THINGS TO DO
There are plenty of local amenities including a Spa Grocer, Butcher, Garages, Eateries, Bike hire, Canoeing, Fishing, Sailing, Dr, Dentist and an abundance of wildlife and scenery. Lochcarron is an ideal location from which to explore further the west coast of Scotland with easy access to the Isle of Skye, Applecross, Torridon and Gairloch. Close-by, Attadale Gardens offers visitors the chance to explore ancient paths that wind through woodlands, over bridges, waterfalls and exotically planted ponds. Lochcarron also has its own 9-hole golf course in a superb lochside location and one of the world’s most scenic rail routes, the Kyle Line.
The Pottery & Craft Shop is in the old school & schoolhouse at Cam-allt which was built around 1860. This building was then converted in 1976/7 by Barry & Anne Jones, where Barry was the full time potter.
See more at: http://www.carronpottery.com
Attadale Gardens are spectacular gardens with views of Skye and features an impressive collection of sculpture scattered throughout. Visitors can wander through the kitchen garden, the sunken garden, the geodesic dome filled with ferns.
See if you can find the well-hidden sculptures throughout the gardens as well as the restored sunken garden and herb garden. The gardens also include a kitchen garden, a sunken fern garden and Japanese garden. Children enjoy searching for the sculpture scattered through the gardens.
See more at: http://www.attadalegardens.com
General Information, and useful numbers:
The Lochcarron Out and About Guide is available to purchase locally in Lochcarron or you can order it by post.