History

History at Your Fingertips.

Kintyre is a wonderland of Medieval sites; castles dating back centuries, 18th Century Abbey’s and Victorian-era architecture. Relish in the rich history of Campbeltown – including its days as a bustling resort town and the rise of its distilleries.

HERITAGE CENTRE: Full of information, artifacts, and exhibits showing Campbeltown’s rich history.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 11:30 to 16:30 (4:30pm); Sunday 14:00 (2pm) to 16:30 (4:30pm)
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GLENBARR ABBEY: A glimpse of family life as it existed in a beautiful, 18th-Century house with grounds, forest walks, and gift shop.
Hours of Operation: Open from Easter to October 1st. Wednesday-Sunday 11:00 to 16:00 (4pm)
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