| Enjoy a scenic drive from Oban to Inverary.
A short distance from the quaint town if Inveraray stands
the imposing Castle home of the Duke of Argyll. Enjoy
a brief historic overview of the small town and local
area before heading to the castle.
In 1743 Archibald,
Earl of Islay, succeeded to the title of 3rd Duke of
Argyll and he initiated one of the most imaginative
rebuilding projects ever undertaken in the Highlands.
The old 15th century fortified tower house was replaced
by the present Castle. Built of local greenish-blue
schist stone, it is a most impressive edifice complementing
the grandeur of the surrounding scenery. The magnificent
interiors were completed between 1770 and 1789 to the
design of Robert Mylne for the 5th Duke of Argyll. Your
guide will accompany you to view the magnificent displays
of weaponry, tapestry and art throughout this magnificent
You are free to explore further and, at your leisure,
wander into Inverary town to shop and stroll around
the historic streets.