A sad day for Machrihanish Golf Club.

The Machrihanish Golf Club Clubhouse has been destroyed by a blaze which started around lunchtime yesterday 19th December 2018. Thankfully there were no injuries although the Club Steward and his family have been made homeless by the blaze. A ‘GoFundMe page has been created to try and raise some funds to help rebuild the Club […] Read More

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

‘The Father of Radio Broadcasting.’ “By his genius distant lands converse and men sail unafraid upon the deep” ‘…My parents despaired of me. They saw my future as a church minister or a teacher, but when I closed my eyes and dreamed, I saw an invention that could send voices around the world without using […] Read More

Machrihanish Wildlife

For an unparalleled wildlife experience with superb bird watching and spectacular scenery, Machrihanish offers what is arguably the very best of Kintyre. Thanks to the dedication of the wardens the Observatory has become the focus of bird watching activity in Kintyre and arrangements regarding its future management are secure. More Info and Images. Images courtesy […] Read More

Carradale Harbour Grand Opening 1961

A short clip of the Grand Opening Ceremony at Carradale Harbour – 1961. Like Machrihanish, Carradale is another of Kintyre’s hidden gems with a beautiful sheltered harbour opening out into Kilbrannan Sound and a view towards Arran. For more information on the harbour please visit their website: http://www.carradaleharbour.co.uk/ For more info on Machrihanish, visit www,machrihanish.net Read More

Davaar Island

Davaar Island and ‘The Painting’…   The Famous Davaar Island Cave Painting of Jesus on the Cross. Painted in 1887 by local teacher Archibald MacKinnon. The work was carried out completely in secret by the teacher after he had a dream telling him where to paint it. It couldn’t have been easy for Archie as he […] Read More