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  • Looking across to a snow covered Beinn Dorain Munro between Tyndrum and Bridge of Orchy, Argyll & The Isles
    A view of a snow covered Beinn Dorain Munro between Tyndrum and Bridge of Orchy
  • A couple walking on mountain path along the shore of Loch Long with Ben Lomond in the distance, Argyll & The Isles
    A couple walking on mountain path along the shore of Loch Long with Ben Lomond in the distance
  • Hillwalkers take in the view over Loch Creran on the Island of Lismore, Argyll & The Isles
    Hillwalkers take in the view over Loch Creran
  • A group of riders cross a stream near the shores of Loch Fyne
    Horse riders, Loch Fyne
  • Looking across the peaceful Loch Scridain to Ben More on Isle of Mull, Argyll & The Isles
    A view of Loch Scridain with Ben More beyond on Isle of Mull

Explore the magnificent mountains and hills of Argyll & The Isles and admire the stunning landscapes. Challenge yourself to reach the summit of towering peaks, ascend the rocky mountains for amazing views, or walk the gentle rolling hills for breathtaking scenery and rich wildlife.

The mountains and hills of Argyll & The Isles offer a great opportunity for outdoor recreation. Hillwalkers as well as Munro baggers return to this region time and again to enjoy the region’s fabulous natural playground and challenge themselves to reach the summits of towering peaks.

One of Scotland’s most distinctive groups of hills, the Paps of Jura, dominates the view of Jura. With Ben an Oir being the highest of the three peaks, it is a popular destination for a gentle walk or a family day out. The effort of climbing one of them is well worth it as a commanding view can be obtained from the top.

If you’re looking for a more challenging hike, keen climbers will relish the rugged Munros of Ben Cruachan, the highest peak in the region, jutting out of the landscape. Challenge yourself to reach the summit of this towering peak and you’re not going to be disappointed with the views stretching over the marvellous Loch Awe.

Did you know that you can take the electric bus deep underground Ben Cruachan and view the turbines of Cruachan electric power station?

The distinctive cone-shape mountain of Ben Dorain is often climbed with its neighbour Ben an Dothaidh. Located in the Bridge of Orchy hills of Argyll, it’s easily accessible with a path leading up to the bealach that separates the two.

To discover more of Argyll & The Isles' mountains and hills, take a look at the listings and start planning a day exploring the region.

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  1. The Arrochar Alps

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    Ardgartan

    This lofty range of mountains can be found to the north of Glen Croe and includes Ben Ime, the highest peak at 3,318 ft.

  2. Rest And Be Thankful

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    Cairndow

    The highest point on the A83 is 803 ft above sea level and divides Glen Kinglas from Glen Croe.

  3. Canada Hill

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    Rothesay

    Enjoy beautiful views over Rothesay to the Firth of Clyde and the Cowal Peninsula.

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