Campbeltown Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

The Court House is a traditional Court building, which sits at the top of Castlehill in the centre of Campbeltown. There is one Courtroom on the ground floor of the building.

The jurisdiction of the court covers that part of the parish of South Knapdale, south of the line of the B8024 road from Clachbreck on Loch Caolisport in the west to the junction of the B8024 road with the A83 road in the east, all of Kintyre, and the islands of Jura, Islay and Gigha.

Campbeltown Sheriff Court © Crown copyright

Contact details

Postal address

Sheriff Court House,
PA28 6AN


Main telephone

01586 552503 

For enquiries please email

Sheriff Clerk / Main contact

Louise Taylor 


01586 554967

We only accept Appointment of Executor applications.  The recording of Inventories and issuing of confirmation is undertaken at Dumbarton Sheriff Court


Accessibility contact

If you want to contact us using text relay please follow the guidance at this link -  the Next Generation Text Service

If you require the support of an interpreter when you contact a court (by phone or attend in person), a telephone interpretation service is available.  To access this service ask for telephone interpreting and the language required. This service is NOT available during actual court proceedings.

If you use British Sign Language (BSL) and wish to phone us using a sign language interpreter, you can use the online video relay interpreting service. For more information see the contactSCOTLAND website.


The court house is situated at the top of Castlehill on the right hand side next to the Old Police Station.

Please use the Journey Planner for public transportation information.

By bus

Buses from outlying areas stop in Kinloch Road. Local buses stop in Main Street close to the court.

By car

There is no public parking at the court house. There is free on-street parking on most streets surrounding the courthouse

By taxi

The main taxi rank is at Main Street, outside the town hall, 75 yards from the courthouse.

On arrival

All visitors should report to the Sheriff Clerk's Office, which is immediately on the right hand side after you enter the building.

If you are attending for jury duty please report to the Sheriff Clerk's office.

There is disabled access at the side of the building. Visitors are asked to ring the bell at the access door to gain access.


There are no facilities in the courthouse but there are several restaurants close to the courthouse in Main Street.

If you are sitting on a jury, lunch and refreshments are provided if the court sits into the afternoon.

A loop induction service is available in the courtroom for people who have hearing difficulties. Please advise the Sheriff Clerk's staff if you require to use this facility.

Pay a Fine

Pay a fine online or If you are attending to pay a fine you should report to the Sheriff Clerk's office.

Payment Methods: Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque or Postal Order.

Please make cheques and postal orders payable to "Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service"

send by post to:

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Central Processing Unit, PO Box 23, Glasgow, G5 9DA

The Fines Enforcement Officer is based at Dumbarton Sheriff Court, and can be contacted by telephone on 01389 736420.

Opening times

Mon - Thu 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Fri 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00.

Public Holidays

January 1, 2

April 10, 13

May 8, 25

September 21

October 5

November 30

December 25, 28


Please refer to the complaints and feedback page.

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