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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

Altdarroch Lodge

Newly built wooden lodge in superb location overlooking Loch Eil on a working croft 12 miles from Fort William and Ben Nevis. Modern, very cosy, well furnished and attractive, ideally placed for touring the western Highlands.
Open plan lounge dining and kitchen area, bathroom with toilet,shower and washbasin. 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars.

Prices: from £200 to £500 per week.

Electric fire in lounge and wall panel electric heaters throughout, electricity by meter, reading charged on departure. Bed linen included in rent. Towel hire £3 per person. Parking for 2 cars. Cot and high chair on request. Colour TV, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave. Garden with garden seat and sun deck. Private water supply. Pets with permission.

Places of interest: Cruises to isle of Skye from fishing port of Mallaig (43 miles) by car to Fort William (12 miles), Inverness (75 miles), Glenfinnan & Prince Charlie's monument (5 miles). Woollen mills, museum, distillery and good shopping nearby. Walking, climbing, ski-ing, golf, riding and loch cruises. Shop/post office 7 miles, pub 5 miles, railway station 1/2 mile. Sorry it is not practical for advance ordering of groceries.


Altdarroch Farm Kinlocheil
By Fort William
PH33 7NP

Tel: 01687 460014

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