Things To Do in Argyll - Activities, Points of Interest & Days Out
Exhausted from the hustle and bustle of your crowded city and super-busy routine? Put your camping boots on, we are taking you and your loved ones on a relaxing, yet utterly fascinating weekend getaway in Scotland’s Wild West.
Worry not – the Scottish Wild West is not quite as “wild” as you might think. The shores of Loch Sunart are more of a tranquil paradise on Earth rather than barren land reminiscent of a Western movie set. This well-preserved and pollution-free destination will make you feel as if you are setting foot into a live dreamland, with endless opportunities to explore the clear, beautiful lakes and lush green hills, as you give in to an overwhelming sense of peace.
Simply put, staying at Resipole is a fine way to relish and appreciate Mother Nature. Here are more attractions and outdoor activities popular among tourists and locals alike, in Scotland’s Wild West.
Go Hiking on Loch Sunart
Resipole makes the perfect base for exploring the peninsulas many walks; from ancient fairytale oakwoods to stunning shoreline walks there is something for all walkers.If you fancy the challenge there is even the breathtaking Beinn Resipole, the views from the top across Ardnamurchan to the Inner Hebrides, and to Ben Nevis, are incredible.
If you’re walking in the area, please take a minute to look at the Scottish Outdoor Access Code and remember to keep gates closed
Spend an Afternoon Fishing
Rent a boat, or make use of our moorings and bring your own and enjoy a peaceful afternoon with friends and family as you catch fish for the big evening BBQ. Lazy days like these will surely not be regretted for a long time to come!
Ever Been Kayaking or Canoeing? Here is Your Chance
Feel the joy of rowing your own boat as you go against the waves to keep your boat steady. Even if you do manage to flip it over, leave it up to a loved one to capture the unforgettable moments on film. Our friends over at Source2sea and Otter Adventures have canoes or kayaks available for rent and will give you a guided trip of Loch Sunart or arrange a trip further afield.
Enjoy Local Music
A lot of enthusiastic musicians reside in the area, playing at musical events for visitors and tourists. Enjoy Scottish Reel and Ceilidh dance along with contemporary and traditional tunes. We have musical events on the park and at the fine art gallery, please get in touch for the latest information.
Discover Flora and Fauna
The west Scottish coast is home to some of the most marvellous flora and fauna inhabiting the Ardnamurchan peninsula. You might also come across rare and beautiful species of seals, red deer, and eagles.
Get your bikes ready to explore Sunart Oakwood’s 11 off-road cycling routes, ranging from 3 kilometres to 64 kilometres long. This is easily one of the popular activities amongst families with kids.
Visit Resipole Studios Fine Art Gallery
Be amazed and enthralled by the onsite fine art studio and captivating art pieces displayed at the art exhibitions and workshops here, which depict Scottish contemporary art.
Fancy a Stargaze Date Night?
If you are a night owl, you will absolutely love stargazing while camping on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. Just relax and plop down in your sling back chair after a day of hiking, cycling or other fun-filled activities with the family. Enjoy the stunning view as the calm sea breeze caresses your face.
Visit Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse
If you love long drives with scenic views, you will not regret driving all the way to the famous, picture-perfect Ardnamurchan lighthouse.
All set for the big camping trip? Rent a camper and start off your memorable journey at Resipole Farm Holiday Park today. A world of fun and adventure for the whole family awaits!