Tourist Attractions in MorarMorar Bay Sundown
The 84 mile railway that starts at Fort William and goes to Mallaig is one of the great engineering marvels of the world and runs through the area that PHS defines as Morar. The line crosses the amazing Glenfinnan viaduct and features a scheduled steam train each day that has been made famous as the Hogwart's Express in the Harry Potter films. The railway then passes Arisaig from where you can catch ferries to Rum, Eigg and Muck and beaches made famous by the film Local Hero. Arriving at Mallaig you get lovely views across the Sound of Sleat to Skye and delicious shell-fish. A ferry runs to Armadale in Skye during the summer months. This area is also famous for being the area chosen for the Special Operations Executive training bases during the second world war - the stories to be told are simply amazing.
The tourist attractions identifified by Private House Stays in Morar are linked below. In addition we recommend Mallaig Marine World, Millbuies Country Park and The Loch Nan Uamh Cairn. The Jacobite Steam train that runs down the railway line from Fort William to Mallaig and back is also a very popular attraction and does need to be booked in advance at the height of the summer tourist season. It is a great trip through spectacular scenery, through all sorts of tunnels and embankments and across the incredible Glenfinnan viaduct. It stops in Mallaig long enough to have some lunch and to look around Mallaig a bit before returning to Fort William.
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Glencairn B&B in Mallaig
Glencairn offers comfortable, pleasant en-suite B&B accommodation, positioned looking over Mallaig harbour, with stunning views to the Cuillins and the hills of Skye - Find out more
Doune is a small hotel on the western tip of the Knoydart peninsula. The ideal base to explore this beautiful part of Scotland. Leave by boat from Mallaig to start your adventure. - Find out more