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Plockton [1] is a village in the Scottish Highlands of Scotland, popular with yacht and dingy sailors. The village became famous as the setting for the "Hamish MacBeth" tv show.

Get in[edit]

By Train[edit]

Several trains a day run on the scenic railway from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh stopping at Plockton.

By Car[edit]

Plockton is about 7 miles north of Kyle of Lochalsh.

Plockton is about 80 miles west of Inverness.

Get around[edit]

The village is small and pleasant to walk around.

See[edit][add listing]

Seals and sometimes dolphins on Calum's Seal Trips. Duncraig Castle across the water. Palm trees lining the streets.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • There is plenty of opportunity for gentle walking locally and more serious hill walking in Glen Shiel,[2] or on Skye
  • Go seal watching with Calums Sealtrips [3]

Buy[edit][add listing]

The Studio is a lovely gift and art shop just beside the main carpark in Plockton. There is a small newsagents with a gift shop beside the takeaway. Hidden Treasures near Plockton Stores on Harbour Street has a wealth of gifts and cards and you can also book on Calum's Seal Trips here!

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Plockton Shores is a pleasant restaurant on Harbour Street in the centre of the village. (Previously Off The Rails at the station)
  • The Plockton Hotel [4] serves good bar food (the fish and chips are excellent) and also has a restaurant.
  • The Plockton Inn and seafood restaurant. (
  • The Harbour Fish Bar, Innes Street Plockton, +44(0)1599544479. 12.00-3.00 / 5.30 - 8.30. Finest Scottish Fish and Chips with many varieties of fish pizzas fresh ground coffee and whipped ice cream as well as other chip shop fayre. £5.00 -£9.00.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The Plockton Inn.
  • The Plockton Hotel.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There are many reasonable B&Bs and also self-catering cottages. For those on a budget there is the station bunkhouse.

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