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.  

To truly discover all that Kintyre & Gigha has to offer, check out the new Kintyre 66 route. The perfect way to explore on bike, on foot or by car, at your own leisurely pace.

Kintyre 66

Planning your journey

The main way to travel to and from Kintyre is by car or by bus via the A82 and then the A83 with a short ferry trip to Gigha from Tayinloan on the Kintyre peninsula.

Or if you are travelling from Southern Scotland, why not sail from Ayrshire to Campbeltown using the CalMac ferry link? This connects with the Glasgow train service.

Or cross by ferry via Arran or Cowal to Kintyre – allowing you to explore much more of the west coast.

Events & Festivals

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Latest Blogs about Kintyre

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Top Gifts this Festive Season

Discover local Christmas gifts produced on Scotland's Adventure Coast. Shopping local this Christmas can help support hundreds of local businesses within your community this season, so be sure to go have a look in your local stores this Christmas!

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The Hebridean Whale Trail in Argyll

The Hebridean Whale Trail has just been launched, showcasing Scotland’s west coast as a world-class destination for spotting whales, dolphins and porpoises from land. It’s no surprise that 11 of these spectacular sites are within Argyll & The Isles.

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Everything there is to see and do in Kintyre and Gigha

Tiree Wave Classic

Mull and Iona

Coll & The Cosmos

Coll and Tiree

Coll & The Cosmos is a stargazing weekend break on the Isle of Coll which makes the most of the island's incredible dark sky.

Coll Half Marathon 2022

Coll and Tiree

Music Coll with The Tunnell Trust

Coll and Tiree

Oban Hogmanay Party 2021

Oban and Lorn

Oban's biggest Hogmanay Party with a lively night of traditional Scottish cèilidh music from local band Ceol an Aire.

Punk on the Peninsula

Dunoon and Cowal

Head to Dunoon for an amazing weekend of punk.

Carradale Music Festival 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

Carradale Music Festival, a family friendly festival held in the beautiful scenic village of Carradale

CAMPBELTOWN GIN & FIZZ FESTIVAL 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

Expect the very best as we work together with local distillers and other service suppliers from around the UK.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers in Campbeltown

Kintyre and Gigha

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers play in Campbeltown for the first time since 2009.

The Kintyre Way Ultra 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

The 2022 Kintyre Way Ultra will take place on Saturday 14th May, from Campbeltown to Machrihanish.