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Seafari Adventures ©
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Seafari Adventures Ellenabeich
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Mount Stuart ©
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Mount Stuart Rothesay
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Oban Distillery ©
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Oban Distillery Oban
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Duration: 2 hours
Inveraray Jail ©
History Museum
Inveraray Jail Inveraray
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Duration: 1h 30 min
The wild and rugged coastline of Argyll and Bute has provided many works of fiction, including the novels of Robert Louis Stevenson, with some very dramatic settings. With a history of ancient clan rivalries, this region still maintains its fierce spirit of independence and a deep respect for the old Gaelic culture. Nowhere is this more evident than in the region’s road signs, which are written in both Gaelic and English, with Gaelic place names often listed first. Though the region is separated from the mainland only by a narrow strait, much of it seems a world away from the rest of the country. Whether you only want to go to Argyll and Bute, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly United Kingdom trip planner.

Historic Sites in Argyll and Bute

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Inveraray Castle ©
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Inveraray Castle Inveraray
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Kilchurn Castle ©
Castle
Kilchurn Castle Dalmally
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Duration: 2 hours
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Castle
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel Oban
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
St. Conan’s Kirk ©
Religious Site
St. Conan’s Kirk Loch Awe
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Wildlife in Argyll and Bute

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Sealife Adventures ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Sealife Adventures Isle of Seil
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Puck's Glen ©
Wildlife Area
Puck's Glen Benmore
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Finn Falconry ©
Wildlife Area
Finn Falconry Oban
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Basking Shark Scotland ©
Shark Diving
Basking Shark Scotland Oban
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Argyll and Bute

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Oban War & Peace Museum ©
Military Museum
Oban War & Peace Museum Oban
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Kilmartin Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kilmartin Museum Kilmartin
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Easdale Island Folk Museum ©
Art Museum
Easdale Island Folk Museum Oban
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Castle House Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Castle House Museum Dunoon
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes

Parks in Argyll and Bute

Benmore Botanic Garden ©
Garden
Benmore Botanic Garden Benmore
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Arduaine Garden ©
Garden
Arduaine Garden Arduaine
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Crarae Garden Argyll ©
Garden
Crarae Garden Argyll Inveraray
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Glenfinart Walled Garden
Garden
Glenfinart Walled Garden Dunoon
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Argyll and Bute

Carnasserie Castle ©
Castle
Carnasserie Castle Kilmartin
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Duration: 2 hours
Ardkinglas Woodland Garden ©
Garden
Ardkinglas Woodland Garden Cairndow
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Duration: 2 hours
Venture West
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Venture West Crinan
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Wreckspeditions Dive Charters
Scuba / Snorkeling
Wreckspeditions Dive Charters Dunoon
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park ©
Landmark
Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park Colintraive
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Royal Castle of Tarbert ©
Ruin
Royal Castle of Tarbert Tarbert
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
McCaig's Tower ©
Landmark
McCaig's Tower Oban
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary ©
Aquarium
The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary Barcaldine
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

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