Whilst not as well known as Ullapool, Gairloch and Plockton, Lochcarron is nevertheless one of the hidden gems of Wester Ross.

Located to the south of the area, the village stretches along the north shore of the sea loch of the same name and provides a perfect base for exploring the unsurpassed beauty of Wester Ross. (View location map).

Lochcarron offers a range of accommodation from hotels, guest houses, self catering cottages and B&Bs (see listings below). There is a good variety of places to go out for a meal or a drink, catering for pretty well every taste.

For those who play golf Lochcarron has a 9-hole course in a superb loch-side location and visitors are always very welcome.

Attadale Gardens are just 6 miles from the village of Lochcarron are well worth a visit.

For railway enthusiasts, the famous Kyle Line which runs from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh has a station at Attadale. The route is known as one of the "Great Railway Journeys of the World".


For further information visit the Lochcarron community website, or download a copy of the area guide - produced by LADBA (Lochcarron and District Business Association).

The Lochcarron Community Development Company provides tourist information, showcases local artists and crafts, and runs events and training thoughout the year.

The Lochcarron Highland Games take place at Attadale on the third Saturday of July.

Activity Provider

Attadale GardensAttadale Gardens - Choice of Walks & Estate Garden to explore

One of Wester Ross's "Big 5" visitor attractions, including walks, activities, sculptures, and beautiful plants, trees, and flowers in a stunning setting.

Attadale Estate Strathcarron Wester Ross, IV54 8YX

Tel: 01520 722603

5 Bells Diving5 Bells Diving - Dive training and Diving trips

Unique and interesting guided diving trips in Lochcarron, Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands.

5 Bells Diving, Lochcarron, Wester Ross

Tel: 01520 722100

Bed and Breakfast

Loch DubhLoch Dubh - B&B / Self catering both available

Luxury bed and breakfast in 8 acres of working croftland. Accommodation in Lochcarron, Wester Ross, North West Scotland. Details of tarriff, photographs, and local information.

Andrew and Emma MacKenzie Loch Dubh, Croft Road, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YA

Tel: 01520 722854

Castle CottageCastle Cottage

Comfortable and quality Bed & Breakfast on a waterside location, overlooking Loch Carron towards the Attadale Hills.

Castle Cottage B&B, Main Street, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YB

Tel: 01520 722828


Carron PotteryCarron Pottery - Pottery, Craft shop, and Gallery

Traditional hand thrown pottery, craft shop, and gallery in Strathcarron, just a couple of miles off the NC500 route, in Wester Ross.

Cam-allt, Strathcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YX

Tel: 01520 722321

Poppy Cottage Art

Poppy Cottage, Main Street, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, IV54 8YB

Tel: 01520 722153

West Highland Dairy (Cheesemakers) - Offers residential courses on Cheesemaking and dairy products

Details of Craft cheese making courses available in Wester Ross, in the Scottish Highlands

West Highland Dairy, Dailfearn, Achmore, Stromeferry, IV53 8UW

Tel: 01599 577203

Eating Out

Kishorn Seafood BarKishorn Seafood Bar - Award winning fresh seafood bar

The winner of many awards over the years, Kishorn seafood bar features fresh seafood with imaginative cooking and presentation at Kishorn, Wester ross, Scottish Highlands

Kishorn, Strathcarron, Wester Ross , IV54 8XA

Tel: 01520 733240

Carron Restaurant - Restaurant

Restaurant in Lochcarron, Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands. Information on menus, contact details

Cam-Allt, Strathcarron, IV54 8YX

Tel: 01520 722488


Lochcarron HotelLochcarron Hotel

Family run Hotel accommodation in Lochcarron, Wester Ross. Beautiful views, real ales and good food. Regular live music.

Lochcarron Hotel, Main Street, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YS

Tel: 01520 722226

Self Catering

Harbour CottageHarbour Cottage

Traditional self catering property on lochside location in Lochcarron, Wester Ross. Only yards from the beach, in a secluded bay.

Dalachladdich, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Wester Ross , IV54 8YG

Creag Ghlas

self catering accommodation in the beautiful village of Lochcarron, Wester Ross, in the Scottish Highlands.

Creag Ghlas, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, IV54 8YQ

Tel: 01223 262378

Strathcarron Station HouseStrathcarron Station House

Distinctive traditional accommodation in the old Station Master's house at Strathcarron. On the world famous Kyle railway Line & the North Coast 500!

Strathcarron Station, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, , IV54 8YR

Tel: 01471 822167

Kishorn KabinKishorn Kabin

Cosy and tranquil self catering cabin, set in a friendly woodland garden.

Kishorn Kabin, Tara, Kishorn, Wester Ross, IV54 8XA

Tigh na CreagaTigh na Creaga

Self catering accommodation in Lochcarron, Wester Ross

Enquiries to J. Hadden and S. Howes Quiggins Field, Brigsteer, Kendal, LA8 8AX....Cottage location, IV54 8YB

Tel: 01539 568053

Shieldaig Self catering HolidaysShieldaig Self catering Holidays

Self catering accommodation in Shieldaig, Wester Ross. By the waters edge, beautiful and relaxing location.

Ceol Na Mara, 6 Mary Street, Shieldaig, Wester Ross, IV54 8XW


Traditional cottage offering comfortable self catering accommodation in the village of Kishorn. Terrific views overlooking Skye and the Applecross Hills.

3 Ardarroch, Kishorn, Strathcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8XA

Tel: 0141 883 7009

Lochcarron Holiday Cottages

Details of Self catering holiday cottage in Lochcarron, Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands.

Resolis, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, IV54 8YG

Tel: 01520 722436

Gardeners CottageGardeners Cottage

Traditional self catering accommodation with mountain views over Lochcarron, Wester Ross.

Tullich, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YS

Tel: 01520 722992

Taobh na DachaidhTaobh na Dachaidh

Beautiful traditional self catering cottage in Lochcarron, Wester Ross. Ideal location near to beach, and with views across the loch.

Taobh na Dachaidh, Ardaneaskan, Lochcarron, Wester Ross , IV54 8YL

Tel: 01599 544353

Visit Lochcarron (Letting Agency)Visit Lochcarron (Letting Agency)

Self catering accommodation agency in Lochcarron. Also Website design services.

Tigh Charrann, Croft Road, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YA

Tel: 01520 722992

Attadale Holiday CottagesAttadale Holiday Cottages

Near to beautiful Attadale gardens, self catering cottages available on Attadale Estate, in Wester Ross, North West Highlands of Scotland

Attadale Gardens Estate, Attadale, Strathcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YX

Tel: 01520 722 603

Carrachan CottageCarrachan Cottage

Located on the Lochside at Lochcarron, North West Scotland. A beautiful and traditional cottage for self catering. Handy for both the Torridon area, and only a short drive to the Isle of Skye.

Carrachan Cottage, Slumbay, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YQ

Lochcarron Holiday PropertiesLochcarron Holiday Properties - Self Catering Accommodation Agency

Reliable Accommodation agency offering a range of self catering accommodation in the Lochcarron area of Wester Ross

Bearneas, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Wester Ross , IV54 8YH

Tel: 01520 722703

Opposite Skye Cottages

Ardoch House, Kishorn, Strathcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8XA

Tel: 01520 733213

Shamrock CottageShamrock Cottage

Self catering cottage - Traditional comfort with modern facilities, situated in Lochcarron. Ideal base for Torridon - Applecross - Attadale Gardens - Skye - and many other places in beautiful Wester Ross, North West Scotland.

Shamrock Cottage, Main Street, Lochcarron, Wester Ross, IV54 8YD

Shopping and Retail

Lochcarron WeaversLochcarron Weavers

Traditional Highland weavers. High quality Scottish products such as kilts, tweeds, and tartans.

Lochcarron Weavers Shop, Mid Strome, Lochcarron, Ross-shire, IV54 8YH

Tel: 01520 722212

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