge in fresh seafood, and visit notable attractions such as McCaig’s Tower and Dunollie Castle. Additionally, the Isle of Luing serves as an ideal starting point for exploring the enchanting Inner Hebrides, where stunning islands like Mull, Staffa, and Iona beckon with their unique landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

As you embark on your island exploration, you’ll encounter remarkable sights that showcase the rich heritage of Scotland. Explore historic ruins, marvel at ancient standing stones, and learn about the fascinating slate industry that once thrived on the island. The Isle of Luing provides a tapestry of stories and folklore, allowing you to delve deep into the captivating history that defines this corner of Scotland.

No.15 is more than just a holiday cottage; it’s a gateway to a world of wonders, providing an unforgettable holiday experience in Scotland. Whether you seek solace in nature, outdoor adventures, or a chance to immerse yourself in the vibrant local community, No.15 offers the perfect retreat for your Scottish holiday cottage getaway.

Book your stay at No.15 and embark on an extraordinary exploration of the Isle of Luing, where a holiday home in Scotland awaits. Discover the secrets of the former slate colony, wander along pristine beaches, and revel in the beauty of this idyllic Scottish island. No.15 welcomes you with open arms, ready to provide a memorable and enchanting holiday experience that will linger in your heart long after your Scottish adventure comes to an end.

Where is the Isle of Luing?

The Isle Of Luing is one of the slate islands, Firth of Lorn, in the west of Argyll in Scotland. Located roughly 16 miles south of Oban, the island can be accessed via a regular ferry service that traverses the Cuan Sound, leaving from the neighbouring island of Seil. The island of Seil is connected to the mainland by the iconic Clachan Bridge. Fans of the famous bridge can stop off at the equally renowned Tigh an Truish Inn for food and drinks. This Scottish island is easily Accessible via the Luing ferry which crosses the Cuan Sound. A short 10-15 minute crossing which runs regularly.


Where is 15 Cullipool?

Number 15 is located in the heart of Cullipool, one of the three main settlements on the Scottish Island Luing. Cullipool is the largest of the three villages, decorated with quaint white cottages and is considered the hub of the island. Cullipool also has a unique shoreline; the black sand originating from the islands famous slate makes for a rare sight.

History of The Isle Of Luing

Luing is an island littered in history; from the slate quarries to the famous Luing cattle, you’ll find breadcrumbs from Luing in many places. One notable example of this is the use of Luing slate in the construction of Glasgow University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. The slate industry that put Luing on the map eventually dried up and the quarries were no longer needed. These quarries can still be found all over the Scottish Island with many of them found in Cullipool. The Scottish island has always been a home for agriculture, with fishing and farming being key to the Isle of Luing’s core economy.

famous luing cattle
isle of luing hillwalking

About Cullipool

Cullipool is the largest population on the Isle of Luing, making up the vast majority of the islands estimated 200 inhabitants. Being the largest population on the Scottish Island, Cullipool has also historically been the economic hub of the island. Being home to the majority of the slate quarrying industry that the island had to offer. Cullipool is made up of small white cottages, a church on a hill and a village hall. The village hall regularly hosts events and is very much the centre of the community. The islands highest point can also be easily reached from Cullipool. A short, easy trek will lead you to the Scottish islands highest peak which is identified by a plinth which commemorates this point. From here, many of Scotlands famous Islands can be seen such as the Isle of Mull and the Isle of Seil.

About The Isle Of Luing

Nestled in the breathtaking Firth of Lorn, just south of Oban, lies the captivating Isle of Luing. This small yet enchanting island, spanning approximately 12 square miles (31 square kilometers), beckons visitors with its rugged charm, pristine natural landscapes, and a deep-rooted history that paints a vivid picture of Scottish island life.


Untouched Natural Splendor and Outdoor Adventures Await

The Isle of Luing is renowned for its unspoiled natural beauty. Prepare to be captivated by the dramatic rocky cliffs, sheltered bays, and rolling hills adorned with vibrant heather and grasses. Embark on invigorating walks along the island’s scenic trails, allowing hikers, birdwatchers, and nature lovers to immerse themselves in the island’s diverse flora and fauna. From hidden coves to majestic wildlife, every step on Luing reveals the essence of its untamed wilderness.


A Tapestry of Cultural Heritage and Traditional Industries

The Isle of Luing proudly carries a rich tapestry of cultural heritage and traditional industries. Fishing and farming have long been intrinsic to the island’s identity, with locally reared cattle gaining international acclaim for their exceptional quality. Explore the island’s captivating past as you wander through ancient ruins and witness traditional crafts firsthand, gaining insight into the lives and traditions of the island’s inhabitants. Engage with the welcoming locals, who embody the spirit and warmth of this close-knit community.


Immerse Yourself in Tranquil Island Living at Number 15

When seeking comfortable and welcoming accommodations on the Isle of Luing, look no further than Number 15. This charming retreat offers a range of delightful bed and breakfast options and vacation rentals, providing a serene and idyllic base for your island sojourn. Unwind in tastefully appointed rooms, indulge in hearty breakfasts featuring local produce, and experience the genuine warmth of Scottish hospitality. With Number 15 as your haven, immerse yourself in the tranquility of the island and create cherished memories of your time on Luing.


Plan Your Unforgettable Scottish Island Getaway

Embark on an extraordinary journey to the Isle of Luing and immerse yourself in its serene beauty and rich heritage. Explore the abundance of walking trails, uncover hidden corners of the island’s past, and experience the genuine warmth of its community. Whether you seek tranquility amidst nature or a glimpse into traditional island life, the Isle of Luing offers an unforgettable Scottish island getaway. Book your stay at Number 15 and embrace the timeless allure of this hidden gem.