Where We Are
The Knoydart Peninsula is located on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, looking out towards the Isle of Skye and the Small Isles of Rum, Eigg, Muck & Canna.
Hillwalking ~ There are plenty of walking opportunities when you come to Knoydart:
Munros ~ Luinne Bheinn (939m, Munro 236); Meall Buidhe (946m, Munro 223); Ladhar Bheinn (Larven) (1020m, Munro 111)
Corbetts ~ Sgurr nan Eugallt (898m); Sgurr a'Choire-Bheithe (913m); Sgurr Coire Choinnichean (796m); Beinn na Caillich (785m); Beinn Buidhe (855m)
Knoydart Foundation Ranger Service ~ Our local Ranger service offers a range of guided walks and landrover tours. Private tours are available and can be tailored to your interests. Also available from the Ranger service ~ Knoydart Carbon Cycle bike hire. Click here for more information.
Fishing ~ Kilchoan Estate offers catch and release salmon & sea trout fishing on Inverie River April - October.
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The Visit Knoydart website provides a wealth of information to aid in planning your visit to Knoydart, including activities, amenities and general information.
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Car ~ Take the A82 to Fort William (approximately 2.5 hours from Glasgow, 1.75 hours from Inverness) and then the A830 to Mallaig (approximately 1 hour) from which point you can catch the ferry to Knoydart. Allow plenty time for your journey particularly in the peak visitor months of May to August.
Rail ~ The West Highland Line. For an unforgettable journey to Knoydart, why not take in the breathtaking Scottish scenery by train, travelling on the Scotrail West Highland Line from Glasgow to Mallaig. The journey takes approximately 5.5 hours, setting off from Glasgow's Queen Street station. For Harry Potter fans why not hop aboard the West Coast Railways 'Jacobite' steam train which runs regularly throughout the summer departing from Fort William. Finally, there is also the option of the Caledonian Sleeper Service between London Euston and Fort William if you are travelling from further afield.
Ferry ~ Once you have reached Mallaig you catch the ferry to Inverie Village on Knoydart with one of our ferry service providers. The journey takes approximately 25-45 minutes depending upon the boat being used, and make sure you keep an eye out for the wide variety of wildlife both around the boat in the sea and up above! Please see the links below for information on ferry services.
Walking in from Kinlochhourn ~ The walk in to Knoydart shows dramatic features at their best. Although there are no difficulties and there are fine tracks and paths to follow, this is a particularly long route to do in one day. Many people therefore decide to back-pack in and camp at Barisdale, which allows the journey to be spread over two or more days. If you would like information on walking to Knoydart please contact the Knoydart Foundation Ranger Service.
The Local Area
Doune Dining Room ~ Award winning dining at a unique location. Set menu, vegetarian options, stunning views to Isle of Skye.
The Look Out ~ Knoydart's newest eatery with stunning views across Loch Nevis and a delicious menu featuring local seafood.
Knoydart Pottery & Tearoom ~ In the heart of the village, the perfect stop off for a hot chocolate and scone! Evening meals during summer.
The Old Forge ~ Relax with a dram or a real ale after a long day exploring, take in the beautiful views over Loch Nevis.