Art and Design
Faces for Film
Heather Manson, Hair & Makeup Artist. Trained at Brushstroke School of Makeup, Shepperton Studios, Heather is a freelance artist qualified in all aspects of hair and makeup for media, print and private.
Design by Mhairi Longmuir
New Media designer. Graphic design, web sites, video editing and animation. Contact for enquiries.
(Da-eve) offer a fresh, up to date approach to traditional music. An exciting combination of musicians hailing from Cape Breton Island, Ireland, the West Highlands of Scotland and the ever-innovative Irish/American scene, the band effortlessly blends music from their native traditions with a few more tunes picked up en-route. Their music is a high energy, fast-flowing mixture of tunes and songs from the traditions of their countries represented, fusing together their individual styles on bagpipes, fiddle, banjo, guitar, bodhran and mandola to create a unique and compelling sound.
of the slide dancing on the strings, the sweet smell of whiskey
on the cask-strength voice and the songs, like a soundtrack
to life in the west coast of Scotland"
Recommended Pubs and Restaurants
Cornerstone Seafood Restaurant, Mallaig
Fine seafood restaurant in Mallaig with great views over the harbour. The restaurant uses the freshest of local produce, with a daily specials board and also has fabulous meat options. All deserts are homemade.
Cafe Rhu, Arisaig
A quaint gastro cafe in Arisaig. Enjoy some heart warming Highland cuisine whilst overlooking the bay with its breathtaking wildlife and scenery.
The Old Forge, Knoydart
Listed as one of only 3 of "Scotland's bloody good pubs by Peter Irvine "The Best Of Scotland 2007" and with no roads in or out, an 18 mile hike over munros or a 7 mile sea crossing, the pub is the remotest, on mainland Britain (aka Guinness book of records). The Old Forge in the village of Inverie, Knoydart, started out as a smiddy's forge. Later, seeing better use as a workers social club where it grew up and became a pub. The Old Forge.
Tail Race Inn, Kinlochleven
Clean, comfortable en-suite accommodation & great food and drink. Located on the West Highland Way near Glencoe and Fort William.
Ideal for hiking , fishing , outdoor activities , water sports and climbing etc. Ice Factor indoor climbing wall within 2 min's walking distance. Dragons Tooth 9 hole golf course in nearby Ballachulish. Skiing at Glencoe and Aonnach Mor. Secure online booking available on the web site.
Glasdair House, Inverness
Glasdair House bed and breakfast Inverness, is the ideal place to spend your Highlands holiday. Ideally located, Glasdair guest house is the perfect base for exploring Inverness and the Highlands. This impressive Inverness bed and breakfast guest house features seven guest rooms in total, comprising of two singles, one double, one twin / super king and 3 singles or a twin / super king.
Seaview Guest House, Mallaig
Comfortable, family-run detached guest house. Seaview Guest House offers warm, comfortable and relaxing accommodation. It is ideally situated in Mallaig, overlooking the harbour of this pretty fishing village.
Anchorage Guest House, Mallaig
This small, family-run Bed and Breakfast is located in the centre of the village, 200 metres from the railway station and the ferry terminal which services the Isle of Skye and the Small Isles.
Shore Cottage, Self Catering, Mallaig
Comfortable and cosy self catering cottage next door to Seaview Guest House. Available for rent Spring 2008.
The Isle of Eigg
We are working towards sustainability and providing good services to visitors
whilst retaining our local identity. Explore our web site to learn more, then think
about a visit one day to our beautiful, unspoiled Hebridean Island.
The Isle of Rum
Rum is one of Scotland's finest National Nature Reserves. The island is a haven for a variety of birds and animals including sea eagles, deer, goats, otters, seals and many others.. Scottish National Heritage offer guided day walks in the summer, looking at the nature and wildlife of the island. Visitors are also welcome to follow the 2 simple nature trails laid out around the village of Kinloch.
Jacobite Steam Train
Information about the Jacobite Steam Train (as featured in Harry Potter as the 'Hogwarts Express'). The journey starts near the highest mountain in Britain (Ben Nevis), passes through Glenfinnan, visits Britain's most westerly mainland railway station (Arisaig), passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain (Loch Morar) and arrives in Mallaig. The train leaves Fort William at 10:20am and returns to Fort William at 4:00pm with an hour and a half in Mallaig. It is a great way to spend the day!
Bruce Watt Western Isles
Knoydart Ferry Service on the TSMV Western Isles, Mallaig. Join us for a day cruise or just take the morning or afternoon boat for a short sail. Frequent sightings of whales, porpoises and dolphins.