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DSC_0753The Lochailort Inn stands alongside the original ‘Road to the Isles’, nowadays the A830 between Fort William and Mallaig. For Satellite Navigation please use postcode PH38 4LZ but take note of the directions below, as it is a rural area of Scotland.

The Lochailort Inn lies on one of the few roads which cross this beautiful wild area, about 25 miles (40km) west of Fort William on the junction with the A830 Mallaig road and the A861

By Road:

Glenfinnan-ViaductFrom the south, east or north of Scotland. Make your way to Fort William by the A82 – just north of Fort William, take the A830 signposted Mallaig. The Lochailort Inn is on the left in the small village of Lochailort, 25 miles (40km) west along the A830.

From Skye or Mallaig: Take the A830 south towards Fort William for 18 miles (29km) and you’ll see the Inn on the right just beyond the junction with the A861 road.

From Moidart (Mull, Strontian or Ardnamurchan): From Salen,
take the A861 north for 21 miles (34km) (going via
Acharacle) and turn right at the A830 junction – the Inn
is immediately on the right.

By Train:

king-edward-steam-train-1There are about four trains a day in each direction from Fort William or Mallaig. Note that when you board the train, you must ask the driver or the guard to stop at Lochailort, or the train won’t!

Scotrail Sleeper services from London (every night except Saturday) terminate at Fort William and connect with a Mallaig-bound train. Scotrail services from Glasgow stop at Fort William then usually go on to Mallaig.


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