This is the only private castle and garden in the western Highlands that is open daily to visitors. The Victorian mansion was built in the mid-19th century by David Bryce, a famous Scottish architect. In his early years, Winston Churchill was a frequent visitor. One writer said a visit here is like returning to the Edwardian age of leisure, and so it is. To the surprise of visitors, the armchairs are labeled PLEASE SIT DOWN instead of PLEASE KEEP OFF. The portraits are by such famous artists as Sargent. You can wander through 4.9 hectares (12 acres) of Italian-style terraced gardens, and enjoy extensive views of the Appin coastline from Ben Nevis to Ben Cruachan.