Travel Trade

Scotland's Adventure Coast

Welcome to the dedicated travel trade section of the Argyll and the Isles Tourism Cooperative (AITC). We are available to help you with inspiration to increase your engagement with your clients and generate new and repeat business through creative product development.

You find below a range of sample itineraries which showcase the highlights and hidden gems of our region. With themes ranging from train travel to luxury experiences, there is something there for everybody.

For any general of specific enquiries or request for assistance please feel free to contact us any time here.

Product Directory  

Our product directory is a quick way to search for travel trade ready businesses and experiences in Argyll and the Isles. From accommodation to activities, attractions and restaurants, we will help you to find the business you are looking for. To receive a copy of our travel trade directory, please email


If you are looking for images and video for our region, let us know what your requirements are and we will try and assist. Please email


Sample Itineraries

From amazing day trips from Glasgow or Edinburgh to short and long multi-day itineraries, we are taking you on a journey across the Argyll and the Isles region.

Discover more about Argyll & the Isles; day tours, island hopping, Kintyre 66, visiting by train or our wonderful food and drink and luxury experiences.


Here we have details of a sustainable travel programme into the heart of the Argyll and the Isles region. An opportunity to sit back and enjoy the landscape as it changes into the amazing western Highlands. The journey takes a little over 3 hours from Glasgow to Oban with trains running 3 times per day.

Bridge Of Orchy 02

A glorious coastal region of glittering sea lochs, islands, hills and glens. It has 23 inhabited islands so it is a region which has travelling by ferry at its heart and the journey is very much part of the experience. This itinerary is designed for travel at a slower pace, for clients to enjoy the scenery, make plenty of stops to take in the viewpoints and to get to know a local lifestyle centred around the sea, beaches, mountains and sunsets. 

Rail And Trail Calmac Ferry

Loch Lomond, Helensburgh, Dunoon and Cowal plus the Isle of Bute are without a doubt a hidden treasure only a stone’s throw away from the ideal destinations for a day excursion from Glasgow with the added benefit of excellent public transport links. Here we provide sample itineraries for each destination.

Cyclists At Castle Stalker Scottish Viewpoint

Kintyre 66 is a sixty six mile loop around one of Scotland's most scenic and often overlooked regions. The route can be added to any itinerary that comes into the Argyll & the Isles region with the flexibility of making it a 1 day loop, or better still a 2 or 3 day programme for a more relaxed pace.


Argyll and the Isles is a region renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and abundant wildlife. The area features diverse landscapes, including mountains, lochs, forests, and an extensive coastline, providing a habitat for various species.

Puffin Argyll

Are you ready to experience and relish a taste of Argyll and the Isles? The region is rich with amazing local product from freshly caught seafood to sustainable farm produce and everything in between. The region is also famed for its single malt whiskies, with distilleries dotting what is known as 'The Whisky Coast.'

Enjoy this Argyll and the Isles foodies itinerary!

Argyll Seafood Trail Port Askaig 2

The region of Argyll and the Isles is brimming with exceptional experiences, outstanding accommodation options and breath-taking scenery. Our luxury itinerary is for the discerning traveller who seeks out the unique, the tasteful and the unforgettable travel experiences.

Outside Pool Cameron House

Here you can find out which clans are connected with the different parts of Argyll & the Isles and also which clan seats still exist to this day and you can visit to find out more. The list is not exhaustive as there are numerous smaller families whose origins also belong in Argyll.


Argyll and the Isles produces a range of spirits all with distinctive characters, shaped by the local history, culture and landscape. With world-class whisky distilleries dotted along our coastline, Argyll and the Isles is known as Scotland's ‘Whisky Coast.’ Here is our guide to our whisky distilleries and a range of new micro-distilleries producing whisky, gin, and rum.

Islay Sea Adventures Ardbeg Distillery

Embark on a sensory journey through the many blossoming gardens in Argyll & the Isles. In this guide, you will explore gardens on historic estates, sheltered walled gardens, and lush woodland grounds throughout the region. Eagled-eyed wildlife enthusiasts will see various bird species, butterflies, and red squires that inhabit these gardens.

Arduaine Gardens 1

Argyll & the Isles offers a vast selection of wild foods, from the freshest seafood from the pristine waters to wild mushrooms, garlic and bilberries from the dense forests and meadows. Download our itinerary to experience the wild foods of Argyll & the Isles. 

Argyll Seafood Trail Shellfishplatter Loch Fyne Oysters

Downloadable Guides

To complement these itineraries, please explore our suite of downloadable PDF guides & apps to tempt you to dig deeper and get more from your visit to Argyll & the Isles.

These are designed to inspire and provide you with inside tips and advice on what to see and do in destinations, as well as highlighting experiences or areas of special interest.

Product Directory

Looking for inspiration to help develop new itineraries for your clients?

Download our product directory for a quick way to search for travel trade ready businesses in our destinations. From accommodation to experiences, attractions and restaurants, we will help you filter our suppliers and guide you to what you are looking for. 

To discuss further, please email

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