Desserts, Drams and Dream views

Heart & Soul of Scotland

Discover desserts, drams and views to die for when you pair Glasgow with Argyll, the Heart & Soul of Scotland.

Enjoy a feast for all the senses. Both Glasgow and Argyll are top foodie destinations, with incredible produce, talented chefs and an innovative and exciting food scenes.

Your spoilt for choice at Glasgow's street food markets, or Finnieston one of the hippest places to live in the UK, then you have The Seafood Trail, Oban the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland' and the Mull & Iona Food Trail.

The trail showcases the delicious island produce, suppliers and places to eat. If you've got a sweet tooth, you will be treated to some truly divine desserts at Pennygate Lodge, as Head Chef Jordan Clark has been cooking up a storm and winning lots of awards. His desserts are to die for!

As for drams, you’re spoilt for choice. Argyll is known as the ‘Whisky Coast’, with distilleries dotting the region’s coastline and islands. Visit the Hebridean island of Islay to try some of the best peaty malts in the world. Or head to Campbeltown at the southern end of Kintyre to discover why it used to be called the ‘whisky capital of the world’. There are three distilleries, SpringbankGlen Scotia and Glengyle's Kilkerran, producing unique, world-class whiskies. It’s a fascinating experience to take a tour of these historic distilleries.

Back in Glasgow, visit the Clydeside Distillery, which is now producing the first whisky in Glasgow for more than 100 years, or you can choose to explore the best whisky bars with Once Upon a Whisky tours.

Argyll is packed with dream views, from misty lochs to the epic mountains. But Glasgow is hugely scenic too. Follow the City Central Mural Trail to see some huge pieces of art adorning Glasgow city's brickwork. These vibrant splashes of colour are brightening up local areas as well as supporting local artists by providing a space for their unique creations. You can hire a Next Bike to follow the trail or just look out for the murals as you’re seeing the other sights of Glasgow.

Finish the day with a dream view to remember. Head to the new rooftop bar at Radisson Red. It’s one of the best places in Glasgow to watch the sun go down over the city.

For desserts, drams and dream views, discover the Heart & Soul of Scotland.