Hillwalking Arisaig

What’s to see and do during your stay at Sunnyside Croft

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Sunnyside Croft during the 2023 season.
Keep a close eye on this page to see what great things there are to see and do during your stay

Here’s what to look forward to so far . . .

April to September

Arisaig Marine, Arisaig
Step aboard to MV Shearwater for a sail to the Small Isles of Eigg and/or Muck. This season they are also offering longer boat trips including Isle of Eigg circumnavigation and a Puffin trip to Muck or Canna. For more information and to book your tickets please go to their website arisaig.co.uk. They also offer private boat charters

Did you know? The name ‘Arisaig’ means the safe place . The village is centred on the sheltered shore or Loch nan Ceall ( Loch of the shells )

April to October

Western Isles Cruises, Mallaig
As well as a daily ferry service to Inverie, Knoydart and Tarbet, from 3rd April you can enjoy a one hour Wildlife Cruise

Did you know? The remotest pub in mainland Britain is located at Inverie, Knoydart. Accessible only by foot or by boat !

See the Jacobite Steam Train
Running from 3rd April to 27th October from Fort William to Mallaig and back. There are so many great locations to see the Train pass by, including the impressive 21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous in the Harry Potter films

Did you know? The most westerly mainland railway station in Britain is Arisaig !

Minch Adventures, Mallaig
Offering bespoke charters you have an unforgettable opportunity to go ‘off the beaten track’ . Each trip can be personalised to your specific interests

Did you know? The Minch, also called North Minch, is a strait in north-west Scotland and separates the north-west Highlands and the northern Inner Hebrides

Loch Shiel Cruises, Loch Shiel, Glenfinnan
Step aboard the M.V. Sileas for a cruise along the 18 mile long freshwater Loch. Bird watching, wildlife and historical cruises run this season from 7th April to 13th October

Did you know? Glenfinnan Monument, at the head of Loch Shiel, marks the spot where on 19th August 1745, Charles Edward raised his standard, the signal for the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 !

Events for your holiday diary !

Wednesday 26th July – Arisaig Highland Games
Featuring a full list of traditional events, the Games are located just along the coast from Sunnyside Croft at Traigh Farm, beside Traigh 9-hole Golf Course and beach . . what a location !

Did you know? Highland Games as we know them have been celebrated since the 1800s !

Sunday 6th August – Mallaig and Morar Highland Games
Located on Lady Lovat field, Morar and by the stunning Silver Sands of Morar the Games include heavy events, highland dancing, track and field . . . another great location !

Did you know? Loch Morar is the deepest Loch in the UK, at 310m depth, it is deeper than the height of the Shard in London ! It also has its very own Monster called ‘Morag’ !!