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near Catacol, Scotland (United Kingdom)
From Lochranza (Lochranza Hotel) to Tighnabruich (Kames Hotel). 40 miles, 64 kilometres. Ferry outside hotel to Cloanaig, Kintyre. Detour to massive and well-preserved Skipness Castle with views of Goat Fell, Arran. Backtrack to Cloanaig and peaceful road across moor for unavoidable A83 to Tarbert (shops, cafes and restaurants). If lengthy detour sought with overnight stays, possibility of ferry from Kennacraig, off A83 before Tarbert, to Islay and Jura. Ferry to Portavadie Marina, then minor road looping around Ardlamont Point with views of Bute on east side. Alternative short cut from Millhouse cross-roads direct to Kames or nearby Tighnabruich where cafes, shops and restaurants (e.g. Wellpark Hotel, beyond jetty).