The town of Inveraray, is on the upper reaches of Loch Fyne another sea loch which runs in a northerly direction from the Clyde estuary. Inveraray is an interesting large village and is the capital of Argyll. there is lots to do with the castle, Inveraray jail, the maritime museum and lots more including some beautiful walks.
The magnificent Inveraray castle is the home of the 8th Duke of Argyll and that is its principal function. However it is open to visitors and is a must see place if you want to understand anything about Scottish History and the clans. This is of course the seat of the Campbells. The castle also has beautiful gardens of about 16 acres. To visit the castle is to travel back in time and appreciate the history good and bad about this place.
The old Jail has become famous as a must see attraction. In particular children love the atmosphere of the place. The maritime museum based aboard the three masted schooner, the Arctic Penguin provides a large variety of Clyde memorabilia as well as some hands on exhibits.
Inveraray has its own highland games, usually around the third week of July. They are worth coming to see if you are in the general vicinity at that time of year. There are also a selection of shops restaurants pubs and cafes which you can enjoy while visiting Inveraray.