TRAVEL TO CREAR
Crear is 99 miles, just over a two hour drive, from the city of Glasgow, and set within Scotland's richest prehistoric landscape.
Your journey to Crear is one of the world's most beautiful road trips around the bonny banks of Loch Lomond, over the famous Rest and be Thankful mountain pass and along the stunning Argyll coastline.
Please follow our directions and use the map we'll post to you. To ensure you get into the complete Crear vibe, please do not rely on modern gismos and gadgets.
We have gone to great lengths to ensure the post code for Crear will not work with your SAT NAV and mobile coverage is rubbish so you can totally switch off from everyday life!
Please note that the nearest petrol station to Crear is in Lochgilphead, on the righthand side as you approach the town from Inveraray. Please be aware of deer on the road at both dusk and dawn.
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• From Glasgow ... Take the A82 out of Glasgow to Loch Lomond and Tarbet.
• From Glasgow International Airport take the M8 towards the Erskine Bridge. Cross the bridge and pick up to A82 to Loch Lomond & Tarbet.
• In Tarbet turn left onto the A83 to Arrochar & Inveraray. In Inveraray take the A83 towards Campbeltown. Drive through Lochgilphead and continue on the A83 in the direction of Campbeltown.
• About 2 miles after Ardrishaig, turn sharp right onto the single track B8024 to Kilberry. Follow this road for 14 miles. After about 13 miles you’ll see Crear’s red roof in the distance on your left and you’ll pass a ruin on your right.
Caisealrag Cottage is the next building on your left hand side with a blue roof. Continue for Crear House which is the left hand turn after you pass Cretshengan Farm. Please note you cannot see Crear House from the bottom of the driveway.
WORLDWIDE CAR RENTAL ENTERPRISE CREAR SPECIAL OFFER
Enterpirse Car Rental offer for Crear Couples and their guests up to 20% off world wide.
PLANES, BUSES AND TRAINS
Glasgow International Airport is located west of Glasgow city, en-route to Crear. If you have an early or late start, stay in the wonderful Ashtree Hotel who offer Crear Couples a free shuttle collection from the airport.
Edinburgh International Airport is a further 40 miles.
The nearest main line train station is Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street.
PEP cars and Tarbert Taxis offer an airport and railway collection service.
City Link run a bus service to Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig where you can take a prebooked taxi onto Crear.
THE ASHTREE HOTEL
A STONE THROW FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT
Converted into a unique 15 Bedroom Boutique hotel with regency drawing rooms for food and refreshments and described in 'Scotland the Best' by Peter Irvine as :- 'among the best (of its type) in the UK ; ' in the centre near the station which has frequent trains to Glasgow Central (9 minutes) and also only 10 minutes to Glasgow Airport so it's handy to know and easy to like. A Regency townhouse with courtyard and walled garden (all bedrooms overlook), this place has far more class and calm than anything similar in town....'
On site FREE Glasgow Airport shuttle and FREE parking will be guaranteed for all Crear couples and their guests.
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You will find Crear House and Caisealrag Cottage in one of Scotland's most abundant prehistoric landscapes. Burial cairns dating back 3000 BC are a short stroll from the door and Kilmartin Museum is a complete gem giving an insight to what surrounds you.
The countryside is beautiful and the wildlife is abundant in every direction, there is something for everyone in the surrounding area.
We can offer weddings for music lovers, weddings for horse riders, weddings for golfers, weddings for garden lovers, weddings for whisky lovers ....... the list is endless.
OPEN ROAD SCOTLAND CAMPERVAN HIRE
Hire a campervan and make your Crear wedding part of your Scottish adventure tour!
Crear Couples receive special offers from Open Road Scotland - right next to the airport.
With a fleet of 22 campervans and motorhomes, Open Road Scotland have one of the best reputations in the industry.
There is a minimum of a 3-day rental and a minimum of 7 days rental during July and August.