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

Kintyre and Gigha

Activities and adventure

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

An Ceardach Garden

Kintyre and Gigha

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 & Climbing

Caledonia Way

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Cycling & 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.

Carradale Bikes & Buggies

Kintyre and Gigha

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Come and explore the beautiful forest trails of Kintyre with Carradale Bikes and Buggies.

Machrihanish Dunes

Kintyre and Gigha

Activities and adventure

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

Machrihanish Golf Course

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Activities and adventure

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

Mallemok Charters

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Sailing, boating and watersports

Sail to the top of Loch Fyne or enjoy a breathtaking trip through the spectacular Kyles of Bute and back.

Mitchell’s Kilkerran (Glengyle) Distillery

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Whisky and distilleries

The owners of Springbank Distillery re-opened Glengyle so tours can be arranged as part of a visit to Springbank.

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.

Mull of Kintyre Sea Tours

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Sailing, boating and watersports

From its base in Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre Seatours runs regular wildlife-watching trips.

Pete’s Surf School

Kintyre and Gigha

Sailing, boating and watersports

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.

Gigha Gallery

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Music, art and culture

The Gigha Gallery on the lovely Isle of Gigha is fabulous play to see work by Scottish artists.

Gigha Boats Activity Centre

Kintyre and Gigha

Sailing, boating and watersports

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

Glenbarr Abbey and the MacAlister Clan Visitor Centre

Kintyre and Gigha

Landmarks and attractions

Glenbarr Abbey and the MacAlister Clan Visitor Centre is situated in the picturesque village of Glenbarr on the west side of the Kintyre peninsula.

Glen Scotia Distillery

Kintyre and Gigha

Whisky and distilleries

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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Activities and adventure

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

Kintyre Way

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Walking & 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

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.

Springbank Distillery

Kintyre and Gigha

Whisky and distilleries

Springbank Distillery is unique. It's the oldest independent family-owned distillery in Scotland.

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

Kintyre and Gigha

Activities and adventure

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

Kintyre and Gigha

Food and drink

Go on a gastronomical journey through Kintyre and Gigha.

Walk Gigha

Kintyre and Gigha

Walking & 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

Campbeltown Christmas Lights Switch On

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Tarbert Book Festival

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Campbeltown Highland Games

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Springbank Invitational

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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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Tarbert Fair

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Wild About Argyll Food & Drink Festival

Coll and Tiree

Family friendly event with plenty to eat, drink and do. Discover how you can get Wild About Argyll!