Broadcaster and musician Dougie Vipond joined a sports journalist and photographer, trying out Kintyre hospitality as part of their forthcoming review of The Kintyre Way.
Sean McFarlane (Sports Journalist) and Andy McCandlish (Sports Photographer) were joined by Broadcaster Dougie Vipond and their families for four days on the Kintyre Way last week.
The group ran and cycled the route for a number of articles to be published in high profile sports magazines, enjoying some of the great accommodation and catering that’s available along the route.
As well as accommodation at the Royal Hotel they were warmly welcomed by Andrew and Monica Gemmel of Ifferdale Farm. Ifferdale Bunkhouse and Self-catering cottages offer users of the Kintyre Way a perfect location to stay on route along with practical features such as bike storage and laundry and drying facilities.
Said Andrea MacShannon, PR & Marketing Manager for the Kintyre Way, “Now in its tenth year, The Kintyre Way is a tourist attraction which is growing in popularity, last year drawing over 3,500 people into the area. With recent upgrades and improvements it now offers a serious 100 mile course for keen runners and cyclists and we’re delighted that Sean, Andy and Dougie had the opportunity to experience what the route and Kintyre itself has to offer.”