The Beaches of Kintyre

A Scenic Shoreline Always Within Reach

Kintyre has many gorgeous and unique sections of coastline. No matter where you’re standing in Kintyre, you’re always a short distance from a long stretch of shoreline sand or a scenic, rocky coast. The beaches at Machrihanish are known for some of the best surfing in all of the U.K. While here, you will often find surfers catching a wave just steps from The Ugadale Hotel & Cottages.

CARRADALE BAY: A very long section of beach known as one of the best in Kintyre. Spend a day relaxing by the waves and soak in the breathtaking waterside views of Kintyre.

SADDELL BAY: A fantastic area ideal for swimming, and famous for being the place where the music video for Paul McCartney’s Mull of Kintyre.

MACHRIHANISH BEACH: A golden beach next to Machrihanish Golf Club. Over 3 miles of sand located perfect for walking or running..

WESTPORT BEACH: An ideal beach for long walks or surfing. Check out the historic castles, medieval gravestones and forts, or simply swim among some of the best waves in Kintyre.

BELLOCHANTUY BEACH: A rich location filled with wildlife, beautiful views, and rocky shores that are great for hiking or climbing.