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Tel code: 01397 | code search
Postcode: PH38 | code search
Population: 10
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Glen Uig Inn
"The Glenuig Inn as such no longer exists. The new owner demolished it so don't expect to find the characterful inn of old. The new inn is unfortunately ..." More

Glen Uig Inn
"Anyone expecting a Highland welcome can forget it. City prices for beer and food. Unfriendly owner. No atmoshphere. Might fit into a posh part of London, but not the Gaelic highlands.

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Glen Uig Inn
"I agree with the other posters. It was such a dissapointment to see a real auld Highland inn with Gaelic speakers and traditional music turned into such a soulless shell. ..." More

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Lochailort is a village in the Highlands of Scotland sitting at the head of the sea-loch, Loch Ailort. The village is situated between Mallaig and Fort William on the Road to the Isles, there is a side road leading west and south to the tiny village of Glenuig. Lochailort has been used as a location for films including Local Hero, Complicity and Breaking the Waves. The village dates back to c1650 when the Inn was recorded, by 1750 a small settlement had grown. The village lies on the West Highland Line and is served by the Lochailort Railway Station, construction began in 1890 and a small town was built to accommodate the navvies, the line opened in 1901 with seven tunnels and an eight-arched viaduct standing three miles west at Loch nan Uamh. Lochailort is known for salmon farming and is a popular tourist destination with Lochailort Inn and Glenuig Inn, self-catering and B&B accommodation around the area. There is a small white Roman Catholic Church which was consecrated in 1874. Activities in the area include scenic walks such as The West Highland Way and the Great Glen Way, cycle-hire and out-door pursuit centres. Opposite the Loch stands Inverailort house which was used as a Special Training Centre by the War Office in 1940.

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Arisaig Hotel (6.99 miles)

Arisaig Hotel

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The hotel dates back to the Jacobite era, and was originally built as a Coaching Inn around 1720. It is situated in the village looking across Arisaig Bay towards the ... More

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Glenancross Farmhouse (8.39 miles)

Glenancross Farmhouse

With the stunning Camusdarach Beach a short walk away Glenancross Farm is an ideal base for your holiday. Only 4 miles equidistant from Arisaig and Mallaig, you are well served by a variety of restaurants and other ... More | visit website

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Prince's House Hotel (8.57 miles)


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Please note this is a NON-SMOKING hotel
Delightful hotel dating back to 1658, set in magnificent scenery on The Road to the Isles. Fully modernised and refurbished to a high standard. ... More

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Rockpool House (12.11 miles)

Rockpool House
Idyllically situated a stones throw from high tide, on the very beautiful sea loch, Loch Sunart. Amazing sea and mountain scenery in all directions. Lots to sight see and many outdoor activities available locally.
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Kilcamb Lodge (13.27 miles)

Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge is a beautiful Country House Hotel, nestling on the shores of Loch Sunart in 22 acres of private grounds with half a mile of shoreline at the bottom of the garden. Nature and wildlife at ... More | visit website

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Cammard Cottage (15.01 miles)

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Enjoying a glorious location just north of the Point of Sleat, this charming, traditional cottage stands within 100 acres of wooded valley, affording views across the 'sound ... More

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Toravaig House Hotel & Restaurant (17.62 miles)

Toravaig House Hotel & Restaurant
Welcome to Toravaig House Hotel and Restaurant on the beautiful Scottish Isle of Skye, the ultimate romantic retreat on Scotland’s own ‘paradise island’. Toravaig is a stylish, contemporary country house hotel situated in Sleat, the ... More | visit website

Tighard (17.79 miles)


A traditional, stone built crofter's cottage, set in the peaceful surrounds of Loch Eil in the small hamlet of Blaich, 14 miles from Corpach and 18 miles from Fort William. Comfortably and tastefully furnished, this ... More

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Hotel Eilean Iarmain (19.13 miles)

Hotel Eilean Iarmain
This traditional hotel, in an idyllic setting, with spectacular views across the sound of Sleat to the Knoydart Hills, retains its old world charm giving each guest a truly genuine highland welcome from the moment ... More | visit website
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Inn at Ardgour (19.34 miles)

Inn at Ardgour
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The Scottish Highlands highest rated inn. Traditional family run, Best Inn in Britain award winner with mountain-framed lochside views.

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