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Lochcarron Business Directory includes tourist information

Directory of what's on Skye and Lochalsh filter by type at the bottom of the months list. ie family days or films etc

Lochcarron - download a tourist information brochure

http://www.lochcarron.tv/
Local news and photographs

http://www.lochcarron.org.uk/
Local Business Association Website

Dining out in the area:

Carron Restaurant restaurant on the south shore of Lochcarron. Ideal for most whether it is a morning coffee, light lunch, scrummy baking, or evening meal, everything is freshly made on the premises.

Strathcarron Hotel. Bar and restaurant meals, a hearty portion and friendly service.

The Bistro. Although quite small always an interesting menu. Booking is recommended.

Waterside Cafe. A warm welcome and food cooked to order. Take away food as well as sit in / or out if the sun is shining.

Rockvilla Guest House Licenced restaurant, booking recommended.

Kishorn Seafood Bar, just 15 minutes from Lochcarron, try seafood caught and prepared locally! The seafood platter is the best anywhere in Scotland, king scallops, queen scallops, langoustines, crabs, oysters, mussels, squat lobster tails - can't be missed!!!!

The Bealach Cafe and Gallery, Tornapress  Lovely location serving everything from tea and coffee with home baked scones and cakes, lunches and the 'Bealach Breakfast'

Applecross Inn well worth a visit, but remember to book especially if you are visiting in the summer months!

Potting Shed Cafe & Restaurant, Applecross Delicious, locally sourced foods. Enjoy home baking, teas, coffee, light lunch or a full meal. Licensed restaurant.

A little further along the road, you will find the Tigh an Eilean Hotel and the Shieldaig Bar & Coastal Kitchen, in the beautiful village of Shieldaig.

Nanny's, Shieldaig  Tasty home cooked food with fabulous view.

A set dinner at The Torridon is in the region of 45, this is a spectacular location, a country house hotel on the shores of Loch Torridon. The nearby Torridon Inn offers bar meals.

Places to visit on a tour of the area: A foody theme

Corner on the Square is a friendly deli and eatery in the Highland Village of Beauly, World wines and an impressive range of local produce, hams, heather honey, haggis, preserves, cheese and knowledgeable staff to help you try something new.

Maya Chocolates Located in Strathpeffer, a fine chocolate maker, ideal gifts for those chocoholics in the family.

The Isle of Skye Baking Company Portree, Isle of Skye. When visiting Skye don't forget to take home the oatcake and shorbread from this bakery - mmmm scrummy.

If your interests are more inclined to the liquids, when you are on Skye why not visit the Isle of Skye Brewery shop, in the North at Uig.

A special lunch or dinner in the luxurious Michelin Star restaurant at Kinloch Lodge may be just what you are looking for to treat yourself? Lady Clare MacDonald's Highland Hotel.

One more for your Skye choices The Three Chimneys, Nr Dunvegan, the use of locally produced products is impressive. Lunches in the region of 30 pp.

Ullapool Bakery If you're heading North from Lochcarron and reach Ullapool, the breads from this bakery are too fab! Or if you are in Lochcarron when the Producers Market is on in the village hall, Ullapool Bakery often have a stall.

Cheese to go with that! Achmore Dairy, cheeses made on the premises, and only 15 minutes from Lochcarron.

While you're in Ullapool, dont forget to visit the Summer Isles Foods Fish Smokery at The Smokehouse. Pop in an watch the smoking process, then take home some wonderful smoked salmon or smoked cheese.

The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool, a well known venue for entertainment, good food too.

 

Things to see and do:

http://shinty.com/lochcarron/Default.htm Games played regularly on Saturdays in Lochcarron, Scotland's oldest sport.

http://lochcarronshintyclub.blogspot.com/
Sport in Lochcarron

http://www.celticfringe.org.uk/strath.htm
Around and about in Wester Ross

http://www.walkingworld.com/home/index.asp
suggested walking routes

http://www.hanszell.co.uk/lochcarron.shtml
Local information

Mini bus tours based in Lochcarron

http://www.nineonesix.co.uk/
local hill walking guides

Dive training, diving trips and equipment sales and hire.

http://www.scotland-index.co.uk/Ross-shire/kyle/kyle.htm
Places to visit

http://www.eileandonancastle.com/
places to visit

http://www.applecross.uk.com/
places to visit

http://www.skye.co.uk/ 
places to visit

http://www.visitkintail.co.uk/ 
places to visit

a lovely site covering the whole of the West Coast of Scotland.

Visit Eilean Donan Castle
While in this area this castle and visitor centre should not be missed.

Lochalsh Leisure Centre and Haircraft Kyle 01599 534373 see my blog about these two places

Information about a local challenging road cycle race.

http://www.spanglefish.com/westerrossevents/index.asp?pageid=22136

Major events in Wester Ross.

Useful information sites:

http://www.hanszell.co.uk/timetables.shtml

public transport Lochcarron and beyond

http://www.hanszell.co.uk/howto.shtml 

How to get to Lochcarron

http://www.caledoniahilltreks.com/
Information for hill walkers.

http://www.apamapa.co.uk/ 
A user friendly guide to Gaelic placenames

Weather forecasts for the mountains

Scottish Weather

http://www.firstgroup.com/scotrail/index.php
Rail travel information

www.britishairways.com
Air Travel Information

http://www.easyjet.com/
Air Travel Information

 

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