Take the A83 then the B8001 to Skipness. Or take the B842 then the B8001 if you are coming from the south and east of Kintyre, as it's a much more scenic route than the A83.
The West Coast Motors 448 runs from Lochgilphead and Tarbert to Claonaig and Skipness three times a day Monday to Saturday. Check timetables on the West Coast Motors website .
Skipness is a small village, and it is easy to get about by walking.
- Skipness Castle and Chapel. All year - tower summer only. owned by Historic Scotland. A ruined castle which was occupied between 13th and 17th centuries. Free.
- Great views of Arran!
Relax, go for a walk and enjoy the view!
- The Seafood Cabin - open from May to September. Excellent food, but very pricey! A seafood platter costs £17.50, but it is well worth it! Open from 11am to 7pm and closed on Saturdays.
- Skipness Village Stores - also offers sandwiches, tea, coffee and homebaking. Closed Tuesday afternoons and Sundays.
Skipness Seafood Cabin is licenensed and is very reasonably priced.
Just wildcamp just off the Skipness - Claonaig road. Nobody minds (at least for a night), and besides, it's free.