Things to do in Argyll this September
As the Summer months draw to a close and the days turn chilly, Argyll transforms into a landscape busting with colour and beauty. The Autumn leaves have started to fall, but the adventures are just beginning! We have teamed up with a host of attractions across Argyll to offer exclusive discounts to Argyll Holidays guests - From castles and museums to loch cruises and delicious restaurants, we've got you sorted. We have highlighted some of our partners below who are open during the Autumn months – why not pop in for a visit and make the most of our exclusive offers!
Why not experience the world-famous Loch Lomond landscape from a unique perspective as you go off-road with 4x4 Adventure Scotland. Enjoy exclusive access to rough, steep tracks on the hills around Loch Lomond and Loch Long, with both areas offering breath-taking views. You can enjoy a Guided Tour or an Off-Road Driving experience in iconic Land Rover Defenders, with your own kilted adventure guide! For full day tours, they will even come pick you up from your holiday park of choice – well worth a day out in the glorious Scottish landscape.
Try something new at Argyll Adventure and venture outside your comfort zone! There is horse riding lessons for children and adults of various ages and abilities, ranging from a 20 minute slow ride along the shores of the beautiful Loch Fyne, to a two hour off-road trek at a faster pace – a fun and unique way to see the sights from horseback! Alternatively, they also run zombie-themed paintball and laser tag, as well as crossbow shooting for the survivalists out there – perfect for a good old fashioned competition between friends to see who can hit the most zombies!
Ever wanted to Have-a-Go at clay pigeon shooting but don’t know where to start? Argyll & Bute Clay Pidgeon Co offer exclusive, discounted taster sessions for guests looking to try their hand at the exciting sport. Why not get a group of friends together and battle for who can get the most hits? It makes for something a little different to experience on your holiday.
Benmore Botanic Gardens is an enchanting Garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Benmore Café offers an excellent range of Fair-trade Coffees and Teas, home-baking, snacks or meals, whilst the Shop offers a wide selection of books, gifts and plants. Benmore's 120 acres feature a world-famous collection of plants from the Orient and the Himalaya to North and South America. Why not take advantage of your exclusive discount today and experience the stunning gardens.
Cruise Loch Lomond guests the opportunity to experience the serenity of the ‘bonnie banks’ from the comfort of one of their seven fleet. With fascinating tour guide information, and the comfort of an onboard bar – this partner offers day trippers, holiday makers and walking enthusiasts exciting opportunities to see the Loch and explore the surrounding area at their leisure.
Perhaps you would prefer a day out indoors exploring the deep? Sea Life Loch Lomond houses close to over 1500 creatures (including Scotland’s largest selection of sharks) and hold creatures such as Starfish and Crabs. The family will love this day out, with fun talks, and live animal feeds to keep even the little ones entertained. Enjoy exclusive discounts on entry and explore the creatures living in the great blue sea.
There is plenty to do here in Argyll all year round, and September is no exception! Why not get out and enjoy the fresh air, experience what the area has to offer in stunning surroundings.
For more information on our Friends of Argyll partners – why not download our handy app? It helps pinpoint partners near you! Making planning an exciting day out much more straight forward for all the family.