Argyll & The Isles is truly ‘Nature’s Paradise’, where towering mountains meet glistening sea lochs, ancient oak forests hug the shoreline and glorious gardens bloom. The eco-system in Argyll’s is home to some incredible wildlife, including otters, red squirrels, basking sharks and beavers.

One of the highlights must be Argyll’s majestic white-tailed eagles. Keep your eyes peeled when you’re out exploring or join a local wildlife guide to spot this, Britain’s largest bird of prey. Discover Argyll’s natural wonders, including the Corryvreckan whirlpool and the island of Staffa which inspired Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture. Woodland cover nearly a third of Argyll. Wander in the region’s ‘temperate rainforests’, where mosses, lichens and ferns abound.

Download our handy Wild About Argyll leaflet here for an overview and map of all that this wonderful place has to offer.

Retreats in Argyll & The Isles
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With everything from art retreats to spa retreats, you can relax and revive in some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes. Stay in a luxury yurt, a cabin in the woods or a cottage by the sea and enjoy the peace, tranquility and views.

Dark Skies areas in Argyll & The Isles
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Argyll is one of the best places in Scotland to watch the night sky as there’s very little light pollution.

Bushcraft & Foraging in Argyll & The Isles
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The forests and beaches of Argyll and the Isles are perfect places to find your inner forager. Collect shellfish from the clear waters, hunt for wild mushrooms in the woodlands and pick berries from the hedgerows.

Hides & Reserves in Argyll & The Isles
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Argyll’s seven National Nature Reserves and many more wildlife centres are home to a huge range of rare plants, animals and birds including squirrels, otters, eagles and Scotland’s only wild beaver population.

Walking Tours in Argyll & The Isles
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A walking tour in Argyll will take you to those quiet, remote corners that can only be reached on foot, enabling you to enjoy the solitude of Scotland’s secret places. Amble through ancient woodland, take a bracing walk along windswept beaches and hike among hills and lochs.

Photography in Argyll & The Isles
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With miles of rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, soaring mountains, stunning lochs, numerous castles, a historic landscape and incredible sunsets, Argyll & The Isles has so much to offer phot

Land Rover Safari in Argyll & The Isles
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With so much wilderness to explore, Argyll & The Isles is perfect for a Land Rover safari. What’s more, there’s wildlife galore, from eagles to wild deer, and a rich history to discover. With the help of an experienced guide, you can see so much more.

Boat tours in Argyll & The Isles
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Whether it’s a gentle sail down the Kyles of Bute on board The Waverley, an adrenaline fuelled RIB ride through the infamous Gulf of Correyvreckan or a week-long cruise on board a beautifully converted fishing boat, there’s a boat trip to suit everyone in Argyll and the Isles.

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Win a Loch Fyne Wild About Argyll experience

Win a Loch Fyne Experience with Wild About Argyll
Portavadie infinity pool view

Portavadie, Fyne Sea Tours and Inver have teamed up to give you the chance to win an unforgettable Loch Fyne adventure. Discover this beautiful part of Cowal known as Argyll's Secret Coast. 

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