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.
Discover Argyll’s natural wonders, including the Corryvreckan whirlpool and Staffa which inspired Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture.
Woodland covers nearly a third of Argyll. Wander in the region’s ‘temperate rainforests’, where mosses, lichens and ferns. Whilst our eco-system is home to some incredible wildlife, keep your eyes peeled when you’re out exploring or join a local wildlife guide to spot otters, red squirrels, basking sharks, beavers and majestic white-tailed eagles.
Immerse yourself in Scotland's natural beauty
Whilst being responsible and treating nature with respect
A lovely short walk taking in oak woodland and spruce, passing the Painted Rock Trail and work area and with a short diversion, taking you to the stunning vi...
From Rothesay or Port Bannatyne, drive north along the A844 along the coast. Stay on this coastal road as it becomes the A886 shortly past Port Bannatyne and follow it until you reach the Rhubodach-Colintraive ferry crossing where you can park your car. From Rothesay to the ferry terminal by car takes around 20 minutes. Public transport and walking is also possible.