Kintyre Way Stage 1: Tarbert to Skipness

The Kintyre Way begins at the picturesque harbour of Tarbert. The first stage climbs out of Tarbert, passing the castle, and then passes through forestry and open moorland with views over the sea. The descent to Skipness goes through old oak and birch woodland, with stunning views over to Arran. From Skipness there is an infrequent bus service back to Tarbert.


Waymarked paths and tracks, boggy in places.

Public Transport

Skipness is served by occasional buses back to Tarbert.


Tarbert. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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