Cairnbaan Tourism, United Kingdom

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Cairnbaan (Scottish Gaelic: An Càrn Bàn) is a village situated on the Crinan Canal, in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. Cairnbaan is about half way between Ardrishaig on Loch Gilp at the canal's eastern end and Crinan on the Sound of Jura to the west. Its name, from Scottish Gaelic, means white hill or white cairn. On the hill above the village there are cup and ring marks dating from the Iron Age. The Cairnbaan Hotel was built in about 1800 to cater for canal travellers. It was once a temperance hotel. It has featured in the television series The Tales of Para Handy, based on the novels of Neil Munro.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Cairnbaan, United Kingdom. Explore Cairnbaan travel guide before you plan your trip here. Cairnbaan is located at a short trip away from Edinburgh a major city in United Kingdom. Edinburgh is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. Also, to reach Cairnbaan, you'll have to take a flight to Edinburgh; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Cairnbaan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cairnbaan

    Know the pollution level of Cairnbaan before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Cairnbaan - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 89.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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