Great Days Out in Scotland

Scotland's Family Coast

This is the place for a great day out, any day of the year!

Pick and choose what takes your fancy whether you are here on holiday, a short break, live here, or travelling out from the central belt. That’s the best part - its all within easy reach so there’s no excuse for you not to enjoy Scotland’s Adventure Coast.

Why not make a day of it!

We have it all here, for everyone, all year round!

What great day out will you have in Argyll & the Isles?
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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Welcome to the wonderful world of faeries and trolls.  An enormous, award winning woodland full of family adventure. You’ll find Faeries, Trolls, Unicorns, s...

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail
Luss South Car Park
G83 8NX

Tel: 01436 860 820

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City Sightseeing Bute

Our open-top bus tour on the Isle of Bute is a great way to explore this beautiful island.  All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the fantastic vie...

Guildford Square
Isle of Bute
PA20 9AG

Tel: 01586 559 135

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Explore Lismore

Explore Lismore is a small tour operator on the Scottish Isle of Lismore run by husband and wife team Robert & Iris. We offer bespoke, private-hire tours...

1 Port Ramsay
Isle of Lismore by Oban
PA34 5UN

Tel: +44 (0) 1631 760 291

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Argyll Bespoke Car Tours

Argyll Bespoke Car Tours provide privately escorted, tailor made tours of Argyll, the West Highlands and to other parts of Scotland, with itineraries created...

7 Dunadd View
Kilmicheal Glassary
PA31 8QA

Tel: +44 (0)7511 852245

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Kintyre Express

Kintyre Express is a fast passenger ferry service which opens up Scotland and Northern Ireland for you to explore.  Our service links Campbeltown in Kintyre,...

Campbeltown Harbour

Tel: (+44) 1586 555 895

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The Kintyre Way

Go Wild in Kintyre! Walk the beautiful and unexplored wild Atlantic coast of the Kintyre peninsula with the Kintyre Way, one of Scotland’s Great Trails.


4 Muasdale Cottages
PA29 6XE

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West Coast Tours

Burial sites of ancient kings, geological wonders, unchanged landscapes, idyllic beaches, glorious glens, abundant wildlife and magical islands!  Our day tou...

Head Office
17 George Street
PA34 5RS

Tel: 01586 552319

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Mount Stuart Trust

Mount Stuart features magnificent Victorian Gothic architecture and design together with contemporary craftsmanship. The house is surrounded by extensive gro...

Mount Stuart
Isle of Bute
PA20 9LR

Tel: +44 (0) 1700 503877

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Where to have an unforgettable day out


Bute is the perfect place for a family adventure, with glorious beaches, heaps of history and wonderful wildlife to discover. Bute's quiet roads are lovely for a family cycle ride. Because the island’s fairly low lying, there are panoramic views and few strenuous climbs.

There are endless beaches to choose from, including Ettrick Bay with its white sands and Scalpsie Bay with its seal colony. Rothesay, the main town, is a fantastic seaside resort brimming with character and Italian cafés. Families and kids will love exploring Mount Stuart, Rothesay Castle and visiting Bute Museum, which is packed with artefacts.

Oban, Lorn & Isles

Spend an adventurous day out with the entire family in Oban, Lorn & Isles. It’s a great place to get active with kids in the outdoors, with kayaking, sailing and cycling all on offer. Fire the imagination with trips to ruined castles in achingly romantic places or go island hopping to visit the myriad small island off the coast of Lorn.

Or how about going on an exciting boat trip to see the local wildlife? Keep an eye out for basking sharks, whales, dolphins and eagles.

Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin is the perfect place for a family day out. From nature tours to wildlife centres, castles to canals, beaches to bike trails and so much more. Get the kids active in the great outdoors with great family-friendly walks and cycles. Or how about kayaking in the protected waters of the Crinan Canal? Kids will love to uncover Scotland’s history.

They can walk on castle ramparts, wander among stone circles and stand in the foot steps of Kings! Get up close and personal with a wild beaver, spot red squirrels and look out for otters. The Heart of Argyll has unique experiences to offer families, all making use of the stunning landscape and coastline- be sure to check out Kilberry beach.

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Scotland's Adventure Coast on YouTube

Immerse yourself inArgyll & the Isles by watching our dedicated YouTube playlist for food and drink, activities and so much more!

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Explore all the places to visit in Argyll & the Isles

3700km of coastline, 23 inhabited islands, major towns and villages are all waiting for you.

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