There is plenty to do, see, visit and enjoy in Ardrishaig and the adjoining area of Argyll. Depending on your particular preferences and the time that you can spare, you can have your pick from some of the activities that are available: you can visit castles, ancient culture centre, go for a walk in the parks, visit the standing stones, or enjoy some of the sporting activities that are available here.
Carnasserie Castle Ruin is in Kilmartin, approximately 17 miles from Ardrishaig. Take the A83 towards Lochgilphead and just past Ardrishaig, take the A816 towards Oban for approximately 16 miles to Carnasserie. Admission is free.
Inveraray Castle, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll is open for the public from April to October, opening times can vary. Here you will see the famous Armoury Collection on display as well as the French tapestries, Scottish and European furniture. Telephone: 01499 302203, Fax: 01499 302421 or send an email to them or visit their web site.
Kilmartin Glen is the valley where you will find loads of evidence of the Ancient Kingdoms of the Scots. It is more than 5000 years old and here you will find more than 350 prehistoric and historic sites within 6 miles of Kilmartin village. Sites range from ancient burial cairns, rock-carvings, early Christian crosses, fascinating standing stones, stone circles and medieval castles. Take the A83 towards Lochgilphead and just past Ardrishaig, take the A816 towards Oban for approximately 16 miles to Kilmartin.
Kilmartin House Museum of Ancient Culture is a well known Archaeological museum. Here you will find fantastic modern audio-visual and interactive displays. Take the A83 towards Lochgilphead and just past Ardrishaig, take the A816 towards Oban for approximately 16 miles to Kilmartin. Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ. Telephone: 01546 510330 for information, or visit their web site.
Tarbert Castle ruins are of a 13th century Royal castle. You will find ruins of an observation tower of this once a Royal Castle. Take the foot-path from Harbour Street to the Castle site.