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Postcode: IV40 | code search
Population: 360
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Dornie is a small historic village in Wester Ross in the Highland region of Scotland situated just off the Road to the Isles, 8 miles east of Kyle of Lochalsh on the east side of Loch Long. Surrounded by wild landscapes and the sheer mountain scenery of the West Highlands Dornie is a popular holiday destination and an ideal base for touring the region. The village has hotels, b&b's, guest houses, self-catering accommodation, shops and amenities and various places to eat out. Attractions include the Eilean Donan Castle established in 1230 by Alexander II to protect the mainland from Viking attacks, the stronghold has been restored and was used as a location for movies including Highlander and The World is Not Enough, it has a visitor centre, exhibitions, a gift shop and coffee shop. Nearby are the spectacular Falls of Glomach, the well-known mountain ridge the Five Sisters of Kintail, the South Glen Shiel and Sgurr nan Conbhairean mountains. There is fishing on the many Lochs, walking tours and trekking with Llamas at Lochend, driving tours to explore Fort William and the Isle of Skye, and underwater safaris to discover the marine life in the Kyle of Lochalsh on the Seaprobe Atlantis; a semi-submersible passenger vehicle.

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The Loch Duich Hotel (0.40 miles)

The Loch Duich Hotel is a traditional hotel located in the Scottish Highlands on the West Coast.. It provides quality ensuite accommodation in a friendly atmosphere.

Situated in an area known as Skye and ... More | visit website
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Balmacara Hotel (4.18 miles)

Balmacara Hotel

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Welcome to the Balmacara Hotel, where Skye beckons from the front windows, the glorious hills of Wester Ross from the back, and the scenery tends to set its own very ... More

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The Haven Hotel Plockton (6.49 miles)

The Haven Hotel Plockton
The Haven Hotel offers a traditional Scottish Highland hotel experience. Our rooms are all comfortably furnished with shower/bath en suite facilities. We offer double and twin bedded accommodation. Rooms are equipped with complimentary wi-fi access, ... More | visit website
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Kyle Hotel (7.49 miles)

Kyle Hotel

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Situated in the heart of the village of Kyle of Lochalsh, the hotel is ideal for exploring Skye or the surrounding west coast up to Ullapool.Relax in our conservatory area ... More

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Kings Arms Hotel (8.15 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel

Situated in the picturesque village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye, the Kings Arms Hotel overlooks Lochalsh. One of Skye’s oldest hotels the Kings Arms provides all the modern comforts, yet it retains the ... More | visit website

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Kinloch Lodge (12.82 miles)

Kinloch Lodge
Kinloch dates back to the early 1600s and is very much the home of Lord and Lady Macdonald. Two comfortable drawing rooms, with log fires, enjoy the most spectacular views. As Kinloch was not built ... More | visit website
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Duisdale Country House Hotel (13.71 miles)

Duisdale Country House Hotel

Surrounded by extensive gardens and the historic Duisdale Forest, Duisdale House Hotel stands on a hillside on the beautiful Isle of Skye, with panoramic views across the Sound of Sleat.

The striking modern decor in this ... More | visit website

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Hotel Eilean Iarmain (14.10 miles)

Hotel Eilean Iarmain
This traditional hotel, in an idyllic setting, with spectacular views across the sound of Sleat to the Knoydart Hills, retains its old world charm giving each guest a truly genuine highland welcome from the moment ... More | visit website
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Dunollie Hotel (14.67 miles)

Dunollie Hotel

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The Dunollie Hotel has magnificent views across the sea to Loch Kishorn and the Applecross Hills.

The bright, airy restaurant has an excellent reputation locally, and looks out across the water where ... More

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Broadford Hotel (15.04 miles)

Broadford Hotel
Established in 1611, we would like to welcome you to this fully refurbished, luxury Hotel situated in the village of Broadford overlooking Broadford Bay. With delicious cuisine and a real Highland welcome, this is a ... More | visit website

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