Guide to the Loch Alsh Area

Loch Alsh and the adjoining Loch Duich with the Five Sisters of Kintail from Fireach Ard, near Nostie

Loch Alsh and the adjoining Loch Duich with the Five Sisters of Kintail from Fireach Ard, above Nostie

Welcome to our guide to the Loch Alsh area, which will encompass Kintail, Glen Shiel, Loch Carron, plus the adjoining Loch Duich and Loch Long as well as Loch Alsh itself. The main villages and towns in the area are Shiel Bridge, Inverinate, Dornie, Balmacara and Kyle of Lochalsh, and Plockton and Strathcarron on Loch Carron. We are currently compiling this guide.

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The Cuillins on Skye from above Balmacara, a village near Loch Alsh

The Cuillins on Skye from the footpath from Balmacara to Loch Achnahinich

 

 

 

Winter sunset over Loch Alsh from above Balmacara

Winter sunset over Loch Alsh from the Balmacara to Reraig footpath

 

 

 

The Sound of Sleat from the Balmacara to Reraig path in winter

 

 

Loch Duich and Loch Alsh footpath from Totaig

On the south shore of Loch Duich and Loch Alsh there is footpath from Totaig

 

 

 

footpath from Plockton to Duncraig

There is a fine footpath from Plockton to Duncraig. It links up with paths to Loch Achnahinich

 

 

 

The Sound of Sleat from the Loch Achnahinich to Balmacara path

 

 

 

Balmacara in winter

 

 

View from the Loch Achnahinich to Balmacara path

 

 

 

View from the Duncraig to Plockton walk

 

 

 

Loch Achnahinich

 

 

 

Five Sisters of Kintail from near Totaig on the south shore of Loch Duich

 

 

Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge

 

 

 

Loch Carron from near Plockton

 

 

 

Loch Carron, looking east from near Duirinish

 

 

 

Skye from the Eilean Donan Castle car park in winter

 

 

Skye from near the A87

 

 

 

The famous Five Sisters of Kintail and Loch Duich from above Inverinate

Five Sisters of Kintail and Loch Duich from above Inverinate

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