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Welcome to the Mull of Kintyre, the southernmost point on the beautiful Kintyre peninsula, and a magnificent look-out point from Scotland to Ireland.

Our website is in its early stages, so we hope you will excuse our appearance, but we are gradually adding more articles about the Mull of Kintyre, Campbeltown, the Isle of Gigha, and local tourist and visitor attractions, to make your visit to the Mull of Kintyre more informed and more fulfilling.

Oh, and for those of you out there wondering about the song called “Mull of Kintyre” – yes, it was written about the very same Mull of Kintyre because Sir Paul McCartney loved the local area so much!

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  • Mull of Kintyre Mull of Kintyre

    The Mull of Kintyre is the dramatic southernmost point on the Kintyre peninsula, with spectacular views out to the Atlantic Ocean and even as far as Ireland. With its lighthouse dramatically perched above the ocean below, and sea birds flying off the cliffs, this is a place so beautiful that Sir Paul McCartney even wrote a song about it

  • Gigha Gigha

    The picturesque Isle of Gigha lies off the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula, and is accessible by the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry sailing from Tayinloan on the Scottish mainland. The island itself is community-owned, and has been regarded as a stronghold for the Gaelic language

  • Campbeltown Campbeltown

    Campbeltown is the main town on the Kintyre peninsula, located at its south eastern end. Located close to the Mull of Kintyre itself, Campbeltown even has an airport which is – believe it or not – the designated airport for an emergency landing of the NASA Space Shuttle when over Europe!

  • Mull of Kintyre Song Mull of Kintyre Song

    Inspired by the Mull of Kintyre itself, and written with Denny Laine, Sir Paul McCartney made the area famous with his song itself called Mull of Kintyre. It was performed by wings, and is still regularly performed by Paul McCartney at concerts and music festivals.