A scenic staycation - Argyll Holiday Parks
Argyll Holidays has eight holiday parks scattered across the scenic county in some of the area’s most sought-after locations, with varying styles of accommodation to suit every budget, from cosy caravans and glamping pods to contemporary hotel rooms and luxury hot tub lodges.
For families looking for action-packed adventure full of watersports and hiking, there’s Hunters Quay in Dunoon, home to Go Active sessions including a climbing wall, archery and snorkelling.
Romantics might dream of whisking their other half off to the luxurious Loch Lomond Holiday Park where the premium hot tub lodges are positioned right on the water, ideal for watching the weather, glass in hand.
And if you want to make the most of all that Argyll has to offer, Drimsynie Estate is surrounded by spectacular scenery and stunning views of Loch Goil from the park’s state-of-the-art hotel complex.
Argyll Holidays parks are currently closed due to the Scottish lockdown, but taking bookings for later in the year, including Easter and summer. Being part of the new Visit Scotland initiative, “We’re Good To Go” and a ‘Safer Stays’ promise, means processes in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing, giving guests confidence. A ‘Safer Stays’ brochure detailing precautions and guidelines can be downloaded from the Argyll Holidays website.
Budget or Boutique?
A mix of budget and boutique stays to suit everyone. From cosy caravans for those looking for inexpensive breaks, to premium five-bedroom hot tub lodges for a luxury splurge.
These vary from snug caravans to contemporary hotel rooms to spacious lodges with wrap-around balconies: the static caravans suitable for small groups and families can sleep up to six and are fully equipped for a practical staycation, premium hot tub lodges are the ultimate luxury escape for self-catering parties of all sizes and range from one to five bedrooms – what better way to enjoy Scotland’s scenic landscape than from a warm hot-tub under the starry skies?
Wining and Dining
Argyll Holidays are self-catering destinations, with caravans and lodges equipped with everything needed to whip up a feast in the kitchen. They have on-site facilities including convenience stores for essentials and some have on-site restaurants, bars and coffee shops and nearby local towns for a meal out.
At Drimsynie Estate, DC’s Takeaway offers treat seekers tasty takeaways while The View Bar & Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, snacks and a contemporary dinner menu, alongside daily specials.
Guests at Hunter’s Quay Holiday Village can enjoy a meal next to the fire or on the patio at Hunter’s Bar & Grill or a takeaway from Quay by the Sea.
Worth Getting Out of Bed For
Each of Argyll Holidays’ locations has its own nearby attractions and activities. Situated near Loch Lomond Holiday Park, Argyll Adventure offers horse-riding activities for all ages and abilities with pony rides along the sand to scenic treks, as well as experiences for accomplished horse-riders who can gallop freely in some of Scotland’s most scenic surroundings. Also near to Loch Lomond Holiday Park are the Arrochar Alps for climbers looking to bag a munro such as Ben Ime. If it’s the highest munro in Argyll you want to conquer, Ben Cruachan is just 30 minutes from Loch Awe Holiday Park.
A short drive from Drimsynie is the esteemed Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, the ultimate place to immerse yourself in Scotland’s gastronomic delights. Surrounded by Loch Fyne’s beautiful landscape, it’s worth making the trip to enjoy their culinary expertise during your stay.
Benmore Botanic Garden, next to Stratheck Holiday Park and a short drive from Hunters Quay is ideal for a family visit. Steeped in history and dramatic scenery, it spans 120 acres and has a world-famous collection of flowering trees and shrubs, and a choice of walking trails for keen explorers.
Argyll Holidays is pet-friendly, with an abundance of great dog walking areas, pet friendly attractions and hiking trails nearby. Every pampered pooch is greeted with a welcome pack with everything they need for a paw-some stay.
Guestbook Comments Holidaying with Argyll Holidays is a nostalgic trip for adults, an adventure trip for children and a romantic escape for couples. A short drive from Scotland’s Central Belt, the parks are the perfect place to have a relaxing break and enjoy the breathtaking surroundings on Scotland’s doorstep. No question is too big for Argyll Holidays’ staff, who make sure that every guest has a memorable stay. With everything you could possibly ask for, you really couldn’t pick a better spot for a staycation in 2021.
Argyll Holidays’ 2021 breaks are available from just £189 on special offer.
The luxury Lomond Royal Platinum Hot Tub Lodge at Loch Lomond is available from £102 per person.
Please see website for further details, www.argyllholidays.com or call 0345 459 6412 for information and booking.
Argyll Holidays are located at the following addresses:
Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village, Lochgoilhead PA24 8AD
Hunters Quay, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 8HP
Loch Lomond Holiday Park, Inveruglas, Argyll & Bute G83 7DW
Loch Awe Holiday Park, Taynuilt, Argyll PA35 1HT
Stratheck Holiday Park, Loch Eck, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute PA23 8SG
Loch Eck County Lodges, Loch Eck, by Dunoon, Argyll PA23 8SG
Lock Eck Caravan Park, by Dunoon, Argyll PA23 8SG
St. Catherine’s Caravan Park, St. Catherine’s, Cairndow, Argyll PA25 8AZ