Top things to do in Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Lighthouse in Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

The final 6 miles of road from Kilchoan to Ardnamurchan Point end at this 36m-high, grey granite tower, built in 1849 by the 'Lighthouse Stevensons' – family of Robert Louis – on the westernmost point of the British…
Museum in Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Ardnamurchan Natural History & Visitor Centre

This fascinating centre – midway between Salen and Kilchoan – was originally devised by a wildlife photographer and tries to bring you face to face with the flora and fauna of the Ardnamurchan peninsula. The Living …
Distillery in Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Ardnamurchan Distillery

This whisky distillery went into production in 2014, complete with visitor centre and tasting room. Although you will be able to see the whisky-making process, the finished product will be matured in casks until 202…
Village in Ardnamurchan Peninsula


The scattered crofting village of Kilchoan, the only village of any size west of Salen, is best known for the scenic ruins of 13th-century Mingary Castle. The village has a village hall where you can find tourist in…
Cafe in Ardnamurchan Peninsula

Lochview Tearoom

The cafe at the wildlife centre serves coffee, home-baked goods and lunch dishes, including fresh salads and sandwiches and homemade soup.