Queensgate 3 Bedroom Victorian Holiday Villa

Amidst a stunning backdrop, this spacious Victorian first floor holiday villa sits only yards from the Loch Fyne shoreline and boasts panoramic views over Loch Fyne and the Cowal Peninsula.

Tarbert, the gateway to Kintyre, offers local shops, pubs and restaurants and local events include the  Scottish Series yacht race, Tarbert Music Festival and Tarbert Fair.

The Kintyre Peninsula is renowned for its rugged beauty and beautiful beaches with The Kintyre Way.

Along 100 miles over 4-7 days you can discover hidden coves, deserted beaches, woods & forests, castles & fishing villages and an abundance of wildlife. Stretching from Tarbert in the North to Machrihanish in the South, the seven graded & way-marked sections offer a variety of walking terrain from serious hiking to gentle rambles.

It is in an ideal location to explore the local area, including the villages of Skipness with its castle and seafood shack, Carradale, Campbeltown, Machrihanish with its world-famous golf course and the Mull of Kintyre. Ferries to the islands of Islay, Gigha, Jura and Arran are easily accessed as is the ferry to Ireland from Campbeltown.

Wildlife is abundant with red squirrels, sika and roe deer, feral goats and a large variety of birdlife, including red grouse, hen harriers, buzzards and Eagles.

Machrihanish is also home to the Sea Bird and Wildlife Observatory. Seals and otters are seen regularly, and whale watching tours are available from Campbeltown in the summer months. There are also many golf courses nearby, including the links course at Machrihanish. Beach 20 yards. Shop and restaurant 100 yards, pub 150 yards.

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Firework Display

Tarbert Firework Display

The Beilding 7 PM

Under new management, this year the firework display will be held on the 3rd November at the beilding.

Refreshments availavble at the outdoor gym or fire station.

The Loch Fyne Pipe Band will be playing from 6:30 at the outdoor gym

Fundraising for next years display.

Loch Fyne Pipe band, tarbert, Tarbert Loch Fyne, Fire station, Outdoor gym, Beilding
Tarbert Firework Display

 

Traditional Boat Festival 2017

Shemaron classic boatVisit Tarbert Harbour for the annual Traditional Boat Festival.

Traditional boats decorated with flags come from all over the UK to take part.

Take a walk along the pontoons and learn more about the history of the boats, enjoy refreshments, craft stalls, fresh food and live music at the marquee.

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Friday 14 July

Open stage at the marquee 8pm

Saturday 15 July 10am-6pm at the pontoons and the marquee

Visit the traditional boats

See the woodworking demos

Traction Engines

Visit the various stalls.

Try your luck on the greasy pole!

Enjoy freshly made food.

Join in with the community Ceilidh.

Sunday 16th July at 12 Noon

Traditional Boats leave Tarbert Harbour for the Loch Fyne sail by.

Vic32 Clyde Puffer

The History Of The VIC32

Save The Puffer

 

Vikings at Tarbert (8 of 73)

More about the Festival from around the web…

https://journeytoscotland.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/tarbert-traditional-boat-festival.html

http://www.exploreargyll.co.uk/event/540/tarbert-traditional-boat-festival-2017

https://www.facebook.com/www.tarberttraditionalboatsfestival.org.uk/

http://www.westlochshores.com/events/

https://www.calmac.co.uk/events/loch-fyne-boat-festival

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/events/tarbert-traditional-boat-festival-p1353041

Tarbert Traditional Boat Festival 2015

http://www.starfishroomstarbert.co.uk/tarbert_festivals.html

https://robinetta-log.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/tarbert-traditional-boat-festival.html

 

http://www.shipshapenetwork.org.uk/news.php/566/tarbert-traditional-boat-festival-2017

http://www.sailscotland.co.uk/events

http://www.struan-house-lochfyne.co.uk/location.php

Aurora Dances Over Tarbert

Tarbert Harbour Photo by Terry Cawthorne

This is just a quick post to show some of the photos that are coming up on facebook this morning.

Yesterday I posted on the Visit Tarbert Facebook Page some links to Aurora Alerts.
I can’t believe I missed it!
The Aurora Borealis danced over the skies of Scotland.

A massive thank you to Terry Cawthorne who posted these photos in the All Things Tarbert Facebook Group for letting me share these photos from Tarbert Harbour.

If you have any photos you have captured of the Aurora over Kintyre please share them on our Facebook Page and if you are happy for me to do so I will add them to this site.

If you missed it this time, bookmark this website for alerts, you can customise it to your area.
Hopefully it may still be active tonight, wrap up warm and get your cameras ready!

Tarbert Harbour Photo By Terry Cawthorne

How To Get To Tarbert

CalMac to Kennacraig

However you choose to visit Tarbert, you are sure to enjoy the journey, by road from Glasgow you travel along the A82  to Loch Long then the A83 to Tarbert.
By car it is a beautiful drive. See the map below for details.

There are ferries from various locations, if you fancy doing some island hopping, take a look at the Caledonian MacBrayne Website for further details and to plan your journey.

There is a coach service from Buchanan Bus Station, you can book online and check the timetables on the Scottish Citylink Website.
The bus service is the Glasgow to Campbeltown 926 with West Coast Motors.
There are also flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown Airport.
The airport is just over 30 miles from Tarbert, so if you are planning a flight, you can Book a Taxi in advance.
You can contact Tarbert Taxis on 01880 820220 or 07436 288992 or 07557 373834 for a quote and to check availability.

Of course, with such a beautiful natural sheltered harbour, Tarbert is easy to get to by sea.

Lat. 55o 52′ N – Long. 5o 24.5’W

To arrange a berth you can contact Tarbert Harbour via email,VHF CH14 or telephone 01880 820 344

Tarbert Harbour