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Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

lichfield
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Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

We want to travel by train from Inverness to the Kyle of Lochalsh and take a week to do it We will start at Inverness , then stay in Dingwall but are there any suggestions about other places where we could stay(near to the stations) en route? We know the names of the stations--Garve, Lochluichalt and about 8 others and want to stay at Plockton, but can anyone say two more places between Dingwall and Plockton which would be good? We are walkers!

thanks

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1. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Achnasheen is a nice spot, in the wilds. There is plenty of hill walking. It's a tiny place, and the only accommodation is Ledgowan Lodge - but this is excellent and you really get a taste for an old-fashioned highland lodge.

Lochcarron is also a good walking spot, and the village itself is larger than Achnasheen with a few more shops/ cafes etc.

it's a lovely place to explore - enjoy!

Abs :)

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2. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Achnasheen, staying at the Ledgowan Hotel http://www.ledgowanlodge.co.uk/ great location for walking and exploring the nearby area.

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lol Abs......great minds and all that :-)

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4. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Walkhighlands will give you ideas for walking. And there are many more possible routes than are listed.

walkhighlands.co.uk/torridon/lochcarron.shtml

Vote #3 for Achnasheen.

The land hereabout is rough going compared with the Lake District or the Brecons. Just look northwards to Torridon to see what even simple sandstone can do when it gets out of control.

If you say a little more about whether you prefer the rough or the smooth I might be able to suggest a few more places. But to be honest I'm someone more inclined to take a tent when the country gets a bit remote. Not expert on accommodation but happy to suggests crags worth hopping.

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5. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Strathcarron is the stop for Lochcarron, there is a hotel there (Strathcarron) and probably some B&B's Lochcarron a bit further from the station but lots of accommodation choices

Achnashellach is also good B&B's and a backpackers very popular with hillwalkers

You could also get off at the request stop at Attadale and stay on Attadale estates both can be googled

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6. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Thanks so much for the suggestion-backed up by someone else, so must be good!

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7. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Thanks so much Looks great

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8. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Thanks so much for your post We are a bit too elderly for tents and also prefer less challenging walks these days and must be in proximity to the stayion or a bus route as we will not be hiring a car. Will look at the link you gave Thanks

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9. Re: Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Thanks! Very helpful.

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