5 Night Tour Arisaig, Mull, Ardnamurchan and Glencoe

Day 1
From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 towards Glencoe. From here continue along the A82 towards Fort William and continue past Neptunes Staircase on the A830 towards Arisaig and Mallaig. The road runs parallel to the Jacobite Steam train railway line made famous in Harry Potter as the route the Hogwarts Express took. Turn off the A830 at Arisaig where there are an abundance of campsites and beautiful beaches that look towards the Inner Hebridean Islands of Eigg and Rhum.

Things to do:
• Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond
• Get last minute suppliers at Green Welly Stop at Tyndrum
• Enjoy ‘healthy’ fish and chips from The Real Food Café in Tyndrum
• Stretch your legs along part of the West Highland Way at Bridge of Orchy and enjoy some great pub food at The Bridge of Orchy Hotel
• Neptunes Staircase is a series of canal locks that link the Caledonian Canal to the open sea and is well worth a visit.
• Glenfinnan Monument erected in memory of Jacobite rising and men who fought for Prince Charlie’s cause and the Glenfinnan Viaduct – a great engineering construction
• Stop at Loch Leven Seafood Café Stop http://www.lochlevenseafoodcafe.co.uk/ for seafood (highly recommended by other customers!) by Ballahulish Bridge for amazing oysters, scallops and langoustines
• Beautiful beaches around Arisaig including Camasdarroch made famous in film ‘Local Hero’ and ‘the silver sands of Morar.’
• Visit fishing village at Mallaig and enjoy fish and chips or seafood

Campsite: Arisaig Sunnyside Camp Site

Time to travel Four Seasons Campers to Arisaig 3 hours

Day 2- Mull

From Arisaig head south to Lochailort and take the A861 to Ardnamurchan . Take the short ferry from Kilchoan to Tobermory on Mull (you can just go as a passenger)

Things to do:
• Jacobite West Highland Line made famous in the Harry Potter films by Hogwarts Express
• Glenuig Inn
• Acharacle Tea room for cakes and soup
• Visit Mishnish for food in Tobermory
• Nice walks above Tobermory – loop back round
• Look out for wild life – otters and sea eagles on Mull
• Calgary Bay Beach on Mull
• Langamull Beach Dervaig

Camping:

Town camping: Aros Park in Tobermory – there are toilets and lovely showers (£2).

Drive Time: Arisaig to Tobermory 2hour 45 mins including ferry

Day 3– Mull and Iona

Head south to the south of the island

Things to see and do:
• Visit Iona by passenger ferry.
• Duart Castle
• MacCullochs Fossil Tree
• Standing stones at Loch Buie
• Take a boat from Fionport to Staff Islands and see the spectacular Fingal’s cave

Campsite: Fidden Farm, Fionnphort-  https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g551865-d4290774-Reviews-Fidden_Farm-Fionnphort_Isle_of_Mull_The_Hebrides_Scotland.html

Day 3- Ardnamurchan

Take ferry back to Ardnamurchan and visit Sanna Bay then head west towards Resipole on Ardnamurchan peninsula

Things to do:
• Sanna Beach Ardnamurchan
• Resipole Art Gallery

Campsite: Resipole Farm Holiday Park , Ardnamurchan

Drive time Tobermory to Resipole 2hours including ferry

Day 5

Drive west to Coran and take the Corran ferry across to the A82 then head south to Glencoe.

Things to see and do:

• Hidden Valley Walk Glencoe https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/fortwilliam/lostvalley.shtml
• Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall walk https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/fortwilliam/mamorelodge.shtml
• The Ice Factor, Kinlochleven
• Clachaig Inn by Red Squirrel Campsite

 

Campsite: Invercoe Campsite
                    Red Squirrel Campsite

Drive Time Ardnamurchan to Glencoe 1hour 15mins plus Corran ferry

Day 6

Driving Time 1hr 40 min from Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base)