The Best of Argyl
News January 15, 2019
Argyll is the soul of Scotland. It is very much undiscovered so let’s discover it together. Don’t just head for the likes of Glen Coe, Skye and the North Coast 500. Stop at Carradale!
I honestly believe that you should reserve a few days in Argyll to explore. It is very sparsely populated and so easy to experience solitude and remote untouched beauty. It will take your breath away. You’ll find breath-taking coastal scenery, lochs, mountains, forests, secret beaches, fishing villages, castles, relics of times gone by, renowned golf courses, birds of prey, a paradise for nature lovers, photographers and whisky distilleries.
Stretching from the picturesque fishing village of Tarbert, Loch Fyne, 30 minutes away, in the south to Loch Craignish in the north, over to Knapdale and Crinan in the west, across to Inveraray and Loch Awe in the east, with Kilmartin Glen inn the Heart of Argyll, we have some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe.
Tarbert is also the starting point for those forgetting the car to walk or cycle the 103 – mile Kintyre Way. Walk up to Tarbert Castle, a medieval stronghold which became an important site for Robert the Bruce.
At Tayinloan you can get the ferry to lovely Isle of Gigha or continue to Campbeltown, once the whisky capital of the world. There is so much going on in this area, please keep an eye on the “Things to do” section and we’ll also highlight events on our blog so you don’t miss out.
Historic Kilmartin Glen has the most important concentration of Neolithic and Bronze Age remains in Scotland. At least 800 ancient monuments of which 150 are prehistoric, lie within 6 miles of Kilmartin Village and Kilmartin Museum has 6000 years of human history.
Just step bare foot on to Carradale Bay, one of Kintyre’s white windswept beaches and just look out to sea and you will know that you’ve escaped and found something very special.
Driving around the peninsula is as dramatic with it’s natural and rugged beauty.
Come to Argyll and unlock the secrets of a welcoming place to stay, fabulous food and amazing things to see and do! Whether you intend to explore by car, by bike, to sail, kayak, or just to wander, this is an adventure in waiting!