Campbeltown

Campbeltown Loch

Campbeltown Loch

Most folk will know the famous Whisky song but it would appear that few know about the poem by Archibald Munro M. A. Campbeltown Loch. What lamp in the sky, what planet or star, O’er a haven more lovely its…

Relic of a bygone era…

Relic of a bygone era…

An old carriage from the Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Company. After the closure of the railway line, many of these were left dotted around the countryside in Kintyre. A few remain…held together by the rust 🙂

Kintyre, It is 40 miles long and every mile is beautiful

Kintyre, It is 40 miles long and every mile is beautiful

A fantastic glimpse of Kintyre circa 1955. Includes one of the simplest and best descriptions of Kintyre; “It is 40 miles long and every mile is beautiful” The film takes a trip along the Kintyre Peninsula, Argyll, Scotland and includes…

Scart Rock and Jura from Machrihanish…

Scart Rock and Jura from Machrihanish…

Jura is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Argyll, Scotland to the North East of Islay. Both can be easily seen from Machrihanish and the West Coast of Kintyre. Scart Rock is so named for the Cormorants who generally…

No one is an artist…

No one is an artist…

…unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition. Claude Monet Machrihanish as Monet might have viewed it 🙂 Machrihanish, Nr Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland.

Davaar Island and Jesus…

Davaar Island and Jesus…

Davaar Island Cave Painting of Jesus.  Painted in 1887 (in secret) by Campbeltown teacher Archibald MacKinnon. Davaar Island, Campbeltown Loch, Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland Click here for more details.

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