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Campbeltown and Kintyre Maps 2022
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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.

Space company rockets into Machrihanish

TAO Technologies UK Ltd already uses the Gaydon hanger to assemble its high altitude Skydragon helium balloons for testing and is planning launches for 2020.