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Things to do nearby













Climb Rhois Benn (Roshven) or one of the other spectacular hills nearby.


Launch your kayak from our bay and paddle to one of the many beautiful white beaches nearby.



Fish for trout in one of the hill lochs or go sea fishing.

Take a wildlife boat trip on the Shearwater from Arisaig to one of the Small Isles.  Look for whales,

porpoises and seals. For more info, click here



Ben Nevis and the Nevis Range - fun most of the year – climb it, ski or snowboard or just take the
gondola and enjoy the view or visit the Snowgoose reestaurant. For more info, click here

Traigh golf course - Nice link golf course in a spectacular setting near white sands by the old Mallaig road. For more info, click here

Visit Kinloch Castle on Rhum



Take a trip to Skye by ferry from Mallaig or over the bridge at the Kyle of Lochalsh. Visit the exhibition of Clan Donald and the history of the isles at Armadale castle, the fairy pools for wild swimming,

Dunvegan castle. For more info, click here


Take The Jacobite team train from Fort William to Mallaig and back ('the Harry Potter train'). 

A romantic world class route with fabulous views. For more info, click here


Visit the Glenfinnan memorial and visitor centre on the site of the Glenfinan Rising in 1745 where
Bonnie Prince Charlie began his fight for the English crown.

Take an 'eagle watch cruise' along Loch Shiel – look for eagles and learn about local history.  For more info, click here

Visit the lighthouse on Ardnamurchan point – the most westerly point on the British mainland. A lovely drive taking you through the Sunart Oakwoods. You may see eagles along the way.


For a longer day out take a trip to the Isle of Mull from Fishnish and visit Tobermory (of Balamory fame). We like to take the small foot passenger foot ferry to the Isle of Ulva and have a simple lunch at the Boathouse followed by a visit to Lip na Cloiche -  Lucy Mackenzie's fabulous and inspiring garden.

And even further afield are Iona and Staffa with its amazing population of puffins.

Stalking may be available in season, subject to forward planning and availability.

Or........ stay put, go for a stroll, explore rock pools, have a barbeque on the beach or sit on your balcony with binoculars or a book (we can lend you both).

For more information about wildlife tourism in Scotland, you can find out more on the Wild Scotland website here




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