- 22 things to do in 2022
- 22 things to do in 2022
2022 is the year to get back out and about, make memories and experience new things with your friends and family. To help you plan, we have pulled together a list of our top things to do this year. Let us know how you get on with the hashtag #Argyll2022.
1 – Discover Argyll on Foot, Why not kick off your fitness goals for the new year and get your steps in by completing one of our hiking routes? Cowal is a beautiful peninsula with a huge array of local walks. Check our walking guides for some of our favourite walking tours around Argyll.
2 - Discover History on your Doorstep – Argyll is rich in Scottish history. Auchindrain was the last of Scotland’s Farming Township’s and now remains an important example of Scotland’s history. Guests of Argyll Holiday enjoy an exclusive 20% discount on entry, a fun day out for the family. Reopening end of February 2022.
As the ancestral home of the Clan MacDougall, Dunollie holds over 1000 years of fascinating history. Argyll customers are offered a 10% discount when booking access to the 1745 House Museum, ancient castle ruin, enchanting woodland spaces and 19th Century working loom.
3 – Become One with Nature, This year why not step out of your comfort zone and try out Wild Swimming at one of Argyll’s beautiful beaches, hidden lochs or streams? Wild About Argyll lists some of the top go to locations to get your feet wet and advises the best times of the year to catch the warmer tide – We would recommend a wet-suit for best results!
4- Foodie Diary, Try out some of the delicious local cuisine Argyll has to offer, from fresh seafood to organically sourced beef, there is something for everyone. Our Bar and Grill restaurant at Hunters Quay caters to every taste bud with delicious vegan and vegetarian options. Or why not try The View Bar & Restaurant at Drimsynie where you can tuck into Scottish inspired meals including Tattie scone nachos!
5- Fun for the Family, Through our Go Active range, we offer a range of bookable activities for the whole family. Try your aim in our Archery or Crossbow range. Race underwater with our Sea Scooters or learn to snorkel and explore underwater. You can even try your hand at fencing and disengage your way to victory! Book at our leisure desk and be sure not to miss out.
6- Take up a New Hobby, Argyll is popular for its fishing, with its well-stocked shores, lochs and rivers attracting many keen anglers. Loch Goil Cruisers offer boats for hire along the shores of Loch Goil and free fishing rod hire to all Guests of Argyll Holidays. A great way to view the beautiful surroundings by water – and potentially catch a tasty dinner fresh from the loch!
7- Source a Beer, Scotland is famous for its love of the amber elixir. Fyne Ales are a small team with big ideas who passionate about brewing outstanding ales. They offer guided tours 7 days a week, as well as tutored tasting sessions. Argyll Holidays customers can enjoy a tour for just £5 per adult.
8 – Experience Wildlife, Scotland is home to many species of bird, fish and mammal, most of which room free and wild across our valleys and moors. Why not venture out to the wild and try to catch a glimpse? Seafari offer Wildlife Tours visiting the Gulf of Corryvreckan, where porpoise, dolphins and whales feed in these food rich waters along with many seals and the occasional otter. There are deer on the islands and seabirds in the skies, all available to view at a 10% discount for Argyll Holiday customers.
9 - Treat Yourself to a Spa Treatment, Make 2022 the year of self-love and book in for a relaxing massage with one of our expert practitioners in the comfort of our onsite spa. With Sequoia Spa hosting a range of Holistic and Beauty Treatments, from Massages and Facials to Manicures, we have everything at hand for you to indulge in a pamper session. Go on, you deserve it.
10- Ready, Steady, Cycle, Argyll is home to some of Scotland’s best cross-country mountain biking trails. From accessible family rides to challenging circular routes, you’ll find a mountain bike trail to suit you here. Argyll Holidays can provide bikes for hire across our sites, so you don’t have to bring your own! See the sites by bike this year.
11- Go Off-road! Experience Loch Lomond from behind the wheel as you experience going off-road with 4x4 Adventures Scotland. Enjoy exclusive access to breath-taking views and hidden off road tracks. You can drive yourself or bring along an experienced guide to make your trip worthwhile. Customers of Argyll are privy to exclusive discounts when booking, click here for more information.
12- Explore by Horseback, Whether novice or expert, Argyll has a hack route for every level of ability, each with its own stunning view. Located by Inveraray, Argyll Adventure offers a 20% discount on pony riding lessons and treks to all Argyll Holiday customers. The perfect excuse to try out something new this year.
13- Yacht your average holdiay, Do you have a special occasion coming up this year? Any case for celebration? Why not book the privately owned, professionally Captained, Luxury Cruising Beau Jangles Yacht? Situated on the stunning banks of Loch Lomond, enjoy a scenic champagne cruise through the surrounding islands and stop off for picnic lunch from the Luss Seafood bar or Loch Lomond Arms Hotel. Better yet, Argyll Holiday customers have access to an exclusive 10% discount when booking.
14- Go on a Scottish Cruise - Experience the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond aboard a cruise ship with Cruise Loch Lomond whilst enjoying a hot drink. This is a great experience for outdoor lovers who are looking for a chance to explore Argyll by loch and land. Argyll Holiday Customers have 20% off all cruises.
15- Try a new sport - Why not try a new sport and test out Drimsynie's very own 9 hold golf course or maybe you're a keen golfer and fancy a new challenge? Set in stunning surroundings, you will struggle to find a more scenic course.
16- Tree Top Adventure, Looking for an adrenaline rush? An epic work out? Stunning views from a 65m zip line? Look no further. TreeZone Loch Lomond offers a unique way to experience Loch Lomond from above, with routes for all levels of skill and ability. The perfect stag or hen do activity, corporate team building day, or simply a fun family day out. Argyll Holidays customers enjoy an additional 10% off Sessions when booking their next adventure.
17 – Ride the Waves, Loch Lomond Wakeboard is Scotland’s first purpose-built wakeboard school. Learn to wakeboard in one of the most stunning and scenic locations, along the loch Lomond shores. Argyll Holidays guests enjoy 20% off wakeboarding excursions & lessons, all the more reason to book a session!
18 - Own a Holiday Home - Own your perfect holiday home in Scotland - with Argyll Holidays. Have 24-hour access to breathtaking Scottish scenery in your own little piece of paradise. Browse our available holidays home now.
19 - Swim with Sharks - Pluck up the courage and tick it off your bucket list. Swim, snorkel, or kayak with sharks on the west coast of Scotland with Basking Shark Scotland. Argyll Holidays guests can enjoy an exclusive 10% discount.
20 - Experience Loch Lomond up close - Why not get out on the water at Loch Lomond? With Loch Lomond Leisure you can take your pick off Kayaks, speedboats, pedal boats, banana boats and so much more! The perfect outdoor activity for the whole family to enjoy. Argyll Holidays guests get an exclusive 10% discount off selected activities.
21 - Treat yourself to a hotel break - Drimsynie Estate Hotel offers spectacular views, stylish bedrooms, a stunning leisure complex where you'll find a spa, gym, pool, restaurants and bars and so much more!
22- Escape with Argyll, This year why not treat yourself to a staycation and book yourself on one of our luxurious hot tub breaks inArgyll! Experience true relaxation in stunning surroundings with Argyll Holidays this year.