From the A87 Inverness / Invergarry to Kyle of Lochalsh road take the 3rd turning on your right approx. 1 mile after you pass the castle. The signpost says Camusluinie / Kilillan / Sallachy. Camusluinie is 7 miles along this narrow road and our house (where you will get further directions) is the first on the right as you enter the village. The signpost says ‘Whitefalls’.
Approaching from the North (Ullapool) turn left onto the A87 (signposted Dornie)
Then take the 1st left at the junction signposted Camusluinie (as above).
Attadale gardens are 16miles away and worthy of a special visit. The Inverewe gardens although a longer drive has astounding scenery along the route.
Nearest airport – Inverness (75 mls)
Nearest Train Station – Kyle of Lochalsh (14mls)
Nearest Bus Stop – Dornie (8mls).
Out and About
Places of Interest – We have numerous good walks from the cottage door. The Five Sisters mountain range is 20mins drive and the Falls of Glomach (Britain’s highest waterfall) is a 4 to 5 hour walk away.
Eilean Donan Castle is 8mls and the ancient Brochs of Glenelg are about 40mins drive.
The Isle of Skye bridge is a 30min drive from us
The picturesque village of Plockton is 45mins drive
Horse riding is available 14 miles away.
At Kyle of Lochalsh there is an interesting sea trip available in a glass bottom boat and from Plockton Callum will take you in his boat to view seals in their natural environment.
Places to Eat – The three pubs of ‘Dornie Hotel’, ‘The Clachan’ and ‘The Loch Duich Hotel’ serve excellent bar food.
At the head of Loch Duich the Jacobite restaurant serves traditional local food and there are lots of tearooms and restaurants to choose from in Kyle and Plockton. Kyle also boasts an excellent Local Fish and Chip shop.
Day Trips – Your first day trip may take in local sites such as the castle (Dornie) and Glenelg to view the Brochs and see spectacular scenery from the top of Mam Ratagan. A drive to Plockton and Kyle is a must.
The Isle of Skye merits a two day visit to appreciate the island to the full.
Applecross, which is accessed by the highest road in Britain and Lochcarron are astounding.
The Inverewe Gardens North of Ullapool and the scenery along the route make this trip a day to remember.
Finally, if you’re missing the bigger stores and want a chance to see the ‘Loch Ness Monster’ a trip to Inverness is for you.