By Public Transport
Take a direct train from Glasgow Central train station to Gourock (c.40mins, £8.10- buy ticket on the day). From Gourock train station walk for a few minutes to the passenger ferry dock for crossings to Dunoon (25 mins, £4.50 buy ticket on the ferry). It is generally cheaper to buy your main ticket to Glasgow separately from the Glasgow-Gourock portion).
Direct trains to Glasgow from London Euston take c.4.30hrs. The Caledonian Sleeper provides another option for travelling over night from London to Glasgow.
Click Here for ferry timetable (check whether winter/summer).
Bus from Dunoon – Millhouse via 478 Westcoast Motors. Click Here for bus timetable. From Millhouse crossroads you walk c.1/2km south down the country lane, over the humpback bridge and then turn right up the first farm track on your left for about 300m (leaving the farm gate closed, please). We can also arrange to pick you up if you have lots of luggage!
Taxi from Dunoon- Millhouse, Davie Simpson: +44 7780 478 622 (cost c. £60-£70)
If you are a competent cyclist, a ride from Dunoon to Auchgoyle Farm takes about 2 hrs 30 mins along a fast road. It’s widely used by road and touring cyclists with fantastic loch/hill scenery and some decent climbs! There’s plenty of barn space to store your bike.
You can take the Western car ferry from Gourock to Sandbank Dunoon. Click Here . If you would prefer to buy tickets on the day, it’s cheaper to buy them from the Gourock Co-op before you travel, than on the ferry. The Co-op is located here. Or you can drive to the peninsula via Rest-and-Be-Thankful- A886 and then A8003 via Tighnabruaich and Kames.
From the hamlet of Millhouse crossroads (with the Petfood-Garden-Gift Shop on your right) head south towards Ardlamont on a small country lane. Continue over a small humpback bridge. We are the first farm track on your left. Please leave the farm gate closed behind you. There’s plenty of parking at the farm. The track is about 300m and is bumpy.
We apologise that Poppy, the farm dog, likes nothing more than barking at all arrivals. She is very gentle, but may jump up, so please push her down.
Auchgoyle Farm, Millhouse, Tighnabruaich, Argyll & Bute, PA21 2BS
Grid Reference: NR962701
Tel: +44 7506 776 343 firstname.lastname@example.org