Places to Visit
The Seafood Trail | West Coast
Scotland’s Seafood Trail passes through the Kintyre Peninsula, indeed the area boasts some of the most fabulous seafood around. The Starfish Restaurant and Skipness Seafood Cabin are well worth a visit.
Whisky Distilleries | Campbeltown
Campbeltown, the main town in the area, is home to three Whisky Distilleries – Springbank, Glen Scotia and Glengyle produce some of the finest single malts you’re likely to find.
Achamore Gardens | Gigha
Sub-tropical Achamore Gardens was created by Sir James Horlick in 1944 and specialises in Tender Rhododendrons. The gardens are home to Horlick’s renowned Rhododendron and Camellia Collection.
Skipness Castle | Skipness
Skipness is a small village on Kintyre’s east coast – Skipness Castle was begun in the early 1200s by the Clan MacSween family. The castle is managed by Historic Scotland and is open all year round and free to enter.