Interested in walking The Kintyre Way? An ideal way to experience this part of the Scottish west coast is by taking part in the marathon, the Kintyre Way Ultra 2018! The Kintyre Way walking holiday route begins in Tarbert and ends in Dunaverty. Taking you the full length of the Kintyre Peninsula!
With EasyWays, you will be able to have your ideal walking holiday! Even if you do not want to take part in the Ultra, there is so much to see on the Kintyre Peninsula. Also, you won’t have to worry about anything! Emergency support, location details for where you are staying and breakfast are all included in your booking.
The Kintyre Way Ultra 2018
First taking place in 2006, the Kintyre Way Ultra is a stunning scenic route. An Ultra is a run, relay and cycle on a long distance route. Across the world there are many different Ultra events. The Kintyre Way Ultra was improved in 2017 to include a 73-mile cycle race. Now including three races, the event is taking place on the 5th of May 2018.
Highlights of The Kintyre Way
No matter if you have never been to Scotland before or if you live locally, the Kintyre peninsula is one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. From the peninsula you can easily access some islands including Gigha and Islay.
Throughout the route beginning at the top of the peninsula, Tarbert is also a highlight. A great place to begin your walk, this fishing village is located on Loch Fyne! You can expect beautiful views out onto the Loch, starting your walking adventure in the best way.
Mull of Kintyre
Many people will recognise ‘Kintyre’ after the well-known song “Mull of Kintyre” released by Paul McCartney. The Mull of Kintyre is the most south western tip of the Kintyre Peninsula. Located on it is a lighthouse which still operates despite being built in 1788. Another highlight of the Kintyre Way, a trip to the Mull of Kintyre is a lovely idea. Also, on a clear day you might be able to catch a glimpse of Antrim in Northern Ireland!
Here at EasyWays we think it’s important that our customers keep up to date with the latest in walking news! From the West Highland Way Walk to the Kintyre Way, look at our last post to learn more.
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