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Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks

Excellent walking on National Trust between Dornie and Kyle of Lochalsh. Great stop if you are on the way to Skye.

The Highlights

  • Outdoor, Free, Disabled Access, Open All Year
  • Parking, Picnic Areas, Pet Friendly, Visitor Centres
  • Wheelchair Access Parking

This massive estate covers and incredible 2,550 hectares and is an old crofting estate with a diverse mix of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes. There's croft and farm land, woodland, moorland, villages, coastline, saltmarsh, lochs and offshore islands.

You can explore the area via a number of kids-friendly walks through the woods, along the coastline and around the loch.

If you are staying in the area, you can also mountain bike and also Kayak in the loch and from Plockton

The estate is also a great place to go wildlife spotting you might see seals, otters, seabirds and perhaps even whales and dolphins.

No cafe on site, but there is one down the road called Beths Coffee Shop in Balmacara itself

Nearby Places in Guide: Kyle of Lochalsh | Dornie | Balmacara | Glenelg

The Little Details

  • Address:

    Balmacara, Kyle, Scotland IV40 8DN

  • Postcode: IV40 8DN
  • Phone: 08444 932233
  • Opening Times:

    Estate All Year Daily, Woodland Walks Daily 09:00 until dusk.

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