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Tuesday, 7th July 2015

Road to the Isles & Mallaig

Road to the Isles

The Road to the Isles has a unique history, dramatic lochs, rugged mountains and spectacular sandy beaches.


The 46 miles from Fort William to the port town of Mallaig takes you through Bonnie Prince Charlie country, and at Mallaig you can go ‘over the sea to Skye’. This region could fill a holiday on its own!

Travel west out of Fort William along Loch Eil to Glenfinnan. Climb Glenfinnan monument and see the famous Glenfinnan viaduct. Enjoy a cruise on gorgeous Loch Shiel.

The high mountains and quiet glens are breathtaking and there are many easy walks as well as more challenging routes.

The road winds on through the glens, alongside the railway. In summer the Jacobite steam train is a popular way to enjoy the scenic trip to Mallaig. The road twists through the forest and coastline and brings you out to the coast at Arisaig. With white sandy beaches and fabulous views of Skye and the small isles this is well worth a visit.

The busy fishing port of Mallaig is further along the coast. Visitor attractions like Mallaig Heritage Centre ensure there’s plenty to do in all weathers, or take a ferry from here to Skye or the Small Isles of Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna.  For real adventure, catch a boat to Knoydart, the remote wilderness that is only accessible by sea.


Useful Links

Learn Fly Fishing

Learn Fly Fishing

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15th Jan 2015-15th Oct 2015
Loch Shiel Cruises

Loch Shiel Cruises

30/03/2015

30th Mar 2015-8th Oct 2015
Sea kayak trips

Sea kayak trips

01/04/2015

1st Apr 2015-31st Oct 2015
Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking

01/04/2015

1st Apr 2015-31st Oct 2015
SeaXplorer

SeaXplorer

03/04/2015

3rd Apr 2015-25th Oct 2015
Snorkel Safaris

Snorkel Safaris

01/05/2015

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