Festivals & Events

MOK Run (Half Marathon & 10k)

Confidently striding into it’s 10th event, Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon and 10k run has burst onto the marathon calendar as one not to be missed. Starting in Campbeltown, runners head south across the countryside to Machrihanish, on to the hard sandy beach of Westport before heading back to Campbeltown along the country roads.

Tarbert 10 and 5k runs  in August 2014, a challenging course but great fun. fantastic views of the village in its natural harbour

Triathlon in Campbeltown at the mid July 2015

Mull of Kintyre Marathon (MOK Run)

Kintrye Car rally  July 2015

Golfing Events

Charity Open – May
Campbeltown Open – June
Thomson Open – July
July Open – George Reyner Trophy – July
Jimmy Kerr Memorial Open – August
Rotary Open – August
Gents Seniors Open – August
Commercial Inn Better Ball – September
Hickory Open – September

Please refer to Machrihanish Golf Club website (Machgolf) or Machrihanish Dunes website for more information.

Carradale Golf Club …A must when visiting the area!

Wonderful course with spectacular views of Carrdale , Arran and Kilbrannan sound .

Kintyre Songwriters’ Festival

Monthly Coel at the Seafield hotel ….great entertainment from with interesting musicians.

End of May/start of June

Launched in the memory of local singer songwriter Kenny Gilchrist, Kintyre Songwriter’s Festival offers an exciting mix of fresh and established local talent combined with specially invited ‘One’s To Watch’ musicians from throughout Scotland. Free music tuition sessions and songwriting workshops for all ages and capabilities.

Kintyre Songwriter’s Festival Website

Mull of Kintyre Music Festival


A weekend of wall-to-wall music, gigs, pub sessions, summer fetes and parades. The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival has been running for over 10 years and has developed into an annual homecoming for distant family and friends, which only adds to the already feverish party atmosphere that engulfs Campbeltown!