Inveraray

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Inveraray is a small town on the banks of Loch Fyne in Argyll, southwest Highlands of Scotland. The town is extremely popular with bus tours and tourists driving between Glasgow and Oban.

The image below is the road entering Inveraray from Oban in the north. The Inveraray Inn is on the right, and Woollen Mill on the left. The main road goes through the arch. This is probably the busiest shop in the town.
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Inverary Inn image

The image below is from the arch looking along Front Street, the grasslands in front of Inveraray centre, and to Loch Fyne. The fair rides were here in July. The Information Centre is on this street, to the right.

Inverary Park image

The image below is of the War Memorial at the grasslands. The bridge in the distance is on the road that runs between Inveraray and Glasgow 66 miles southeast. This is one of the most scenic roads in Scotland, passing the Rest and Be Thankful and Arrochar mountains, then down past Loch Lomond. Glasgow to Inveraray Map.

When crossing the bridge, you get great views of Inveraray Castle over in the woodlands.

Inveraray Memorial image

The image below is from the War Memorial looking back at the Inveraray Inn and Woollen Mill. The road through the arch on the right leeds to Oban 56 miles northwest on the coast.

The road through the arch on the left leads to the Inveraray Bell Tower and large car park. The road up to Inverary Castle is far right in the image below. It is about half of a mile walk or drive up to the castle..

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The image below is of the Main Street in Inveraray with the large building at the end being the Glenaray and Inveraray Parish Church. There are many shops and diners on this street.

Inveraray Main Street image

The image below is of Loch Fyne Whiskies on the Main Street, in front of the Church. Here you can find a large range of whiskies and a local blend.

Loch Fyne Whiskies image

The image below is of Inverary Jail next to the church. This building was built from 1816 to serve as a jail and court. Men and women were imprisoned here up to 1889. The court was closed in 1954. The building was converted to the towns top visitor attraction in 1989.
www.inverarayjail.co.uk

Inveraray Jail image

The image below is of the Inveraray Bell Tower next to the main car park. This 126 foot high tower was completed in 1931. The tower has 176 steps to the top for great views over the town. You can visit the tower throughout the summer, opening times on the website.
www.inveraraybelltower.co.uk

Inveraray Bell Tower image

The image below is of Inveraray Castle, situated about half of a mile from Inveraray town centre. You can find the road up to the castle next to the Woollen Mill. This is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of Clan Campbell. The first castle was built on this estate in the 1400s, then replaced by the castle that can be seen today in 1789.

The castle and grounds were opened to the public in 1953 by the 11th Duke of Argyll. This is now one of the top castles to visit in Scotland, giving a view of how wealthy landowners lived from the 1700s to the present day.
www.inveraray-castle.com

Inveraray Castle image

Inveraray Links & Attractions:

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Inveraray Golf Club - Map Reviews PA32 8XT

Purdie's Soap Shop - Map Reviews PA32 8TU

MotoScotland motorbiking - Map Reviews PA32 8XG

Outside Inveraray:

Argyll Adventure - 2 miles south Map Reviews PA32 8XT

Argyll Caravan Park touring & holiday homes - 3 miles south Map Reviews PA32 8XT

Quebec Marine Services Diving & Fishing boat hire - 3 miles south Map Reviews PA32 8XT

Auchindrain Highland Farm - 6 miles south Map Reviews PA32 8XN

Loch Fyne Oysters Restaurant - 8 miles northeast Map Reviews PA26 8BL

Fyne Ales Brewery, Shop and Bar - 9 miles northeast Map Reviews PA26 8BJ

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden - 10 miles northeast Map Reviews PA26 8BG

Crarae Garden - 11 miles south Map Reviews

Kilchurn Castle - 14 miles north Map Reviews PA33 1AF

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