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  • Cyclists travelling between Oban and Fort William passing Castle Stalker at Appin
    Cyclists travelling between Oban and Fort William passing Castle Stalker at Appin
  • Cycle tourers travelling between Inveraray and Dalmally pause at Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe, Argyll
    Cycle tourers travelling between Inveraray and Dalmally pause at Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe, Argyll
  • Kiloran Bay, Isle of Colonsay
    Kiloran Bay, Isle of Colonsay
  • Cyclists on locally hired bikes set off from Port Appin
    Cyclists on locally hired bikes set off from Port Appin

There are a number of fantastic cycling opportunities to enjoy while in Argyll & The Isles. The varied landscape of the region provides a fantastic cycling experience for all ages and abilities. From gently rolling hills, mountainous roads to dramatic coastal landscapes you are sure to enjoy a cycling trip in Argyll & The Isles.

Whether you are after a leisurely family cycle along quiet country roads or a downhill white-knuckle ride on a mountain trail you are sure to enjoy a thrilling cycling experience in Argyll & The Isles.

Cycle the 120 mile route from Oban to Campbeltown. Using part of the National Cycle Network, adventurous cyclists are able to explore Lorn, Knapdale and the spectacular Kintyre Peninsula. Along the way there are fantastic views of the Islands of Islay, Jura and Arran, as well as pretty harbours, castles, abbeys and ancient stones to explore.

Forest trails provide safe off-road cycling in the Inverliever and Inverinan Forests on the western shores of Loch Awe, and Barcaldine Forest north of Loch Etive, while the Argyll Forest Park also offers a number of exciting trails a great chance to spot the local wildlife.

For those looking for more off-road pursuits, the 19km Fire Tower Trail might be for you. Seasoned riders will be in for a treat with amazing scenery, awesome drop-offs and flowing single tracks. Jump the huge Quarry Drop or dare to try the colossal slope, aptly named Murder Hill!

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  1. Loch Glashan and Kilmory

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    Mountain Bike Trails

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    Lochgilphead

    The Loch Glashan and Kilmory mountain bike trail is an off-road route with good views of Loch Glashan.

  2. Portavadie Activities

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    Multi-activity Centre

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    Tighnabruaich

    For more information or to book please contact 01700 811075

  3. Knapdale Ardnoe

    Type

    Mountain Bike Trails

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    Tayvallich

    Ardnoe mountain bike trail is a signed off-road route in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the west coast of Scotland.

  4. Archie's Bikes

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    Bike Shops & Hire

    Gradings

    Colonsay

    Welcome to Archie's Bikes

  5. Gradings

    Oban, Mull and Lorn

    Stunning scenery, lots of ferry crossings, steep hills!

  6. Mull Electric Bikes

    Type

    Bike Shops & Hire

    Gradings

    Tobermory & North Mull

    Welcome to Mull Electric Bikes

  7. Fire Tower Trail

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    Mountain Bike Trails

    Gradings

    Lochgilphead

    The Fire Tower Trail on the outskirts of the Argyll town of Lochgilphead is a 19 km mountain bike trail.

  8. MotoScotland.com

    Type

    Bike Shops & Hire

    Gradings

    Inveraray

    MotoScotland.com is Scotland's premier off road motorcycle training centre.We also can organise BMW motorbike hire and motorbike tours around Scotland. Why not combine a tour with some off road training to make a holiday to really remember?

  9. Gradings

    Bute

    Despite being near to Glasgow Bute and the Cowal Peninsula are surprisingly quiet.

  10. Knapdale Lochan Buic

    Type

    Mountain Bike Trails

    Gradings

    Mid Argyll, Kintyre & Islay

    The Lochan Buic mountain bike trail at Knapdale Forest is a varied off-road bike route in mixed woodland with good views of the surrounding lochs and hills.

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