Places to visit and tours to go on while staying in a self catering cottages
The ultimate Scottish wildlife boat tour
Wildlife boat trips leaving from Kilchoan to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles. Wildlife sightings can include puffins, dolphins, basking sharks, sea eagles and whales off the coast of Isle of Mull Sail straight into the gloom of the famous Fingal’s Cave, marvel at the impressive, towering, stone walls of staffa isle, and get ready to see penguins, guillemots, and gannets galore – no zoom lense required! (Puffin is season April – August)
The most westerly point of the British Mainland. Guided tours up the lighthouse run daily. Exhibition, housed in the old lighthouse keeper’s home, with displays about the lighthouse and the local area. Great little tearoom serving great coffee, teas, cakes and snacks. Favourite spot for wildlife-spotting. (Season is April to October)
The Ardnamurchan Distillery opened in July 2014 to begin the process of producing what will eventually become world-class single malts. The distillery sits on the shores of Loch Sunart, in what has to be one of the most spectacular locations of any distillery in the country.
Tours available throughout the day, by appointment only on Sundays – please contact the distillery for more information on 01972 500 285
Ardnamurchan Naturl History Centre
Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre offers an introduction to the natural environment of Ardnamurchan, with interactive games and displays, animal hides, a glass-sided lochan, and atmospheric film about the natural history of the peninsula . Also has tearoom serving homemaking and light lunches based on traditional Scottish recipes, and a well-stocked gift shop.