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Dornie is a village in the Scottish Highlands, most famous for Eilean Donan Castle on Loch Duich.
The village of Dornie is situated about 200m off the main road, and many visitors only go to the Castle on the other side of the road. It's only 5 minutes walk between the two.
- Eilean Donan Castle, ☎ 01599 555202 ([email protected], fax: 01599 555262), . Every day 1st Feb – 24th March 10.00am – 4.00pm (Last Admission 3.00pm); 25th March – 27th Oct 10.00am – 6.00pm (Last Admission 5.00pm). a real picture postcard castle, it sits on its own small island about 50m into Loch Duich, reached by crossing a stone bridge / causeway. Remodelled several times into an "ideal" castle, it is well worth a visit, with some interesting rooms and exhibits. Adults £7.50; Concessions (Seniors Aged 60+) £6.50; Family (2 Adults + 3 Children Age 5-15) £20.00; Children over 5 £4.00; Under 5s FREE; Group Rate (min 12 persons) £6.50. edit
- Go hiking - this is one of the best areas for walking in Scotland.
- There is a fairly good cafe in the Visitors Centre
- Pubs in the village itself.