The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival is held every August in Campbeltown, on the southern tip of the Kintyre peninsula in Scotland.
It’s a beautiful town that’s simply drenched with history and things to do — not to mention made even more famous by a certain Beatle, who wrote a UK #1 hit after he fell in love with this hidden gem.
Campbeltown is a must-visit destination. Here’s how you can get here:
If you’re driving to Campbeltown, the easiest route is to take the A83 from Glasgow.
The journey takes around three and a half hours and offers one of the most stunning drives in Scotland.
With passages through Loch Lomond, the mountains of The Rest and Be Thankful, past the castles of Inverary and Tarbert, and then topping it off with a final stretch of golden, sandy beaches, roaring waves and views out across the vast Atlantic ocean.
There are also regular bus services that run from Glasgow to Campbeltown, with several stops along the way.
Campbeltown has a ferry terminal that connects it to Ardrossan on the mainland. The ferry is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne and runs several times a day, depending on the season. The ferry journey takes around two hours and offers stunning views of the Scottish coastline.
Campbeltown Airport is located just a few miles outside the town centre. It has regular flights to and from Glasgow, and the journey takes around 30 minutes. The airport is serviced by Loganair, which is a regional airline that operates flights throughout Scotland.
No matter how you choose to get to Campbeltown, you’re sure to be greeted with stunning scenery and warm Scottish hospitality.
So why not plan your trip today and experience all that this beautiful town has to offer?