More About Argyll and Bute

Whether you are on a romantic retreat, a family break or a group holiday, Argyll and Bute has everything you need for a great time. Have a go at one of the many adventurous activities, throw yourself into exploring the scenic Scottish countryside and castles, or simply relax in stunning surroundings. With ferries running regularly, you can take a trip to the beautiful island of Jura to appreciate the wildlife and windswept hills and then move on to your next destination hassle-free. The Isle of Colonsay has a stunning beach in Kiloran Bay, with rock pools to explore and long stretches of perfect sand. You will also have the freedom to sample fresh local Scottish fish and seafood at one of Argyll and Bute’s many restaurants, or create your own delicious dishes at your very own cottage.

Argyll and Bute Cottages
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Argyll and Bute is home to stunningly beautiful scenery, with dozens of dramatic castles to explore and many islands to discover. Want to visit whisky distilleries, take boat trips on Scottish lochs and see the famous Mull of Kintyre for yourself? Argyll and Bute has an intriguing history, amazing wildlife and countryside, and visiting the islands gives you perfect, remote coastal views and fantastic scenery. To make sure your next break is really special, visit the amazing attractions on offer in Argyll and Bute.

Things to Do in Argyll & Bute

Dunadd Fort, which dates from the Dark Ages, and sits on top of a steep hill giving visitors panoramic views over the Argyll and Bute countryside, is just one of the many must see places in this stunning area. The Mull of Kintyre is one of the best-known places in Argyll and Bute, and it surprises visitors with its remote location, diverse wildlife and rugged beauty. There is so much to discover in this area of Scotland that you will want to return again and again!

Argyll and Bute Attractions

We want you to enjoy the best that Argyll & Bute has to offer and so here's a selection of our favourite things to see and do;

Sea life centre
The Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary

Situated on the pretty shores of Loch Creran, this sanctuary is in a fantastically scenic location. Its rehabilitation and rescue facility for seal pups does excellent work helping the local wildlife. With an aquarium centre, woodland trail along the shore of the loch and friendly staff, the Scottish Sea Life sanctuary makes a great day out.

Pucks Glen
Puck’s Glenn

This picturesque Victorian Glenn is a great place to experience Scottish nature at its best. Walk past tumbling waterfalls, which go into bubbling streams winding their way downward. Spot local wildlife and stop to take in the stunning views on offer as you climb up the sloping paths. Puck’s Glenn is a magical place that every visitor will remember.

Castle Stalker
Castle Stalker

This famous castle sits on an island with stunning views all around. Tours are available, with the owners taking visitors round and sharing their knowledge. Stalker Castle is charming, with beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to get different perspectives depending on the tides. There are many good walks and bird watching is popular in the area close to the castle.

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