Visitor Attractions

Inveraray Castle

Inveraray Castle
Distance: less than 1/2 mile/0.8km

Inveraray Castle home of the Duke of Argyll is a remarkable and unique piece of architecture incorporating Baroque, Palladian and Gothic. This unmistakable Scottish Castle was the first of its size and type to be built in an remote part of Scotland. Inveraray Castle hosts the BOW Festival & Inveraray’s Highland Games. Visit Website

Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail
Distance: less than 1/2 mile/0.8km

Real people portray life in this award winning 19th century prison. Interact with costumed characters, watch courtroom trials, talk to the prisoners, go to jail and witness cell life, sample the punishments, browse the prison artefacts, then make your escape. Visit Website

Inveraray Bell Tower

All Saints Bell Tower
Distance: less than 1/2 mile/0.8km

If it’s raining, but you feel like climbing-no problem! All Saints Bell Tower (also known as the Duke’s Tower) has 176 steps to walk up, after which you can rest whilst being amazed by the view of Loch Fyne and the Arrochar Alps.  Visit Website

Walks around Inveraray Dun na cuaiche

Dun Na Cuaiche
Distance: <2 miles/3.2km

Around an hours’ walk up Dun Na Cuaiche Hill. Once you get up there, nature rewards you with a breathtaking view of Loch Fyne & surrounding hills. A great place for enthusiasts of photography.

Inveraray Golf Club

Inveraray Golf & Country Club
Distance: 1 mile/1.6km

A full eighteen hole Golf course with beautiful landscape including trees and water, for an interesting and challenging game. For golfers of all abilities. After having finished the 18th hole, you can have a rest at the Country Club, with a bar and grill. Visit Website

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden
Distance 10 miles/16km

Home to some of Britain’s biggest trees & a wide variety of of native wildlife. Wonder around the gardens or take a wilder walk through the woodland where you might spot roe deer, pine martins & gold crests. Visit Website

Auchindrain Village Township

Auchindrain Village Township
Distance: 6 miles/9.6km

Auchindrain is the most complete and well-preserved example of a Scottish Highland farm township where you can discover Scotland’s rural history and vividly imagine life in the old Highlands as you walk through the settlement and see how ordinary people lived and worked. Visit Website

Crarae Garden

Crarae Garden
Distance 11 miles/17.7km

This exotic splash of wilderness is a Himalayan-style glen, set in the gentle hills of Argyll. The sparkling waters of the Crarae Burn form the centrepiece for a woody paradise of rocky gorges, wooden bridges and thickets of maple, birch and evergreens, blending with sprays of flowers. Visit Website

Farther Afield…

Kilchurn Castle

Kilchurn Castle
Distance 15 miles/24km
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Cruachan Power Station

Cruachan Power Station
Distance 19 miles/31km
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Crinan Canal

Crinan Canal
Distance 29 miles/47km
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Heart Of Argyll Wildlife Organisation

Heart of Argyll Wildlife Organisation
Distance 37 miles/59km
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Benmore Botanic Garden

Benmore Botanic Garden
Distance 32 miles/52km
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Argyll Forest Park

Argyll Forest Park
Distance 33 miles/53km
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Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin Glen
Distance 33 miles/53km
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Dunadd Fort

Dunadd Fort
Distance 38 miles/60km
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For even more ideas & inspiration, visit:

Events & Festivals

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