Cultural and Heritage Interests | Walking and Cycling | Water Based Travel

Cultural and Heritage Interests

  • Castle Tioram a detailed history. Intense Academic detail here. The owner has his say here .
  • Ardnamurchan Lighthouse The farthest west you can go on the British mainland 
  • Glen Uig Hall  has a national reputation for cutting edge music and drama
  • Local Musicians Salen hotel arrange regular sessions and you may be lucky with an ad hoc jam session
  • Feis nan Garbh Criochan
  • Nadurra Visitor Centre
  • Ardnamurchan is an extinct volcano and the caldera is centred on Achnaha
  • Resipole Studios . Contemporary studio space which highlights talent, both home grown and from further afield.
  • Arainn Shuaineart . The Sunart Centre is the community centre of our local secondary school. Cinema, Theatre and Music are the keys which the centre uses to demonstrate the local affinity for social bonds which bridge language, ethnicity and beliefs.
  • A web site worth visiting for general research on the Gaelic tradition is Tobar an Dualchais  literally the Well of Kindness. This research has been extended to cover the Scots and Doric areas of Scotland. On those are occasions when you might be keen to spend a few hours by the fire why not browse this site.
  • A local man , John Dye , has dedicated a significant part of his well earned retirement, to the practical advice and guidance of children and parents in pursuing walks with historical, environmental and social significance. Details can be found here.    
  • The area is surrounded by Natural designations.
  • Sites of interest might be
  • Claish Moss
  • Kentra Moss
  • Ariundle NNR
  • Wildlife seen in and around Acharacle can be listed as
  • Red deer
  • Roe deer
  • Hen harriers – Kentra Moss, Dalnabreac.
  • Pine Martens – near the croft
  • Red squirrels – in the wood at the bottom of the croft
  • Buzzards
  • Sea Eagles – Dalilea and whilst on loch shiel.
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