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Campbeltown and Kintyre Maps 2022

ONE of Argyll’s largest towns, Campbeltown, on the eastern tip of the Kintyre peninsula, is a natural port, set in deep water and sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly wind by Davaar Island.
Originally called Kinlochkilkerran back in the 1600s, the Chief of the Clan Campbell decided that, as one of the key towns in his domain, it should carry the name of Campbell and so it became Campbeltown.

Can we afford to miss the boat?

With sea level rises expected to flood most of Oban and Fort William in the next 30 years if climate crisis talks fail in Glasgow this November, an Argyll woodsman has built a Noah’s Ark to make people think about what’s at stake.