MERL and Machrihanish aerial viewMERL is located at Machrihanish on the west coast of south Kintyre.

By road: follow the A83 to Campbeltown, then follow the signs for Machrihanish and head right through the village.

By air: flights between Cambeltown and Glasgow International Airport, daily.

Bus: four hours from Glasgow to Campbeltown.

Ferries and rail: in summer there are CalMac vehicle ferry services between Campbeltown and Ardrossan (30 minutes by rail from Glasgow) or Brodick on Arran. Kintyre Express run foot passenger ferries between Campbeltown and Ballycastle in Antrim.

Accommodation: some self-catering accommodation is available on site. For local rental properties, hotels and guest houses contact us or enquire with the local tourist office http://www.visitscottishheartlands.com/.