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Skipness Castle and Chapel

South of the village of Skipness on the east coast of Kintyre, off the B8001.

Access to the chapel is over agricultural land. 

Post code - PA29 6UX

Grid reference - NR 908 578 and NR 910 575

Region – Central and West

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Skipness Castle is closed, but the chapel remains open.

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