The Kintyre Way is a fully waymarked trail that criss-crosses the Kintyre peninsula for 100 miles (161 km). Starting from Tarbert in the north, it visits coastal villages and inland lochs, passing through Campbeltown via Southend to its new terminus of Machrihanish.
Our all-new third edition covers the recent major route extension and many other changes. The book includes large-scale mapping by Footprint, and has over 20 new photographs.
Please also consult our online route map which is the most accurate resource available: zoom repeatedly for incredible detail.
Famous as Scotland only ‘mainland island’, Kintyre has rugged coastlines facing west to the Atlantic and east to the Firth of Clyde. You walk past castles, abbeys and prehistoric remains, along beaches, moorland and high on forestry tracks with glorious views over Arran and towards Ireland. You will enjoy many wildlife sightings in this peaceful peninsula.
The third edition of this essential trail guide was fully updated for 2018 based on recent fieldwork. It contains all you need to plan and enjoy your holiday on the Kintyre Way:
detailed description of the route from north to south
summaries of each section, with distance, terrain and refreshment stops
habitats and wildlife
whisky-making in Kintyre
side-trip to the Isle of Gigha
planning information for travel by car, ferry, bus and plane
in full colour, with 90 photographs
14 pages with mapping showing the route (1:65,000)
rainproof paper throughout.