East Kintyre has been a top holiday destination for many generations of visitors.
You’ll find a wide range of fabulous places to stay in the area, including hotels, guest houses, self-catering cottages or houses and camping and caravan parks . . . in fact, there’s something for every taste and budget.
You can find more information below.
To make a booking please contact the providers directly or for more information click on the website links, where available. Please mention this website when contacting accommodation providers: thank you!
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The Ashbank Hotel (01583 431650) has created a new garden with table service. Bar tables can be booked (at least 24 hours in advance), however please note residents will have priority. Open for drinks from noon each day with Picnic Menu available between 5:30pm - 8:00pm.
The Temporary Shop operated by volunteers is in the village hall car park. It is open from 10am to 2pm each day except Sunday. Everything is packaged so no fruit and veg, but there is local produce from The Smokehouse, Gigha Milk and Kintyre Eggs among others. One household in the shop at a time, sanitise your hands on the way in and please wear a face mask.
We very much look forward to welcoming you to the area.
Our hospitality operators have been very busy preparing for tourism starting up again since the Scottish Government announcement of key dates. Physical distancing of 2 metres continues to be required in Scotland (with some exemptions) and the use of face coverings in all shops and on public transport is mandatory.
We want you to enjoy the best of what East Kintyre has to offer but we would ask you to do so safely, and with the utmost respect to our community. The area has done exceptionally well in shielding itself from Covid-19 and with your help when visiting, by following the guidelines, not only will you have a fabulous holiday, we will welcome you with open arms (at a 2m distance!)! For full up to date guidance please check the Scottish Government Website.
Explore Kintyre & Gigha with over 80 members has published a "Charter" for re-opening the tourism and hospitality sector. This charter sets out the measures being taken to ensure a safe re-opening of the sector. The charter will be promoted amongst the members of Kintyre and Gigha and forms a contract with the people and communities of Kintyre.
Look out for the ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark.
This means businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry in Scotland can demonstrate that they're adhering to the respective government and public health guidance, and have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment to check they have the required processes and protocols in place.
Dolphins in Carradale
Anthony Gormley Statue - Saddell Bay
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