Walking in Argyll and The Isles

What better way to get to know Argyll and the Isles than through walking. It’s a great way to explore so whether it’s a place to feed the ducks or an energetic weekend walk you’re after Argyll and the Isles has a walking route for everyone. With a range of different walking environments from the bustling city to more rural settings Argyll and the Isles has a walk for everyone. With famous landmarks all around you the walking routes run through some of the most stunning areas of Britain.

Blessed with arguably some of the most varied and jaw-dropping landscapes in the country, Argyll and the Isles has it all; staggering mountains, coastline, sea lochs, forests and islands. With such a range of terrain, it’s no coincidence that Argyll has a high footfall amongst walkers. Amongst Argyll’s many offerings are its many Munros. For more of a challenge, try and tackle 22 MacPhies in a day on the Isle of Colonsay, the island’s equivalent to Munro bagging. As well as having a dozen or so large islands to explore, including Mull with its picture perfect capital Tobermory, there is also over 3,000 miles of coastline in the region to be discovered on foot.

So if you’re planning a walking holiday in Argyll and the Isles why not stay in a pub? Pubs are a great alternative to hotels and traditional B&B’s giving visitors a special experience incomparable to your average hotel. Pubs don’t just offer a warm comfortable bed after a long day walking but also offers delicious food and drink combined with the chance to socialise with locals and other walkers.

With all the modern features such as flat screen TVs, Freeview, WiFi, comfortable bedding and tea and coffee making facilities you’ll be able to sit back and relax in your room after a long day out. In the evening choose from a range of home cooked dishes, from pub classics to meals with a twist. Meals are prepared by excellent chefs who use only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to give you a real taste of Argyll and the Isles.

In the evenings there’s plenty to keep you busy, with pubs offering a warm fire in the winter or a beer garden in the summer you can relax after dinner with a pint of real ale. Staying in a pub in Argyll and the Isles offers walkers the chance to find their own piece of paradise with many areas untouched and unspoilt. 

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