Gateway to Argyll

Failte. / Welcome to Inveraray & district where you will find the very best of Scotland. 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. There is a massive choice of historic sites including castles and monuments where stories of Scotland's turbulent past will entertain you. Take to the seas for breath-taking seascapes and marine life including porpoises and dolphins. You can even visit Inveraray's famous Whisky Shop and taste our national drink.

For short breaks or longer holidays, this official Inveraray & District Visitor Information website will guide you to Hotels, B&B's, Self Catering Cottages, Caravan Parks and other Accommodation. Festivals, Events, Attractions and Restaurants are listed also. For hundred's of years Inveraray has been a popular visitor destination, isn't time you visited?

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Accommodation

Quality hotels, welcoming bed and breakfasts or self-catering options, you’ll find the perfect place to stay in Inveraray whatever your budget.

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To Do

Unique, traditional, cutting edge, refreshing, imaginative, surprising… Whatever you're looking for there are so many things to do in Inveraray.

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Eat & Drink

One of the nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating and drinking.

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What's On

A range of events are planned every year. Enjoy festivals, tours, talks and live music in the town, with a little bit of something for everyone.

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Shopping

The Main Street is always busy and welcoming. As well as the many retailers, street performers, including Highland pipers, offer entertainment.

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Inveraray

The Royal Burgh of Inveraray is a classic example of an eighteenth-century Georgian planned town and an area of spectacular natural beauty.

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Nature & Wildlife

From mighty Red Deer to rare and delicate plants, Inveraray abounds with a wide choice of opportunities to see the natural world at its best.

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Travel

To the South is Dunoon and Cowal; to the South West is Campbeltown and the Mull of Kintyre; to the West is the Kilmartin Glen.

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