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Iona Abbey (HS)

Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ

One of Scotland's most historic and venerated sites, Iona Abbey is an important Christian centre.

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Glebe Cairn (HS)

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

The northernmost cairn of an extraordinary Bronze Age linear cemetery.

Connel Bridge

Connel, Scotland, UK

This spectacular railway bridge was built in 1903 when it was the second largest cantilever bridge in Europe.

Kilbrannan Chapel

Tarbert, Scotland, UK

This prominent medieval chapel by the shore is a short but rewarding walk from Skipness Castle.

Skerryvore Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

The construction of Scotland’s tallest 48m (158ft) high lighthouse, on a treacherous low lying reef 10 miles south-west of...

Dunstaffnage Castle (HS)

By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ

A very fine 13th century castle, built on a rock. Nearby are the ruins of a chapel with beautiful architectural detailing.

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Finlaggan

Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA45 7QL

Finlaggan, the ancient seat of the Lords of the Isles, is an island settlement in the beautiful secluded Loch Finlaggan…

Campbeltown Cross

Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A beautifully carved late medieval standing cross, it was moved to Campbeltown in the 1600s.

Gylen Castle

Isle of Kerrera, Scotland, UK

Perched on a rocky ridge, this is one of Scotland’s most spectacular castles.

Mount Stuart House and Gardens

Isle of Bute, Argyll & Bute, PA20 9LR

One of Britains most spectacular Victorian Gothic houses, with 300 acres of landscaped gardens. Viewing of the house is…

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Kilchoman Cross

Kilchoman, Scotland, UK

A magnificent cross dating from about 1350, it stands in a churchyard overlooking Machir Bay.

Ri Cruin Cairn

Kilmartin, Scotland, UK

Built about 4000 years ago this is the southernmost cairn of the extraordinary linear cemetery that stretches south from...

Keills Chapel (HS)

Nr Tayvallich, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A stunning collection of West Highland graveslabs and early medieval sculpture that includes the magnificent Keills Cross.

Ardchattan Priory

North Connel, By Oban, Argyll, Scotland, UK

The ruins of a Valliscaulian priory founded in 1230 and later converted to secular use.

St Blane's Church (HS)

Rothesay, Argyll, Scotland, UK

A 12th century Romanesque chapel set within an early Christian monastery. A charming, tranquil spot.

1 Iona Abbey (HS) Isle of Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SQ 4 stars
2 Glebe Cairn (HS) Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
3 Connel Bridge Connel, Scotland, UK
4 Kilbrannan Chapel Tarbert, Scotland, UK
5 Skerryvore Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Dunstaffnage Castle (HS) By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ 4 stars
7 Finlaggan Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA45 7QL
8 Campbeltown Cross Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland, UK
9 Gylen Castle Isle of Kerrera, Scotland, UK
10 Mount Stuart House and Gardens Isle of Bute, Argyll & Bute, PA20 9LR 4 stars
11 Kilchoman Cross Kilchoman, Scotland, UK
12 Ri Cruin Cairn Kilmartin, Scotland, UK
13 Keills Chapel (HS) Nr Tayvallich, Argyll, Scotland, UK
14 Ardchattan Priory North Connel, By Oban, Argyll, Scotland, UK
15 St Blane's Church (HS) Rothesay, Argyll, Scotland, UK

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