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The Arduaine Gardens was constructed in the early 20th century and the designer was Loch Melfort. Here, one can view an international collection of trees and flowers and thus have a horticultural tour around the world. It is open 365 days in a year, from 09:30 to 17:00. There is an entry fee while parking is free.
Bonawe Iron Furnace
During the restoration of a coal fired iron works, special attention was paid to the Bonawe Iron Furnace and the adjacent structures. These iron works were in operation from 1753 to 1876. In the past, cannonballs were prepared in this foundry and used in the Battle of Trafalgar. This is open to the visitors from 25th March to 30th September, 09:30 to 17:30 for all days in a week.
The history of Carnasserie Castle dates back to the midst of the 16th century. However, in 1685, it was destroyed. In the past, it was the seat of John Carswell who was the first Protestant bishop of the islands. A typical visit to this castle requires half an hour.
About 40 Kms towards the north of Oban lies the Castle Stalker on a small island in Loch Linnhe. In 1960, the restoration of this castle begun by Denis R. Stewart Allward. In 1960, Denis R. Stewart began the restoration of the castle.
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