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Machrihanish

southend to machrihanish

Machrihanish is a short distance north of the tip of the Mull of Kintyre, which faces out towards Northern Ireland and the Atlantic. The main sandy beach of Machrihanish Bay runs three miles north to Westport, providing opportunities for surfing. The Largiebaan nature reserve lies to the south.

Distance: 16 miles. Allow 7–9 hours.Suitable for walking, running and cycling. A long walk with exposed boggy moorland, wildlife and coastal scenery. No shops, accommodation in Machrihanish. Southend: Map | Kintyre Map

Machrihanish
Machrihanish
Dunaverty
Dunaverty