The Benmore Trilogy
Argyll Forest Park
Arrive by ferry from Gourock, Tarbert or Bute. By road from the head of Loch Fyne or top of the Rest & Be Thankful (A83 on to A815).
Benmore Botanic Garden
In a magnificent mountainside setting Benmore offers 120 acres of world renowned gardens to explore. With a unique world wide plant collection ranging from Giant Redwoods to delicate ferns there is something to see all year round, and in all weather conditions. (Please note entry fee applies.)
An enchanting trail through a deep, narrow woodland gorge with waterfalls cascading down the hillside. The rich undergrowth and dense tree canopy creates a magical and evocative atmosphere that is great fun to explore.
A hillside Arboretum where trees from around the world have been planted since the1930s to test their potential for timber supplies. With aromatic eucalyptus and conifers, monkey puzzles and ornamental maples there are trees here to be enjoyed with all of your senses!