Inveraray is great place for a day trip. There’s so much to see and do that you’ll be spoilt for choice, with breath-taking scenery and award-winning visitor attractions.
It is the traditional county town of Argyll and ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, who founded the town in 1745, alongside his new dwelling, Inveraray Castle. Much of the town, including the church, was designed and built by the Edinburgh-born architect Robert Mylne between 1772 and 1800.
There is lots to do and see in Inveraray, the gateway to the Highlands and Islands. It offers access to national parks, mountains, glorious gardens and beautiful islands.
Inveraray Jail is one of the finest and best-preserved Jail and Courtroom complexes in the world. Explore this unique collection of historic buildings, brought to life by real characters from the Jail’s past.
With its original flagstoned floors & 4 roaring log fires, the George offers a wide choice of real ales, malt whiskies & an extensive wine list. The emphasis on the menu is using the very best local seafood, meats & game with minimal fuss at a fair price.
Auchindrain Museum brings a historic Victorian farming village back to life. Visitors step back in time to witness how a local community lived, worked and played. Today it is far and away the best remaining example of a of settlement that was once common.
This exotic splash of wilderness in the gentle hills of Argyll is a Himalayan-style glen. The sparkling waters of the Crarae Burn form the centrepiece for a paradise of rocky gorges, wooden bridges and thickets of maple, birch and evergreens, blending with colourful sprays of flowers.
St Conan's Kirk is a beautiful Kirk on the shores of Loch Awe at Dalmally. Highlights include the Cloisters, the stunning Ambulatory and the Bruce Chapel which contains a fragment of Robert the Bruce's bone.