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Basking shark and boat
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Wild About Argyll

Argyll & the Isles is known world-wide as a basking shark hotspot.

People dancing at a ceilidh
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Argyll Holidays

Argyll Holidays launched its #LoveArgyll campaign his summer, asking people to share why they love Argyll so much and to post selfies and scenic pics online. They'll also be offering great prizes throughout the summer, from a luxury hot tub lodge break to a bottle of champagne. To kick off, here's their guest post on 50 things to do this summer in Argyll. 

View from Kilfinan Community Forest
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Wild About Argyll

Argyll’s landscape is perfect for bushcraft and foraging. Most of the region is rural and remote, and the forests, beaches and hills provide the perfect setting to learn a host of outdoor and bushcraft skills.

Runners in Kyles 10 Miles
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Wild About Argyll

Are you looking for a running challenge this summer and want to see some of Scotland’s most glorious scenery at the same time? Argyll & The Isles is home to a host of running events and races, from half marathons to 5Ks. Here are some of the best.

Mark Beaumont mountain biking
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Wild About Argyll

Ardgartan is the beating heart of Argyll Forest Park, a vast area of natural beauty offering exhilarating mountain biking.The views are incredible, the riding exhilarating and the wildlife superb. Sounds like mountain biking heaven?

View of Knockdown House
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Tots2Travel

Knockdow House near Dunoon in Cowal is real getaway. It’s secluded and tranquil self-cater, but kids are more than welcome. If you want a luxurious great escape this might be the one.

Kayaking
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Wild About Argyll

The waters around Oban and Lorn are world-renowned for sea kayaking.

Wild Swimming in Argyll & The Isles
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Wild About Argyll

Wild swimming is the latest outdoor craze to sweep the nation, but the hardy folk of Dunoon in Argyll have been taking the plunge into Scotland’s seas for quite sometime. It's home to the Clyde Charity Swim, which takes place on Saturday 8th July this year. 

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