Argyll & Bute | Village | ★★★

[Inveraray main street]

Majestic castle, historic jail, bell tower and delightful views across Loch Fyne to the surrounding hills... these are all on the list of Inveraray's attractions, combining to form a settlement far more enticing than its small population would suggest. The village can get a little busy during peak season but this doesn't detract from the charming whitewashed main street (almost the only street), with even the supermarket blending in with its neighbours. Allow the best part of a day here to explore this Argyll hub probably second only to Oban in terms of overall interest. Coffee shops and places to eat abound; we can recommend the restaurant at the George Hotel for its decent food and rustic ambience (unsurprising, given the building dates to 1770). Several miles north at the head of the loch is the excellent Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, serving excellent, high-end seafood.

[War memorial backed by Loch Fyne and Dùn na Cuaiche]

Location & info

📌 Inveraray ★★★
Argyll & Bute, G.R.: NN 097086 ///material.nickname.hillsides

🚶 Inveraray Castle is an easy walk to the north, with all the other main attractions right in the village centre.
🚌 The village lies on the main coach routes between Glasgow and Oban / Campbeltown; there's also a connection to Dunoon.
🚗 The main car park charges a fee, but there are free spots further out.

See & do (<1 mi away)

>> Inveraray Bell Tower ★★
>> Inveraray Castle ★★★★
>> Inveraray Jail ★★★
>> Walk: Fyne views from Dùn na Cuaiche ★★★

[Parish Church]

[Inveraray Castle (26/5/17)]

[Inveraray & Loch Fyne from the summit of Dùn na Cuaiche]


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