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Posted: 23rd, February, 2018
Argyll & The Isles

Start island adventures, explore nature reserves teeming with wildlife and uncover histories of ancient kings and past civilisations. Argyll & The Isles is within easy reach of Glasgow either by road, rail or bus as well as ferry links from central Scotland.

Take a Caledonian MacBrayne ferry from either Oban or Kennacraig to one of the Inner Hebrides, and island hop between dozens of inhabited islands, each with its own unique character and geography.

Discover enchanting woodland at Argyll Forest Park, a magnificent stretch of rugged hill country where you’ll find splendid walking trails including Puck’s Glen in Benmore or waterside paths at Loch Goil.Across the region you’ll find a spread of pleasant villages and town. At Inveraray, situated overlooking stunning Loch Fyne, take in attractions from the historic jail to the grand castle, home to the Duke of Argyll. Visit the nearby Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, part of the Seafood Trail, and sample delicious fresh shellfish.

Uncover ancient monuments, burial sites and stone circles at Kilmartin Glen and venture to the top of Dunadd Hill and stand at the spot where early kings were crowned.