Welcome to Argyll and Bute
We’re a great place for a holiday. Refresh, relax, recharge your batteries – our stunning scenery and adventure coast-line help you do all that.
Here you will find information to help you have a great time, and be a great visitor, in Argyll and Bute - let us help you plan your staycation here in beautiful Argyll and Bute.
To make your holiday work for you, we all need to take steps to look after each other, as well as our beautiful coast and countryside:
- Follow all Covid-19 guidance to stop the virus, and keep Argyll and Bute open for visits.
- Keep Argyll and Bute beautiful - find out here about practical things like travelling around the area or disposing of waste.
Plan your route with our local transport timetables
How to get here by road, rail, boat, bike or foot
Tips on staying safe driving on Scotland's roads
Watch this video for tips on driving on single track roads (credit to Struthach Films)
Use our map to find filling stations on your way
Where to charge your electric vehicle in our area
Find car parks on your travels in our area
Keeping Argyll and Bute beautiful - leave no trace
Please be a great visitor in Argyll and Bute, and leave no trace. Here is information to help you plan ahead for that.
If possible, please take your litter home with you. If not, please always use bins or one of our local recycling points
Find the nearest public toilets, and check opening hours and Covid-19 guidance
Please remember public toilets are not suitable for disposal of chemical toilet waste
Wild camping guidance
If you are wild camping, plan ahead
Where possible use public toilets
If you have to, find out here What to do if you need a poo
Hear from Nick Nairn about being a great wild camper
Enjoy the countryside responsibly - follow the Outdoor Access Code
Campervans, caravans and motorhomes
Please plan ahead so you can find the facilities you need and be a great visitor. Please leave no trace. Find out here about disposing of litter and waste, and public toilets before you go. Please take your litter home if possible, or use our recycling points
Motorcaravan Overnight Parking (Aires) - we have put together some guidance on setting up overnight parking areas, with or without services, for self-contained motorcaravans.
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
Guidance and by-laws for the National Park area
Find and book campsites and pitches in the National Park area
Waste disposal guidance
Guidance on disposing of your waste responsibly
Waste disposal sites - our map shows touring sites in Argyll and Bute with facilities for on-site visitors and passing visitors
Find places to stay - Campsites, caravan sites and holiday parks
Find touring sites, local guidance and facilities for waste disposal - Argyll and Bute touring sites
Overnight stays are possible at some Forestry and Land Scotland car parks - Stay the night
Find timetables, prices and the guidance for ferry travel in our area
Exploring beautiful Argyll and Bute
From castles to caravans, find your perfect holiday
Plan your trip and find out what we have to offer
Where to eat, shop and experience our local food
Local information about our area and islands