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Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute

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Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute

Lochgoilhead (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Loch Goibhle) is a small village of some 300-400 people in the Scottish Highlands in Argyll, Scotland. The main employment spheres include tourism, agriculture, and forestry. There are two outdoor education centres in the village, The Lochgoilhead National Activity Centre and Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre. Tourism more than doubles the village population during the summer months. Two single-track roads both lead in and out of the village.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNN1901
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Other names by which Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute has been known in the past

Lochgoilhead and Kilmorich

Lochgoilhead, Argyll and Bute in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lochgoilhead and Kilmorich, par., Argyllshire, 69,695 ac., pop. 870; contains Lochgoilhead, vil., with inn and pier, at head of Loch Goil, 18 miles (by water) NW. of Greenock; P.O., T.O.

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