Campbeltown is situated on the beautiful peninsula of Kintyre, often thought of as being the most remote of Scotland’s mainland towns.  Located on a deep loch sheltered by Davaar Island and the surrounding hills, it is an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of scenic southern Kintyre. The road to Campbeltown offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in Scotland and inspired Paul McCartney’s famous song ‘The Long and Winding Road’ which he wrote at his farm near Campbeltown, saying “I have always found inspiration in the calm beauty of Scotland and again it proved the place where I found inspiration.”   You will be spoilt by the choice of sandy beaches, seal spotting at Machrinhanish, the many scenic walks or just relax with some good local food.   

Campbeltown Picture House

Campbeltown Picture House, designed by Albert V Gardner of Glasgow in 1913 in Glasgow School Art Nouveau style, is a Category A Listed building and one of the earliest surviving purpose-built cinemas in the UK.

The Aqualibrium complex contains the public library, a 25 metre swimming pool and fitness facilities.

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Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club

Set hard against the Atlantic Ocean on Scotland’s west coast, the award-winning Machrihanish Dunes shares breathtaking views and a majestic dunescape with the neighbouring Machrihanish Golf Club, a world-top-100 course laid out in 1879 by Old Tom Morris himself.

 

Machrihanish Golf Club

The Machrihanish Golf Club has become well known in recent years especially for the Championship Course's exceptional first hole which requires the round's opening shot to carry the Atlantic. "It can be a tough start, particularly into a breeze".  The 18 hole "Championship Course" is set in the wonderful Machrihanish Dunes by the small village of Machrihanish. 

 

Dunaverty Golf Club

Situated by the village of Southend in a glorious setting on the south coast of the Kintyre peninsula.  The course is a fine Par 66 18 hole natural links extending to 4,799 yards. High and low handicappers alike will enjoy its testing layout, the springy turf on the undulating fairways and arguably one of the finest set of greens in Scotland.

Situated in the centre of town, Springbank is the oldest independent and family owned distillery in Scotland.  It also boast the added distinction of being the only distillery in Scotland to carry out the entire whisky production process, including the traditional floor malting, maturation and bottling, on its premise.  The Springbank distillery produces three uniquely different Scotch single malts: Longrow, Hazelburn and Springbank. 

This is a definitive guide to everything you need to know about Campbeltown, from businesses to services, this is a useful website for the duration of your stay.

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Old Quay View  

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Telephone: 01586551519

Mobile: 07900 980076  

Email: contact@oldquayview.co.uk  

Southend

The village of Southend lies at the end of the Kintyre Peninsula only 13 miles from Ireland. It has a unique and varied history spanning thousands of years, beautiful coastal scenery and wildlife. Photo by Emily Walker