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Active Family Discounts

Argyll Holidays launched the Active Family during summer 2013, promoting active, fun packed holidays in stunning Argyll.

We have partnered up with tourist destinations throughout the region (and just a short drive), to ensure that you and your family have plenty to do, every time you visit Argyll Holidays.  Below you will find a list of our partners who offer exclusive discounts for Argyll Holidays owners!  Simply show your owners card and enjoy!

(These discounts are valid as of September 2014, but can be changed or removed at any time)

30 Apr 2014

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Ardkinglas Woodland Garden – near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Situated on the shores of Loch Fyne , against a spectacular background of mountain and forest, Ardkinglas Estatecovers about 4800 hectares.  Their stunning woodland garden is open all year round.

Admission by donation: £5 per person, £15 per family.  All donations go towards the ongoing conservation and upkeep of this historic garden.  Season tickets are available at an annual cost of £20 allowing unlimited visits throughout the year to the Woodland Garden.

Tel: 01499 600261   

Discount: 10% Off Tours


Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Ardroy is a multi-activity residential facility situated in Lochgoilhead that can accommodate over 70 people. They run a variety of outdoor activity courses for all levels of activity!

From £10

Tel: 01301 703 391  

Discount: £25pp for Friday Activity Sessions (Minimum 8 people)


Argyll Adventure - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Located on the shores of beautiful Loch Fyne, Argyll Adventure offers a wide range of activities suitable for all ages.  Activities include Horse Riding, Paintball, Crossbow’s, Climbing Walls, Laser Storm, Bungee Trampolines and Bouncy Castle.  There’s also an on-site café.

From £8

Tel: 01499 302611   

Discount: 10% off all activities


Argyll Voyageur Canoes - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

These unique guided canoe trips offer a chance to explore the stunning scenery of Loch Goil from the water. With breath-taking views and an abundance of wildlife, this adventure cannot be surpassed for its beauty and serenity.

From £15

Tel: 07765 016543   

Discount: 20% off


Auchindrain Township Museum - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Auchindrain was the last of Scotland’s mining Township’s to survive, and now remains an important example of Scotland’s history.  The Museum offers tours around the settlement, whilst the Visitor Centre sells wide range of books, local crafts and souvenirs. It also houses the Auchindrain Tearoom, open daily from April to October, serving fresh home-made baking, soup and snacks.

From £3

Tel: 01499 500235   

Discount: 20% off entry


Benmore Botanic Gardens - near Stratheck Holiday Park

Benmore is an enchanting Garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery, open from March until October.  Benmore Café offers an excellent range of Fair-trade Coffees and Teas, home-baking, snacks or meals in very pleasant surroundings, whilst the Benmore Shop offers a wide selection of books, gifts and plants, some of which can be seen growing in the Garden.

From £5

Tel: 01369 706261   

Discount: Children under 16 go free


Bird of Prey Centre – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located within the boundaries of the first National Park in Scotland, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. The centre is just 30 minute drive from Glasgow, easily reached by car, bus, or train. So, if you are looking for a Bird of Prey encounter, why not come along and spend a few hours in the company of these remarkable creatures.

From £4

Tel: 01389 729239   

Discount: 20% off


Cruachan - near Loch Awe Holiday Park

Situated amongst some of Scotland’s most beautiful scenery Cruachan is one of the country’s most amazing engineering achievements.  Here, you can discover one of the hidden wonders of the Highlands. A power station buried one kilometre below the ground.  At its centre lies a massive cavern, high enough to house the Tower of London!  Take the tour and be blown away!

From £3

Tel: 01866 822618   

Discount: £5 Entry (Adults)


Cruise Loch Lomond - near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Cruise Loch Lomond offers the opportunity to experience the serenity of the ‘bonnie banks’.   They provide a full schedule with various routes on offer.  Cycle hire is also available; ideal for day trippers, holiday makers and outdoor enthusiasts.

From £5

Tel: 01301 702 356  

Discount: 15% off


Inveraray Castle - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Inveraray Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll and the iconic, must-see visitor attraction on the West Coast of Scotland.  Explore the stunning building and its grounds, visit the gift shop for a wide range of souvenirs and craft goods or sample the local Scottish menu, home baking, drinks and ice creams in the traditional tearoom.

From £7

Tel: 01499 302203   

Discount: 20% off


Inveraray Jail - near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real people - men, women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Take your seat in the spectacular Courtroom and listen to the original trials.

Explore the Cells in the Old Prison and New Prisons.  Experience the sounds and smells; try out the wooden beds and hammocks.  Sample the punishments.  Experience the Whipping Table; take your turn at the Crank Wheel.  Meet the Warders, Matron and Prisoners who will tell you vivid stories, helping to make your Inveraray Jail visit come to life.

From £5

Tel: 01499 302381   

Discount: 20% off


Inverawe Smokehouse - near Loch Awe Holiday Park

Inverawe is a traditional family run smokery, fishery and country park, close to Oban.  They offer a great day out for fishing, exploring or simply enjoying leisurely walks along the nature trails. There is also a fascinating exhibition, a smokery shop and a cosy tearoom.

Tel: 01866 822777   

Discount: 5% Off (Shop & Café)


Loch Lomond Wakeboard – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Loch Lomond Wakeboard is Scotland’s first purpose-built wakeboard and wakesurf school and will guarantee you the ride of your life!  Based on the shores of Loch Lomond next to the Ardlui Hotel and within easy reach of Glasgow, they offer professional wakeboarding lessons from the UK’s top coaches for boarders and surfers of all ages and levels!

From £25

Tel: 07545 561360   

Discount: 20% Off


Paddlepower & Adventure – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Paddlepower offers visitors the chance to enjoy a multitude of activities, including canoeing, kayaking, mountaineering, gorge walking and much more!

Tel: 07500 470 976  

Discount: 20% off all activities


Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium is just 30 minutes from Glasgow, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond Shores.  Explore an amazing underwater world and take a fascinating journey from the Loch Lomond shores to the ocean depths through 7 themed zones, including the Tropical Ocean Tunnel.

From £7

Discount: 40% off

Tel: 01389 721500   


Sweeney’s Cruises – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

Step aboard Sweeney's Cruises and you step into something out of the ordinary.  Whether you're joining for one of the daily sightseeing cruises, a private celebration or a memorable corporate event, you'll find the luxury fleet of boats are equipped for the occasion - all against the most beautiful of backdrops…Loch Lomond.

From £9

Discount: 15% Off

Tel: 01389 752 376  


The Tree Shop – near Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Come and visit The Tree Shop - an area of outstanding beauty at the head of Loch Fyne…

Get a warm and friendly welcome in the coffee shop, serving light lunches and delicious home baking, all using local producers and ingredients from around Argyll.

Browse the unique shop full of beautiful Scottish gifts, many made by the creative people living in Argyll.  Outside wander the Garden Centre or enjoy walks to the Tree House with spectacular views down Loch Fyne, or a longer walk up the stunning Glen Fyne.

Tel: 01499 600 263  

Discount: 10% Off in Café (Excluding sweets and crisps)


TreeZone – near Loch Lomond Holiday Park

High in the treetops TreeZone is the ultimate Aerial Adventure Course…

Zip wires, balance beams, hanging platforms, tight-ropes, scramble nets, white knuckle bridges & gap jumps, set on the shores of the awe-inspiring Loch Lomond.  This is an unforgettable experience for adventurers at least 7 years old & 1.1m tall.  Ideal for adults and kids, they also offer discounted family tickets.  Get a squirrel's-eye view as you swing high in the trees tackling a host of TreeZone challenges.

From £17

Tel: 08456 125 567  

Discount: 10% (Book online using discount code ‘ARGYLLOWNER’ and show owners card upon arrival)


Waverley Excursions - near Hunters Quay Holiday Village

The Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world.   Day, afternoon and evening cruises are available from many ports across the West Coast.   Dine, relax with a drink in one of the restored lounges, or simply watch the world slip by as you enjoy breathtaking views. You can even send a postcard or shop for a souvenir whilst onboard!

From £13

Tel: 0845 130 4647  

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