Hiking and Cycling on The Kintyre Way
Hiking and Cycling on The Kintyre Way

Hiking and Cycling on The Kintyre Way

Are you looking for something unique to do on your next day off? Why not give The Kintyre Way a go? This is a trail catered for walking and cycling, which runs the entire length of the Kintyre peninsula on Scotland’s west coast. The trail is designed to give people a challenging yet beautiful experience, taking in this beautiful part of the country in all of its glory.

How do I get to Kintyre from Glasgow?

If travelling from Glasgow via public transport, visitors can catch the 926 bus from Buchanan bus station towards Campbeltown.

The route starts in Tarbert in the north of the peninsula, and finishes down at Machrihanish in the south, running a distance of over 100 miles, and it is recommended to take around 6 days to complete. This gives visitors the chance to experience all that the peninsula has to offer, from its beautiful beaches to its picturesque glens. Why not stop off at some of the finest destinations in Kintyre, like Campbeltown, where visitors can catch a cup of coffee or a bite to eat? So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your day off, and explore The Kintyre Way!

  • Unrivalled scenery.
  • Cafes and resteraunts.
  • Walking and cycling trail.

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