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Ardrishaig,pronounced "ar-drishig", (Gaelic: Rubha Aird Driseig) is a lochside village at the southern (eastern) entrance to the Crinan Canal in west Scotland, in Argyll. Historically, this was once used as a smuggling point[citation needed].

Chalmers Street, the main roadway through the village.
Chalmers Street, the main roadway through the village.

The village is located on the side of a hill bordering Loch Fyne immediately to the south of the town of Lochgilphead. It has a pier, a lighthouse, a couple of pubs, antiques shops and hotels (the popular Grey Gull Hotel being one). British Waterways also has an office here.

In the 1970s, the village was significantly altered when the old row of houses and shops on the lochside of the main street were demolished to make way for a car park. Most trading now takes place in its neighbouring town Lochgilphead.


[edit] Notable residents


[edit] Filming location

Was a filming location for the television series A Mug's Game.

[edit] See also


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