Getting to Ardnamurchan, 3 hours from Glasgow, 2.5 hours from Inverness and an hour from Fort William.
The Corran Ferry on the A82, 8 miles from Fort William crosses Loch Linnhe to Ardgour, take the ferry. The last ferry is at 9.30pm.
Check the ferry operator's website www.lochabertransport.org.uk
Once at Ardgour follow the A861 to Strontium, continue for a further 10 miles on to the village of Salen.
At the Village of Salen turn left on to the B8007 signposted Kilchoan continue along this windy single track road out of the village past the ‘Jetty Shop’ on your left.
Exactly 2.5 miles out of Salen you will cross your second cattle grid, continue the road will run along the waters edge at the next right bend you will see a line of mooring buoys and houses along the shore. Follow the road for a short distance around the bend to your left which leads into a blind summit (blue road sign stating 'single track road') then turn immediately left onto a small track, there is a collection of rubbish bins and a sign post 'Camas Inas'; (Angus Bay).
Continue down this track through the gate and Tigh Bhann is the first house on the left, plenty of parking in front of the garage. (Please do not block the track).
If you miss the ferry - continue onto to Fort William take the Mallaig road A830 to Lochailort 27 miles. At Lochailort turn left onto the A861 for 19 miles to Acharacle, continue on the A861 to The Village of Salen and turn right onto the B8007.
Useful Travel Links
- Ferry Timetables for Corran Ferry crossings between Onich near Fort William and Ardgour, Ardnamurchan.
- Caledonian MacBrayne runs ferry services from Ardnamurchan to the Isle of Mull.
- Local Bus Services link with national routes and provide public transport within Ardnamurchan.
- Citylink bus travel within Scotland.
- Kilchoan (Ferry Stores) Tel: 01972 510201
Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm & 2.00pm to 5.30pm
- Lochaline (Post Office & Store) Tel: 01967 421220
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00am to 5.30pm, Sunday 11.00am to 2.00pm
- Strontian (Post Office) Tel: 01967 402135
Open: Monday - Friday 8.00am to 7.00pm, Sunday 10.30am to 6.00pm
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