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"My grandfather was born and raised in Campbeltown. Not sure exactly where but I wanted to let you know how easy this site was to find. I will be planning a trip next year and I can't wait to visit this beautiful area." K.B., 10 Jun 2014


Providing information and linking to the best of the web pages describing the wee toon.

Useful Campbeltown numbers and location maps

Health Centre (Doctors) +44 (0) 1586 552105 Map
Hospital +44 (0) 1586 552224 Map
Emergency Services 999
Urgent Healthcare 111
Fire Service +44 (0) 1586 552222
Police Office +44 (0) 1586 862200 Map
Electricity Distribution - Scottish Hydro +44 (0) 800 300 999
Harbour Master +44 (0) 1586 552552 Map
Marine VHF Radio Channels 12, 13, 16
Argyll FM (106.5 107.1 107.7) +44 (0) 1586 551800 Map
Campbeltown Flights +44 (0) 1586 552571 Map
Campbeltown Airport +44 (0) 1586 553797 Map
Tourist Information Centre +44 (0) 1586 552056 fax 553291 Map
Library +44 (0) 1586 552366 Map
Argyll & Bute Council +44 (0) 1586 553313 Map
Post Office (Co-op, Longrow) +44 (0) 1586 554721 Map
Town Centre Map
Local Newspaper (Campbeltown Courier) +44 (0) 1586 554646 Map
Kintyre Time Bank +44 (0) 1586 554744 Map


Surf seekers often use the beaches at Machrihanish (5 miles west of Campbeltown on the B843 road), and at Westport (6 miles north on the A83).

Music in Campbeltown

Music of all genres plays a large part in many peoples lives. Argyll, like most parts of Scotland, is rich in musical heritage and current talent. The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival is held annually in Campbeltown.

Horse Riding & Equestrian

Horses and riders are well catered for in the Campbeltown area.


There is excellent walking in the surrounding countryside.


Campbeltown has two bowling clubs:


Golfers can choose from several seaside courses with great views, all within easy reach of Campbeltown and the Mull of Kintyre - include them in your
Scotland Golf Package.


The sheltered harbour is a local centre for sailing, and boasts 3m low water depth pontoon berths.

Boat trips

Mull of Kintyre Seatours offer fast and exhilarating boat trips from Campbeltown in the latest design of seaworthy commercial rigid inflatable boats (RIBS).


The fishing is good too, with opportunities for sea angling and fresh-water fly fishing.


Bird life abounds around Campbeltown, and there are two particular locations that afficionados would not want to miss.

Kite Flying

There are plenty of opportunities for kite flying in and around Campbeltown, and in 2005, the first annual Campbeltown Kite Festival was held.


The Campbeltown Community Project contains the public library, a 25 metre swimming pool, fitness facilities, a crèche, changing facilities for yachtsmen and the Mussel Ebb bistro.

Getting to Campbeltown

By road from Glasgow, head west on the A82 until you reach the Lomondside village of Tarbet in Argyll, then join the A83 and keep on going. The road will take you south and west through some of the best scenery in the world.

Camping & Caravaning

Killegruer Caravan Site Glenbarr +44 (0)1583 421241 Map
Machribeg Caravan Site Southend +44 (0)1586 830249 Map
Machrihanish Caravan and Camping Park East Trodigal, Machrihanish +44 (0)1586 810366 Map

Campbeltown businesses, numbers and location maps

Many Campbeltown businesses are listed in the various categories and specialist directories linked to from the menus on this web site. The purpose of this page is to include those that may not be. Since becoming available, the Town Pages and Bizwiki web sites are a good free resource.

Are we missing something?

From its beginning in 1999, Come to Campbeltown has strived to include all available links to web sites describing Campbeltown. Inevitably, there will be updates that we have missed or links we have not come across. If you know of a Campbeltown link that should be added or updated, or find one that is obsolete or broken, we'd like to hear from you. Also, we may have mentioned your business or organisation - why not talk to us about a feature page or a direct link to your web site? Add/delete/amend entry on

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