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Monday, 20th February 2017

Strontian

Village

What's Nearby

Please note that the distances stated below are approximate and are calculated as the crow flies. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you check your route before you travel.

Attractions nearby

  1. Ariundle © SNH

    Ariundle National Nature Reserve

    Woodlands

    Visit Ariundle any time of year and you’ll find plenty of interest. One of the best ways to see the area is to follow the loop trail that starts in the Forest Enterprise car park at Strontian. This...

    0.99 miles away
  2. ©Sunart Oakwoods

    Butterflies

    Butterflies

    The Chequered Skipper is an attractive butterfly with bright gold markings on a chocolate background on its upper side and a fringe of fine white hairs. The Chequered Skipper is one of the earliest...

    1 miles away
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    Eagles

    Eagles

    Lochaber is home of the iconic Golden Eagle. The majestic and unmistakable bird of prey can often be seen soaring high over hillsides as they favour the remote glens and islands that the region has...

    2.22 miles away
  2. Seal ©The Underwater Centre

    Seals

    Seals

    You can see seals from vantage points overlooking their breeding or moulting grounds or from boats. During the breeding seasons, special seal-watching trips are often available. Seals are curious...

    4.61 miles away
  3. Resipole Studios

    Resipole Studios

    Gallery

    Resipole Studios is a unique gallery and studio nestled in the heart of the West Highlands. Based at Resipole on the shores of Loch Sunart, Ardnamurchan - Resipole Studios provides an exciting new...

    5.13 miles away
  4. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Red Deer

    Red Deer

    There are two types of native deer in Scotland - red deer and roe deer. The majestic red deer is our largest terrestrial mammal, and undoubtedly one of the most impressive wildlife spectacles of...

    5.74 miles away
  5. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Otters

    Animal Collection

    The otter's main habitat is along the sea shore and the banks of rivers, lakes and streams. They are territorial and their territories cover 1 - 3 km along the sea shore and 5 - 20 km along...

    6.17 miles away
  6. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Claish Moss

    Landscape

    Between the south-west shore of Loch Shiel and Ben Resipol sits one of Scotland's finest and most unusual bogs. Burns uillt running from the hill to the loch divide Claish Moss into large sections....

    7.51 miles away
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    Sunart Oakwoods

    Woodlands

    Situated as far west as you can go on the British mainland, this is one of the very few such forests remaining in Europe, and has the best selection of mosses in Europe.

    Discover Sunart for...

    7.8 miles away
  8. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Wildcat

    Wild Cat

    How to increase your chances of spotting a wildcat :

    - Being out at dawn and dusk.
    - Visiting preferred habitats such as woodland edge, rough grassland, moorland fringe.
    - Being in an area that...

    10.07 miles away
  9. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Otters

    Animal Collection

    The otter's main habitat is along the sea shore and the banks of rivers, lakes and streams. They are territorial and their territories cover 1 - 3 km along the sea shore and 5 - 20 km along...

    10.41 miles away
  10. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Wild Fowl

    Wild Fowl

    The ‘wildfowl’ are medium to large birds with rather long or very long necks, mostly short, broad bills, short legs and the front three toes joined by webs.

    Swans are the largest and...

    10.9 miles away
  11. Cuil Bay

    Cuil Bay

    Beach

    Cuil Bay is a perfect arc of shingle and sand forming a beach with interesting rock formations. With views south to the islands of Balnagowan, Shuna and Lismore and a number of excellent walking...

    10.95 miles away
  12. Inniemore Village

    Inniemore Village

    Historic Site

    Inniemore is a mostly cleared village in Morvern, with some ruins still visible today. The town was revealed by foresters in 1994 when tree felling began. The village was cleared of its people in...

    11.04 miles away
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    Wading Birds

    Wading Birds

    Several species of Wading Birds visit the Outdoor Capital every year. There are specialised bird watching areas throughout Lochaber.

    11.09 miles away
  14. ©Lorne Gill/SNH

    Wading Birds

    Wading Birds

    Several species of Wading Birds visit the Outdoor Capital every year. There are specialised bird watching areas throughout Lochaber.

    11.17 miles away
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Activities nearby

  1. White Water Rafting with Glencoe Activities

    White Water Rafting with Glencoe Activities

    Watersports Centre


    White Water Rafting is a great family activity! Surf the wave, ride the rapids and hold on tight!

    We do White Water Rafting in multiple locations, near Glencoe and Fort William. Minimum age:...

    12.98 miles away
  2. Paintball with Glencoe Activities

    Paintball with Glencoe Activities

    Activity Centre


    A great day out for large groups, paintball is guaranteed to get your blood flowing!

    Great for large families, stag dos, adventure groups and anyone else wanting to try something...

    12.98 miles away
  1. Coasteering with Vertical Descents

    Coasteering with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Tried Canyoning and White Water Rafting? Then Coasteering might be for you!

    The Ultimate Ocean Rush! Coasteering is the latest in pioneering activities on the British coastline and has all the...

    12.98 miles away
  2. Fun Yakking with Glencoe Activities

    Fun Yakking with Glencoe Activities

    Funyakking


    Funyakking is a great alternative to White Water Rafting! Or if you want to try kayaking but lack the confidence!

    We'll take you down grade 1/2/3 rivers, giving a a great ride, but not too...

    12.98 miles away
  3. Climbing and Abseiling with Vertical Descents

    Climbing and Abseiling with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Want a dry activity that'll get your blood pumping? Climbing and Abseiling fits the bill!

    Fort William and the surrounding area boast some of the best and most famous climbing venues in Scotland...

    12.98 miles away
  4. Vertical Descents

    Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Ranked as Fort William's No. 1 outdoor activity attraction on Tripadvisor in 2012, we work hard to make our activities the highlight of your holiday! Find us on the A82 between Glencoe and Fort...

    13.26 miles away
  5. Canyoning with Vertical Descents

    Canyoning with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Vertical Descents brought Canyoning to Scotland in 1997 and now offers the best Canyoning experience in the UK! While offering canyoning to anyone coming to the Highlands, they also train outdoor...

    13.26 miles away
  6. River Bugging with Vertical Descents

    River Bugging with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    On those days in the Highlands when you can't go White Water Rafting, River Bugging is the best alternative.

    A River Bug is a one-man inflatable raft that allows you to navigate down small-medium...

    13.26 miles away
  7. Kayaking with Vertical Descents

    Kayaking with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    While Vertical Descents does lots of group water activities like White Water Rafting and Canyoning, in our spare time we're all kayakers!

    If you're a kayaker and want to sample what Fort...

    13.26 miles away
  8. Sea Kayaking with Vertical Descents

    Sea Kayaking with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Most of our activities are a bit more high adrenaline than sea kayaking but the sea kayaking is so good on the west coast of Scotland it's we couldn't resist!

    For trips up to Arisaig and around...

    13.26 miles away
  9. Mountain Biking with Vertical Descents

    Mountain Biking with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Some of the best mountain bike trails in Fort William are right on our doorstep in Inchree.

    We do guided trips for families, stag dos and anyone wanting to try mountain biking in one of the most...

    13.26 miles away
  10. Paintballing with Vertical Descents

    Paintballing with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Get a team together and let rip in our amazing natural paintball sites. Paintballing offers you a fun and exciting outdoor activity experience. We run a selection of games throughout your session,...

    13.26 miles away
  11. Fun Yakking with Vertical Descents

    Fun Yakking with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Always wanted to try white water kayaking but not got any experience? Then fun yakking is for you!

    Funyakks are two person inflatable kayaks. This adventurous white water activity is similar to...

    13.26 miles away
  12. Guided Walk with Vertical Descents

    Guided Walk with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    We also do guided walks for large groups in the Fort William/Glencoe area.

    Vertical Descents have been guiding up Ben Nevis and other iconic mountains in the area for 15 years and have a wealth of...

    13.26 miles away
  13. Gorge Walking with Vertical Descents

    Gorge Walking with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Gorge walking is a perfect outdoor activity for families with young children and those seeking a fun outdoor adventure. Similar to Canyoning, it involves getting kitted up in specialist outdoor...

    13.26 miles away
  14. Bridge Swing  with Vertical Descents

    Bridge Swing with Vertical Descents

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Take the leap of faith and swing at high speed under one of Scotland's bridges. An alternative to bungee jumping in Scotland.

    Free fall and swing like a monkey! The pick up comes in the form of a...

    13.26 miles away
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Accommodation nearby

  1. Mingarry Lodges

    Mingarry Lodges

    Self-Catering

    Ardnamurchan is renowned for beautiful wild landscapes and is a great place to see some of Scotland's most iconic wildlife. Enjoy close encounters with pine martens and red squirrels at Mingarry...

    9.4 miles away
  2. Mill Cottage - Fort William

    Mill Cottage - Fort William

    Self-Catering

    Mill Cottage offers excellent self catering accommodation just 10 mins from Fort William the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Nestled in an idylic waterside location between Fort William and Glencoe,...

    12.65 miles away
  1. Cuilcheanna House

    Cuilcheanna House

    Guest House

    Welcome to Cuilcheanna House
    Mary and Kirstie welcome you to Cuilcheanna House, a four star country guest house situated off the A82 in Onich overlooking Loch Linnhe towards Kentallen Bay and the...

    12.88 miles away
  2. Glenuig Inn

    Glenuig Inn

    Inn


    Welcome to Glenuig Inn, the great base for doing things on the West Coast of Scotland, located right beside the beach in a sheltered bay at the centre of the Sound of Arisaig.

    Our combination of...

    13.65 miles away
  3. Glunuig Inn bunkhouse

    Glenuig Inn Bunkhouse

    Bunkhouse


    Welcome to Glenuig Inn, the great base for doing things on the West Coast of Scotland, located right beside the beach in a sheltered bay at the centre of the Sound of Arisaig.

    Our combination of...

    13.65 miles away
  4. Ballachulish hotel

    Ballachulish Hotel

    Hotel

    On the shores of Loch Linnhe and Loch Leven and at the foot of the dramatic Glencoe. The Ballachulish Hotel provides a warm and welcome all year round. The baronial splendour of it's architecture and...

    14.61 miles away
  5. The Old Coach House

    The Old Coach House - Alltshellach Cottages

    Self-Catering

    Situated in a peaceful hamlet close to the banks of Loch Leven in the Scottish Highlands our two self-catering holiday cottages are surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland....

    15.46 miles away
  6. The Old Stables

    The Old Stables - Alltshellach Cottages

    Self-Catering

    Situated in a peaceful hamlet close to the banks of Loch Leven in the Scottish Highlands our two self-catering holiday cottages are surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland....

    15.46 miles away
  7. Isles of Glencoe exterior

    Isles of Glencoe Hotel & Leisure Centre

    Hotel

    Almost afloat, the Isles of Glencoe Hotel and Leisure Centre nestles on the side of a peninsula reaching into Loch Leven. This friendly modern 3 star hotel offers everything you dream of on holiday;...

    16.71 miles away
  8. Huntingtower Lodge

    Huntingtower Lodge

    Bed & Breakfast

    Chris and Jackie Clifford would like to welcome you into our West Highland home, come to relax and enjoy 21st Century comfort at Huntingtower Lodge. The Lodge, with its stunning and ever changing...

    17.61 miles away
  9. View of Melantee from the front

    Melantee B&B

    Bed & Breakfast


    Melantee B&B, Fort William is Located next to the sea loch "Loch Linnhe", a short Distance from the town of Fort William, the official outdoor capital of the UK and close to Ben Nevis, Britain's...

    17.92 miles away
  10. Torlinnhe from outside

    Torlinnhe Guest House

    Guest House


    Experience B&B hospitality at its best at Torlinnhe Guest House, Fort William.

    Andy and Sue Keen would be delighted to welcome you to their stylish, contemporary guest house on the shores of Loch...

    18.05 miles away
  11. The Arisaig Hotel

    The Arisaig Hotel

    Hotel

    In an area of outstanding natural beauty, overlooking Arisaig Bay and out towards the Isles of Eigg and Muck, Arisaig Hotel is an old coaching inn built in around 1720.

    It offers en suite rooms,...

    18.22 miles away
  12. Burnlea House Bed and Breakfast

    Burnlea House Bed and Breakfast

    Bed & Breakfast

    With stunning panoramic views of Loch Linnhe, Glen Stronchreggan and the Ardgour hills, Burnlea is waiting to give you a warm Highland welcome.

    We are well located for exploring the area and...

    18.31 miles away
  13. Burnlea Cottage

    Burnlea Cottage

    Self-Catering

    With stunning panoramic views of Loch Linnhe, Glen Stronchreggan and the Ardgour hills, Burnlea self catering detached cottage is waiting to give you a warm Highland welcome.

    We are well located for...

    18.42 miles away
  14. Linnhe Lochside Holidays

    Linnhe Lochside Holidays

    Camping & Caravan Site

    Fantastic views down Loch Linnhe to Ben Nevis and down Loch Eil to the mountains of Glenfinnan are part of what makes Linnhe so special. Linnhe also has beautiful gardens not only stunning to look at...

    18.64 miles away
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