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Glenfinnan | The world-renowned story of Bonnie Prince Charlie 's fight for the British throne gathered momentum at Glenfinnan where he raised the Jacobite standard and rallied his clansmen for battle.
Mallaig | At the end of the ‘Romantic Road to the Isles’ and the West Highland Railway Line lies Mallaig, just over an hour from Fort William. To go further afield, board one of the ferries either to Skye or to the Small Isles of Muck, Eigg, Rum and Canna.
Morar | As the Atlantic Ocean rolls in past the Small Isles, its azure shallows tumble on to sparkling white beaches which have long lured photographers and film-makers – none more so than the stretches from Traigh Beach to the silver sands of Morar where 'Local Hero' and 'Highlander' were filmed.
Arisaig | This is the area where the renowned west coast sunset can be enjoyed at its best. There can be no more magical sight than the sun as it disappears behind the islands in a riot of pink, red and purple, setting the mountains of Rum and Skye ablaze with colour.
Lochailort | Loch Ailort cuts its way in from the Ardnamurchan peninsula. The loch, with its clean and sheltered waters was where Scottish fish farming was pioneered. Just a mile further north at Polnish the road passes the old white church which was used in the film 'Local Hero'.
The Small Isles | Unlike many groups each island is distinct and different in geography, agronomy, population and ownership. From Muck in the south, through Eigg with its tooth-like Sgurr, and Rum, mountainous and mysterious in the clouds, to Canna in the north, the Islands offer a wonderful variety of scenery, wildlife and lifestyle.
Knoydart | The Knoydart peninsula is only accessible by boat from Mallaig or by a 20 mile hike on foot. A wonderful area for walking and camping, this is truly a miles-from-anywhere, get-away-from-it-all place. The Old Forge has the accolade of being the most remote pub in mainland Britain

Accommodation | Self Catering

Sandaig Cottage

Welcome to a unique cottage on the remote peninsular of Knoydart in the West Scottish Highlands. Located on the shoreline of Loch Nevis, set in 400 acres of private land encompassing 1.5 miles of untouched coastline, islands, woodlands, open moorland, rolling hills, rivers and waterfalls - not to mention the peninsular's other 55 square miles!

A beautifully tranquil and secluded location - the closest neighbour is over 0.5 miles away. It is 15 minutes' drive from Inverie, the only village on Knoydart.

Family owned and rented for over 20 years since being rebuilt from the a shepherd's cottage ruin. It is powered using a Micro-Hydroelectric system and water from Sandaig Burn.


The cottage is bound by the ruined stone walls of a traditional Sheppard's cottage. Re-built and modernised, creating a safe, sanctuary away from the elements. The accommodation includes:

A large open plan Kitchen + Living room with open wood fireplace
Oil fuelled Range Cooker,
Open plan, naturally lit, attic bedroom
3 Double Rooms with sea views out over the bay
2 Singles Beds (In Attic)
2 Folding Futons (In Attic)
New shower room & WC
A rear draught porch / cloak room.

Included in the rental of the house is a long wheelbase 110 diesel Landrover Defender and the 9 ft dinghy, Nutkin with oars and a sail.


The Bay has been quoted as being home to 'one of the world's 50 best beaches'. This bay is located 4 miles, or a 15 minute drive from Knoydart's only village, Inverie, which is reached by ferry from Mallaig, the road and rail head.

The peninsular of Knoydart is 'the last wilderness in the British isles'. Its unique location, scenery and lack of road link to the rest of the mainland have all aided in maintaining the seclusion of this beautiful place.

Knoydart is a place which our family hold very dear and it is our pleasure to be able to share it with you - sandy beaches, seascapes, wildlife and all.


Mrs. Martin

Tel: 01732 781170 or 882331

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