• Castle Tioram
  • The Jacobite crossing The Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • The Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • The Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel
  • Smirisary Beach
  • Camusdarach and Beyond
  • Castle Tioram
  • Mallaig Harbour
  • Loch Moidart

Things To Do in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road To The Isles

Moidart, Ardnamurchan and The Road to the Isles offer wonderful opportunities to enjoy spectacular scenic landscapes, visit historic castles and monuments, relax on slivery sandy beaches, and wander through wild country to encounter some of Scotland’s most iconic and endearing wildlife.  Make time for a slow adventure in this remote and stunning region in the West Highlands of Scotland, experience a unique range of outdoor pursuits by foot, bike, river and sea, immerse yourself in the history and romance of the Highlands and Islands and enjoy some close encounters with Highland wildlife.

Whatever your interest, fitness level, expertise and commitment, this lovely part of the Western Highlands offers you life affirming experiences to enrich your holiday experience.

Beaches

Beaches in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on the Road to The Isles

Beaches, beaches and more beaches - Moidart, Ardnamurchan and The Road to The Isles have some of best beaches in the West Highlands of Scotland, from silvery sands to singing sands to remote golden dune-rich beaches. Take time to relax...

Activity Providers on Wild About Lochaber

Activity Providers on Wild About Lochaber

Make time for adventure and discover the secret places of Ardnamurchan, Moidart, Morvern and the Road to The Isles. Paddle by kayak in the Sound of Arisaig, dive in the Sound of Mull, take a wild Highland tour on the Ardnamurchan peninsula or cycle along shores of Loch Shiel. A slow adventure awaits...

Wildlife Hotspots

Wildlife Hotspots in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

This part of the Western Highlands is renowned for its wildlife both on land and at sea. Seek out the local wildlife in diverse habitats ranging from coastal habitats dune to Atlantic oak woodland to remote archipelagos. Make time for wildlife...

Castles and Gardens

Castles and Gardens in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

Immerse yourself in history of the Highlands and Isles, a tumultuous history which embraces clanship, royalty, religion and rebellion, fuelled by aspiration, ambition, bravery, loyalty, stealth and injustice. Take time to visit ruined medieval castles and historic houses. Explore some of the stunning gardens in The West Highlands, a testament to a passion for plants and place. Take time to explore...

Railways

Railways in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

Experience the splendour of the West Highland railway, arguable one of the most scenic railways journeys in Europe. Stand at Glenfinnan viewpoint to catch a glimpse of the famous, Jacobite steam train. Pop into Glenfinnan Station Museum and learn about the construction of the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct. All aboard...

Wildlife Experiences

Wildlife Experiences in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

Grab your camera and binoculars and enjoy some of the best wildlife experiences in the UK. Cruise down Loch Shiel on an Eagle Watch Cruise, take a wildlife cruise down Loch Sunart and then onto Tobermory, looking for otters, seals, porpoises and dolphins. Get close to white-tailed eagles on Mull. A wildlife adventure awaits...

Destinations

Destination Visitor Attractions in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

Moidart, Ardnamurchan and The Road to The Isles are great places to begin a slow adventure to the Hebrides. Take a boat trip to the Small Isles of Eigg, Rum, Canna and Muck; catch a ferry to the colourful port of Tobermory on the Isles of Mull, or take a wildlife trip to see the fabulous Treshnish Isles, a small archipelago of volcanic islands renowned for their breeding colonies of seabirds. Take time to discover the Isles...

Historic Attractions

History in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

Moidart, Ardnamurchan, Morvern and the Road to the Isles are steeped in history, as evidenced by its historic castles, townships and monuments. Immerse yourself in the romance and history of the region by exploring ruined medieval castles and ancient monuments, museums and interpretation centres. Experience the Magic of Moidart...

Museums and Interpretation Centres

Museums and Interpretation Centres in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

A great way to delve into the culture and social history of the West Highlands. Take a trip to Ardnamurchan Lighthouse, on the most westerly point of the peninsula; immerse yourself in herring industry that fuelled the economy of the small fishing port of Mallaig. Learn about the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 or the importance of the Rough Bounds to WWII. Marvel at the medieval carved stones of Kiel. Step back in time...

Whisky Distilleries

Whisky Distilleries in Moidart, Ardnamurchan and on The Road to The Isles

From one of the oldest distilleries in Fort William to one of the youngest in Ardnamurchan, make time for a wee dram (uisge beatha) when in the West Highlands, and toast some fine whiskies in some fabulous locations. Slàinte mhath!