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Gardens and Places of Interest

Kilmartin House Museum, Kilmartin, Argyll -There are more than 350 ancient monuments within a six-mile radius of the village of Kilmartin, Argyll: 150 of them are prehistoric. Kilmartin House Museum is an award winning world-class centre for archaeology and landscape interpretation.

Benmore Botanical Gardens, Benmore, Dunoon, Argyll In a magnificent mountainside setting on the Cowal Peninsula lies Benmore, an enchanting Garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Benmore’s 120 acres boast over 300 species of rhododendron; Bhutanese and Chilean plantings and a spectacular avenue of Giant Redwoods.

 

Benmore GardensLovely walksGreenhouses and Ferneries

 

Mount Stuart House, Isle of Bute, Argyll- is Britain's most astounding Victorian gothic mansion. Home to the Stuarts of Bute, descendants of the Royal House of Stuart, this magnificent house sits proudly on the Isle of Bute - ancient stronghold of Scottish kings.

Castle House Museum, Dunoon, Argyll  has been open since 1998, is one of Dunoon’s most historic locations. Dunoon became a holiday resort when Lord Provost Ewing of Glasgow bought the land around the ruined medieval castle and built himself a holiday home. This was in 1824 and many other wealthy businessmen followed his example.

The Glorius Gardens of Argyll and Bute- there are so many you'll be spoilt for choice. Follow the link for a comprehensive selection!