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Fishing port and gateway to the Hebrides

 

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Arduaine Garden

This wonderful coastal garden forms a horticultural tour around the temperate world with a collection of rhododendrons, azaleas.
Arduaine
Oban
Argyll
PA34 4XQ

 

Eileach An Naoimh FREE

The ruins of Early Christian beehive cells, a chapel and a graveyard.
An island in the Garvellach group, north of Jura.
PA34 4TZ

 

Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace

The most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks in Britain, Bonawe was founded in 1753.
Loch Etive
PA35 1JQ

 

Kilchurn Castle FREE

Kilchurn has a four-storey tower built in the mid 15th century by Sir Colin Campbell, 1st of Glenorchy.
At the North east end of Loch Awe, 2.5m West of Dalmally
PA33 1AF

 

Carnasserie Castle FREE

In 1559, on the eve of the Protestant Reformation, the Earl of Argyll granted the lands of Carnasserie to his ‘familiar servant’.
2m North of Kilmartin off the A816
PA31 8RQ

 

Dunstaffnage Castle And Chapel

Built before 1275 on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls.
near Dunbeg 5km north of Oban off the A85
PA37 1PZ

 

Ardchattan Priory FREE

Ardchattan Priory was established in 1230 or 1231 by an obscure order of monks from France, the Valliscaulians.
On Loch Etive, 6.5m North-East of Oban off the A828
PA37 1RQ

 

Kilmartin Glen: Achnabreck Cup And Ring Marks FREE

Among the archaeological riches in Kilmartin Glen is an extraordinary array of prehistoric rock art.
1.5m North West of Lochgilphead off the A816
PA31 8SG

 

Kilmartin Glen: Ballygowan Cup And Ring Marks FREE

Among the archaeological riches in Kilmartin Glen is an extraordinary array of prehistoric rock art.
1m South West of Kilmartin off the A816
PA31 8QG

 

Kilmartin Glen: Baluachraig Cup And Ring Marks FREE

Among the archaeological riches in Kilmartin Glen is an extraordinary array of prehistoric rock art.
1m SSE of Kilmartin off the A816
PA31 8RG

 

Kilmory Knap Chapel FREE

A small medieval chapel with a collection of typical West Highland grave slabs and some early medieval sculpture.
On the shore between Loch Sween and Loch Caolisport
in South Knapdale off the B8025
PA31 8PB

 

Oban SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Inside you will find an amazing variety of animals from otters and sharks, to a full seal rescue facility and hospital.
Barcaldine
Oban
Argyll
PA37 1SE

 

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