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Argyll Bucket List Ideas

1 Mar 2018

    • Plan your 2018 Bucket List
    • There's so much to do in Argyll
    • Breaks from £135

    Here at Argyll Holidays, not only do we offer a fantastic range of indoor and outdoor activities, but our holiday guests can also enjoy an exclusive discount at many of our local partner attractions, simply by flashing their accommodation key.

    And with breaks from just £135, it’s even easier to use one of our Holiday Parks as a base.

    There’s certainly no excuse not to sit down and plan your 2018 bucket list right now.

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Become an Archer

    Ready? Aim. Fire!

    Let an experienced Archery leader show you how to shoot a high-performance bow with accuracy and hit the gold with ease. With fun, games and competition, there is something in the sessions for everyone.

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    Sledge down a River

    River sledging is big in the US and New Zealand, but it’s relatively new to the UK, so it’s fair to say that this activity is creating a lot of excitement around Loch Lomond. In Your Element are the new activity provider on the ‘bonnie banks’, and this is perfect if you’ve got the taste of adrenaline and adventure.

    Even better, Argyll Holidays guests get 10% discount.*

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Pilot your own Boat

    Nestled on the shores of Loch Goil, Loch Goil Cruisers have a fleet of day boats for hire that are perfect for enjoying the stunning scenery, the diverse wildlife, on-board picnic-ing and fishing. Take your own boat out with friends or family come rain or shine, and enjoy all that this stunning loch has to offer. Guests of Argyll Holidays can take advantage of the free fishing rod hire.*

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    Learn to Fence

    Work up a sweat in this fast-paced high intensity sport. With a British Fencing activity leader, you will learn all the footwork and sword skills you need to parry, riposte and disengage your way to victory. 

    En-Garde!

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    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights

    There are plenty of dark skies across Argyll, making it ideal for stargazing on a clear night. Watching the iconic northern lights is one of the most common things on the bucket list of visitors to Scotland, and you might just get lucky.

    You can explore some stargazing locations here

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Visit a new Island

    Well, new to you!

    Argyll has 25 inhabited islands – more than any other region in the country. Cal Mac run regular ferry services to most of these islands, meaning you can visit as part of a day trip. Add to this the rich history that these islands possess, and the fact there’s so much to explore, and it’s easy to see why this is an essential ‘to-do’ when visiting the area. Visit the Cal Mac website for a full list of destinations.

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Bag a Munro

    Up for a challenge?

    Climbing a mountain is one thing, but in Scotland there are 282 mountains with a summit of more than 3000ft, including 19 right here in Argyll & the Isles.  These can be tricky to navigate but are certainly rewarding when you get the views from the summit.

    If you fancy something a little more challenging, then we also have various long distance routes near our holiday parks, including the Cowal Way and the West Highland Way.

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Admire the West Coast sunset

    With the longer evenings, come breath-taking sunsets. There are many spots in Argyll that make for the perfect location to sit back and catch a glimpse of the stunning colours in the sky as the sun disappears below the horizon – check them out here.

    Argyll Bucket List Ideas

    Try Wakeboarding

    If you’re into the adrenaline rush then you might want to try this - Loch Lomond Wakeboard is Scotland’s first purpose-built wakeboard school and they guarantee you the ride of your life, on the calm waters of Loch Lomond.

    Argyll Holidays guests enjoy 20% off wakeboarding excursions & lessons.*

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