Why not walk out from the car park on the A85 to Kilchurn Castle. Although not open to the public, many visitors enjoy photographing and walking round the battlements of this baronial ruin which dates from 1440. Hanoverian troops were housed here in 1746 by the anti-Jacobite owners, Campbells of Glenorchy.
Other castles of interest within a fifty mile drive include:
Dunollie Castle in Oban, a MacDougall stronghold, part of which dates back to 1150.
Dunstaffnage Castle in Dunbeg, by Oban, the Stone of Destiny first came from Ireland to Dunstaffnage before being removed to Scone near Perth in the 9th. century.
Castle Stalker in Appin, a 15th century Stewart hunting lodge.
Barcaldine Castle by Benderloch, built by Duncan Campbell in the 16th century.
Inverary Castle, Inverary, home of the present Duke and Duchess of Argyll.
Carnasserie Castle, by Kilmartin A816 a 16th. century tower house.