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Mull of Kintyre

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Mull of Kintyre
Argyll and Bute - Feorlan, Strathclyde, Scotland
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I apologize if I've now called up the song by Paul Mcartney from the depths of your memory bank, but there's no getting around it. This is THE 'Mull of Kintyre' that Sir Paul sang about so many years ago. It takes a bit of getting to. You take a road south of Campbelltown, and branch off just north of Killellan onto a narrow single-lane country road, through farm gates that have to be closed behind you. The road ends at a parking area, and from there you have to walk along a winding track over the headland to a lonely lighthouse station looking out over the sea. The scenery is fantastic, but dress for strong winds!

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