No trip to the north west Highlands would be complete without a visit to the idyllic village of Plockton.
Located on a beautiful little bay and just seven miles from the bridge over to the Isle of Skye it is the perfect location for you to settle down for a few days and use it as your base for viewing Skye, Torridan and the Cairngorms.
The village is set around the curve of a bay with the old original cottages facing the sea. At high tide the sea comes right up to the sea wall and you can sit on benches, under the palm trees, sipping your coffee or beer and soaking up the tranquillity of this timeless village. Across the bay you look onto wooded crags and Duncraig Castle the light at sunrise can set them aglow.
Walk to the far end of the village and look west towards the Isle of Skye and you get breath-taking sunsets – and if you are lucky, the Northern Lights. This is a wonderful village for photographers and artists.
In the summer, Plockton attracts yachts who moor in the bay and come ashore to take advantage of our great little restaurants and bars. You can go out on seal trips, learn how to kayak and paddleboard or just wander down Harbour Street to view the colour filled little gardens next to the sea. There are craft shops to browse through, traditional music in the pubs and lots of wonderful walks for all levels of enthusiasm.
Visit Plockton, you will not regret it.
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