Argyll & Bute

Argyll and Bute has much to offer the cultural tourist. It is the very birthplace of Scotland, the place where ancient kings were crowned and where Gaelic first came from Ireland around 500AD. There is no shortage of folklore attached to this area of Scotland and certainly a vast array of historical buildings, museums and castles to visit.

Argyll hosts a spectrum of events and festivals throughout the year from ancient Highland Games at the Cowal Highland Gathering to music festivals such as CowalFest.

This area is renowned for its fresh, local produce especially seafood and is home to an unparalleled number of whisky distilleries each with their own distinct attributes.

The scenery in Argyll & The Isles is truly breathtaking and truly unique. Whether you prefer to investigate the 25 inhabited islands dotted around the coast, sample the forests and gardens that await on the mainland or simply stroll along the impressive beaches that skim the coastline, there is certainly something to please every taste.

Try exploring Northern Ireland

TurasG has much more to offer to the cultural tourist. You can also find out about the Greater Gàidhealtachd in Northern Ireland following the links below:




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Try exploring The Republic of Ireland

TurasG has more to offer to the cultural tourist. You can find out about the Greater Gàidhealtachd in the Bordering Regions in the Republic of Ireland below: