29 days in Argyll and Bute Itinerary

29 days in Argyll and Bute Itinerary

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Cairndow
— 3 nights
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Oban
— 5 nights
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Kilmartin
— 5 nights
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Campbeltown
— 5 nights
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Tarbert
— 4 nights
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Rothesay, Isle of Bute
— 5 nights

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Cairndow

Cairndow ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Inveraray Jail and Auchindrain Township. Visit Inveraray Castle and Inveraray Bell Tower for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Loch Doon (in Carrick), Dalmally (Duncan Ban MacIntyre Monument & Glenorchy Parish Church) and Loch Eck (in Loch Eck).

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairndow trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Cairndow is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Cairndow is 5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Cairndow are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Oban.

Things to do in Cairndow

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Auchindrain Township ©
Auchindrain Township

5
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Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Get in touch with nature at Ganavan Sands and Puck's Glen. Get a sense of the local culture at Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel and Gylen Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Oban side-trips: Kilchurn Castle (in Dalmally), Castle Stalker (in Appin) and Beinn Dorain (in Bridge of Orchy). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Conan’s Kirk, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Columba Cathedral, and identify plant and animal life at Parsley the Ambassador Cat.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oban trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cairndow to Oban takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kilmartin.

Things to do in Oban

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
McCaig's Tower ©
McCaig's Tower
St. Conan’s Kirk ©
St. Conan’s Kirk
Puck's Glen ©
Puck's Glen

5
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Kilmartin

Kilmartin ©
Carnasserie Castle and Dunadd Fort will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Kilmartin Glen and Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilmartin: Tayvallich (Taynish National Nature Reserve & Tayvallich Bay).

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilmartin trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Oban to Kilmartin by car takes about an hour. In February, daytime highs in Kilmartin are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Campbeltown.

Things to do in Kilmartin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Taynish National Nature Reserve ©
Taynish National Nature Reserve
Dunadd Fort ©
Dunadd Fort
Kilmartin Museum ©
Kilmartin Museum

5
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Campbeltown

Campbeltown ©
Campbeltown; is a town and former royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse and Davaar Island Cave Painting of the Crucifixion. Museum-lovers will appreciate Coastal Design and Campbeltown Heritage Centre. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Machrihanish Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kintyre Peninsula, play a few rounds at Machrihanish Golf Club, and identify plant and animal life at Machrihanish Seabird & Wildlife Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Campbeltown road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kilmartin to Campbeltown takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for Tarbert on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Campbeltown

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Dunaverty Golf Club ©
Dunaverty Golf Club
Machrihanish Golf Club ©
Machrihanish Golf Club
Mull of Kintyre Peninsula ©
Mull of Kintyre Peninsula

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Tarbert

Tarbert ©
Appreciate the collections at Bole the Gallery and Luckenbooth Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Kilmodan Church and Skipness Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Lochgilphead (Kilmory Knap Chapel & Keills Chapel) and Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park (in Colintraive).

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tarbert planning website.

Getting from Campbeltown to Tarbert by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rothesay.

Things to do in Tarbert

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Tarbert Golf Club ©
Tarbert Golf Club
Bole the Gallery ©
Bole the Gallery
Skipness Castle ©
Skipness Castle

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Rothesay, Isle of Bute

Rothesay ©
The town of Rothesay is the principal town on the Isle of Bute, in the council area of Argyll and Bute, Scotland. You'll explore and learn at Bute Military Museum and Bute Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mount Stuart and St Blane's Chapel. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Rothesay's Victorian Toilets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michaels Chapel Ruins, get lost in a book at Print Point, and admire the natural beauty at Ardencraig Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rothesay online trip itinerary planner.

You can travel from Tarbert to Rothesay in 2 hours. February in Rothesay sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rothesay

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Stuart ©
Mount Stuart
Rothesay's Victorian Toilets ©
Rothesay's Victorian Toilets
St Blane's Chapel ©
St Blane's Chapel