Parth Galen
Plockton, Ross-shire

Plockton selfcatering for 8 people

This is a lovely self-catering house in Achnandarach, a small hamlet just outside Plockton and has spectacular views over the west coast to the Isle of Skye and Raasay. The house is set in a large garden and there are many woodland walks from the doorstep and a sea loch just 2 minutes away. There is so much to do in this part of Scotland that you will be spoilt for choice.

Nearby Plockton is a picturesque, small village on the shores of Loch Carron. It sits on a point ("ploc") with the Applecross Peninsula to the north and the Isle of Skye to the west. Plocton has a mild climate - even palm trees grow here - which adds to the popularity of the region for holidays. Plockton village has many small shops, galleries and fabulous eating places. The BBC TV series 'Hamish Macbeth' which starred Robert Carlyle, was filmed in Plockton so you may recognise it!

There are many great places to eat out nearby, with especially good fresh fish and seafood so if you don't want to cook on your self-catering holiday then you will have a great variety of pubs and restaurants to choose from - the local Plocton Hotel also offers excellent food. A popular day-trip is to take a boat trip out to see the seals (and perhaps whales and dolphins too): walking and local sandy beaches are fantastic. The rare breed farm is a popular attraction, particularly with children who love the llamas, ponies, sheep and pigs. There are lots of interesting places to visit nearby - Eilean Donan Castle (probably the most photographed castle in Scotland!), Glenelg village with the Glenelg Brochs, or take a day trip to Skye by ferry and explore this beautiful island. This is an idyllic place for a Scottish holiday - lovely accommodation, very relaxing, beautiful countryside and the most perfect views - you won't want to leave!

highland mountain backdrop sea view
  • Sleeps - 8
  • Bedrooms - 4 (2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 king)
  • Bathrooms - 1 + 1 ensuite
  • Washer/dryer
  • Fridge/freezer, microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • TV, video/DVD/stereo
  • Wood burning stove
  • Cot/high chair available
  • BBQ and garden furniture
  • Free WiFi
  • Pets welcome
  • Large enclosed garden
  • Inverness Airport - 60 miles
  • Plockton 2 miles
  • Excellent fishing
  • Great restaurants/inns
  • Boat trips
  • Stunning views
  • Walking from the doorstep
  • Near the bridge to Skye
  • Eilean Donan Castle, 20 mins
  • Wildlife and bird watching
  • Sailing, kayaking
  • Rare breed farm
  • Sandy beaches
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comfortable relaxation by the fire

Accommodation:

The house sits on its own in a gorgeous wooded site and has stunning views over the sea to Skye and Raasay. Attached to it is Parth Galen Studio which is also self-catering accommodation and sleeps 2 - it can be booked as well if you are a larger party.

There are four lovely bedrooms: 1 king (with an ensuite bathroom), 2 doubles and one twin. The sitting room is very spacious and there is also a dining room with a large oak dining table. The house is centrally heated but the wood burning stove in the sitting-room gives off more than enough heat to warm even the coldest of nights. The new luxury bathroom has a multijet power shower and Jacuzzi bath.

Parth Galen is situated in an enclosed 3/4 acre garden. There is garden furniture so you can spend time relaxing in the garden and enjoying the view over to Skye or watching the woods and the wildlife that visits the area. Parth Galen is a very spacious, comfortable house ideal for providing a relaxing enjoyable holiday.

Directions:

From Kyle of Lochalsh take the road to Plockton. When you pass through the village of Diurnish you will cross a bridge. 200m after the bridge take the road to Achnandarach. Turn right at the telephone box. Parth Galen is the last house on the left.

What's included:

All bed linen and towels, logs for stove, central heating, electricity.

Cost and availability:

This Plockton self-catering property is rented out year round - from 4pm Saturday to 10am the following Saturday.

Short breaks are welcome and there are discounts off season.

To book or enquire about this delightful Plockton holiday house, click the enquiry button below and see availability and prices.

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Parth Galen, Achnandarach, Plockton, Highlands IV52 8TY

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Plockton holiday house

This is first class accommodation near Plockton - often called the prettiest village on the West Coast and certainly a superb place for a holiday. The warming Gulf Stream gives it a micro climate and even palm trees grow here! If the weather is less clement then the fact that this is a house with a woodburner is a big bonus!