Machrihanish – Useful Links

Useful Links  
Recent additions to CANMORE:
Fessenden Site at Machrihanish

The ROC observer post enroute to The Gauldrons
Our grateful thanks to Martin Briscoe
 CALMAC Timetable for Ardrossan to Campbeltown Ferry

The Kintyre Way:

Opened in August 2006 and stretching from Tarbert at the north end of the peninsula, to Southend in the south, the way-marked Kintyre Way criss-crosses the peninsula, connecting communities and landscape, people and produce. 140km (87 miles) long in total and with 4 to 7 days worth of walking, there is serious hiking and gentle rambles, all of which bring home the beautiful reality that is Kintyre.

The Carradale Goat…
Very interesting and entertaining website about Carradale.
Special mention must be made of the many fine pictures in its Galleries.

Islay, Queen of the Hebrides Islay, Queen of the Hebrides. Ultimate and most complete Islay guide. Attractive site with excellent photography.


Undiscovered Scotland The Ultimate Online Guide

Machrihanish Dunes….the way golf began…
Click here to visit the first new links course in Scotland for 100 years.
Machrihanish Golf Club  |  Machrihanish Golf Club Professional’s Shop

Adrian Barrett F.N.Z.I.P.P. A.I.P.P.
Fine art photographer turned artist.

The Argyll & Bute Council Homepage

Inverary Jail:
Your introduction to Scotland’s living 19th century prison; appear in court; explore the prisons and
airing yards; experience the Torture, Death and Damnation exhibition and visit the prison shop.


Official Scottish Tourist Board Site – Visit Scotland
Tourist Boards Directory for the UK & Ireland.
Info on Saddell Abbey Dunaverty Golf Course – Southend
Where to stay in Campbeltown by A1 Tourism Come to Campbeltown
Tarbert Music Festival Pages by Neil Anderson Argyll Surnames List – For Research.
Johnny MacKinnon’s Excellent pages on Campbeltown and the surrounding area – not to be missed. Includes the famous Midges Page
NB: Johnny’s site is offline at the moment.
Drumlemble Primary School (Link Not Working)

Divers on wrecks in the Kintyre area please take heed…
Honour the dead, respect our maritime war graves
UK Diving Website
Divers ! Site by Greg Roach with lots of info, approx 3000 links!!!
The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986

Stewarton (Still Looking for info, any suggestions welcome)
The Campbeltown Courier – Local Newspaper Megalithia – Introduction to megalithic sites in the UK and Eire (click here for a picture of the Standing Stone on Kilkivan Hill)
Marine Environmental Research Laboratory at Machrihanish
Campbeltown Hospital website

Holidays In the Highlands. Escape to the Edge
The Scottish Heartlands


For the Railway Modeller. The Campbeltown to Machrihanish Railway.

For the Railway Enthusiast.

RAILSCOT: Scottish Railways and Steamers by Ewan Crawford



RADIO MACHRIHANISH – Information on Professor Reginald A. Fessenden & his transatlantic radio experiment at Machrihanish
More information on Fessenden

A Brief Biography
The Hammond Museum, excellent reference site for the radio enthusiast.
Hammond Museum info on Reginald Fessenden
Reginald A. Fessenden – ARS  ‘W1FRV’ ( first radio voice )
 Marshfield, Massachusetts

Where the world’s first radio voice broadcast took place…
This site is looking for local Radio Hams, contact them for info…
The Canadian Communication Foundation:

Campbeltown Picture House – Website for this historic purpose built picture house.
Known locally as the ‘Wee Pictures’

RAF Machrihanish Today
The Supermarine Spitfire and RNDA Machrihanish
The Supermarine Seafire and RNAS Machrihanish
Page with info on JS Bailey RN: CO of 768 Deck Landing Training School, Machrihanish, 6.1943 768 Deck Landing Training School, Machrihanish
For all ex servicemen & women who served at RAF Machrihanish – Forces Reunited
Fleet Air Arm Archive: 1928-1945
Based at Port Ellen, this site mentions a rescue of a downed aircraft from RNAS Machrihanish. Lovely Model.

West Coast Motors – Providing local transport since 1923  
University of Glasgow Special Collections – Old Advert for the Ugadale Arms Hotel at Machrihanish
Information for Canoeists 
Visit Machrihanish from the sea…..The Sail Scotland website
Tide tables, tide graphs, tide height finder and a host of tidal information available on the  Belfield Software website
For the Golfers & The Surfers (yes there is good surfing at Machrihanish): Check out the weather before setting off.
Windsurf Magazine Online  
Local Weather from the nice people at Online  
Machrihanish Detailed weather from Wunderground