Kennacraig

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Kennacraig
Approaching Kennacraig.jpg
The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry MV Hebridean Isles coming in to Kennacraig.
Kennacraig is located in Argyll and Bute
Kennacraig
Kennacraig
Kennacraig shown within Argyll and Bute
OS grid reference NR 82400 62130
Council area
  • Argyll and Bute
Lieutenancy area
  • Argyll and Bute
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TARBERT
Postcode district PA29
Dialling code 01880
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°48′12″N 5°28′25″W / 55.803296°N 5.4736237°W / 55.803296; -5.4736237Coordinates: 55°48′12″N 5°28′25″W / 55.803296°N 5.4736237°W / 55.803296; -5.4736237

Kennacraig (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann na Creige) is a hamlet situated on West Loch Tarbert, a few miles south of Tarbert on the Kintyre peninsula, Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland..

Ferry Terminal[edit]

Kennacraig to Islay ferry - geograph.org.uk - 127769

Caledonian MacBrayne ferries sail from the terminal, on the rocky islet Eilean Ceann na Creige, to Port Ellen or Port Askaig on Islay and to Colonsay.[1]

Western Ferries started a car ferry to Islay from 7 April 1968[2] and CalMac took over in 1978, having previously used West Loch Tarbert.

Preceding station   Ferry   Following station
Terminus   Caledonian MacBrayne
Islay Ferry
  Port Ellen
    Port Askaig

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kennacraig - Port Ellen / Port Askaig Crossing". Shipsofcalmac.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Islay Ferry - Past and Present". Islayinfo.com. 1968-04-07. Retrieved 2015-06-05. 

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