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Distillery in Campbeltown

Springbank

There were once no fewer than 32 distilleries around Campbeltown, but most closed in the 1920s. Today this is one of only three still in operation. It is also one of the few around that distills, matures and bottles…
Scottish in Campbeltown

Harbourview Grille & Black Sheep Pub

Part of the Royal Hotel, elegant Harbourview Grille offers the best eating in town. The menu is a mixed bag, with standard pub fare complemented by some fresh seafood and tasty grilled steaks. The attached pub, the …
Cave in Campbeltown

Davaar Cave

A very unusual sight awaits in this cave on the southern side of Davaar island, at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch. On the wall of the cave is an eerie painting of the Crucifixion by local artist Archibald MacKinnon, …
Bar in Campbeltown

Ardshiel Hotel

This friendly hotel has one of Scotland's best whisky bars, the perfect place to learn more about the Campbeltown distilling tradition and to taste the local malts. With over 700 whiskies to choose from, it's not a …
Museum in Campbeltown

Campbeltown Museum & Memorial Garden

This museum in the noble library building has a few interesting archaeological artefacts from various periods of history, and canvases by William McTaggart among others. The Memorial Garden in the inner courtyard co…
Museum in Campbeltown

Campbeltown Heritage Centre

Situated in a former church, this heritage centre explores local social history through photographs, documents and artefacts covering whisky, mining and the fishing industries.
Music in Campbeltown

Mull of Kintyre Music Festival

Held in various venues around Campbeltown, this is a popular event featuring traditional Scottish and Irish music.