Thinking of taking a luxury cottage break in Argyll and Bute? If you want to holiday in a stunningly beautiful part of Scotland then Argyll and Bute could be the best choice for you.
With lochs and a surprising number of beautiful coastal inlets, Argyll and Bute can be somewhat of a watery wonderland with many pretty villages and stunning coastal scenery awaiting you. Argyll and Bute is also home to an outstanding landscape of glens and bays, it is also the traditional Kingdom of the Scots, home to some of Scotland’s most sought after Malt Whiskey and offers visitors an insight into early Gaelic culture. Boat trips can be an excellent way of experiencing the beauty of coastal Argyll and Bute.
This part of Scotland is also home to a number of islands including Islay, Jura, Staffa, Bute and the Isle of Mull. A visit to the islands can be an excellent choice for those in search of tranquillity and the magic of an island visit. Each island has its own individual character, history and landscape to offer and can be a delight to visit, particularly for avid birdwatchers. With so many islands, this is certainly a special part of Scotland for a luxury self-catering stay.
As Argyll and Bute boasts such an enthralling history there are many interesting places for visitors to spend the day including The Bute Museum, Inveraray Jail or Springbank Whiskey Distillery. Family fun can be had at Castle Gardens, the Isle of Bute Discovery and Visit Scotland Information Centre and the Auchindrain Trust.
Visitors to this part of Scotland can enjoy walking, cycling, boating, wildlife watching, salmon fishing and golfing. Whale watching trips run from Tobermory on the Isle of Mull in season and seal watching trips from the Isle of Staffa. There are also some excellent birdwatching trips on offer in Argyll and Bute where you may be lucky enough to see puffins and even sea eagles.
Whether you choose to stay in a luxury country house, a luxurious cottage or a high quality log cabin, we hope you’ve found our hints and tips on Argyll and Bute inspirational and that you find the perfect holiday home for your holiday in Scotland.