Where to Visit
Trips, Tours and General Leisure Activities
Below is an alphabetical list of local businesses offering tours, trips and general activities in the Lochcarron area.
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Established in 1986 we are one of Britain's leading independent mountaineering schools, directed by British and International Mountain Guide, Martin Moran and staffed by qualified Guides and Instructors. We offer guided hillwalks, scrambles, and climbs in Torridon, Applecross, Kintail and Skye; and instruction in rock climbing, abseiling, winter skills and snow and ice climbing. We can organise activities for a day, weekend or week for individuals, families or groups; and we run a full range of 5 day courses from January to June with full-board accommodation and home cooking. Contact us with you ideas and ambitions. We can help your dreams become reality, whether climbing your first Munro, traversing the Cuillin Ridge or tasting the excitement of steep rock and ice climbing!
Applecross Heritage Centre celebrates the rich history and culture of this remote Highland community. In addition to visual displays, there are audio presentations, computerised Census records and a searchable genealogical database. The reading room provides access to the Historical Society's extensive archives. The shop provides locally produced crafts and gifts.
Attadale is a long-established garden on the NW coast of the Highlands of Scotland. It comprises a woodland garden of 20 acres started in the late 19th century with a significant sculpture collection, a well-established tree and historic rhododendron collection and a variety of different gardens, all developed over the last thirty years.
Open 10am - 5.00pm Monday to Saturday
Open 2:30pm to 5pm Sunday
April - end October.
Lochcarron Community Development Company & Kirkton Trading- The Smithy Hub and Kirkton Woodland
The Smithy Hub, managed by Kirkton Woodlands and Heritage. Tree-house, picnic area, training, events, woodlands, rural skills and crafts demonstrations, venue hire, visitor information, shops. A growing community site for visitors and locals alike.
We meet every Friday from 10am to 12 noon in the small upstairs room in Lochcarron Village Hall. We welcome all parents, carers, family and friends to come along and relax while their baby and/or child has fun with their peers. We hope that you will all enjoy coming to our weekly sessions to join in, chat and play in a safe, welcoming environment.
Shinty is played every Saturday afternoon during the season at the Lochcarron Battery Park (opposite the Bank of Scotland). See local posters for fixture details. See our shinty page in the Community News section
9 hole Golf Course (par 60) in stunning, lochside setting. Visitors welcome - £15 per round. Advance booking not required. Clubs are available for hire. The new clubhouse is situated in a fabulous elevated position - snacks and meals are available. Full details on our website.
Please visit our website for full details of our current activities.
Based in Lochcarron, Wester Ross, John McCormack offers private guided tours throughout the North Highlands of Scotland. He is knowledgeable about the area and has an outgoing and entertaining personality, so you are assured of an interesting and enjoyable trip in good company.