Local Attractions

Local attractions and activites for tourists and visitors to Attadale Gardens and Wester Ross.

www.attadaleholidaycottages.com - four well-appointed cottages in idyllic peaceful setting one mile up the glen from Attadale Gardens.

Carron Restaurant - www.carronrestaurant.com

Overlooking Loch Carron from the Attadale Estate, Carron Restaurant is a full service restaurant with relaxing sofas, log burning fire and a fully stocked whisky cabinet.

Available Daily: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Teas and Evening Meals

If Venturing out on the NC500 or Visiting the Isle of Skye - Food to Go available with Picnic Bags that you can stock up with our freshly made Sandwiches, Salads and Homebaking.   

Looking Forward to meeting you,

John & Clare

01520 722488

www.carronpottery.com - wonderful pottery, craft shop and gallery. 

Lochcarron Weavers at West end of village offers cottage guests 10% discount on purchases over £10 in the shop.

www.lochcarrongames.org.uk - details of annual Lochcarron Highland Games held at Attadale on the third Saturday in July.

www.lochcarron.org.uk - local business association, good for information on the area

www.lochcarrongolf.co.uk - local golf course

http://www.moran-mountain.co.uk/ - local specialist mountaineer

www.nts.org.uk/Home - to find information on Inverewe Gardens to the North and Balmacara Estate & Lochalsh Woodland to the west

www.plockton.com - information about another local holiday destination

www.wester-ross-tours.co.uk - Kenny Murray offers expert local knowledge with tailor made tours.

Visit Wester Ross

Other Places of Interest

Within a 50-mile radius as the crow flies you will also find the following other areas related to the history and natural heritage of the Highlands.

* -> Sites that can be visited with the public transport within a day (train and bus) - which may however involve some walking. The other sites are more easily accessed from Kyle of Lochalsh or Inverness, or by car.

Historical Buildings

https://canmore.org.uk/site/11881/strome-castle - Strome Castle*: Only a few ruins remain of this small castle along the northern coast of Loch Carron, opposite Stromferry. But the view in nice weather is brilliant! It is not along a bus line but can be reached by bicycle or on foot from Strathcarron train station (passing Lochcarron), as an alternative to using the car (7.7 miles from Strathcarron).

http://www.eileandonancastle.com/ - Eilean Donan Castle*: A very well-known castle, used in making movies, as well as a common subject of postcards. It was restored in the beginning of the 20th century.

Natural Heritage

http://cairngorms.co.uk/ - Cairngorms National Park

http://www.nnr-scotland.org.uk - SNH National Nature Reserves: Isle of Rum, Beinn Eighe, Glen Affric, Ben Wyvis, Corrieshalloch Gorge, Knockan Crag.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/ - RSPB Nature Reserves: Tollies Red Kite Natural Reserve, Corrimony, Loch Ruthven (slightly further away: Fairy Glen, Udale Bay, Nigg Bay).

http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/reserves/ - Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserves: Ben Mor Coigach, Belmaduthy Dam, Isle of Eigg

http://www.nts.org.uk/Visits - Scottish National Trust: Isle of Canna, Balmacara Estate and Woodland Walks*, Kintail & Morvich, Falls of Glomach, West Affric, Torridon, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Inverewe Garden & Estate, Glenfinnan Monument