Transport Information

Travelling to Argyll

Please remember as a rural area the roads in Argyll are frequently populated by slow-moving farm vehicles, animals, cyclists, motorcyclists and walkers.

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By Car

110 miles west of Glasgow on the A83, a drive to Kintyre takes 3.5 – 4 hours. Follow signs for Campbeltown then Carradale, B842.

There are two ways to get to Ifferdale farm:

1. Turn off the A83 six miles past Tarbert and take the Skipness road B8001 following signs for Carradale. We are 5 miles south of Carradale . As you descend Saddell school house brae the farm can be reached 1.5miles  along the unmetalled road on your right.


2. Continue past Tarbert down the A83 to Campbeltown then take High Askomil road B842 through Peninver village and onto Saddell 10 miles north of Campbeltown .Pass by Saddell village and about 500 mts on your left  is the unmetalled road leading to the farm .

Option 1 the Skipness road (B8001) cuts approximately 20 minutes off your journey but is a single-track road so extra care is required. However, it’s a great chance to see some of the beautiful Kintyre countryside and there are some tourist spots along the way.

y Bus

A frequent bus service is available from Buchanan Street bus station in Glasgow to Campbeltown. Find more information on the Citylink website.

West Coast Motors provide a regular bus service from Campbeltown to Carradale.

By Sea

Ferry  Car ferry  Calmac from Ardrossan to Campbeltown. Or From Ballycastle to Campbeltown  with

Sailing,where you can experience some of the best of sailing in on the west coast of Scotland

By Air

Machrihanish Airport is approximately 6 miles from Campbeltown and has a regular flight connection to Glasgow International Airport. Private charter flights are also welcome.

Please refer to the Highlands and Islands Airport website for more information and to book flights to Machrihanish Airport.

Ifferdale Farm Holidays     |     Carradale, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland PA28 6QZ     |     Telephone: 01583 431 666