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Save the Gauldrons: John urges alternative site for Kintyre fish hatchery

John Finnie has urged the fish-farming company Marine Harvest not to site a proposed wrasse hatchery on the environmentally important Gauldrons near Machrihanish on Kintyre, and instead work with the community to find a more suitable local site. 361 more words


A quick guide to the Kintyre coast

At the beginning of April, we took a long weekend off work and spent it in Kintyre. For those of you who aren’t sure where this overlooked county of Scotland is, it’s the long peninsula at the very end of the A83 road through Argyll and Bute. 642 more words


How to spend a day on Gigha

It would be fair to say that Gigha might not be at the top of your ‘Scottish Islands to Visit’ list. It’s one of the smaller, understated and less tourist-friendly dots on our coastline and — with just over five square miles of fertile land to explore — you could quite easily tick it off in a day. 486 more words


I faced my fear today.....

Its been a busy few weeks for me running wise and having a two week school holiday in the mix has meant its been a juggle to squeeze in the mid week miles.   571 more words

The mystery of Achamore Gardens, Gigha

We recently spent a long weekend under a raincloud in Kintyre. Well, we weren’t just under a raincloud; we also alternated between a wigwam and a… 834 more words


Machrihanish Bay from Port Bhan

This was one of my father’s larger paintings, and I loved the blue-green tones along with the gulls in the foreground giving a great sense of movement and depth. 240 more words

MACKEAN STEWART Artist 1925-2010

Flower of Scotland

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These are all featuring an exclusive Machrihanish Online image of a Thistle, taken at… 6 more words