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Davaar Island Cave Painting of the Crucifixion

Davaar Island, Campbeltown PA28 6RE, Scotland
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If you visit Campbelltown you must visit Davaar Island as it's been here a very long time,and well... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth the walk!

This is only accessible during low tide. It's about a 45 minute walk through some rough terrain... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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“great walk” (5 reviews)
Davaar Island, Campbeltown PA28 6RE, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you visit Campbelltown you must visit Davaar Island as it's been here a very long time,and well worth the walk across when the tide is out,but make sure you time the tides or you will be stuck there overnight.😣

Thank lizmacmillan54
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is only accessible during low tide. It's about a 45 minute walk through some rough terrain. Wear non slip shoes. Totally worth the trek.

Thank Dubcmom
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Accessible on foot only at low tides, the walk over the Dholrinn demands strong footwear. It is imperative that you check the state of the tide before setting off, the tourist information centre can help with that. Best done on a warm sunny day, although...More

Thank murox2017
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Davaar Island is reached at low tide by walking across a causeway called the Dhorlinn.  Pick up a list of tide times at the tourist information office on Campbeltown Old Quay before setting off and take sturdy footwear. There parking at start of causeway or...More

Thank elmdalian
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is accessible on foot at low tide. It's a nice (long) walk but sturdy boots are needed and the walk along the shore to the cave painting involves some careful footwork over boulders. The painting has seen better days but is historically interesting. Pay...More

Thank BillHarvey
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A great little walk to the island it's a bit of an adventure you see the sign and keep going and keep going until you are really round the rocks. Leave plenty of time and make sure you go to the loo before you head...More

Thank elaineharris77
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Painting of Christ on the cross on the cave wall..you can only cross to the island on low tide.wear good walking gear as it a good walk along tricky shore..

Thank jimmy3245
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We walked across to Davaar Island from the small parking area just south of Campbeltown. It's only accessible at low tide, so make sure you check tide times, and was quite hard work across the pebbly beach). We then worked our way round the coast...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

On our last day in this area we decided to walk out to the island after checking tide times with the local information centre in the town centre. The walk out is mainly on gravel and stout footwear is required. Once you get to the...More

Thank 502cliffordd
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Davaar is a beautiful rocky island that you can only visit when the tide is low. So make sure to check first at the tourist information center when it is safe to walk there. The island isn't very big, but the loose rocks make the...More

Thank CarolienBAC
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6 August 2016|
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Response from Nyree C | Reviewed this property |
It is quite a bit along the shore, it's marked with a star on ordinance survey maps at the southerly point of the island. We were ready to give up as tide and time were against us, but glad we carried on.