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5 August 2022

All the beaches I had visited on my tour of the perimeter of Kintyre were sandy – either perfectly white or golden – so I was a little surprised by what I found after the long drive up and across to Skipness in the far north west. Here there was virtually no sand, but large rocks, pebbles and shingle along the full expanse of the beach. Access is via the small village or further along the road via Skipness Castle. With Arran opposite, calling me to visit its own beaches one day (I will), it was time to leave Kintyre and begin the 7 hour drive home. In 48 hours I had visited 17 beaches, been blessed with great weather, not seen a single midge and loved every minute of it!