Knock Steading is very well located for exploring Argyll and The Isles. The A83 passes through Lochgair with a bus stop for the Campbeltown to Glasgow Service.

The popular town of Inveraray is just 20 mins. drive away with the Castle and Jail well worth a visit.

There are great walks starting from the doorstep. The path from Knock Steading heads straight up into woodland and connects with forestry roads to Lochgilphead and beyond. Heading the other direction leads down to the shore of Lochgair and Loch Fyne.

Just a few minutes drive away is Ardcastle Walks on the shore of Loch Fyne with marked routes through mixed conifer woodlands.

Crarae Gardens are a 10 minute drive away, Britain’s finest example of an exotic Himalayan-style woodland garden.

Kilmartin Museum and cafe are about 20 mins. drive. Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s richest prehistoric landscapes and the museum collects and cares for all archeological objects found in Mid Argyll.

Benmore Botanic Gardens are situated 7 miles North of Dunoon set within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Within this 120 acre mountainside setting you will find giant redwoods and a Chilean rainforest glade.

“Argyll is without doubt one of Scotland’s most beautiful and historic counties, from its craggy peaks to lush wooded valleys and a shoreline covering some 1800 miles.”

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Oban is just over an hours drive, a town that grew up around the distillery that was founded in 1794.

The spectacular drive up to Fort William and Ben Nevis is a good day out and a stop half-way at the Glencoe Mountain resort offers hikes and mountain biking in the summer and ski-ing in the winter.

The ferry to Islay leaves from Kennacraig, only 40 mins.away. Islay has 8 whisky distilleries as well as stunning scenery and amazing wildlife.

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