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Great Trails

There’s not better way to explore Argyll & The Isles than by foot, pedal or paddle power. The region is home to some awe-inspiring Great Trails for walkers, cyclists and kayakers that traverse Argyll’s landscape. Weave your way along these trails and explore glens, climb hills and discover an intricate coastline with myriad islands. Lose yourself in the Highland wilderness, marvel at the wildlife and see ruined castles, ancient sites and vibrant communities along the way.

Many of the the Great Trails link up, so why not join them together for one epic route through Argyll? Many of the routes are broken into sections, so you can tackle them at your own pace and come back for more. You’ll find that the start and finish point of the routes, as well as other points along the way, link with local ferries, rail and buses, so plan ahead and leave the car behind.
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Argyll Sea Kayak Trail
Argyll Sea Kayak Trail
The Argyll Sea Kayak Trail is 150km long and offers some of the best sea kayaking in Europe. Rich in wildlife, naturally diverse coastline, sheltered waters, islands,...
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Cowal Way
Cowal Way
Flanked by Loch Long and Loch Fyne, the Cowal peninsula is a rich landscape of contrasts, ranging from the dramatic peaks of the north to the mellow scenery of the...
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Dunoon to Portavadie Cycle
Dunoon to Portavadie Cycle
National Route 75 of the National Cycle Network connects Leith with Portavadie and Tarbert via Edinburgh, Glasgow and the ferries between Gourock and Dunoon. At Dunoon,...
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Helensburgh and Lomond Cycleways
Helensburgh and Lomond Cycleways
The Helensburgh and Lomond cycleways are part of the National Cycle Route 7, which runs from Sunderland to Inverness via Penrith, Carlisle, Dumfries, Ayr, Glasgow,...
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John Muir Way
John Muir Way
The John Muir Way, which opened in 2014, is a fabulous long-distance route running through central Scotland and linking Helensburgh in Argyll in the west to Dunbar in...
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Kintyre Way
Kintyre Way
Walk the beautiful and unexplored wild Atlantic coast of the Kintyre peninsula with the Kintyre Way. Along 100 miles (161km) you’ll discover hidden coves, deserted...
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Three Lochs Way
Three Lochs Way
The Three Lochs Way, described as the ‘walking gateway to Argyll & The Isles’, is a stunning journey through southern Argyll linking Loch Lomond, Gare...
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West Highland Way
West Highland Way
The 96-mile route starts at Milngavie, passed through Mugdock Country Park and follows the shores of Loch Lomond, passing Ben Lomond through Glen Falloch and then...
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West Island Way
West Island Way
The 25-mile West Island Way runs the length of the beautiful island of Bute in Argyll. Opened in 2000, it's now classified as one of Scotland's Great Trails....
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West Loch Lomond Cycle Route
West Loch Lomond Cycle Route
The West Loch Lomond Cycle Route starts next to Balloch Railway Station at the south of Loch Lomond and runs north along the loch for 27km to Tarbet, where you can catch...
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