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Benmore House exterior
Benmore House Large Dining Room
Benmore House Lecture Room
Benmore House Common Room
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Benmore House Large Dining Room
Benmore House Small Dining Room
Benmore House Small Dining Room
Benmore House Library
Benmore House Bedroom
Benmore House Bedroom
Benmore House single en suite Bedroom
Benmore House twin en suite Bedroom
Benmore House Bathroom
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Benmore House Large Dining Room
Benmore House Lecture Room
Benmore House Common Room
Benmore House Main Staircase

Benmore House, Benmore, Dunoon, Argyll

Sleeps 20 - 127 25 Bedrooms 70 Dining

Catered residential outdoor centre accommodation near Dunoon sleeping 127 for outdoor enthusiasts and large groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Benmore House, Benmore, Dunoon, Argyll, sleeps 20 - 127 in 25 bedrooms.

Located in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Just 7 miles north of Dunoon, this historic house is set within the grounds of the enchanting Botanic Gardens, providing a unique large group accommodation destination ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Benmore Outdoor Centre is a 19th century listed manor house, modernised to provide comfortable group accommodation for up to 127 across 4 wings. Bedrooms range from dorm style quarters, sleeping 6 to 10 in bunks, to twin rooms, some with en suite facilities.

Two dining rooms seat 70 and 40 respectively, with extra space available if needed. There are several social rooms in the house which can be used for a range of functions or just for gathering your group together. Games facilities include table tennis, pool table and table football.

At Benmore Outdoor Centre we provide catered accommodation, venue hire and events with or without instructed outdoor activities. Please ask about the activities we can offer.

We also have Bernice, a self-catering accommodation farmhouse and cottage option close by along Loch Eck, and suited to smaller self-catering groups seeking a rural retreat. Bernice sleeps up to 22.



WiFi is available throughout the building, with a telephone available for use in the main office, and 4G mobile reception.


One ground floor twin room with accessible wetroom.

Dog Friendly

No pets permitted.


Benmore House is bookable only as catered accommodation. We provide menu options and meal plans to meet your needs including specialised requirements.

Dining Room

One large dining room seating 70, and a smaller dining room seating 40. Additional dining space can be created as required.

Sitting Room

Several large multi-purpose rooms which can be used for meetings, lectures, functions or as spaces for relaxing.

TV and Music Facilities

Interactive smartboards, projection facilities and speaker system/disco lights are available.

Games Room

Facilities available include table tennis, pool table, table football.

Heating and Open Fires

Electric central heating system throughout.


Bedrooms: 4 en suite twin, 1 en suite single; dorms: 1x 5 bed en suite, 8x 6 bed, 6x 8 bed, 1x 10 bed, 3 twin (shared bathroom), 1x 3 bed.


Bedding is provided but please bring your own towels.


In addition to the en suite bedrooms, there are 10 shower rooms with toilet facilities.

Children's Facilities

No specific facilities.


Outdoor activities are bookable as instructional packages for groups of 10.

Swimming Pool

No pool on site. 2 swimming pools are available nearby in Dunoon and an outdoor pool over in Gourock.


There is parking for around 20 vehicles.


Benmore is a no smoking site.

Booking Information

Prices start from £25 per person per night please call or email with enquiries.

Show Availability

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Benmore House, Argyll

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Midweek per night
From £25


Benmore House is accessed by private road through Benmore Botanic Gardens.

  • Limited summer bus service from Benmore Botanic Gardens (0.7 miles); more bus services are available at Cot House (2.5 miles).
  • Gourock station is 11 miles away via ferry crossing. Arrochar & Tarbert station is 33.8 miles away. Both directly connect to Glasgow.
  • Dunoon (6.5 miles).
  • Cot House Services (2.6 miles).
  • There are a range of pubs, cafes and restaurants in Dunoon (6.5 miles).
  • Glasgow Airport is 29 miles away, a journey of 90 minutes including a ferry crossing.

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips

Benmore House for Youth groups - the large dining room in the Main House
Benmore House for Youth groups - the bright and airy common room

Youth & School Trips

Large outdoor centre near Dunoon for youth and school group residential stays. Flexible catering options. On and off-site activities, with bespoke packages available. Meeting and classrooms available.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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