Useful Links for Lochcarron and Area

Links to other information for visitors to the Lochcarron area of Scotland

Useful Links for Duart Cottage Website

Additional information for visitors to Lochcarron, Wester Ross

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Duart Cottage

Mirror Image!

A view of Duart Cottage as seen from the Loch

Lochcarron Village

A view from the south side of Loch Carron

The Sitting Room

A view of the sitting room in Duart Cottage

A Dusting of Snow!

Panorama of the top end of Loch Carron

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Self Catering Holidays in Lochcarron, Wester Ross
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Useful Links

Below is a list of links to other websites which may be of interest. Please scroll down the page to find the information you require.

Lochcarron - General Information

Road Travel Information

Air Travel Information

Railway Information

Car Hire

Food Shops

Places To Eat and Drink

Golf in Lochcarron and Neighbouring Areas

Applecross

Torridon

Tours and Trips

  • See The Highlands" - private guided taxi tours of the Scottish Highlands and Islands
  • Glasgow Airport Millennium Taxis  - authorised Glasgow Airport Taxis catering for business, single journeys, hotel and conference transfers. Tours throughout Scotland. Credit cards accepted, including American Express. Internet booking facility 24hrs 7days a week. Website includes links to Scottish accommodation, information and attractions, etc.

Diving and Boat Trips

  • 5 Bells Diving - diver training and dive trips in some of the clearest waters around the UK. Run by experienced commercial diver who has been a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Staff Instructor since 2001.
  • Calum's Seal Boat Trips - free if no seals!
  • Torridon Sea Tours - boat trips departing from Shieldaig pier, including day trips to to the island of Rona.
  • Seaprobe Atlantis - trips from Kyle of Lochalsh by glass-bottom boat, to see the hidden mysteries of the deep!
  • Bella Jane - trips from Elgol on Skye to Loch Coruisk and also to the islands of Rhum and Canna.
  • Mountain and Sea Guides - kayaking

Places of Interest

  • Attadale Gardens - just across the water from Lochcarron.
  • Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve - Britain's first National Nature Reserve.
  • Bright Water Visitor Centre - located in Kyleakin on Skye, just across the water from Kyle of Lochalsh. For information about the Eilean Ban Trust and Gavin Maxwell, and for Boat Trips.
  • Dunvegan Castle - the ancestral home of the Clan MacLeod on the Isle of Skye, still in use today. The castle is open to visitors all year round - opening times are shown on the website.
  • Eilean Donan Castle - the famous castle on Loch Duich which repeatedly appears in photos and film sequences. Open to visitors.
  • Inverewe Gardens - despite being on a latitude more northerly than Moscow, these gardens are home to exotic plants from all over the world, courtesy of the warm currents of the Gulf Stream.
  • Lochcarron Weavers - situated just beyond the far west end of Lochcarron village, the Weavers' shop has a wide range of tartans, luxury knitwear, kilts and tweed clothing.
  • Shards Stained Glass - at Arrina on the Applecross coast road, about 10 miles from Shieldaig and 15 miles from Applecross. Manufacturers and suppliers of a unique and unusual range of stained glass suncatchers.
  • Strome Castle - now just a ruin, having been blown up in 1602 during a clan feud, but has a superb position on a rocky promontory with views across to the Isle of Skye.

Whisky Distilleries

  • Dalmore Distillery. - on the banks of the Cromarty Firth overlooking the Black Isle Its malt whisky has a characteristic full flavour and body, and a long lingering aftertaste. A classic Highland malt.
  • Glenmorangie Distillery - at Tain, just south of the Dornoch Firth.
  • Glen Ord Distillery - at Muir of Ord, just about the nearest distillery to Lochcarron.
  • Loch Ewe Distillery - at Aultbea just to the north of Gairloch. Probably the smallest distillery you have ever visited!

Duart Cottage is a member of the Visit Lochcarron holiday letting agency
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