The Mull of Kintyre is one of Scotland’s most secluded spots and the journey to get to Davaar Island makes a beautiful trip in itself.
There’s regular daily air service into Campbeltown Airport from Glasgow on Loganair. There is also a Ferry service to Campbeltown (3 miles) from Ayrshire and Arran via Caledonia MacBrayne ferry. Alternatively, The Kintyre Express fast rib can whisk you straight into Campbeltown Harbour from Troon or Turnberry in an hour. West Coast Motors provides a bus service from Glasgow.
For the more adventurous you can arrange to arrive by seaplane from Loch Lomond, Prestwick or Northern Ireland.
Still The most popular means of reaching the Mull of Kintyre is by car via the A83 – The “long and winding road” which stretches down the Kintyre Peninsula from Loch Lomond through Tarbert and on down to Campbeltown. The A83 is one of the world’s great drives and provides breathtaking scenery along with many interesting attractions and stopping points.
For SAT NAV – PA28 6RE will bring you to Kildalloig Estate where Davaar Island are located.
From Glasgow/Glasgow Airport (M8) follow signs to the Erskine Bridge. As you come off the bridge, take the left exit signposted A82 towards loch Lomond and Inverary. Take the A82 Passing Loch Lomond, rest and be thankful, Inverary castle and on through Lochgilphead, Tarbert and finally on to Campbeltown. On arrival into Campbeltown, follow the road through the town until you reach a t-junction in the centre of the town – take a left, at the roundabout take a right which will take you along the esplanade. Take a right at the next small roundabout and follow the road (Kilkerran road) around to the left which will take you out of the town and along the coast road for approximately 3 miles towards the Island of Davaar. Continue on the coast road (Kilkerran road) out of the town for approximately 2 ½ miles. You will pass the NATO depo on your right. Soon after you will come to a large layby on your left which is the parking area for guests to Davaar Island. Transport to the island will be provided. Please contact us to confirm your travel plans – your arrival should coincide with the low tide (see tide tables).
Air access is direct into Campbeltown Airport. The flight leaves twice daily from Glasgow, touching down in Campbeltown just 30 minutes later. The flight is currently operated by Loganair. Local Taxis are readily available from the airport – alternatively call Fona Taxi 01586 554001 or Tavies Taxis 01586 551122. Car hire is also available (or call 01586 551122) . Car hire is also available locally