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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 | Hotel, Eating Out

Morar Hotel

Recently taken over and substantially refurbished, one of Scotland's most historic hotels, the Morar Hotel is a friendly family owned Edwardian mansion house on the romantic 'Road to the Isles', 3 miles from Mallaig, the Southern Gateway to the Isle of Skye.

Commanding breathtaking views of the famous Silver Sands of Morar and the Inner Hebridean islands of Rum & Eigg, its panoramic views and comfortable accommodation have made it the perfect coastal escape for years.

Built in 1902, originally as the Station hotel, it is only metres from the train station. During its quiet history, the place has seen just 5 owners and has a long tradition of being a family run hotel. Original owners the MacKellaig family ran it until 1973, followed by the MacLeod family until 2003 then the Mansons to June 2005. From July 2006 the hotel was run by Scott Hoteliers until the Sherwood Partnership took over in 2015.

Morar has seen little change in the past century and is still a quiet, sleepy village near the end of the Road to the Isles. The scenery remains as unspoilt as it was decades ago when it inspired celebrated composer Sir Arnold Bax on his many summer stays in the hotel.

Morar has a rich Jacobite tradition and it was through the district that the Young Pretender fled after the battle of Culloden in 1746. The Jacobite Lord Lovat was captured on the islands in Loch Morar before being taken to London for execution in the same year.

Now a modern character hotel with WiFi and satellite TV and open to the public, it is only 50 minutes from Fort Wiliiam by the new road, or an hour by scheduled train services or in the summer by the special Jacobite Steam Train, as featgured in the Harry Potter films. The overnight service from London (Euston) leads to Morar Station opposite the hotel and car hire is available in Fort Willliam or Morar.


There are 14 Superior Rooms and 16 Seaview Rooms which are all well appointed and serviced to the highest standards.
You can expect the following features in every room:
* WiFi throughout
* Tea/Coffee making facilities
* Satellite TV
* Fluffy towels
* Extra bedding
* Direct dial telephone

Each of our rooms is cosy with a modern feel to guarantee your comfort and relaxation.

The clear pure Highland coastal air here also helps to guarantee a great night’s sleep.

Morar is the perfect setting prior to taking a ferry ride to Skye or as a base to explore this historic area.

Restaurant and Bar

Now open to everyone, Morar Hotel's restaurant boasts some of the most stunning views in the area. As you savour our cuisine you can also enjoy the changing moods of Scotland's scenery with a breathtaking panoramic view from the restaurant that overlooks the Morar River Estuary.

Our chef prepares everything to order using only the freshest, finest ingredients and wherever possible using local and organic produce.
With the bustling fishing port of Mallaig only 3 miles away, we offer a fresh daily fish special. Mallaig gained fame in the last century for its herring and its kippers are still smoked in the traditional way for worldwide export.

To set you up for a busy day exploring the surrounding area, a continental breakfast including both hot and cold items is served between 8am and 9am.


Our normal rates are:

• Bed & Breakfast: from £45 per person, per night
• Sea View room: from £58 per person, per night
• Single supplement £10 per person per night.
Lunch and Dinner available separately. Free off-road parking. Free WiFi.

Please advise any dietary requirements or allergies at time of booking.

Rates are subject to fluctuation and can go up as well as down.

* Infants (0 - 2 yrs): FREE. Please contact us in advance so that we can arrange cots and highchairs.
* 2 - 12 years: £12 - includes breakfast.

* 13+ adult tariff.

A Children's menu is available.

Dogs are not permitted in the hotel.

Check in opens at 2pm and guests are asked to check out of their room by 10am.
Extensions to 11 am are available on request.

Important info: If you plan to arrive after 10pm please call to arrange access.

Cancellation Policy

. Cancellation 14 days before a stay is a full refund.
. Cancellation 7 days before a stay is a 50% refund.
. Cancellation within 7 days of your stay is a 20% refund.

All special offers are fully pre-payable at time of booking and are non-refundable. Group bookings are subject to the special terms and conditions agreed.


Stuart Sherwood
Morar Hotel
Mallaig PH40 4PA

Tel: 01687 462346/ 07919 667404

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