Ardrishaig trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Ardrishaig

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Argyll and Bute  /  Ardrishaig
Ardrishaig is a lochside village at the southern entrance to the Crinan Canal in Argyll and Bute in the west of Scotland. Ardrishaig had 1,283 inhabitants in 2001.The village is on the side of a hill bordering Loch Fyne immediately to the south of Lochgilphead. It has a pier, a lighthouse, a couple of public houses, antiques shops and hotels. Scottish Canals has an office by the canal basin. Ardrishaig harbour's first pier was built in 1873. To its north side is the Crinan Canal sea lock and to the south are pontoons and anchorage for boats. About 30,000 tonnes of timber pass through the harbour annually but it has the capacity for 150,000 tonnes.In the 1970s, the village was significantly altered when a row of old houses and shops on the lochside of the main street was demolished to make way for a car park. Most trading now takes place in the neighbouring town Lochgilphead.John Smith, former Labour MP and Leader of the Opposition, grew up in Ardrishaig.Ardrishaig Community Council is part-owner of the wind farm at Allt Dearg on the hill above Inverneill to the south of the town.
With the Inspirock world travel planner, Ardrishaig and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
Source

Plan your trip to Ardrishaig

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Recently planned trips to Argyll and Bute

21 days in London & Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Isle of Jura BY A USER FROM HUNGARY January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, relaxing, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in Scotland & England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Campbeltown BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Glasgow, Inveraray & Fort William BY A USER FROM IRELAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Machrihanish BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Isle of Bute BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans