London Olympics 2012
|London Olympics 2012 – if you are travelling to visit the Olympics this year – then why not extend your stay to take in some of the sights in Scotland? As a peninsula, Kintyre on the West Coast of Argyll, has wonderful scenic views – of the Atlantic Ocean and the islands of Islay, Gigha, Jura and Northern Ireland on the West Coast; and the Firth of Clyde and Isle of Arran to the East.
There is so much to see and do – with Championship Classic Links Golf at World famous Machrihanish Golf Club, and the newer Machrihanish Dunes GC, also nearby is Dunaverty GC and Carradale GC.
If you are a Malt Whisky afficionado then Campbeltown is a must visit – with Springbank and Glen Scotia Distilleries offering tours and tastings.
There is also Mountain Biking on Bheinn Ghuilean; walking/trekking on the Kintyre Way – a trail running the length of the Kintyre peninsula; watersports, such as surfing and windsurfing, sailing, boat trips etc; island hopping to Gigha, Islay, Jura, Arran and Sanda; deer stalking, coarse and fly fishing; and so much more.
Don't forget the wonderful food produced, caught and raised locally! Try Langoustines or Lobster, Crab or Monkfish; succulent Racks of Lamb; Beef and Pork several varieties of Cheese – and the list goes on.
Take the time to relax and enjoy Kintyre...enquire about our short breaks.