Argyll and the Isles Travel Guide
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Argyll's rocky seaboard looks out onto islands that were once part of a single prehistoric landmass. Here narrow roads wind around natural obstacles, slowing travel but forcing you to see and admire the lochs, the woods, and the ruins that hint at the region's dramatic past. Highlights include everything from grand houses such as Brodick Castle and gardens such as Crarae to the excellent walks on the small western isles. This is whisky country, too: the distilleries on Islay should not be missed. Distances are relatively small, as the area is within three hours of Glasgow.
Accommodations in Argyll and on the isles range from country-house hotels to private homes offering a bed and breakfast. Most small, traditional, provincial...read more
Until recently this part of Scotland had few restaurants of distinction. That has changed, and more and more quality restaurants are opening and using the...read more
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