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The stunning part of Scotland that stole Paul McCartney's heart and influenced his band Wings

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When Paul McCartney came to the end of his time with the Beatles, there was one place in Scotland that offered respite and a place to look to the future – both for his growing family and for new musical projects.

The idyllic Campbeltown on the Kintyre peninsula not only captured his heart but also provided inspiration for his new band.

He would even go on to write a pretty famous song about an area close to his new home.This remote town was once considered to be Scotland's 'Whisky Capital' and is still home to three of the country's top distilleries – at one point there were more than 30 – with people still visiting regularly to discover the area's distilling heritage.But it was the remoteness and the rugged beauty of the area that appealed to the former Beatle.

Seeking the madness of his time with the Beatles Paul and then-girlfriend Jane Asher bought High Park Farm in Campbeltown in 1966.

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