All Castles & Historic Buildings

  • Carnasserie Castle

    If you are on holiday or taking a short break in the Heart of Argyll, Carnasserie Castle is well worth a visit. Easily accessible from the A816, there is a large car park from where you walk up a farm track to access the castle grounds. Carnasserie Castle, which was Read more [...]

  • Castle Dounie

    Castle Dounie is an Iron Age Fort on a high hilltop above Crinan. There are terrific views from here towards Jura and Mull. Nearby, along the shore from Crinan is Sailor’s Grave. The sailor died aboard his yacht of Cholera in the 19th century off Ardnoe Point. To reach Castle Read more [...]

  • Dalriada Heritage Trail

    The Dalriada Heritage Trail was created in 2010. It links Carnasserie Castle through Kilmartin Glen and the Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve to Dunadd Fort and on through ancient Atlantic oak woodlands to the Crinan Canal and Achnabreac cup and ring marked rocks. Free video trails can be downloaded here Read more [...]

  • Inveraray Castle

    Inveraray Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell and the iconic, must-see visitor attraction on the West Coast of Scotland. Browse around our website to find out more about the Castle and it’s history and take a trip around our beautiful grounds Read more [...]

  • Inveraray Jail

    Inveraray Jail is a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction where real people portray life in a 19th century prison. Interact with costumed characters, watch courtroom trials, talk to the prisoners, meet the Warder, go to jail and witness cell life, sample the punishments, browse the exhibition of prison Read more [...]

  • Keills Chapel

    A small West Highland chapel. What sets it apart is what it contains: a sculptural feast of almost 40 carved stones, ranging in date from the 8th to the 16th century. Pre-eminent among them is the 8th-century Keills Cross. Keills Chapel is 6 miles south west of Tayvallich off the Read more [...]

  • Kilmartin Museum

    Kilmartin Glen, in the heart of Mid Argyll, is one of Scotland’s richest prehistoric landscapes. Over 800 historic monuments, cairns, standing stones, stone circles and rock art dating back over 5000 years have been recorded within this area. Kilmartin Museum collects and cares for all of the archaeological objects that Read more [...]

  • Kilmory Knap Chapel

    Kilmory Knap Chapel was built in the early 1200s. By the late 1200s it was a dependency of the parish church of Knapdale at Keills. But judging by the early Christian carved stones found here, this was also the site of a much older church.  Within the chapel are nearly Read more [...]

  • Skipness Castle

    Skipness Castle stands on the east side of the Kintyre Peninsula, near the village of Skipness, just a short drive from Tarbert, Loch Fyne in the Heart of Argyll. The castle is a favourite among historical enthusiasts and families alike as you can explore inside the building and climb up Read more [...]

  • Tarbert Castle

    Tarbert Castle is a scheduled monument of national importance because of the major roll which Robert the Bruce King of Scotland played in its reinforcement and enlargement in C 1325. The castle is now owned by Tarbert and Skipness Community Trust who with their volunteer organisation Tarbert Conservation Initiative have Read more [...]

  • Wild Argyll

    Nature, People and Inspiration. Explore one of Europe’s most fascinating and dramatic landscapes on a bespoke adventure. Our journeys by kayak or on foot can be quite short but our journeys of the mind go far and wide. Discover extraordinary natural and cultural worlds and enjoy freedom, fresh air, fun Read more [...]