Argyll, the Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling & the Trossachs Visitor Attractions for Groups

Key to Facilities: PR: Party Rate Available, R: Restaurant, CP: Coach Parking, GL: Guides/Lecturers, EPW: Educational Parties Welcomed, final figure refers to Max Party Size. Quality rating awarded by VisitScotland Quality Assurance.

Loch Katrine The Steamship Sir Walter Scott Ltd
Trossachs Pier
Loch Katrine
By Callander
Stirling
FK17 8HZ

t: 01877 332005
A special experience for groups - cruising Loch Katrine in the heart of The Trossachs on the iconic Steamship Sir Walter Scott [1900] and legends of the loch cruises on the M.V. Lady of the Lake. Live commentary, kiosk service on all sailings, gift shop, bar & bistro, toilets, free coach parking.


Prices: Group rates available on all sailings.
Open: Open All Year, Daily Sailings from February 2015
w: www.lochkatrine.com
e: david@lochkatrine.com

Contact: David Wyles

PR R CP EPW 150

Visitor Attraction
Assisted Wheelchair Access Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed

Aberfoyle The Scottish Wool Centre
Off Main Street
Aberfoyle
FK8 3UQ

t: 01877 382850
f: 01877 382854
Informative live show with sheep dogs and ducks.Donkeys, Miniature Horses, various sheep breeds and duck pond & mini golf Browse quality shopping.150 seat restaurant hot meals, snacks & Coffee. Coach washing facilities.


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Bryan Conlan
R CP EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction
Unassisted Wheelchair Access

Alexandria Antartex Shopping Village
Loch Lomond Industrial Estate
Heather Avenue
Alexandria
G83 0TP

t: 01389 752393
f: 01389 750656
Ladies & Men's fashions, Cashmere, Golf Shop, Whisky Shop with free tastings,Pavers Shoes, Ponden Home Interiors, Scottish gifts and food.Hector Russell Highland Dress Village Restaurant with speciality coffee Drivers room.


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Peter Innes
R CP No limit

Tourist Shop
Assisted Wheelchair Access

Argyll & Bute GLORIOUS GARDENS OF ARGYLL AND BUTE

t: 01499 600261
20 gardens to visit in the West of Scotland, from Helensburgh to North of Oban,including many on islands. Something for everyone with amazing plants from all over the world to see throughout the year.


Prices: Vary from garden to garden, several are free
Open: See website for individual locations and entrance details
w: www.gardens-of-argyll.co.uk




Dumgoyne Glengoyne Distillery
Dumgoyne
Near Killearn
Glasgow
G63 9LB

t: 01360 550254
f: 01360 550094
Visit Scotlandís Most Beautiful Distillery for guided distillery tours, whisky tastings, blending, masterclass sessions and superb whisky shop. Situated on the A81, approx 35 minutes drive from Glasgow, Stirling and Loch Lomond.


Prices: £8.50 - £125.00
Open: Mar-Nov: 10am-5pm and Dec-Feb 10am-4pm
w: www.glengoyne.com
e: reception@glengoyne.com

Contact: Rhona Hunter
PR GL CP EPW No limit

Distillery
Unassisted Wheelchair Access Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed Golfers Welcomed Ancestral Tourism

Inveraray Inveraray Jail
Church Square
Inveraray
PA32 8TX

t: 01499302381
f: 01499302195
In a stunning lochside position witness 'living' history at the Courthouse & Prison.Experience the atmosphere, brought vividly to life by the 'real' warders, matron and prisoners.Interest and excitement for all.


Prices: Seniors £5.95, Adults £7.50
Open: Open All Year
w: www.inverarayjail.co.uk
e: info@inverarayjail.co.uk

Contact: Samantha Potts
PR GL EPW 100


Inveraray Inveraray Woollen Mill
The Anvil
Inveraray
PA32 8UY

t: 01499 302166
Originally a Blacksmiths shop, dating from 1787. Here you will now find a wide selection of knitwear, tartans, countrywear and outerwear, Scottish gifts and foods. Whisky Shop with free tastings, Clan Tartan Centre. Anvil Coffee Shop.


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Kirsteen Bell
R CP No limit

Tourist Shop

Isle of Islay Ardbeg Distillery
Port Ellen
Isle of Islay
PA42 7EA

t: 01496 302244
f: 01496 302040
At the end of the road on the remote southern coast of Islay you will arrive at Ardbeg. A warm welcome, great tours, wee drams and good home cooked food awaits.


Prices: from £5.00
Open: Jan - Dec (closed Christmas and New Year)
w: www.ardbeg.com
e: jthomson@glenmorangie.co.uk

Contact: Jackie Thomson
PR GL R CP EPW 12

Visitor Attraction

Isle of Islay Caol Ila Distillery
Port Askaig
Isle of Islay
PA46 7RL

t: 01496 302760
f: 01496 302763
Pronounced 'cull-eela', the distillery is situated on the north eastern shores of Islay, tucked away in a hidden cove near Port Askaig.


Prices: From £6.00
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.discovering-distilleries.com
e: caolila.distillery@diageo.com

Contact: Leigh Aitken
PR GL CP EPW By Appointment

Visitor Attraction

Isle of Islay Lagavulin Distillery
Lagavulin
Port Ellen
PA42 7DZ

t: 01496 302730
f: 01496 302733
One of the finest distilleries on the Isle of Islay. Next to Dunyvaig Castle, three miles from Port Ellen.


Prices: From £6.00
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.discovering-distilleries.com
e: lagavulin@diageo.com

Contact: Leigh Aitken
GL CP EPW By appointment.

Visitor Attraction

Kilmahog Kilmahog Woollen Mill
by Callander
FK17 8HD

t: 01877 330268
f: 01877 331631
250 year old mill complete with original waterwheel. Discover your Scottish Clan and tartan at Clan History and Heraldry Centre.Hector Russell Highland Outfits. Restaurant serving hot & cold food daily. Driver's room. Coach washing facilities.


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Claire Muir
R CP No limit

Tourist Shop
Access for visitors with mobility difficulties

Kilmahog Trossachs Woollen Mill
Kilmahog
by Callander
FK17 8HD

t: 01877 330178
Visit the Weaving Exhibition where the Looms date back to 1927 producing the famous Trossachs Rugs. Beautiful knitwear, countrywear, outerwear, as well as Scottish foods and gifts - and Hamish and Hamish Dhu and Honey. Coffee shop


Prices: Free
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
e: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

Contact: Claire Muir
R CP No limit

Tourist Shop
Assisted Wheelchair Access

Oban Arduaine Garden (the National Trust for Scotland)
Arduaine
Oban
PA34 4XQ

t: +44 (0)131 4580204
This tranquil garden oasis is renowned for its spectacular displays of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, blue Tibetan poppies & giant Himalayan lillies - attracting enthusiasts from all over world. *Special offer for Oban based coaches with CalMac ferries.


Prices: from £5.00 or Discover Tickets
Open: All year
w: www.nts.org.uk/traveltrade
e: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

PR GL CP EPW

Garden
Assisted Wheelchair Access Bronze Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed

Oban Oban Distillery Visitor Centre
Stafford Street
Oban
PA34 5NH

t: 01631 572004
f: 01631 572011
This year Oban is offering a new flavours tour where visitors to the distillery will explore exactly what happens in the process to produce Oban single malt's unique spirit character.


Prices: From £8.00 for Adults
Open: Feb-Dec
w: www.discovering-distilleries.com
e: oban.distillery@diageo.com

Contact: Carol Bennett
PR GL EPW No limit

Visitor Attraction

Stirling The Battle of Bannockburn (the National Trust for Scotland)
Glasgow Road
Stirling
FK7 0LJ

t: +44 (0)131 4580204
700 years after the famous Scots victory in 1314, the Battle of Bannockburn experience puts you right at the heart of the action using cutting-edge 3D technology. Its central location is perfect for day trips and as an exciting start or finish to any tour of Scotland.


Prices: from £8.50 or Discover Tickets
Open: All year
w: www.nts.org.uk/traveltrade
e: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

PR GL R CP EPW no max

Visitor Attraction
Access for visitors with mobility difficulties Walkers Welcomed Cyclists Welcomed Ancestral Tourism

Stirling The National Wallace Monument
Abbey Craig
Hillfoots Road
Stirling
FK9 5LF

t: 01786 472140
Discover the life and legend of Scotland's National Hero at The National Wallace Monument. See the Wallace Sword, Visit the Hall of Heroes, and relax in Legends Coffee House. Free Car and Coach Parking.


Prices: Adults - £9.50 (Discount for groups of 10+). Special rates for school parties.
Open: Jan-Dec
w: www.nationalwallacemonument.com
e: info@nationalwallacemonument.com

Contact: Duty Manager
PR R CP EPW 60

Visitor Attraction