Local Economy


The WKCC area is a rural locality with local industry primarly based on Farming, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Aggregates, Wind Generation, Tourism & the Service industries that keep the wheels turning.

Whilst you are on your travels in the area, here are some key places to visit to rest, relax or stock up on supplies.






For local Tourism, Farms & Woodlands check out the links below.





West Kintyre is blessed with access to ferries to Islay & Gigha, as well as direct road access to the ferries for Arran via Skipness/Claonaig & Ireland via Campbeltown. All these transport options means that West Kintyre is a great place to set up as it is at the centre of so many ports.






West Coast Motors provides an excellent regular local bus service for people working in Mid Argyll, as well as working in partnership with Scottish Citylink to provide services to elsewhere in the County and a direct route to Glasgow.




Many members of WKCC team took part in a successful campaign to upgrade the localities Broadband services through direct negotiations & partnership working with BT.

There is a high rate of Self employment in the area which is benefiting from the Broadband upgrade. Opening up the opportunities for existing firms & startups to trade online. There is strong local support from WKCC for start up companies & supporting local school leavers in their studies. Helping to keep the area an attractive place for the next generation to return to after their studies.



WKCC are looking to promote as many local Agricultural, Marine, Energy, Construction. Craft, Trade, Retail, Accomodation & Not for Profit firms via this website for free.

If you would like to advertise with us for free, please send us an email with a write up of your main contact number, email address etc.  or or an existing Word, PDF, JPEG document at: