Immerse yourself in Argyll's Secret Coast

At the south-west corner of Cowal you’ll come to Argyll’s Secret Coast, an undiscovered area of sparkling sea lochs and ancient forests. Discover fabulous seafood, welcoming pubs, a wide range of holiday accommodation, a vibrant arts scene, breathtaking scenery, ancient sites and loads of outdoor activities. 

This is world-class sailing country, with islands, natural harbours, sheltered beaches, anchorages and shore-side facilities. There’s also excellent walking, cycling and kayaking on offer. Make sure you visit Ostel Bay, a stunning white sandy beach. 

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Family Activities to do in the Argyll & the Isles

Argyll & the Isles has a wide variety of family activities, for all the family to enjoy whilst visiting Argyll & the Isles. Whether it's exploring the Kintyre 66, cycling new routes or delving deeper into Scottish history. There are plenty of opportunities to check things on your bucket list, whilst spending quality time with family.

Lochawe Kilchurncastle

Top Scenic Scottish Castles in Argyll & the Isles

Argyll and The Isles is home to 60 castles. Discover romantic ruins and terrific tower houses in enchanting locations across the region. But where to start? We made a list of the most scenic castles and historic sites in Argyll & the Isles. So, grab your camera and start exploring these fascinating parts of Scotland.

Lochee House, Waterfront

February Half-Term Stays in Argyll & the Isles

The half-term break is fast approaching, meaning that the schools will be out and everyone needs a break from work again! Why not escape to some of our destinations in Argyll & the Isles this February. We have picked some accommodation services, that are family-friendly and dog-friendly to help you plan your stay in Argyll & the Isles. Each of these accommodation stays is close to local activities, wonderful walks and amazing scenery for everyone in the family to enjoy, whilst away from home.

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