After a stormy Saturday which resulted in the cancellation of our paddle boarding session – for fear that we’d be blown out to sea – we woke up this morning to glorious sunshine, and had to make the most of it with a wee walk on the woodland trails just above Tarbert Castle. 89 more words
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Arrival at the White Hart Hotel, Campbeltown, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland.
Filmed in 1914 – Soldiers from the 7th & 9th Battalion’s Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders bound for camp and arriving at Campbeltown, together with their supplies in horse-drawn carts and wagons. 67 more words
Although this walk makes far too much use of roads and good wild pitches are hard to find, attractive coastal scenery, fabulous views to Ireland and Arran, spring flowers and noisy birds along with locals who are friendly and helpful made the Kintyre Way a thoroughly enjoyable backpacking trip. 364 more words
‘The Father of Radio Broadcasting.’
“By his genius distant lands converse
and men sail unafraid upon the deep”
‘…My parents despaired of me. They saw my future as a church minister or a teacher, but when I closed my eyes and dreamed, I saw an invention that could send voices around the world without using wires or cables. 241 more words
For an unparalleled wildlife experience with superb bird watching and spectacular scenery, Machrihanish offers what is arguably the very best of Kintyre.
Thanks to the dedication of the wardens the Observatory has become the focus of bird watching activity in Kintyre and arrangements regarding its future management are secure. 16 more words
The Gauldrons (“Innean nan Gailleann” – Innean or Bay of Storms)
A couple of books by local authors describe the area beautifully…..the books describe the areas from different points of view, sometimes historical at others poetical but at all times very informative………. 142 more words