Mallaig offers the perfect base to explore the local and wider area.
Hop aboard the MV Shearwater passenger ferry and the beautiful scenery! Departs Arisaig at 10am and returns 5pm.
Sail over the sea to the stunning and adventurous Isle of Skye on the Calmac car and passenger ferry.
Customise your adventure with a private boat trip with Minch Adventures so you don't miss a beat.
Sail up Loch Nevis to Inverie, Knoydart. Visit mainland UK's remotest pub, The Old Forge or take a 1 hour wildlife cruise.
Described as the greatest railway journey in the world. Go between Fort William and Mallaig, to see a list of impressive sights, including the Glenfinnan viaduct (made famous by the Harry Potter films).
Based in Arisaig, get a half, full or multi day kayak trip planned through some of the most spectacular coastal, mountain and island scenery in Scotland. All equipment is provided.
Minch Adventures takes advantage of the stunning waters surrounding Mallaig, offering various water activities, such as fishing, kayaking, float tubing, diving, snorkelling and more.
For those who enjoy a spot of peaceful fishing, we are close to the deepest fresh water loch in the UK. You will need a permit to fish. Please contact Loch Morar Fishing for more information.
Horse Riding: Take a horse trek along the silver sands of Morar with SIlversands Trekking Centre.
If swimming in the sea doesn’t appeal to you, then visit Mallaig Leisure Centre for a heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi, and gym.
Visit the most westerly golf course on the UK mainland, Traigh Golf Course. A stunning 'Hidden Gem' golf course.
Bikes can be hired from Arisaig’s Land, Sea and Island Centre or from Mallaig Leisure Centre, and E-bikes can be hired from Mallaig e-bikes.
Enjoy an archery session overlooking Loch Nan Ceall. No experience is necessary. Sessions run most days or by appointment.
Deer Stalking is available at Lochailort Estate by arrangement with the estate. The first point of contact is with the Lochailort Inn.
Availability is very limited but please call either Toby or Mary to discuss your requirements. For full details and costs visit www.isleofmuck.com
The Road to the Isles Marketing Group in conjunction with Angus MacIntyre, has produced a booklet of 15 walks with maps for all abilities!
Mallaig and Morar Highland Games fall the first Sunday in August; Arisaig Highland Games fall the last Wednesday in July, and Glenfinnan Highland Games fall the closest Saturday to the 19th of August.
Scotland is known for it's beautiful beaches. Spend time visiting The silver Sands of Morar, Camusdarrach or Traigh Beach. All with stunning white sands and views to the small isles.
You can find out about the area’s amazing marine and wildlife here, and explore some of Arisaig’s surprising historical connections.
Sited alongside Mallaig railway station, this is a treasure trove of stories, films, collections and displays, all telling the story of West Lochaber, its people and landscape.
The home of creativity on the Road to the Isles. Browse a large selection of stunning limited edition and original art work from talented artists.
Tucked away in an old Police Station, at the end of the West Highland Line in Mallaig is Haggard Alley. A shop perfect for Harry Potter fans!