The Kintyre Way is managed on the 'least restrictive' principle to make it accessible to as many users as possible - including cyclists, runners and horse riders.

 

Ongoing maintenance

Along the entire 100 miles of the Kintyre Way we have a programme of maintenance and route upgrades including:

This improves the route for non-walkers and walkers alike.

 

Route classification

The Kintyre Way sections are classified as ‘moderate’ or ‘strenuous’ in accordance with the paths for all classification system. In addition, we are developing a number of shorter route sections which meet the ‘easy’ category.  These routes will:

 

Great routes for you to try   see all

Section four – Tayinloan to Carradale

Section four – Tayinloan to Carradale
16 miles · 6-9 hours
Walking Running Cycling

This part of the Kintyre Way is a very varied and satisfying walk which even takes you through the Deucheran Wind Farm letting you see the turbines working.

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Section seven – Southend to Machrihanish

Section seven – Southend to Machrihanish
16 miles · 7-9 hours
Walking Running Cycling

Passing through wild and genuinely remote country where there is little shelter and no mobile phone signal, this section offers amazing views out to sea and across to the Irish coast.

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Section five – Carradale to Campbeltown

Section five – Carradale to Campbeltown
22 miles · 7-10 hours
Walking Running Cycling

This section is a good days walking and takes you southwards through hugely varied countryside. From the superb rocky coastline at Waterfoot through pastureland and forest tracks right down past Saddell and then onto Lussa Loch, Campbeltown and Machrihanish. This section provides walkers with a snapshot of everything that Kintyre has to offer.

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Section two – Claonaig to Clachan

Section two – Claonaig to Clachan
10 miles · 5-7 hours
Walking Running Cycling

This route breaks out of the forest beside the attractive Loch Ciaran. Known for its birdlife and brown trout, making it popular with anglers. There are good views looking south-west to the high farmstead of Minen.

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