Immerse yourself in Kintyre and Gigha

Kintyre is a long finger of land that stretches south towards Ireland. This beautiful peninsula is packed with great things to see and do, from whisky distilleries to world-class golf courses. Walk the Kintyre Way, visit ruined castles, catch some waves on the surfing beach of Westport and feast on seafood. 

Kintyre is also a great base from which to explore some of Argyll’s islands. Sitting three miles west of Kintyre, Gigha is an enchanting small island. It’s the most southerly of the Hebridean islands, famed for its white sandy bays. It also offers walking, cycling and golf. Visit local Kintyre & Gigha website

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Everything there is to see and do in Kintyre and Gigha

Achamore Gardens

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Gardens

The island of Gigha is home to the beautiful Achamore Gardens., which has 50 acres of natural woodlands and many rare plants and trees,

Active Kintyre

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Adventure

Active Kintyre will help you have an active, create and unforgettable holiday in Kintyre.

An Ceardach Garden

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Gardens

Discover this beautiful garden near Campbeltown where five acres of rough grazing and hazel wood has been transformed into a beautiful garden.

Beinn Ghuilean Walks and Cycle Routes

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Walking and climbing

Caledonia Way

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Cycling and mountain biking

The Caledonia Way, National Route 78 of the National Cycle Network, runs from Campbeltown to Inverness.

Campbeltown Heritage Centre

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Landmarks and attractions

Find out more about Campbeltown at this wonderful heritage centre.

Campbeltown Picture House

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Music, art and culture

Grade-A listed building is unique, with a Glasgow school art nouveau exterior and an equally impressive and unusual ‘atmospheric style’ interior.

Carradale Bay

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Beaches and islands

Carradale Bay is a stunning big sandy south-facing beach.

Carnasserie Castle

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Landmarks and attractions

This magnificent ruined castle is the former home of the first Protestant Bishop of the Isles.

Machrihanish Dunes

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Golf

The award-winning Machrihanish Dunes shares breathtaking views and a majestic dunescape.

Machrihanish Golf Course

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Golf

Machrihanish Golf Course near Campbeltown on the Kintyre Peninsula is a classic Scottish links course.

The Mull of Kintyre

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Landmarks and attractions

The Mull of Kintyre is the southwestern-most tip of the Kintyre Peninsula, immortalised by the 1977 hit song "Mull of Kintyre" by Paul McCartney's band of the time, Wings.

Pete’s Surf School

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Watersports and diving

Learn to surf on the beautiful Westport Beach on the Kintyre Peninsula with Pete's Surf School & Hire.

Davaar Island

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Beaches and islands

One of Campbeltown’s hidden gems, Davaar Island, lies at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch.

Dunaverty Castle

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Landmarks and attractions

The ruined Dunaverty Castle is located at Southend at the southern end of the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll.

Dunaverty Golf Club

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Golf

Dunaverty Golf Club is situated by the village of Southend in a glorious setting on the south coast of the Kintyre peninsula.

Gigha Boats Activity Centre

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Watersports and diving

Experience the beautiful island of Gigha by bike or by water with Gigha Boats Activity Centre.

Glen Scotia Distillery

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Distilleries and breweries

Glen Scotia is one of the last three working distilleries surviving in Campbeltown, which at one time rivalled Speyside for the number of distilleries and output of whisky.

Keil Caves

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Landmarks and attractions

At the southern end of Kintyre, close to Southend, you can explore a number of fascinating historic sites.

Isle of Gigha Golf Club

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Golf

This is a delightful nine-hole golf course on the picturesque island of Gigha.

Kintyre Way

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Walking and climbing

Walk the beautiful and unexplored wild Atlantic coast of the Kintyre peninsula with the Kintyre Way.

Largiebaan Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve

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Wildlife and nature

Largiebaan covers some 1,600 hectares on the west coast of south Kintyre.

Skipness Castle and Walk

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History and heritage

Skipness Castle stands on the east side of the Kintyre Peninsula near the village of Skipness.

Tarbert Castle and Walks

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History and heritage

Tarbert Castle is a scheduled monument of national importance because of the major role which Robert the Bruce King of Scotland played in its reinforcement and enlargement in 1325.

Tarbert Golf Club

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Golf

Tarbert Golf Club sits at the top of West Loch Fyne on the Kintyre Peninsula. This hilly woodlandcourse has spectacular views over west Loch Tarbert. The nine-hole course has a good mix of par four and par three holes, each with their own character. Visitors are very welcome.

Saddell Bay, Castle and Abbey

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Beaches and islands

Saddell has a small abbey with a fascinating exhibition of old carved stones, a lovely walk to Saddell Castle and onto Saddle Bay, the stunning sweep of sand and rocks, as featured in the video for Mull Of Kintyre.

Kintyre & Gigha Food Trail

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Food and drink

Go on a gastronomical journey through Kintyre and Gigha.

Walk Gigha

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Walking and climbing

Beautiful views in every direction, beaches, wildlife and history - the Isle of Gigha has all this to offer and more.

Westport Beach

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Beaches and islands

Westport Beach is one of the finest beaches on the west coast of Scotland. Stretching for over six miles to the golfing mecca of Machrihanish,

Whitehouse Studio Art Holidays

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Music, art and culture

The three and five day courses are based in a substantial rambling and eclectic Arts and Crafts house which is near the village of Tarbert in Kintyre.

Twin Beaches, Gigha

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Beaches and islands

Fynal Fling

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Tours, trips and trails

Isle of Gigha Trust

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Beaches and islands

Gigha Pontoons

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Sailing and boating

Tarbert Harbour

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Sailing and boating

Carradale Golf Club

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Golf

Kintyre Gin

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Distilleries and breweries

Campbeltown Museum

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History and heritage

Gigha Halibut

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Food and drink

Gigha Halibut, based on the beautiful Scottish island of Gigha, we specialise in the artisan production of sustainable Scottish Atlantic halibut.

Creelers Skipness Smokehouse

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Food and drink

Creelers has built a reputation since 1992 for its quality and hand crafted, small batch production. Originally set up by Tim James to compliment Creelers Restaurant started by his wife Fran in 1990 on the Isle of Arran and later in Edinburgh. Now back on the family farm at Skipness, at the top of the Kintyre peninsula, the James's have renovated the Old Castle workshop and built their new smokehouse and shop.

Beinn an Tuirc Distillery

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Food and drink

Kintyre Gin is a beautifully blended spirit using carefully selected botanicals which reflect our unique coastal, pasture and woodland position on the east coast of the Kintyre peninsula.

Kintyre Preserves

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Food and drink

Kintyre Preserves is a range of award winning artisan jams, marmalades and chutneys, traditionally produced from natural ingredients and free of additives.

Wee Isle Dairy

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Food and drink

A family-owned and run business, set up primarily to manufacture artisan ice cream. Based at Tarbert Farm on the Isle of Gigha.

Campbeltown Christmas Market

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Campbeltown Christmas Lights Switch On

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Tarbert Book Festival

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Tarbert Music Festival

Inveraray, Knapdale, Kilmartin and Crinan

Clachan Smallholders Gathering

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Mull of Kintyre Music Festival

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Kintyre Agricultural Show

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Southend Highland Games

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MACH 1 Stages Rally

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Tarbert Seafood Festival

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A feast of seafood, parades, music and fun situated around Tarbert's stunning natural harbour.

Great Carradale Canter

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Gigha Music Festival

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Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon & 10K

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Scottish Series

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The Scottish Series is a fantastic weekend of yacht racing in Tarbert, Loch Fyne, Argyll.

Scottish Comedy Film Festival

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Tarbert Fair

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Carradale Harbour Day

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Tarbert Traditional Boat Festival

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Loch Fyne Viking Festival

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