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Ashore

Ashore

For non-divers the Loch Fyne area boasts some great attractions such as Inveraray Castle, Inveraray Jail and Kilmartin Glen, famous for its burial cairns, rock carvings, and standing stones, as well as the remains of Tarbert, Skipness and Carnassarie Castles.

Tarbert is a centre of the Scottish seafood industry and produces prawns, scallops, lobster, crabs and kippers. You can find a feast at Prentice Seafoods near the Portavadie ferry terminal or Dougal Johnson’s near the tourist information centre in the village.

As well as the superb sea food this area is renowned for the whisky it produces. Why not visit Whisky West Coast in Tarbert or take a tour of  Springbank distillery in Campbeltown. 

For non diving members of the group why not visit Portavidie and take full advantage of the therapeutic spa treatments, hydro pool, Scandinavian sauna, steam room and a relaxation space, all with breathtaking views across Loch Fyne.  
Golf, in particular links golf, is a huge attraction in Kintyre. The Machrihanish Golf Club, and the newly added Machrihanish Dunes Golf Course offer challenging and natural courses with the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop.
Golf links in Kintyre
Cycling on the trails.
One of the many scenic walks in the area
Riding in Scotland
 Mid-Argyll and Kintyre offers superb walking, cycling and horse riding. There are forest trails with picnic areas, the towpath of the Crinan Canal and, of course, a coastline with sweeping beaches and superb views across to the islands. The Kintyre Way is a long distance path, starting in Tarbert which takes a winding route down the length of the Kintyre peninsula. 


Deer roaming the hillsides.
Local birds

In Kintyre, wildlife abounds.  Deer roam the hillsides, many seabirds birds and birds of prey breed locally. You may be lucky and see otters, pine martins or even the beavers.

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