Kintyre (Scottish Gaelic: Cinn Tìre pronounced [kʲiɲˈtʲiːɾʲə]) is a peninsula in western Scotland, in the south-west of Argyll and Bute. Argyll, Archaically Argyle ( Earra-Ghàidheal in modern Gaelic) is a region of western Scotland corresponding with most of the part Scottish Gaelic ( Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. This article is about the council area For the constituencies see either Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency or Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency The region stretches approximately 30 miles (48 km), from the Mull of Kintyre (immortalised in the song of the same name by Paul McCartney) in the south, to East Loch Tarbert in the north. For the song by Paul McCartney and Wings see Mull of Kintyre (song. " Mull of Kintyre " is a popular 1977 song by former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings. Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942 is an English rock Singer, Bass guitarist songwriter Composer, Tarbert ( Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart ənˠ̪ t̪aɾʲab̊ərˠʃd̪̊ is a village in Scotland The region immediately north of the peninsula is known as Knapdale. Knapdale ( Scottish Gaelic: Cnapadal forms a rural district of Argyll and Bute in the Scottish highlands, adjoining Kintyre to
Geographically, the Kintyre peninsula is long and narrow, at no point more than 11 miles (18 km) from west coast to east coast. The central spine of the peninsula is mostly hilly moorland. The coastal areas and hinterland, however, are rich and fertile. As such, Kintyre has long been a prized area for settlers, from the early Scots who migrated from Ulster to western Scotland and the Vikings or Norsemen who conquered and settled the area just before the start of the second millennium. Ulster ( Ulaidh ˈkwɪɟɪ ˈʌlˠu / ˈʌlˠi is one of the four provinces of Ireland, in addition to Connacht, Munster and Leinster A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas Norsemen is used to refer to the group of people as a whole who speak one of the North Germanic languages as their native language
The principal town of the area is Campbeltown (about 9 km by road from the Mull), which has been a royal burgh since the mid-18th century. Campbeltown ( Scottish Gaelic: "Ceann Loch Chille Chiarain" is a town and former Royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, located The 18th century lasted from 1701 to 1800 in the Gregorian calendar, in accordance with the Anno Domini / Common Era numbering system The area's economy has long relied on fishing and farming, although Campbeltown has a reputation as a producer of some of the world's finest single malt whisky including the multi-award winning 'Springbank'. Whisky (uisge-beatha or whiskey (uisce beatha or fuisce) refers to a broad category of Alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented Springbank Distillery is one of the last surviving producers of Campbeltown Single Malts.
Kintyre Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, one of the officers of arms at the Court of the Lord Lyon is named after this peninsula. Kintyre Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is the title of a Scottish officer of arms. An officer of arms is a person appointed by a sovereign or State with authority to perform one or more of the following functions to control and initiate The Court of the Lord Lyon, also known as the Lyon Court, is a standing Court of law which regulates Heraldry in Scotland.
Bellochantuy, Campbeltown, Carradale, Clachan, Claonaig, Drumlemble, Glenbarr, Grogport, Kilchenzie, Machrihanish, Muasdale, Peninver, Saddell, Skipness, Southend, Stewarton, Tayinloan, Tarbert, and Whitehouse. Skipness ( Scottish Gaelic: Sgibinis sg̊ʲib̊ɪnɪʃ is a small hamlet on the east coast of Kintyre in Scotland, a few miles south of The Sound of Bute is a broad channel or sound separating the islands of Arran and Bute on the west coast of Scotland. Bellochantuy (bɛləʊxænti ( Scottish Gaelic: Bealach an t-Suidhe b̊jalˠ̪əx ənˠ̪ t̪ɯjə is a small coastal hamlet located on the A83 in Argyll Campbeltown ( Scottish Gaelic: "Ceann Loch Chille Chiarain" is a town and former Royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, located Carradale ( Scottish Gaelic: Càrradal kaːrˠəd̪̊əlˠ̪ is a picturesque village on the east side of Kintyre, overlooking the Kilbrannan Sound and Claonaig ( Scottish Gaelic: Claonaig klˠ̪ɯːnɛg̊ʲ is a small village on the Eastern coast of the Kintyre peninsula in western Scotland, Drumlemble ( Scottish Gaelic: Druim Leamhan d̪̊ɾumˈlãũan is a small village on the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland Glenbarr ( Scottish Gaelic: Am Barr əm b̊aːrˠ is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Grogport is a hamlet in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. Machrihanish ( Scottish Gaelic: Machaire Shanais maxəɾʲə hanəʃ is a village in Argyll, Scotland. Peninver is a small village situated on the east coast of Kintyre, Scotland, close to Campbeltown. Saddell ( Scottish Gaelic: Saghadal sɤəd̪̊əlˠ̪ is a small Scottish village situated on the east side of the Kintyre Peninsula Skipness ( Scottish Gaelic: Sgibinis sg̊ʲib̊ɪnɪʃ is a small hamlet on the east coast of Kintyre in Scotland, a few miles south of Southend ( Scottish Gaelic: Ceann mu Dheas kʲaunˠ̪ mə ʝes̪ is the main settlement at the southern end of the Kintyre peninsula Argyll and Bute Stewarton Kintyre ( Scottish Gaelic: Baile nan Stiùbhartach b̊alə nəɲ ʃd̊ʲuː Tayinloan ( Scottish Gaelic: Taigh an Lòin t̪ɤj ə lˠ̪ɔːɲ is a village situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll and Bute Tarbert ( Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart ənˠ̪ t̪aɾʲab̊ərˠʃd̪̊ is a village in Scotland Whitehouse ( Scottish Gaelic: An Taigh Geal ən̪ˠ t̪ɤj g̊ʲalˠ̪ is a hamlet on the Kintyre peninsula of Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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No railways remain in use but there was a light railway from Campbeltown to Machrihanish from 1876 until 1931, initially built to transport coal. Campbeltown Airport is located 3 Nautical miles (56 km west of Campbeltown, near the tip of the Kintyre peninsula on the west coast of Scotland Caledonian MacBrayne (usually shortened to Cal Mac; Caledonian Mac a' Bhriuthainn in Scottish Gaelic) is the major operator of passenger and vehicle ferries Claonaig ( Scottish Gaelic: Claonaig klˠ̪ɯːnɛg̊ʲ is a small village on the Eastern coast of the Kintyre peninsula in western Scotland, Lochranza ( Gaelic: Loch Raonasa) is a village located on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Kennacraig is a hamlet situated on West Loch Tarbert, a few miles south of Tarbert on the Kintyre peninsula Islay (ˈaɪlə Ìle, ˈiːʎə a Scottish Island, known as "The Queen of the Hebrides" ( Banrìgh nan Eilean) is the southernmost Tarbert ( Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart ənˠ̪ t̪aɾʲab̊ərˠʃd̪̊ is a village in Scotland Lochranza ( Gaelic: Loch Raonasa) is a village located on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Tarbert ( Scottish Gaelic: An Tairbeart ənˠ̪ t̪aɾʲab̊ərˠʃd̪̊ is a village in Scotland Portavadie is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The Portavadie complex was built with the help of local labour from the fishing village 'Tarbert' Tayinloan ( Scottish Gaelic: Taigh an Lòin t̪ɤj ə lˠ̪ɔːɲ is a village situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll and Bute The Isle of Gigha (giːə Gaelic: Giogha (kʲiə is a small Island off the west coast of Kintyre in Scotland. Campbeltown ( Scottish Gaelic: "Ceann Loch Chille Chiarain" is a town and former Royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, located Troon is a town in South Ayrshire, Scotland. It is situated on the west coast about eight miles north of Ayr and three miles northwest of Light railway refers to a Railway built at lower costs and to lower standards than typical "heavy rail" (see Campbeltown and Machrihanish Light Railway)
The Mull of Kintyre test is an unofficial guideline of the British Board of Film Classification for the censorship of adult films and images. Robert Bruce Stuart Duke of Kintyre ( 18 January 1602 – 27 May 1602) was the fifth child of James VI of Scots and Anne of Denmark The title Duke of Argyll was created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1701 and in the Peerage of the United The Mull of Kintyre test was an unofficial guideline said to have been used by the British Board of Film Classification in the United Kingdom to decide whether an The British Board of Film Classification ( BBFC) originally British Board of Film Censors, is the organisation responsible for Film, DVD Censorship is the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative material which may be considered objectionable harmful or sensitive as determined by a censor Pornography or porn is the explicit depiction of Sexual subject matter with the sole intention of sexually exciting the viewer