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Plockton is a small village in the north-west Highlands of Scotland, situated 5 miles north-east of Kyle of Lochalsh on the south shore of Loch Carron. The village has been used to film scenes for TV programmes including Hamish Macbeth starring Robert Carlyle, The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries and the film The Wicker Man. Plockton is a traditional fishing and farming village, it has preserved its heritage with the help of the National Trust for Scotland and is a popular tourist resort. The small scenic harbour is decorated with Palm trees and a row of little cottages and is haven for artists. The village has restaurants, a takeaway, hotels, b&bs, self-catering cottages and a guest-house with an art gallery. Historical structures include the19th century Dunscraig Castle. Activities include fishing and golfing, there is a swimming pool, beaches and walks including Brae Walk with beautiful views across Plockton Bay, Loch Carron and the Applecross Hills. There is also a loch-side walk to Dunscraig Castle. There are small crafts for hire and sea trips organised to spot the seal colonies around the lochs. Nearby attractions include the Craig Rare Breeds Farm, with rare Scottish farm animals and Lochalsh Woodland Garden maintained by National Trust for Scotland

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The Haven Hotel Plockton (0.07 miles)

The Haven Hotel Plockton
The Haven Hotel offers a traditional Scottish Highland hotel experience. Our rooms are all comfortably furnished with shower/bath en suite facilities. We offer double and twin bedded accommodation. Rooms are equipped with complimentary wi-fi access, ... More | visit website
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Balmacara Hotel (3.96 miles)

Balmacara Hotel

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Welcome to the Balmacara Hotel, where Skye beckons from the front windows, the glorious hills of Wester Ross from the back, and the scenery tends to set its own very ... More

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Kyle Hotel (4.57 miles)

Kyle Hotel

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Situated in the heart of the village of Kyle of Lochalsh, the hotel is ideal for exploring Skye or the surrounding west coast up to Ullapool.Relax in our conservatory area ... More

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Kings Arms Hotel (5.47 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel

Situated in the picturesque village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye, the Kings Arms Hotel overlooks Lochalsh. One of Skyes oldest hotels the Kings Arms provides all the modern comforts, yet it retains the ... More | visit website

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The Loch Duich Hotel (6.16 miles)

The Loch Duich Hotel is a traditional hotel located in the Scottish Highlands on the West Coast.. It provides quality ensuite accommodation in a friendly atmosphere.

Situated in an area known as Skye and ... More | visit website
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Dunollie Hotel (11.53 miles)

Dunollie Hotel

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The Dunollie Hotel has magnificent views across the sea to Loch Kishorn and the Applecross Hills.

The bright, airy restaurant has an excellent reputation locally, and looks out across the water where ... More

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Broadford Hotel (11.77 miles)

Broadford Hotel
Established in 1611, we would like to welcome you to this fully refurbished, luxury Hotel situated in the village of Broadford overlooking Broadford Bay. With delicious cuisine and a real Highland welcome, this is a ... More | visit website
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Kinloch Lodge (12.55 miles)

Kinloch Lodge
Kinloch dates back to the early 1600s and is very much the home of Lord and Lady Macdonald. Two comfortable drawing rooms, with log fires, enjoy the most spectacular views. As Kinloch was not built ... More | visit website
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Duisdale Country House Hotel (13.75 miles)

Duisdale Country House Hotel

Surrounded by extensive gardens and the historic Duisdale Forest, Duisdale House Hotel stands on a hillside on the beautiful Isle of Skye, with panoramic views across the Sound of Sleat.

The striking modern decor in this ... More | visit website

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The Torridon (13.96 miles)

The Torridon
Once a grand shooting lodge, built for the first Earl of Lovelace in 1887, the Torridon enjoys one of the most impressive coastal positions in the Scottish Highlands.

The hotel is set amidst 58 acres of ... More | visit website

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