Places to visit
Lochcarron is located on the west coast about 65 miles west of Inverness.
The nearest airport is Dalcross, about eight miles east of Inverness. Scheduled flights currently operating from the airport are as follows.
The nearest rail link is at the village of Strathcarron, 3½ miles from Lochcarron. This is on the spectacular Inverness–Kyle of Lochalsh line.
The ferry terminal for Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis is at Ullapool, about 60 miles away. There's an alternative crossing to Tarbert on Harris, leaving Uig on the Isle of Skye.
There is a twice-weekly bus service to Inverness. Services run on Wednesday and Saturday, departing from the village hall on Main Street. Other local services go to neighbouring villages. In each case, you need to book a seat in advance. Timetables and other details are given on Hans Zell's website.
Car hire is available from Lochcarron Garage on Main Street. (Note that the garage closed on Sundays.)
Car and van hire is also available from several companies in Inverness, including from Inverness airport.