Explore Argyll's Secret Coast

South West of Cowal Peninsula discover Argyll's Secret Coast.

Argyll’s Secret Coast is the perfect holiday escape just waiting to be explored. Bordered by Loch Fyne and the Kyles of Bute, Argyll Secret Coast is an area of stunning natural beauty, with hills, glens, rugged coastlines, white beaches, clear waters and ancient forests. Discover the picturesque loch side villages of Tighnabruaich and Kames, and experience the unhurried way of life.

Argyll's Secret Coast is packed with so much to do.  Walkers, sailors, anglers, cyclists and artists all come here for the stunning scenery and tranquillity.  Take a trip down the loch on board the Waverley, the world’s last ocean-going paddle steamer. There’s also a hilly nine-hole golf course – the views down the Kyles of Bute from here are breathtaking. 

Just four miles down another scenic road you’ll find Portavadie, a sailing centre and resort with fabulous eating out. Portavadie is also the start of the Cowal Way and the ferry point to Tarbert.

Six must things to do on Argyll's Secret Coast  

  • Feast on local produce

  • Visit Portavadie

  • Spend the day at Ostel Bay

  • Visit Tighnabruaich Gallery

  • Take a day trip to Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute

  • Sail the Kyles of Bute


Tighnabruaich, Kames
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Tighnabruaich, Kames
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Tighnabruaich, Kames
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