Getting here

By car

Our postcode for satnav is IV54 8YR.  From the south, there are two ways to get to us:

From Glasgow, take the A82 along the shores of Loch Lomond, over Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe to Fort William. Stay on the A82 north to Invergarry and then via the A87 and A890. From Fort William onwards, you will pass several well-known landmarks on the way - the Commando Monument at Spean Bridge, Cluanie Inn, the Five Sisters of Kintail, and Eilean Donan Castle.

Or, take the A9 north from Perth to just north of Inverness, then via the A835 to Garve, the A832 to Achnasheen, and finally the A890.  This route is further but often faster and has several good stopping-off points along the way – Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Aviemore or Inverness, for example.

By rail

By far the easiest way to arrive at Strathcarron Station House is by train.  The four trains per day from Inverness drop you right outside the building!  Trains leave Inverness at 0855, 1056, 1335 and 1754, taking around one hour and 50 minutes for the journey.

 

Inverness has regular services from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen and has two trains per day from London – the Highland Chieftain which leaves King’s Cross at 1200 and runs via York and Newcastle and the Caledonian Sleeper which runs overnight from London Euston via Crewe, Preston and Carlisle.  Find details of all rail services at nationalrail.co.uk or the various rail company sites.

By air

Inverness Airport is well served by regular services from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast, Dublin and Amsterdam, as well as the Hebrides and Orkney/Shetland.  You can hire a car at the airport or take a bus or taxi into Inverness to catch the train to Strathcarron. 

Useful Information

Strathcarron is well served by local facilities.  There are two excellent local shops in neighbouring Lochcarron – a village shop at Lochcarron Garage, who also provide petrol/diesel, garage services and car hire, and the Lochcarron Foodcentre in the centre of the village which provides Post Office facilities and 24 hour fuel.

If you don’t want the hassle of having to bring provisions with you and/or don’t fancy shopping as soon as you arrive,  we can shop for you and have it all put away in the kitchen ready for your arrival!  Let us know and we'll email you an

order form - simply return it to us two weeks before your arrival date and we’ll do the rest!

As mentioned above, Lochcarron Garage offer car hire so you can maybe arrive by train and then hire a car for a couple of days to explore further afield.  


A bus service, operated by DMK Motors in Lochcarron, meets some (but not all) trains and goes as far afield at Shieldaig and Torridon, via Lochcarron.  A pleasant trip to Sheildaig can be had by taking the 1050 bus from outside the front door - this gives a couple of hours in Sheildaig and gets you back by about 1430.  To find out more about the times, have a chat to the driver! 
 

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