Immerse yourself in Kilmartin Glen

Argyll is one of Scotland’s richest and most important prehistoric landscapes. Within six miles of Kilmartin village there are over 350 ancient monuments, including cairns, standing stones and stones circles. The Iron Age Dunadd Fort an enthralling place to visit. Kilmartin is an area brimming with historic wonders. This beautiful glen in the midst of the heart of Argyll. Argyll is one of Scotland’s richest and most important prehistoric landscapes. 

Beyond the glen, you will find Knapdale, bounded to the south by the Kintyre peninsula and to the north by the Crinan Canal. Walkers and cyclists are all drawn to the remote, rugged beauty and wildlife of the area. Knapdale is a place sculpted by the great forces of nature. The western coastline, including the lovely Kilberry peninsula, is fringed with wild, empty beaches. Within this unique habitat, beavers have been reintroduced into Scotland.

If you love getting active in the outdoors, you’re spoilt for choice in Knapdale. Explore the woodlands, forests and coastline by foot, bike or kayak. You’ll find scenic way-marked trails for all abilities.

The Kilmartin Glen area is brimming with historic and natural wonders, explore more:

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Getting Here

Travel to Inveraray and onwards to Kilmartin and Knapdale by car or bus via the A82 and then the A83. Alternatively, travel via the A85 and then south after Dalmally to Inveraray, or go as far as Oban and then follow the A816 southwards to Kilmartin. Check out West Coast Motors for more details.

You can also catch the ferry connection from Arran or Cowal to Kintyre and northwards to the Heart of Argyll with Calmac Ferries.