Anyone looking to plan an escape into the beautiful wilderness of Scotland will find all that they’re looking for in the region of Argyll and Bute, with its rolling mountains, pristine lochs, picturesque coastline, and islands filled with rich and important history.
Wherever you book your hotel you will find incredible nearby attractions to explore, from the Isle of Iona with its famous Iona Abbey, founded in the year AD 563 by St. Columba, to the stunning Duart Castle, a 13th century castle that is the current seat of Clan MacLean and sits atop a bluff on the Isle of Mull. The region is also home to a number tourist friendly towns, such as Oban on the mainland’s west coast, Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, and Campbeltown on the Kintyre Peninsula.
Visit the Ardmaddy Wishing Tree and Ardmaddy Castle
A large part of the history of Scotland is steeped in lore and visitors will discover a number of magical sites littered throughout the country. One of these unique features is the Ardmaddy Wishing Tree, which may at first appear as nothing more than fallen and dead Hawthorne but has in fact been used for generations by passers-by who insert a coin into its bark and make a wish. Visitors to the area can also visit the stately grounds of nearby Ardmaddy Castle, which overlooks the beautiful local loch.
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