Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

No holiday in Ardnamurchan is complete without a visit to Ardnamurchan Lighthouse and Exhibition Centre. Pack a picnic and enjoy eating al fresco on the most westerly point on the British mainland. There are two small picnic sites with stunning views over the The Small Isles and beyond. Park by the cafe and shop and head off up the track towards the lighthouse and exhibition centre. One picnic site with two benches can be found by taking a small path to the left and the other can be found by following the path opposite the Exhibition Centre which heads below the lighthouse. Great places to look out for basking shark and other maritime wonders.

Be sure to take time to explore the lighthouse and exhibition centre (open seasonally) as well the ocean observatory below the bright red foghorn. The cafe, small shop and toilets are open during the daytime from April to October.