LOCAL ATTRACTIONS NEAR MORVICH

 

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National Trust Morvich: Kintail and Morvich Estate. NTS Countryside Centre offers seasonal guided walks to the Glomach Falls and Five Sisters of Kintail, and kayaking tuition. Just 5 miles south-east is the site of the 1719 Battle of Glenshiel, signposted on the A87 road between Cluanie and Shiel Bridge.

 

Seaprobe Atlantis: Unique wildlife cruises from Kyle of Lochalsh on Scotland’s only semi-submersible glass bottom boat, exploring all aspects of marine environment above and below the waves.

 

 Eilean Donan Castle: The quintessential icon of the Highlands! Situated on an islet at Dornie at the confluence of Loch Duich, Loch Alsh and Loch Long, this fortified castle dates back to the 13th century. Visitor centre with coffee and gift shops.

 

Bright Water Visitor Centre: In Kyleakin. Celebrating the heritage and wildlife of Eilean Ban, last home of author and naturalist Gavin Maxwell.

 

Pictish Brochs: Iron Age preserved structures Dun Telve, Dun Troddan and Totaig, all on the nearby  Glenelg peninsula.

 

Plockton World-famous Highland village, immortalized on television, film and photograph, less than 20 miles from Morvich, a popular tourist attraction well worth a visit.

 

Skye Ferry: Community run ferry from mainland Glenelg to Kylerhea on Skye. Ideal for a round trip via the Skye Bridge.

 

Seal Trips: Spectacular seal trips from Plockton on board the Sula Mhor, with a unique guarantee – no seals, no fee!

 

 Kintail Mountain Rescue Team: The team’s headquarters are situated next to the NTS Countryside  Centre, about 150 metres from GWC Event Centre. Kintail MRT will be in charge of safety cover at this year’s event.