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Activities - Things to do and places to see on Kintyre

Kintyre offers a wide and varied range of activities with something to suit all.

Beneath you will find a list of activities of interest.  If you require any further information or help please do not hesitate to contact us.

Swift Fishing Trips - NEW FOR 2013

Swift Fishing Boat Tours are a Campbeltown based company offering fishing trips around the waters of the Kintyre peninsula. (and further a field if required).

Day trips, half day trips, charters and rod hire all available.

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Kintyre is home to six superb challenging, yet unique, golf courses and boasts some of the best courses in Scotland.  From the wonderful opening hole at Machrihanish to the small nine hole course on the beautiful island of Gigha you will not be disappointed with your experience of golf in Kintyre!!

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Mull of Kintyre Sea tours
Mull of Kintyre Sea tours are based in Campbeltown and offer fast boat trips around Kintyre and to Arran, the Firth of Clyde, Islay and Northern Ireland.  In addition they run regular wildlife watching trips to Sanda Island, Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre. 

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Mountain Biking

Beinn Ghuilean dominates Campbeltown's skyline and it has some great mountain bike trails and walks. What are you waiting for.....

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Machrihanish Seabird and Wildlife Observatory

For an unparalleled wildlife experience with superb bird watching and spectacular scenery, Machrihanish offers what is arguably the very best of Kintyre.

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Links View Studio Gallery
Links View Studio Gallery is situated in the picturesque Village of Southend at the most southerly tip of the magnificent Kintyre Peninsula, an area of outstanding beauty, located on the west coast of Scotland and a three hour drive from Glasgow.

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Gigha Sea Tours

We offer circumnavigational tours of Gigha, Craro, Gigalum and Cara, as well as trips to Islay and Jura, and an after-hours pick-up service from Tayinloan. Trips to Ballycastle in Northern Ireland departing from both Tayinloan on the Kintyre peninsula and also Gigha are available subject to booking.

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Campbeltown Museum
Housed inside the A-listed Burnet Building - one of the most impressive architectural buildings in Argyll - Campbeltown Museum offers a glimpse in to the history of Campbeltown and Kintyre.

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Campbeltown Picture House

The Picture House in Campbeltown is the oldest continuously run, purpose-built cinema in Scotland still showing films.  This is a truly wonderful experience and insight into this Class A Building which was recently described as one of the three most important cinemas in the UK!

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Aqualibrium, Campbeltown
Offering spectacular views of Campbeltown Loch, this state of the art, multi-functional leisure complex opened its doors to the public in 2006.  Home to a 25 metre, six lane swimming pool, the £7.5million building also houses a fitness suite; a relaxation suite; a child care facility and café/restaurant area.

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Heritage Centre, Campbeltown

The Heritage Centre is a treasure-trove of interesting information, artifacts and exhibits, which depict many aspects of cultural, social, economic and industrial influences which have contributed to the development of this unique town, situated on one of Scotland's most beautiful and famous peninsulas

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Barrglen Equestrian Centre
A small friendly yard set amidst a working hill sheep farm, with plenty off road hacking and beautiful scenery. The centre is run by a qualified BHS Instructor, TRSS approved and is a pony club centre. We offer pony rides for children 4 years and over,rides out for children 8 years and over, for those in between extended pony rides are available. Lessons in the outdoor arena are available from 6years and up.   Click here to find out more >>>>

Springbank Distillery, Campbeltown

Tours of the distillery are available and our visitors can also enjoy a relaxing dram after the tour in the luxurious Tasting Room in Campbeltown. For more information on tours, times and availability, email tours@jandamitchell.com, telephone +44 (0) 1586 551710

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Crosshill Training and Trekking Centre

Based in Peninver just 5 miles north of Campbeltown on the east coast of Kintyre offers training, trekking and lessons at excellent prices .  Contact Claire on 01586 551791 for more information High Peninver Farm, Peninver, Campbeltown, Argyll PA28 6QP 

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CLOSED! The Scottish Owl Centre - Campbeltown
The Scottish Owl Centre is home to the largest collection of owls open to the public in Scotland. You will discover many varieties from all over the world, from the Giant Eurasian Eagle Owl to the tiny Scops Owl. Come and stroll around the aviaries and learn about the habits and habitats of these awesome creatures. The children will love the hands-on education room and you'll have trouble getting them to leave the adventure playground.
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Carradale Pont Trekking

Carradale Pony Trekking
PA28 6QG
01583-431248  More information to follow



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