What to See and Do in Plockton
Seal Watching with Calum

You can't visit Plockton without experiencing the Seal watching trip!  Apart from the fact that the trip is free if you don't see any seals, it is excellent value for money when you do see them.  

Calum is the owner of the boat and will keep you entertained throughout the trip with his "patter" - he's what is know as a "real character"!

Calum will also provide you with lots of information about the wild life that you will see and the local history, as he takes you round Loch Carron.  

Trips are available daily at:

  • 10am
  • 12 noon
  • 2pm
  • 4pm

Be aware that there are two piers that the trip can leave from, check out the information at either pier or the Gift shop to see where the next tour will leave. 

The boat has an on-board toilet and there are also refreshments available.

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The Manse Gallery

The Manse, Innes Street, Plockton is an in-house gallery featuring the work of Miriam Drysdale.  It is open all year and you can either telephone or knock on the door to view the art work.

Summer Show - 2nd to 30th of August

Telephone:  01599 544 442

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The Studio

The Studio features a variety of art work, jewellery and crafts.  Framing is also available from the Studio.

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Car Tours

Highland sightseeing tours are available all year round.  You can either choose from one of the pre-planned day or half-day tours or alternatively, choose a route to suit your needs.  For a list of available tours, please email.

Boat Hire

Boat hire is available from the Gift shop.  Rowing boats, Canoes (single and double) and Pedelo's.

Plockton also has a Sailing Club with races throughout the Summer months.  Visitors are invited to join in and at the end of July and beginning of August a Regatta is held.

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Plockton Scenery and Walks, etc.

Plockton is renowned for its wonderful scenery and walking in the area is a pleasure.  There are marked paths or for the more adventurous walks with views over the Inner Hebrides.

Plockton is also the home of Hamish Macbeth - find out more here.

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This was the headquarters for the filming of the series "Hamish MacBeth"

For this area also see Kyle of Lochalsh and Balmacara

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